Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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District Hall - Assembly Space
75 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02110

Driving Directions

Transit Access

From South Station: District Hall is a 15 min walk from South Station and is also accessible via the MBTA Silver Line. Take the Silver Line from South Station to the Courthouse Stop. Exit left and walk one block down Seaport Blvd. and District Hall is on the right. 

Parking is also located nearby at Pilgrim Parking - One Marina Park Drive GarageRowes Wharf Garage, and 100 High Street Garage.


Megan Aki
Metropolitan Area Planning Council

MAPC's 2017 Clean Energy Forum:

Planning for Net Zero 

At a time when the nation is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, it is more important than ever for cities and towns to take the lead. Join us on October 11 to learn how your community can do its part.

The 2017 Clean Energy Forum is a part of MAPC's Zero to 101 Series: Bringing Net Zero to 101 Cities and Towns and Beyond. The forum will focus on approaches to planning for net zero and tools to help municipalities set and achieve ambitious climate goals. The Forum agenda includes:

CLIMATE LEADERSHIP THROUGH NET ZERO PLANNING: A Dialogue with Cities & Towns | Moderated Discussion with Q&A

Austin Blackmon, City of Boston

Susanne Rasmussen, City of Cambride

Gilda Gussin, Town of Concord

Oliver Sellers-Garcia, City of Somerville

Anne Harris, Town of Wayland

NET ZERO TOOLS AT MAPC: Holistic Planning in Action | Lightning Presentations 

Megan Aki, Clean Energy Department

Karina Milchman, Land Use Department

Kasia Hart, Transportation Department

Darci Schofield, Environment Department

Barry Keppard, Public Health Department

GETTING FROM 101 TO ZERO: Moving Beyond Barriers to Best Practices | Table Discussions with Climate Leaders

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Susanne DesRoches, Deputy Director for Energy & Infrastructure, NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability 

Download the detailed agenda here. 

Light breakfast and beverages will be provided. 

Tickets are $15 for Government/Non-Profit/Student tickets and $40 for Private sector tickets. The Government/Non-profit/Student rate includes volunteers who are current members of municipal energy or sustainability committees. 

LAST DAY FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OCTOBER 9, 2017. Day-of registration will be available, but we strongly encourage registering in advance.