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Resource Innovation Institute hosts virtual and in-person educational events to share best practices for resource efficiency with cultivators and their project teams. Our training workshops bring together growers and supply chain experts.

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Upcoming RII Events and Conferences

Speaking
Event
August 23-24, 2022
Session on Sustaining Our Future - Evaluating water efficiency, carbon neutrality, reduced electricity usage and more

Cannabis Conference
Las Vegas, Nevada

September 8, 2022
Facility Design & Construction Best Practices for Efficient Indoor Agriculture

MICHIGAN
Workshop Series

September 20, 2022
Facility Design & Construction Best Practices for Efficient Greenhouses and Vertical Farms

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
Workshop Series

September 29, 2022
Controls & Automation Best Practices for Efficient Indoor Agriculture

MICHIGAN
Workshop Series

Member
Meeting

October 2, 2022
Fall Member Meeting

RII Membership

October 18, 2022
Lighting Best Practices for Efficient Controlled Environment Agriculture

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
Workshop Series

Nov 1-2, 2022
Policies, Programs, & Practices to Advance Efficient Greenhouse & Vertical Farming

NATIONAL
Conference

November 8, 2022
Optimizing CEA Environments - Aligning Your HVAC Systems with Your SOPs

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
Workshop Series

Member
Meeting

December 13, 2022
Winter Member Meeting

RII Membership

December 13, 2022
Controls & Automation Best Practices for Efficient Greenhouses and Indoor Agriculture

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
Workshop Series

RII Member Events and Conferences

ACEEE
Aug 21-26, 2022
2022 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings - Climate Solutions: Efficiency, Equity, and Decarbonization

NATIONAL
Conference

Training The Market
Our Best Practices Workshops engage growers and assemble trusted industry subject matter experts drawn from our Technical Advisory Council.

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Efficient Yields cultivation workshops for producers. Best practices on energy, water efficiency, and productivity.

Learn the key practices critical to succeeding through resource efficiency and productivity. Led by subject matter experts, thick with technical content, and featuring cultivation decision-makers, this educational value exists nowhere else.

Harvesting Savings workshops for utilities & programs. Best practices on energy efficiency for indoor agriculture.

Effectively reach cultivators and claim energy savings with confidence. Led by cannabis cultivators, thick with technical content, the educational value exists nowhere else. Our events are cost-effective, enabling attendance by growers, production team members, owners/operators and design and construction partners.

Growing Efficiency workshops for design & construction. Best practices on design and construction for horticulture.

Enhance your services by using best practices to optimize grow environments for cultivators. Led by cannabis cultivators, thick with technical content, the educational value exists nowhere else. Our events are cost-effective, enabling attendance by growers, production team members, owners/operators and design and construction partners.

What others are saying about RII Curriculum and Events

I learned a lot. Speakers were smooth and their points were well chosen and thoroughly explained. I felt like I got the whole story and not like I had to go back and investigate some things.

National Grid- Fran Boucher, National Grid, sponsor of Harvesting Savings

Thank you. These webinars so far have been excellent!!! Love the information and conversations.

- Harvesting Savings attendee

Thank you so much for the excellent fact-filled presentation today. These ‘virtual’ presentations are a real challenge to speakers but you met all of our expectations… Excellent job. Fact filled and super informative.

Illuminating Engineering SocietyJeffrey Schwartz, Illuminating Engineering Society member, Portland, Oregon section

An excellent information exchange.

- Harvesting Savings attendee

Great information in this webinar. You’ve set a high bar.

- Harvesting Savings attendee

Past Events

From the groundbreaking Indoor Agriculture Energy Summit in 2016 to more recent Efficient Yields cultivation workshops and larger technical conferences like Indoor Agriculture Energy Solutions, RII has led multi-stakeholder dialogues for half a decade. In addition, we speak at leading business, energy and water conferences like Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit, MJBizCon and ACEEE’s Summer Study.

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Press Coverage

RII is routinely sought as an objective voice on energy and water issues facing resource-intensive horticultural sectors. RII has been featured in leading news, agriculture, utility and trade publications, including Greenhouse Grower, WaterWorld, Cannabis Business Times, Forbes, Nature, Utility Dive and Rolling Stone.

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