2024 Event Program

More details coming soon. Stay tuned!

We encourage attendees to carpool, rideshare, or take public transportation to NZ24 events when possible to reduce the carbon footprint of the event.

Beach Cleanup - SOLD OUT

Wednesday, September 13th from 9:00am – 11:00am

We’re partnering up with B Local LA to host a beach cleanup at The Original Muscle Beach in Santa Monica. Help us to defend against marine pollution by collecting trash and debris that potentially ends up in our oceans. Gloves and bags will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Address: Original Muscle Beach, Ocean Front Green, Santa Monica, CA 90401

This location is easily accessible with various means of public transportation including by train, light rail, and bus. Limited paid parking is available on site (see link above).

Yoga on the Beach

Wednesday, September 13th from 11:15am – 12:00pm

Need a good stretch? Get your exercise in with Emmy-award winning journalist Sarah Pilla as she instructs a yoga session right on the beach! Attend this event at The Original Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, where we will also be hosting a beach cleanup.

Add the Yoga on the Beach session to your ticket with an All Access Pass or as an add-on in registration to claim your spot at this limited-capacity event. 

Address: Original Muscle Beach, Ocean Front Green, Santa Monica, CA 90401

This location is easily accessible with various means of public transportation including by train, light rail, and bus.

Orange County Sanitation District Tour

Monday, September 16th  |  10:00am – 11:00am

Enjoy an educational experience by touring the new Orange County Sanitation District Headquarters Complex. Learn how sustainability goals were implemented throughout the building’s design such as low-impact development infrastructure, biogas energy generation, sun-shading, and more while still remaining cost-conscious. 

Venue: Orange County Sanitation District Headquarters Complex
10844 Ellis Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Parking: A private lot is available. 

SoFi Stadium Tour

Tuesday, September 17th  |  10:30am – 11:30am

SoFi Stadium, home to the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers, is nestled in the heart of the sports and entertainment capital of the world. Here you can experience what it’s like to be a LA fan, game viewer, broadcaster, player and more, on and off the field. Tours offer a behind-the-scenes experience of SoFi Stadium’s most exclusive spaces and highlights the stadium’s sustainability feature.

Venue: SoFi Stadium
1001 Stadium Dr, Inglewood, CA 90301

Parking: A parking pass is required to park at the SoFi Stadium lot. Prices may vary. View here for more information.

Southern California Edison's (SCE) Energy Education Center Tour

Tuesday, September 17th  |  1:00pm – 3:00pm

SCE’s Energy Education Center (EEC) – Irwindale stands out as a one-of-a-kind educational facility. With a diverse range of free courses and workshops led by industry experts, and state-of-the-art displays showcasing efficient and sustainable technologies, the EEC is a must-visit for anyone interested in energy efficiency and sustainability.

Venue: SCE Energy Education Center – Irwindale
6090 Irwindale Ave, Irwindale, CA 91702

Parking: A private lot is available. 

Anaheim Convention Center Sustainability Tour

Tuesday, September 17th  |  4:00pm – 5:00pm

The Anaheim Convention Center is the largest LEED®-certified convention center in the United States and takes great pride in their sustainable practices. Take a walkthrough of the largest exhibition facility on the West Coast to learn about their comprehensive recycling program, rooftop herb garden, onsite composting, and more.

Venue: Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802

Parking: The Convention Center charges $20-30 for parking. Onsite charging stations are available for EVs. There are also a variety of offsite parking lots within walking distance (fees vary). Visit our venue page for more info.

Welcome Happy Hour

Tuesday, September 17th  |  6:00pm – 8:00pm

Join us in kicking off the Net Zero Conference at our Welcome Happy Hour! This event brings together leaders in the climate space to connect and share ideas. Mingle over drinks and light hors d’oeuvres while basking in the Southern California sunset and enjoy views of the Angel Stadium.

Venue: Golden Road Brewpub
2210 E Orangewood Ave Anaheim, CA 92806

Parking: There is a small private lot and limited street parking available. We highly encourage attendees to carpool, rideshare, or take public transportation.

Main Conference & Expo

Wednesday, September 18th  |  7:30am – 5:30pm

We are pleased to announce that our Net Zero Conference & Expo will be hosted at the Anaheim Convention Center! Join us for zero carbon learning opportunities across all industries, exciting keynotes, and networking in the Expo Hall. 

Venue: Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802

Parking: The Convention Center charges $20-30 for parking. Onsite charging stations are available for EVs. There are also a variety of offsite parking lots within walking distance (fees vary). Visit our venue page for more info.

Trailblazer Awards Gala​

Wednesday, September 18th  |  6:30pm – 9:30pm

The Trailblazer Awards Gala celebrates interdisciplinary leaders making a positive impact on people and the environment. Food and drinks will be provided. Elevated cocktail attire is requested. 

Venue: House of Blues Anaheim
400 Disney Way #337, Anaheim, CA 92802

Parking: The GardenWalk self-parking structure has two entrances conveniently located on Disney Way and Katella Ave between Harbor Blvd and Clementine St. The first hour is free and the cost is $4 for each additional hour thereafter.

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Get Involved

Submit to Speak

The Net Zero Conference abstract submission process is highly competitive as our speaking opportunities provide valuable access and visibility to leaders in the climate space.

The submission period for 2024 has closed.

View the guidelines for our abstract submission here and we encourage you to submit next year!

Submit a Tour

Do you have a site visit opportunity you would like to share? We’re excited to be gathering ideas for tours of local establishments that are innovating in Climate, Net Zero, ESG, Equity, Carbon, and Resilience.  Contact us with any questions.

The submission period for 2024 has closed.

We look forward to your submissions next year!

Nominate for Trailblazer Awards

Each year, the Net Zero Conference Trailblazer Awards celebrates interdisciplinary leaders making a positive impact on people and the environment. Do you know a leader in the climate space who is deserving of a Trailblazer Award? Share their information with our team for consideration.

The nomination period for 2024 has closed.

Partner Hosted Event by USGBC-LA​

Mini-Golf & House Party with USGBC-LA

Wednesday, September 13th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Join us at the La Kretz Innovation Campus for an event you will never FORE-get!

Come for the competition, the special guest DJ, food, and the cold drinks, but stay for the networking and rejoining of our community at this fun in-person event! Let’s “putt” the fun back into fundraising as this annual event directly benefits the USGBC-LA Legacy Project.

This is a separately ticketed event hosted in partnership with USGBC-LA. Register here.

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