Mark Your Calendars!

Here’s a sampling of upcoming events around the region and beyond, and some exciting announcements!

  • Government Technology to Host CT Digital Government Summit

    Mark your calendars!  The CT Digital Government Summit will be held on October 2, 2018 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.  The session is free to governmental professionals and will cover the following topics:

    • Innovation and Leadership
    • Digital Government Trends
    • Emerging Technologies
    • Cyber Security
    • Data and Analytics
    • Mobility and Citizen Engagement
    • Cloud Services
    • Collaboration

    Click here for more information and to register!

  • UCONN to Host 2018 Invasive Plant Symposium

    The Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG) 2018 Invasive Plant Symposium will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Student Union, University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT.  The theme of the symposium is: Invasive Plants in Uncertain Times:  Achieving More with Less.  The 9th biennial conference features national, regional, and local experts as well as citizen volunteers sharing practical solutions for invasive plant management and actions needed to promote native species and improve wildlife habitat. Click here for more information and to register.

  • Tour des Farms Bike Rides Scheduled for October 6, 2018 in Scenic Litchfield Hills

    Since 2003, thousands of riders and volunteers have participated in numerous Connecticut Tour des Farms bicycle rides. Tour des Farms is designed to raise awareness and funding to implement Connecticut Resource Conservation and Development’s agricultural and conservation projects.

    This year’s rides will be held in Connecticut’s Northwest Hills on October 6, 2018. The tour will visit numerous farms in Goshen, Litchfield, and Morris. Ride this scenic route during the height of fall foliage, visit farms, buy your produce, pumpkins, chocolates, and wine. There is a choice of two routes: 26 miles or 16 miles.  A van travels to the farms, picks up riders’ purchases, and delivers them back to riders at the starting point. This fundraising celebration for Connecticut RC&D’s 50th Anniversary will conclude with PieFest, music, and activities at the White Memorial Conservation Center.

    Those interested can find out more or register at:

  • Upcoming Remediation Roundtables

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) hosts quarterly remediation roundtables—open forums to exchange ideas and information on site cleanup in CT and to solicit opinions, advice and information.  The forum also serves as a means for DEEP to provide information and updates on regulatory matters affecting the cleanup of contaminated sites. The remaining session for 2018 will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 pm at DEEP Headquarters, 79 Elm Street, Gina McCarthy Auditorium, on October 16th.   For more information, visit DEEP’s website.