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ACEEE Conference on Health, Environment, and Energy (CHEE)

January 21, 2020 - January 23, 2020

How do energy choices affect our health and the environment? Join innovative leaders from the health, energy, and environmental sectors to explore these impacts at ACEEE’s popular Conference on Health, Environment, and Energy (CHEE), which returns to New Orleans on January 21-23, 2020. Participate in multiple tracks, plenary panels, moderated discussions, and interactive breakout sessions while enjoying lunches, a networking reception, and other fun activities in the birthplace of jazz!

Here’s a sneak peek at session topics:

  • Translating Health and Clean Energy Targets into Action: Working with States and Cities
  • Grassroots Green Homes: Achieving Healthy, High-Performance Housing through Collaboration and Community Engagement
  • Understanding the Root Causes of Health Inequities

Keynote Speaker 

Health policy leader, practitioner, and administrator Georges C. Benjamin, MD will deliver a don’t-miss keynote address: “Climate Change: A Public Health Approach.”  Dr. Benjamin, a former secretary of health for the state of Maryland, is executive director of the American Public Health Association, the nation’s oldest and largest organization of public health professionals. Read full bio.

Pre-conference Workshop

Come for a pre-conference training and earn the new Building Performance Institute’s Healthy Housing Principles (HHP) professional certificate! The HHP provides an overview of the factors in a home that can negatively affect health and the fundamentals that make for a healthier environment. The training is open to all but conference attendees receive a steep discount. Learn more here.

Continuing Education Credits

Opportunities for conference attendees to earn continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, certified health education specialists, BPI healthy home evaluators, and architects. Learn more when you register.


All conference activities will be held at the Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans. Book your room using the link below or call 503-281-6111 to receive our special group rate of $174+ single/double per night through December 27, 2019. To receive the group rate, reserve early and mention you are with ACEEE.

Likely Participants 

Public health professionals; medical doctors; energy researchers; academic researchers; environmental regulators and advocates; local, state, and federal policymakers; low-income community advocates; utility staff; architects; general contractors; NGOs; consultants; and energy efficiency professionals.

We had a fantastic turnout for the first CHEE conference in New Orleans. Click here to see a list of the organizations that participated in 2018.

Contact ACEEE’s conference team for any questions. For information on sponsorship opportunities for CHEE20 download our sponsorship flyer, or contact Lynn Pyle. Visit the CHEE web page to find updates about the upcoming conference.


January 21, 2020
January 23, 2020