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  • 1. June 28–30, 2010 Arlington, VA 2010 Environmental Performance Summit Measuring & Improving Performance in Environmental Performance in Government • Create a “Performance-Based” Culture in Your Agency • Discover Leading Innovations in Utilizing Performance Measures for Environmental Programs • Forge Partnerships Across all Levels of Government for Success • Improve Your Environmental Performance Featuring Two Interactive Workshops on Environmental Performance Management In Association with: Earn up to 18 CPE Credits!
  • 2. WORKSHOPS: Monday, June 28, 2010 Who Pre-Conference Workshops are practical, supplementary application sessions which incorporate and review tools, techniques and methods presented during the event. Participants will obtain a further understanding of how to use newly acquired tools and cutting-edge strategies. Through Should Attend group exercises and scenario-based learning, you’ll walk away with the expertise and resources needed for immediate and practical application. Enrollment space is limited, so register today to reserve your place. • Environmental Performance 8:30 Managers/Auditors Workshop Registration & Continental Breakfast • Environmental 9:00 Specialist/Scientist Workshop A: Develop Quality Performance Measures in an Environmental and • Environmental Natural Resource Framework Protection Specialist/ Developing performance measures is frequently cited as one of the most difficult jobs a Compliance Leads government manager can face. Numerous obstacles exist, from obtaining stakeholder input to measuring what truly “matters” rather than what is easy to count. In order to provide the • EMS Coordinator/ optimum level of service to citizens, government agencies must measure by outcomes and Technologist not process. This workshop will provide a methodology for developing outcome-oriented • Natural Resource measures and linking them to specific strategies, outputs and activities. Managers • Develop an environmental performance management system to drive results • Use the logic model to determine outcome, strategy and output measures • Environmental Research • Explore model performance measures for projects and programs Specialists/Research Program Specialist • Environmental Quality 12:00 Control Managers Lunch Break • Land/Soil 1:00 Conservationists Workshop B: Performance-Based Budgeting: Budget-Performance Integration • Sustainability Team for Environmental and Natural Resource Programs Coordinator Performance-based budgeting is vital to aligning performance measures with budgetary • Utility Providers requests This workshop provides a concrete approach to link resources to results through performance budgeting. It begins with a review of federal guidance for performance • Research Program budgeting and examples from several relevant programs. Institute experts will walk you Specialist/Economist through the process of formulating a budget based on end-outcomes, the result of which is the alignment of performance and costs of a program into a formal budget justification. • Quality Assurance • Explore a seven-step process for integrating performance and budgetary information Leads • Implement a performance-based budget in line with key reporting mandates • Program Supervisor/ • Use performance-based budgeting to improve results and enhance budgetary requests Managers/Analysts • Policy Analysts 4:00 Workshops Adjourn 2
  • 3. DAY 1: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast Become a Certified Government 9:00 Performance Manager Keynote Address: Renewable Energy Contributions to To ensure professional Environmental Sustainability success, you must continually As American’s we cannot become truly sustainable without incorporating renewable energy expand your skills and into our portfolios. This requires a paradigm shift in how we use, manage, and deal with education. The bar has energy consumption and efficiencies trends. In order to impact the amount of renewable been raised in government energy required and its contribution to environmental sustainability, the cost effectiveness of agencies and organizations renewable options must be significantly reduced by reducing the overall quantity of energy required. During this keynote you will discuss the vision for renewable energy sources for and many government this country and the relationship to Environmental Sustainability. managers are now required to receive formal certification Don Juhasz, Director of Energy Resource Management, Defense Logistical Agency to stay up to date on the latest trends, best practices and mandates. 