Annual Workshops:

Twice a year, GCC members gather together for in-person workshops. These workshops are opportunities for members to learn from their peers, share best practices, develop trusting relationships and gain from professional development opportunities.

Upcoming workshops:

GCC's Fall 2017 Workshop

Tuesday, September 19 and Wednesday, September 20
Oakland, CA

Registration is now closed.
The event is sold out.
To have your name put on the wait list, please email Meg Jamison at meg@greencitiescalifornia.org.
A DETAILED MEETING PACKET can be viewed  here which includes the agenda for two days, meeting logistics information, reimbursement information and more.
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Tuesday, September 19 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Focus: Building Electrification + Renewable Energy
 

Meeting location: Sierra Club, 2101 Webster Street, #1300, Oakland, CA 94612

The Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition and Green Cities California are combining efforts to hold a convening focused on Building Electrification through Renewable Energy. This convening will focus on the transition to renewable heating technologies and how local governments and partners can explore opportunities to advance these initiatives in their communities. This convening will serve as Day One of the GCC Fall Workshop, and is supported by Stop Waste. The convening is open to all GCC members, and cities and counties and other organizations interested in working on this issue.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 | 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
FOCUS: PEER LEARNING, CALIFORNIA FOCUSED SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES FOR CITIES AND COUNTIES

Meeting location: Stopwaste, 1537 Webster Street, Oakland, CA 94612

On Wednesday, September 20th, GCC'S fall workshop will be focused on peer learning sessions designed by and for local government sustainability professionals. By attending this meeting, you can share and learn the relevant information you need and build stronger connections with your peers across California. The Fall Workshop is open to city and county sustainability representatives only.

GCC MEMBERS TRAVELING FROM OUTSIDE OF THE BAY AREA AND/OR WHO NEED ACCOMMODATIONS AND A TRAVEL STIPEND SHOULD CONTACT MEG JAMISON (meg@greencitiescalifornia.org) FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO HELP PLAN FOR YOUR TRIP NEEDS.
GCC Member Hotel: The Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square, 10 Waterfront St., Oakland, CA. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to BART, which is just 10 blocks away. The hotel is five minutes from the Amtrak station and close to Interstates 80, 880, 580, 980, and Highway 24. 
The free Broadway shuttle from the hotel to the meeting venues. The shuttle runs from 7am and departs three blocks north from the hotel at Broadway and 3rd, and shuttles arrive every 10-15 minutes.
Sierra Club (2101 Webster St. #1300) can be accessed by departing the shuttle at Broadway and 22nd, and walking one block east on 22nd to Webster St.. It is also within a couple blocks of the 19th St. BART Station.
Stop Waste (1537 Webster St.) can be accessed by departing the shuttle at Broadway and 17th, and walking two blocks east on 17th, then south 1/2 block on Webster St. It is also within a couple blocks of the 12th St. BART Station.
A DETAILED MEETING PACKET can be viewed  here.
 

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