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Thursday, May 31, 2018

2019 Issue Preview: Cap and Trade / Carbon Reduction (5316)

Start Date: 5/31/2018 7:30 AM PDT
End Date: 5/31/2018 9:00 AM PDT

Venue Name: David Evans and Associates, Inc.

2100 SW River Parkway
Portland, OR  United States  97201

Organization Name: ACEC Oregon

Merideth Webber
Phone: 503-292-2348

Carbon reduction policy breakfast
2019 Legislative Issue Preview:
Cap and Trade / Carbon Reduction

2019 session will consider Oregon's next steps. 

Governor Kate Brown and Speaker Tina Kotek have both committed to major policy on carbon reduction in the 2019 legislative session. Kristen Sheeran was recently hired to serve as Oregon's first Carbon Policy Advisor to the Governor. Her office will lead the preparation of this legislation and Kristen will share with ACEC members early goals and concerns of the project.

ACEC members can learn the opportunities and pitfalls of this potentially major policy change. While the goals of carbon reduction are economy-wide, ACEC members may be most interested in the potential significant increase in funds to the highway fund. Kristen is seeking engaged stakeholders to work on the issue. She will take questions after her presentation. In addition to this new policy position, the legislature will soon appoint a joint interim committee on the issue as well.

Kristen Sheeran, PhD
Carbon Policy Advisor to Governor Kate Brown

An economist by training, Dr. Sheeran has researched and practiced in the field of clean energy and climate policy for more than fifteen years. Her career spans leadership positions in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. She has published numerous articles on carbon policy and co-authored a book on environmental markets.
  • Members - $35 per person (if your firm is a member then you are a member) 
  • Non-members - $50 per person 

  • 7:30 a.m. - Check-in & breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. - Program begins, includes time for Q&A
  • 9:00 a.m. - Conclusion 

This class is good for accruing one (1.0) continuing professional development credit.

David Evans and Associates, Inc.
2100 SW River Parkway
Portland, OR  97201

There are a few parking garages nearby: 
  • RiverPlace @ The Strand, 1852 SW River Drive ($16 max.) 
  • City Center Parking, 1875 SW River Drive ($16 max.) 
  • Montgomery Garage, 309 SW Montgomery Street ($10 max.) 

Cancellations must be received by Friday, May 25, 2018. 

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Registration is Closed
Closed: 5/24/2018 10:00 AM

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