Wednesday, August 21st

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
ESC Board of Directors Strategic Planning Session

3:00 - 5:00 pm
Exhibitor Set-up

11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Registration Open

5:00 - 6:00 pm
Welcome Reception on Terrace

Thursday, August 22nd

7:00 am
Registration Open

7:00 - 10:00 am
Exhibitor Set-Up

7:00 - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 10:00 am
Concurrent Sessions

          GESPC Boot Camp: Foundations and Fundamentals of GESPC
          A follow-up workshop to the ESC webinar “The Elements of a GESPC.” A veritable “boot camp” providing the 
          principles of what has made GESPC a reliable resource when the lessons of the past are applied to the needs of today.

         
          The Colorado GESPC Experience
          Current energy performance contracting practices in Colorado.

10:00 - 10:30 am
Networking Break in Exhibit Space

10:30 - 10:40 am
Welcome and Introductions

10:40 - 11:00 am
Opening Keynote: Energy and Water
The relationship between energy in our water infrastructure and the opportunities for efficiency. 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Opening Keynote Panel: Energy and Water
The challenges, opportunities and strategies for incorporating GESPC into water infrastructure.

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Buffet Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:00 - 1:45 pm
Emerging Technologies: Streetlights
The programs and technologies addressing public streetlighting needs to increase improve service while reducing energy and maintenance costs.

1:45 - 2:30 pm
Financing Energy Efficiency Improvements
Financing case studies of various renewable and energy efficiency projects.

2:30 - 3:00 pm
Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall

3:00 - 4:00 pm
What Success Looks Like, Part One: Public Sector
End-users present case studies of Phase Two and Three Colorado GESPC projects.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

4:00 - 5:00 pm
What Success Looks Like, Part Two: Private Sector
Energy Service Companies share examples of successful programs and the services offered to customers to improve energy and water usage.  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

5:00 - 7:00 pm
ESC National and Colorado Chapter Reception
"Camp ESC" Themed Reception in the Exhibit Hall and Terrace

Friday, August 23rd

7:00 am
Registration Open

7:00 - 8:00 am
Buffet Breakfast

8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Keynote: Renewables in GESPC
An exploration of how various distributed generation and storage configurations are being integrated into a GESPC to reduce energy costs and enhance system reliability.​​​​​​​

8:30 - 9:15 am
The Value of Data
For the three decades or more that GESPC has existed as a means of procurement and financing, projects have undergone considerable change in the way they document and illustrate the savings achieved. In this session models of documenting results are presented.​​​​​​​

9:15 - 10:00 am
How to Achieve Success
ESC Energy Stewardship Champion state programs are highlighted with presenters sharing lessons learned in the development and operation of a successful state GESPC program to provide technical assistance and oversight to end-users entering performance contracts.​​​​​​​

10:00 - 10:30 am
Networking Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 - 11:45 am
States in Action
The network of ESC State Chapters provides a vehicle for the members of the ESC that are located in or do business in a particular state to work together to identify and develop solutions to state-specific issues. This roundtable will touch on the activities going on in State Chapters and State Energy Offices to address challenges and increase awareness of GESPC.​​​​​​​

11:45 am - Noon
Annual ESC Awards Ceremony

Noon - 2:00 pm
Exhibitor Tear Down