U.S Grey to Green Conferences

The Grey to Green Conference will be hosted in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis & St. Paul) and in the DC Metro Region this Fall. The Call for Proposals are now open for both conferences. If you would like to submit a presentation for one or both of the conference, please follow the buttons below that link to the registration site. Please see the Key Dates below each event’s presentation timeline.


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Minnesota and the Greater MSP Region are already a global center for water system technologies and there are multiple organizations and programs that support the use of green infrastructure in projects of all types and sizes. Grey to Green: Twin Cities is a unique opportunity to cross-pollinate regional work on green infrastructure in Minnesota with the cutting edge work being done in Canada and in other U.S. cities.

Minnesota has a special responsibility and unique opportunity to address issues such as water quality, climate change adaptation, workforce development, and urban resiliency with green infrastructure. The Twin Cities are experiencing some of the greatest impacts of climate change, resulting in more flooding and one of the worst Urban Heat Islands in North America. Minnesotans are making more public and private investments to address impaired waters, conscious of our position at the headwaters of the Mississippi River, as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, and as one of the U.S. states bordering the Great Lakes shared with Canada.


Key Dates:

April 12 - Call for Proposals Open

June 12 - Call for Proposals Closed

Late June - Accepted Speakers Confirmed

Mid-Late June - Final Agenda Uploaded

Mid-Late June - Registration Opens

July 5 - Exhibitor Early-Bird Deadline

September 29 - Training & Tours (TBD)

September 30 - Keynotes, Concurrent Sessions, Trade Show, Networking Reception

October 1 - Training & Tours (TBD)


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Chesapeake Bay has provided an important focal point for many of the innovative policies and programs that have been implemented to accelerate the adoption of green infrastructure in the D.C.-Baltimore metropolitan region. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed, home to more than 18 million people, is distinctly susceptible to the impacts of climate change—particularly to increasing flooding and more intense rainstorms. Although much as been accomplished, few localities have considered how to site and utilize green infrastructure practices more strategically for stormwater management in a changing climate. Grey to Green: Washington D.C. Conference will shine a spotlight on the best practices in policy, design, financing, research and maintenance from across the region and beyond. By coming together to network and share information, Grey to Green will help stimulate more rapid progress in the utilization of green infrastructure across the Chesapeake Bay watershed.


Key Dates:

April 12 - Call for Proposals Open

June 19 - Call for Proposals Closed

Late June - Accepted Speakers Confirmed

Mid-July - Final Agenda Uploaded

Mid July - Registration Opens

July 19 - Exhibitor Early-Bird Deadline

October 28 - Training & Tours (TBD)

October 29 - Keynotes, Concurrent Sessions, Trade Show, Networking Reception

October 30 - Training & Tours (TBD)

Exhibition Opportunities

There are excellent marketing opportunities available at each conference. Please download the Exhibitor/Sponsor package below or visit the Exhibit Tab for more information on participating in one or both of the Grey to Green Conferences.


Thank you to our sponsors and partners:

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