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The Governor's Conference on Energy & The Environment
Oct. 16-18, 2022

The Governor's Conference on Energy & The Environment  Oct. 16-18, 2022

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The 45th Annual Governor's Conference on Energy & the Environment

Oct. 20 & 21, 2021

The 45th Annual Governor's Conference on Energy and the Environment was held virtually October 20th and 21st via two half-day sessions. This year's free event highlighted a wide variety of topics including emerging industries in the Commonwealth, environmental justice, infrastructure and regulatory and policy updates from EEC leadership to name a few. ​​

Full 2021 Conference Agenda


Keynote Speakers ​


DAY 1: Oct. 20, 2021

Day 1 of the 45th Annual Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment.  The half-day program featured keynote talks from Governor Andy Beshear and Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Goodman on economic and environmental priorities and cabinet initiatives.  Sessions covered  EEC’s upcoming legislative agenda, emerging industries, and opportunities in Kentucky’s energy sector. Participants heard how the cabinet is helping the Commonwealth achieve job growth while preserving Kentucky’s land and natural resources. 

DAY 2: Oct. 21, 2021

Half-day sessions highlighted the tools and programs helping Kentucky communities reinvent economies and better prepare for the future. Panelists and speakers also highlighted the technology used throughout the cabinet to improve services for the public, as well as address topics such as environmental justice, energy affordability and energy resilience.