Connecting & Activating Vermont Communities

VECAN’s 11th Annual Community Energy & Climate Action Conference

“Mobilizing Leadership to Make Bold Progress”

Don’t Miss the Best VECAN Conference Yet – December 1st, 2018


Join VECAN partners, town energy committee leaders from across Vermont, the state’s leading clean energy businesses, policy makers and concerned Vermonters for another inspiring and action-oriented day geared towards doing far more to meet our 90 by 2050 total renewable energy goal. This year’s event will offer some of the most timely, interesting workshops yet – from helping low income earners access clean energy solutions, to the latest in transportation innovation and more. The day also includes a framing panel, outlining where we stand on climate and clean energy in the state – and what the big and little leverage opportunities are to make needed progress.

We’ve secured two dynamic keynote speakers: Bill McKibben – world renowned author, environmental activist and founder of, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement; and Michael Shank – communications director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and Urban Sustainability Directors Network (and also a new energy committee member in Brandon, Vermont) – sure to frame how, why and why it matters for Vermont to break free from fossil fuels. 

So stay tuned for far more details coming soon! But be sure to click the link below for the workshop descriptions, and there is also additional information at the registration website, which you can find by clicking the registration link above! And, please mark your calendars – and share with your committee members, friends and municipal officials. It’s an unparalleled day of networking, useful information, inspiration and, of course! great food.

This year’s conference will again be held at beautiful Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, Vermont. It will be on Saturday, December 1st from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. Stay tuned for more details coming soon! 

See Conference Workshop Descriptions here!

See below for 2018 conference program:

2018 VECAN Conference Program