Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

GSC 2019

Registration is now open for the 12th annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference, which will be held October 24-25, 2019 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa, and is expected to draw approximately 500 attendees.

Hosted by the City of Dubuque, Iowa, the Growing Sustainable Communities Conference is the largest and longest- standing sustainability conference in the Midwest and will be held again this year at the Grand River Center located in the Port of Dubuque at 500 Bell Street. The 12th annual conference will be two days of education, inspiration and collaboration on topics of interest to anyone who cares about creating great towns and cities that stand the test of time.

Inspirational Keynote Speakers

The conference includes two keynote luncheons and a breakfast plenary session.

Outstanding Programming

The conference features workshop speakers with a wide range of expertise, including representatives from federal, state and local governments, along with business and academic leaders from across the country.

The conference features workshop speakers with a wide range of expertise. Speakers from municipal governments large and small also presented case studies on the sustainability initiatives in their respective communities, and researchers from numerous universities and nonprofits also presented their findings.

Contact Information

For information on exhibiting and sponsorships, speaking, conference logistics, and more, please contact:

Gina Bell
Sustainable Community Coordinator
City of Dubuque
Phone: 563.690.6038

Sponsors & Exhibitors: 

Alliant Energy
Blackstone Environmental
Blue Wave Security
Briggs and Stratton
Conservation Design Forum
Dubuque Bank and Trust
Eagle Point Solar
EPA Green Power Partnership
Farr Associates
Fehr Graham
Green Generation
HH Solar
Houston Engineering
Impact 7G
Iowa Flood Center
Kansas State University
McGraw Hill
Midwest Floating Island
Prescott College
State Revolving Fund
St Croix Institute
Unison Solutions

Sponsored by:

Crescent Electric Supply Company

Track & Booth Sponsor:

Bloomberg American Health Initiative

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