June 28–30, 2010
                                                                                       Arlington, VA

WORKSHOPS: Monday, June 28, 2010

                                       Pre-Conference Workshops are practical, sup...
DAY 1: Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Registration & Continental Breakfast
DAY 1: continued

DAY 2: Wednesday, June 30, 2010

DAY 2: continued

                                       Manage Environmental...

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  1. 1. June 28–30, 2010 Arlington, VA 2010 Environmental Performance Summit Measuring and Improving 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! www.PerformanceInstitute.org/EPS
  2. 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 requests This workshop provides a concrete approach to link resources to results through • Utility Providers 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 www.PerformanceInstitute.org/EPS
  3. 3. DAY 1: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast Become a Certified Government 9:00 Performance Manager Keynote Address: Improving Environmental Performance: Status of To ensure professional Executive Order 13514 “Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, success, you must continually and Economic Performance” expand your skills and Executive Order 13514 was signed by President Obama on 5 October, 2009. It includes the education. The bar has latest federal and agency-specific guidance on meeting greenhouse gas emission reductions been raised in government and other information resources to help Federal agencies meet energy reduction and other agencies and organizations environmental performance requirements. This keynote will provide an overview of its and many government progress and what needs to happen in order for these goals to be achievable managers are now required to receive formal certification to stay up to date on the 10:00 latest trends, best practices Break & Refreshments and mandates. 10:15 Leadership Panel: Best Strategies for Utilizing Performance Measures for To address these needs, the Institute offers a Certificate Environmental Programs in Government Performance • Discover new approaches and solutions to environmental performance management Management. Completing • Identify verifiable data sources for environmental and natural resources outcomes a certification program is • Develop innovations and management approaches to increase the use of performance easy. Just attend three “core” indicators in measuring and evaluating programs courses and an additional three “elective” courses you select based on topics that 11:15 meet your agency’s unique Select the Right Performance Measures for Your Environmental Programs needs. Upon successful completion, you will emerge • Receive an update on environmental and natural resource performance measurement from the Institute’s certification mandates and guidelines program with a thorough • Develop effective output, strategy and outcome performance measures understanding of all course • Identify strategies for collecting and reporting performance information concepts—and poised to Michael Binder, Deputy Assistant Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency apply what you learned in a real and practical way. 12:15 Lunch Break For more information about certification, please contact Melvin Hall at 202-739-9630 or email him at Melvin.Hall@ PerformanceInstitute.org. www.PerformanceInstitute.org/EPS 3
  4. 4. DAY 1: continued Bring 1:15 Performance-Based Budgeting: Align Performance Measures with Budgetary Requests This Program • Learn to restructure your budget to support your strategic plan In-House • Evaluate a ten-step process for creating a performance based budget • Align your budget request to your performance data One of the more popular Elizabeth Scheffler, Chief Financial Officer, National Oceans Service vehicles for accessing the Institute’s educational 2:15 offerings is the delivery Break & Refreshments of on-site trainings and management facilitations. 2:30 Bringing a training or Manage Environmental Performance in the “Green Age” facilitation in-house gives • Learn to adapt your environmental performance management system to the demands of you the opportunity to the “green age” customize a program that addresses your exact • Discover how improving performance management will help you meet the challenges of the future challenges and provides a more personal learning • Understand what “going green” is and how it will affect your office experience, while virtually eliminating travel expenses. Whether you require 3:30 training for your department Case Study: USPS Paying for Environmental Performance or for an organization-wide • Evaluate the effectiveness of the new pay-for-performance indicators used to measure how initiative, the advanced well managers and supervisors meet goals for energy and fuel usage learning methods employed • Discover other projects that have been implemented that are designed to save money and by The Performance Institute use less energy will create an intimate • Learn which aspect of production the USPS has focused most of its attention on in order to training atmosphere that help reduce waste maximizes knowledge transfer to enhance the talent within your organization. 4:15 Day One Adjourns For more information about in-house training options, please contact Jennifer Mueller at 202-739-9619 or Jennifer.Mueller@ PerformanceInstitute.org 4 www.PerformanceInstitute.org/EPS
  5. 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 Evaluate the Quality of Your Performance Procedures through benchmarking and • Evaluate the newest methods for collecting and presenting environmental improved accountability performance data • Understand the key principles for examination and reporting DISCOVER • Learn how to improve upon current performance measures to improve environmental emerging issues and programs overall pending legislation for environmental and natural resource programs 11:15 Status of Sustainability Programs in the Federal Government REDUCE • Discover the current status of sustainability programs program costs by • Discuss the future goals for specific programs and projects leveraging the • Learn how policies related to sustainable development not only deal with the participation of all levels of environmental but also social, economic, health, education and related fields government and industry 12:15 Lunch Break www.PerformanceInstitute.org/EPS 5
  6. 6. DAY 2: continued 1:15 Manage Environmental Performance Effectively by Creating a “Performance- Based” Culture in Your Agency • Enhance your ability to communicate a performance message to stakeholders • Refine environmental performance measurement and reporting techniques to demonstrate achievements • Obtain employee input when evaluating the state of environmental performance management in your office 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 Status Report on the EPA’s E3 (Economy, Energy and Environment) Projects and Programs • Learn how to reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing plants through green manufacturing practices and improvement • Reduce overall carbon emissions by decreasing energy consumption and increasing energy efficiency of facilities • Improve the regional economy by retaining jobs in more competitive companies and positioning them for growth and job creation in emerging green industries 4:15 Conference Adjourns 6 www.PerformanceInstitute.org/EPS
  7. 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 Paul.Rogers@ASMIweb.com. 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: www.nasba.org. 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 www.courtyardarlingtonrosslyn.com 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. www.PerformanceInstitute.org/EPS 7
  8. 8. REGISTRATION Call Fax this Form to Visit 877-992-9521 866-234-0680 www.PerformanceInstitute.org/EPS 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