Recharge With Colleagues and Friends
For over a century, the IDEA annual conference has
brought people together from across the global industry to reconnect with colleagues, meet new friends and
form new partnerships. From the informative preconference workshops and opening forum meetings on
June 24 to the Chair’s Banquet June 26 and technical
tours June 27, there will be multiple networking breaks,
luncheons and hosted receptions throughout. Industry
excellence will be recognized at luncheons and the
annual Chair’s Banquet. A spouse/guest program offers
opportunities to explore Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh is an appropriate setting for IDEA2019
for a number of reasons. Located at the confluence
of the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers,
Pittsburgh is embracing district energy/CHP/microgrids as a means to transform the Steel City into
the Sustainability City.
At IDEA2019, we’ll shine a light on how local government leadership in Pittsburgh and other cities
around the world are driving investment in more
resilient energy infrastructure. IDEA2019 will bring
together experienced industry leaders and innovators from North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and
the Middle East to connect and engage in learning,
sharing and exploring new business opportunities.
In addition, there will be informative tours of local
energy facilities, providing a glimpse into local
partnerships that are making a global difference.
We hope you will join us for a collegial,
informative and inspirational event –
IDEA’s 110th annual conference and
The Energy for More Resilient Cities
110TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW I June 24-27
David L. Lawrence Convention Center and The Westin Convention Center I Pittsburgh, Pa.
IDEA2019: “The Energy for More Resilient Cities” will explore
the convergence of innovative technologies and emerging policies
among global leaders advancing a new energy paradigm for cities,
communities and campuses.
Applaud and Recognize Leadership
and Industry Achievements
In 2019, IDEA will once again showcase industry growth
through the District Energy Space Awards, honor excellence with the annual System of the Year Award and
recognize lifetime industry contributions with the Norm
Taylor Award. We will also recognize new technologies
and industry advances with the annual IDEA Innovation