Join Us for CampusEnergy2023

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More than 1100 district energy professionals working in the campus sector are expected to join us in Grapevine, TX, February 27-March 2, 2023.

Industry Leaders Convene at CampusEnergy2023

College and university campuses around the globe are leaders in education, research and innovation s. District Energy/CHP systems form the backbone of efficient, resilient and sustainable energy infrastructure for campuses, healthcare, research centers, airports and military bases. Collectively, they have emerged as global leaders in the operation and optimization of world-class district energy systems. Now, an evolution is underway to renew, decarbonize and strengthen these important community assets and CampusEnergy2023 is where over 1100 will convene to discuss the future of the industry.

For over 30 years, the annual IDEA Campus Energy Conference has earned a reputation for excellent technical content, valuable peer exchange, and open constructive dialogue with business partners in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere. Please consider joining us!

Call for Presentations Now Open

Looking for an opportunity to share your expertise and discuss your latest project or initiative with more than 1100 district energy professionals? Now you can as the Call for Presentations for CampusEnergy2023 is now open.

The deadline to submit abstracts is Friday, August 12. Due to the growing interest in this conference from our campus community, we expect a record number of submissions this year - you can view suggested presentation topics here.

Presentations must include case studies, with a focus on successes, challenges and lessons learned. Presentations that are solely promotional content for a company or product will not be considered.

Whether you are a young professional or an industry veteran, we strongly encourage you to submit an abstract and be a part of what promises to be a fantastic conference, taking place in Grapevine, TX from February 27-March 2, 2023

Program Topics Include:

  • Utility Master Planning and Climate Action Plans
  • Integrating Renewables
  • De-Carbonizing Campuses with District Energy
  • Geothermal and Geo-Exchange
  • Carbon Monitoring and Accounting
  • Risk Management and Energy Procurement
  • Extending Campus Energy Systems – Connecting with Neighbors
  • Business Models and Financing Strategies
  • District Energy and CHP Case Studies
  • Managing Modular Growth
  • Microgrids and CHP for Reliability & Resiliency
  • District Energy Infrastructure for Near & Net Zero Energy Communities
  • Staffing, Recruiting, Training and Talent Management – Workforce Issues
  • Cybersecurity and Best Practices in Hardening Utility Infrastructure
  • System Expansion, Modernization and Renewal
  • District Cooling, Thermal Energy Storage and Turbine Inlet Cooling
  • District Energy/LEED for Campuses and Communities
  • Future Fuels – Biomass, Biofuels and Recycled/Recovered Heat, Renewable Thermal
  • Controls, Monitoring, Metering, and Data Management
  • Energy/Water Nexus, Water Resource Conservation and Optimization Strategies