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The Oregon Solar Energy Conference is the nation’s best regional solar conference. In 2019 OSEIA hosted over 500 attendees representing over 220 companies. OSEIA had over 30 exhibitors & sponsors and 57 sessions ranging from technical training to business training to solar policy. The conference offered over 20 hours registered for NABCEP CE,
Join us in 2020 for another amazing event.
Dates: August 18-20, 2020
Event Venue: Portland Crowne Plaza
LOCATION: 1441 NE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97232
Solar Career Day at OSEC will take place as a featured part of the Energy Trust of Oregon Contractor Day at the (V)Oregon Solar Energy Conference on October 6, 2020 from 3p – 5:30p. The event will commence at 3pm PST with a Keynote Delivery (TBA) and be followed by various breakout sessions that will include resources for job seekers and providers. Our Speed-networking sessions can assist you as you expand opportunities for your company or your career. Don’t miss out on the full range of career resources at the Career Resource Center located inside the Expo Hall.
Speed Networking: Accelerates your access to career contacts, exchange information whether you are a job seeker, employer, career veteran, etc.
Education Station: Programs for those looking to start a career in the solar industry or are currently in the industry looking for continuing education and professional development.
Career Connect: Explore open positions, internships and careers. Get specific information on who you need to meet and/or what organizations, resources and companies you should be focusing attention in your hiring or job seeking efforts.
Resumé Support: Providing professional resumé help, onsite, to make sure your skills and experience are properly communicated to your next employer.
Tools & Resources: Learn what is available to help you in your solar career. Includes reports, job posting resources, employee training opportunities and more.
Help & Support: We are here to help you along your journey. Do not hesitate to speak up and clarify your needs.
The 2020 Washington State Solar Summit will be held Friday, October 9, 2020 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. The Washington State Solar Summit is an important annual information gathering and networking event for industry stakeholders including manufacturers, installers, utilities, municipalities, legislators/policy makers, educators, students, tribal members, advocacy organizations/nonprofits, distributors, engineers, financial lenders, consultants and more. The Washington State Solar Summit is the must-attend business conference for anyone engaged in solar deployment, education and advocacy in Washington state. Presented by Solar Washington.
Visit here to learn more: https://www.solarwa.org/2020_solar_summit
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