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EBC Rhode Island & RISEP Leadership Program: Environmental, Energy and Climate Leadership & Legislative Briefing

March 5, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
RI Department of Environmental Management - Room 300 -
235 Promenade Street
Providence RI

Thank you to our Collaborating Organization

This EBC Rhode Island program will provide updates and insights into Rhode Island’s environmental, resiliency, and energy program developments and budgets and priorities for 2019 and beyond. Featured speakers include the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit, Office of Energy Resources Commissioner Carol Grant and Rhode Island’s Chief Resiliency Officer, Shaun O’Rourke.

Issues to be discussed by Director Coit and Commissioner Grant include:

  • Climate Change Preparedness and Resiliency
  • Renewable Energy
  • Stormwater Management
  • Enforcement
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Expansions
  • Coastal Erosion
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Urban Soils
  • Organics Management
  • Power Sector Transformation
  • Dredging and Ports & Harbors
  • Site Remediation and Brownfields

There will be adequate time for Q & A from the audience.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.5 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.

Program Chair and Moderator

  • Christian F. Capizzo, Counsel, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP


  • Janet Coit, Director, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
  • Carol Grant, Commissioner, Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
  • Christopher Kearns, Legislative Liaison, Renewable Program, Energy Policy, Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
  • Shaun O’Rourke, Chief Resilience Officer, State of Rhode Island

Program Details

Registration, Continental Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Program: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Individual Registration

If registration occurs  ——–> Through March 1 After March 1
EBC Member: $80 $100
RISEP Member: $80 $100
Non-Member: $100 $120
Government/Non-Profit: $25 $25

Group Registration
For EBC & RISEP Members only – register five attendees for the price of four!
Discount will automatically be applied during online registration.

Fine Print
Cancellations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1 for a refund. No-shows will be charged. Please keep in mind that online registration for this program will close at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4. Walk-in registration is accepted at the door.


Subsidized Registration

EBC & RISEP Members Only – Ascending Professional Rate: $25
Attendees who have worked in the environmental/energy sector for less than 10 years.

Job Seeker Rate: $25
For attendees currently seeking employment, not for those currently self-employed.

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