10:00 Break & Refreshments To address these needs, the Institute offers a Certificate 10:15 in Government Performance Leadership Panel: The Leading Innovations for Utilizing Performance Measures Management. Completing for Environmental Programs a certification program is • Discover new approaches and solutions to environmental performance management easy. Just attend three “core” • Identify verifiable data sources for environmental and natural resources outcomes courses and an additional • Develop innovations and management approaches to increase the use of performance three “elective” courses you indicators in measuring and evaluating programs select based on topics that Heidi Pruess, CEP, Environmental Policy Administrator, Land Use and Environmental Services, meet your agency’s unique Mecklenburg County & Walt Tunnessen, National Program Manager, US EPA - ENERGY STAR needs. Upon successful completion, you will emerge 11:15 from the Institute’s certification program with a thorough Select the Right Performance Measures for Your Environmental Programs understanding of all course • Receive an update on environmental and natural resource performance measurement concepts—and poised to mandates and guidelines apply what you learned in a • Develop effective output, strategy and outcome performance measures real and practical way. • Identify strategies for collecting and reporting performance information Michael Binder, Deputy Assistant Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency For more information about certification, please contact 12:15 Melvin Hall at 202-739-9630 Lunch Break or email him at Melvin.Hall@ 3
  • 4. DAY 1: continued Bring This Program 1:15 Performance-Based Budgeting: Align Performance Measures with Budgetary Requests In-House • Learn to restructure your budget to support your strategic plan • Evaluate a ten-step process for creating a performance based budget One of the more popular • Align your budget request to your performance data vehicles for accessing Elizabeth Scheffler, Chief Financial Officer, National Oceans Service the Institute’s educational offerings is the delivery 2:15 of on-site trainings and Break & Refreshments management facilitations. Bringing a training or 2:30 facilitation in-house gives Manage Environmental Performance in the “Green Age” you the opportunity to • Learn to adapt your environmental performance management system to meet the demands customize a program of the “green age” that addresses your exact • Discover how simple changes in product use and workplace practices can save energy, challenges and provides reduce waste, create a healthier environment, and improve morale a more personal learning experience, while virtually • Understand what “going green” is and how to influence employee behavior eliminating travel expenses. Beth Martin, Chief, Compliance and Pollution Prevention, US Army Center for Health Whether you require Promotion and Preventive Medicine training for your department or for an organization-wide 3:30 initiative, the advanced Case Study: USPS Paying for Environmental Performance learning methods employed • Evaluate the effectiveness of the new pay-for-performance indicators used to measure how by The Performance Institute well managers and supervisors meet goals for energy and fuel usage will create an intimate • Discover other projects that have been implemented that are designed to save money and training atmosphere that use less energy maximizes knowledge • Learn which aspect of production the USPS has focused most of its attention on in order to transfer to enhance help reduce waste the talent within your organization. 4:15 For more information about Day One Adjourns in-house training options, please contact Jennifer Mueller at 202-739-9619 or Jennifer.Mueller@ 4
  • 5. DAY 2: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 What 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast You Will Learn 9:00 Keynote Address: Establish Partnerships Across All Levels of Government: ASSESS Saving Energy by Creating Industry, Federal and State Programs the impact of your and Partnerships performance measures by The important role of partnerships in implementing smart growth in the environmental arena tracking results cannot be stressed more. In order to be able to improve the performance of environmental projects and programs throughout the federal government, forging a strategic partnership across all levels of government is vital. During this keynote you will learn to communicate tools SUPPORT to effectively express environmental mandates and requests to stakeholders as well as how to employees, program integrate environmental performance standards to develop common-ground goals partners and the regulated and initiatives. community through a clear focus on performance and results 10:00 Break & Refreshments ADVANCE environmental protection 10:15 and resource conservation Manage Environmental Performance Effectively buy Creating a through benchmarking and “Performance-Based” Culture in Your Agency improved accountability • Enhance your ability to communicate a performance message to stakeholders • Refine environmental performance measurement and reporting techniques to demonstrate DISCOVER achievements emerging issues and • Obtain employee input when evaluating the state of environmental performance pending legislation for management in your office environmental and natural Heidi Pruess, CEP, Environmental Policy Administrator, Land Use and Environmental Services, resource programs Mecklenburg County REDUCE program costs by leveraging the participation of all levels of government and industry 5
