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​​​​​​​​​​​​​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 will be held virtually October 20th and 21st via two half-day sessions. This year's free event will highlight 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. Businesses, citizens, non-profits, and academic institutions are encouraged to attend.  Learn more and register for one or both days of this free conference below.​​

Full 2021 Conference Agenda​​​

Keynote Speakers 
 Keynote speakers including Gov. Beshear, Cabinet Secretary Goodman and Senior Advisor Rocky Adkins.       ​ 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ​                                                                                    ​Who Should Attend? 

  • Consultants and environmental professionals
  • Regulated entities
  • State and local government officials
  • Community groups and nonprofits
  • Economic development professionals
  • Legal professionals 
  • Citizens 
  • Students
  • Media professionals
The conference is free but participants must register in advance at the links below.

DAY 1: Oct. 20, 2021

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

Register for Day 1 here.

DAY 2: Oct. 21, 2021

Join us for Day 2 of the 45th Annual Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. Half-day sessions will highlight the tools and programs that are helping Kentucky communities reinvent economies and better prepare for the future. Panelists and speakers also will highlight 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. Detailed agenda coming soon.

Register for Day 2 here.