Upcoming Events in the World of Methane Mitigation

Opportunities abound for Global Methane Initiative stakeholders interested in networking with industry professionals and learning more about greenhouse gas emissions mitigation and adaptation technologies and strategies. Take a look at these upcoming opportunities to network with industry professionals and share your experiences and research:

2° Congreso Interamericano de Cambio Climático (CICC 2016) (Spanish)
2nd Interamerican Congress on Climate Change (CICC 2016)
Mexico City, Mexico
14-16 March 2016

CICC 2016 will feature knowledge sharing, scientific advances, and technologies that enable the industrial, governmental, and academic sectors of the Americas to mitigate, adapt to, and establish public policies that can contain climate change and its effects.  The deadline to submit an abstract for the Congress is 31 August 2015.

Eighth Annual International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
Hanoi, Vietnam
21-22 April 2016

Join climate change professionals and government officials from the local, state, and national levels as they explore scientific, policy, and strategic perspectives in climate change. Organizers are seeking proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquia that address four themes:

  • Scientific Evidence
  • Assessing Impacts in Divergent Ecosystems
  • Human Impacts and Impacts on Humans
  • Technical, Political, and Social Responses

Submit your proposal today!

Interested in sector-specific topics? Take a look at these biogas, coal mines, municipal solid waste (MSW), and oil & gas system events:


BioCycle REFOR15: Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling Conference
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
19-22 October 2015

Join policy makers, public agency officials, facility and industry plant managers, and other organic waste management professionals to learn more about opportunities in organics recycling, renewable energy, and composting at the official conference of the American Biogas Council. In addition to more than 80 speakers and 55 exhibits, BioCycle REFOR15 will feature two all-day site tours of anaerobic digestion (AD) and composting facilities.

AD14 World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion
Viña del Mar, Chile
15-18 November 2015

The 14th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, part of the International Water Association Anaerobic Digestion Specialist Group conference series, is an international forum for discussion on state-of-the-art anaerobic bioprocesses. Register today to learn more about a variety of topics related to the application of AD, including biogas upgrading and management, microbiology of AD, and low-tech solutions for developing countries.

Coal Mines

32nd International Pittsburgh Coal Conference and 2015 U.S. Coal Mine Methane Conference
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
5-8 October 2015

Register for the 2015 U.S. Coal Mine Methane (CMM) Conference, held by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Coalbed Methane Outreach Program. The Conference is the only U.S. conference series dedicated solely to CMM recovery and use, and is being held in conjunction with the 32nd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference. Attend this unique opportunity for in-depth and focused exchange of CMM technical information and policy issues among representatives from industry, government, and academia throughout the world.

Municipal Solid Waste

ISWA World Congress 2015
Antwerp, Belgium
7-9 September 2015

It’s not too late to register for the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) World Congress 2015 — the leading forum for waste and materials policy, interesting insights into the latest scientific and technological advances in the MSW sector, and opportunities for networking in the MSW sector. Register today to attend alongside internationally renowned keynote speakers and representatives of institutions and agencies worldwide focused on solid waste.

ISWA/CAUES International Solid Waste Conference
Suzhou, China
11-12 October 2015

ISWA’s National Member in China, the China Association of Urban Environmental Sanitation (CAUES), is hosting the 2nd bi-annual International Solid Waste Conference in Suzhou, China. This year’s theme is “Resource Utilization and Landfill Diversion,” and will be followed by CAUES’s 2015 International Municipal Solid Waste Treatment Technology & Equipment Expo.

Oil & Gas Systems

2015 Natural Gas STAR Annual Implementation Workshop
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
16-18 November 2015

Join U.S. EPA’s Natural Gas STAR Program for its Annual Implementation Workshop, featuring two full-day sessions, an exhibitor area, and a site tour. The workshop will feature commercially proven, verified technologies and practices relevant to methane emissions in the oil and natural gas industry. Interested in reserving a complimentary space in the exhibitor area? Download the exhibitor request form (PDF).

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