Preliminary Agenda
As of June 18, 2018


Thursday, October 4

6:30 – 10:00 AM
Breakfast Buffet - All Attendees

8:00 – 10:00 AM
Exhibitor Set-up

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration Open

9:00 – 10:00 AM
ESC Board Meeting

10:00 – 11:00 AM
Breakout Training #1 - Georgia GESPC Training 
Open to All Attendees

Doing performance contracting work in Georgia?  Looking to implement a performance contract in your facility?  The Georgia ESC Chapter hosts an abbreviated review of performance contracting in Georgia.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Breakout Training #2 - e-Project Builder
Open to All Attendees

This special opportunity will illustrate the value of eProject Builder and an actual walk through of the tool and how to use it. 

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Lunch for All Attendees

1:00 – 1:30 PM
Opening Keynote
Inventing the Future – Artificial Intelligence and Smart Cities

1:30 – 2:30 PM
Keynote Panel

The Changing GESPC Industry: What’s different for public sector, what’s different for private sector.
Panelists will examine the state of the GESPC market, the future, and the trends, challenges and changes the GESPC industry has experienced in the past 40 years. 

2:30 – 2:45 PM
Networking Break

2:45 – 3:30 PM
Emerging Technologies: Solar + Storage and its potential impact on GESPC 
Innovative strategies and technologies are pushing the envelope of what is possible in the way of energy retrofits.  This session looks at emerging solar and storage technologies that are pushing building performance to new heights and possibilities.

3:30 – 4:00 PM
Government Affairs
Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contracting offers significant opportunity to advance energy efficiency in the public sector. This session explores new policies and standards and their impacts on GESPC and efficiency work throughout the country. 

4:00 – 5:00 PM
Achieving Greater Savings through Innovative GESPC Project

5:00 – 7:00 PM
Georgia-Hosted Opening Reception and Awards

Friday, October 5

7:00 – 8:00 AM
Breakfast Buffet 

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Registration Open

8:00 – 8:30 AM
Opening Keynote

8:30 – 9:15 AM
Financing GESPC in the MUSH Market
This moderated round-table discussion focuses on various factors impacting financing decisions and different approaches states take to fund projects.

​​​​9:15 – 10:00 AM
State Showcase – What Does Success Look Like
Session explores approaches that make state-wide programs successful and contribute to increase GESPC success.

10:00 – 10:15 AM
Networking Break

10:15 – 11:45 AM
States in Action

The network of ESC State Chapters provides a vehicle for the members of the ESC that are located in or do business in a particular state to work together to identify and develop solutions to state-specific issues. This roundtable will touch on the activities going on in State Chapters and State Energy Offices.

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Lunch for All Attendees

1:00 – 3:00 PM
Exhibitor Breakdown