  • 6. DAY 2: continued 11:15 Status of Sustainability Programs in the Federal Government • Discover the current status of sustainability programs • Discuss the future goals for specific programs and projects • Learn how policies related to sustainable development not only deal with the environmental but also social, economic, health, education and related fields 12:15 Lunch Break 1:15 Evaluate the Quality of Your Performance Procedures • Evaluate the newest methods for collecting and presenting environmental performance data • Understand the key principles for examination and reporting • Learn how to improve upon current performance measures to improve environmental programs overall 2:15 Break & Refreshments 2:30 Overview of U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development Programs • Learn about sustainability within the context of the Office of Research and Development, and Green Chemistry Program • Discover the steps being taken to reduce and prevent environmental risks • Discuss where the increased research funding for the EPA is going and how it will be used 3:30 Conference Adjourns 6
  • 7. LOGISTICS Venue & Hotel Group Discounts The 2010 Environmental Performance Summit will be hosted For more information on group discounts for The 2010 at The Performance Institute’s training center in Arlington, VA, Environmental Performance Summit please contact just one block east of the Courthouse stop on the Orange Line Paul Rogers at 858-737-4122 or of the D.C. Metro. A public parking garage is located inside of the building for $10/day. Continental breakfast and refreshments CPE Credits will be provided for delegates on each day. Delivery Method: Group-live Program Level: Basic Conference Address Prerequisites: None The Performance Institute Training Center Advanced Preparation: None 1515 N. Courthouse Rd. CPE Credits: Up to 18 Suite 600 Arlington, VA 22201 CPE Credits: 6 Credits for Each Day of Training, 18 for the full three day Forum. The Performance Institute is registered with the Hotel National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $233.00 Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have until May 28, 2010. Please call the hotel directly and reference final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE code “Environmental Performance Summit” when making credit. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to the reservations to get the discounted rate. The hotel is conveniently National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Website: the hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your convenience. Cancellation Policy For live events: The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less $399 Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott administration fee for cancellations four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be issued. 1533 Clarendon Blvd. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged Arlington, VA 22209 the entire registration fee. Phone: 703-528-2222 All the cancellation requests need to be made via Cvent or email. Your confirmation email contains links to modify or cancel registrations. Please note that the cancellation is not final until you receive a written confirmation. Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is not received by Tuition the conference start date, a method of payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to guarantee your participation at the event. Offerings Early Bird Regular Rate Quality Assurance The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the most productive and Conference Only $899* $999 effective educational experience possible. If after completing the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your comments on the evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning One Workshop $299 $299 experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: Two Workshops $499 $499 The Performance Institute Corporate Headquarters: Quality Assurance 805 15th Street, NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC 20005 We will evaluate individual complaints in a context of collective comments from *For the Early Bird Rate, Register by May 3, 2010. the event. Note: If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to cancel this training, The Performance Institute accepts no responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests. 7
  • 8. REGISTRATION Call Fax this Form to Visit 877-992-9521 866-234-0680 Yes! Register me for 2010 Environmental Performance Summit Yes! Register me for 2010 Environmental Performance Summit and Workshop(s). Please circle: Workshop A Workshop B Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team Delegate Information Name Title Organization Dept. Address City State Zip Telephone Fax Email Payment Information Check Purchase Order / Training Form Credit Card Credit Card Number Expiration Date Verification No. Name on Card Billing Zip Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute Cancellation Policy: The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less a $399 administration fee for cancellations requested four weeks prior to the event start date unless cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to the event start date. If a cancellation is requested less than two weeks prior to the event start date, no refund will be issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. All cancellations must be requested through the cancellation link found in your attendance confirmation email. Please note that cancellation is not final until you receive a cancellation confirmation email. I have read and accepted the Cancellation Policy above. ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED By: ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: _________________________________ Priority Code: E136-WEB