BECC 2011   |   November 30 - December 2, 2011   |   Washington, DC

Select a Session Below:

Tuesday, November 29, Kick-Off & Networking Event
Wednesday Morning, November 30, Opening Plenary and Concurrent Sessions 1
Wednesday Afternoon, November 30, Concurrent Sessions 2 (1:45-3:15)
Wednesday Afternoon, November 30, Concurrent Sessions 3 (3:45-8:00)
Thursday Morning, December 1, Plenary & Concurrent Sessions 4
Thursday Afternoon, December 1, Concurrent Sessions 5 (1:45-3:15)
Thursday Afternoon, December 1, Concurrent Sessions 6 (3:45-7:00)
Friday Morning, December 2, Concurrent Sessions 7 & Closing Plenary
Friday Afternoon, December 2, Post Conference Event
Poster Presentations Wednesday, November 30
Poster Presentations Thursday, December 1


  1. Avoiding Double-Counting: A Methodology for Calculating Energy Savings from Behavioral Programs - Brian Arthur Smith, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  2. Residential Energy Feedback: A Meta-Analysis and Methodological Review - Anita Au, University of California Irvine
  3. Perceptions of Mitigation Behaviors: Is Food Choice Overlooked? - Seth Baum, Pennsylvania State University
  4. Use of Live In-School Theater to Teach Energy Concepts to Children - Ryan Bliss, Research Into Action, Inc.
  5. Climate Adaptation and Mitigation E-Learning (CAMEL) - An Online Resource and Community for Climate Change Education- David Blockstein, National Council for Science and the Environment
  6. Lights Off. Game On. The Kukui Cup. - Robert Brewer, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  7. Getting Funding to Implement Energy Efficiency Projects -- What Behaviors Matter? - Patrick Crittenden, Macquarie University Sydney
  8. Commercial Retrofit Programs Which Businesses Participate? - Mick Dalrymple, ASU Global Institute of Sustainability
  9. Transportation Tax Policy Acceptability, Development Perceptions and Perceived Effectiveness: County of Los Angeles, CA and City of Atlanta, GA - Nora Davis, University of California Irvine
  10. Breaking Out of Voicemail Limbo - How to Make Customers Call You Back - Nicole DelSasso, CNT Energy
  11. Using Social Technologies to Increase Sharing and Communication around Household Energy Consumption in Low-Income Communities - Mailyn Fidler, Stanford University
  12. Maine's Power: Collaborative Energy Reduction in Regional Australia - Anne Maree Dowd, CSIRO
  13. Managing Peak Demand Through Remote Cycling Residential Air Conditioners - Anne Maree Dowd, CSIRO
  14. Benefits of Data Based Decision Making in Targeting Commercial Efficiency Opportunities - Patsy Dugger, Ecova Consulting
  15. Sustainable Fleet Management in the USFS - Jacqueline Emanuel, USDA Forest Service
  16. Effects of Energy Data Feedback Resolution on Energy Consumption Behavior in a Communal Residence Setting - Tawanna Dillahunt, Carnegie Mellon University
  17. Participatory Climate Change Research: Teens Teaching Teens About Climate Change Behaviors - June Flora, H-Star
  18. Energy Efficiency Program Marketing, Social Media and Behavior Based Programs Lead - Summer Goodwin, BPA
  19. Early Adopters of Smart Grid Technologies: New Technology or Tool for Green Decisions? - Christina Hoicka, University of Waterloo
  20. "Energy Wise" in Rural Alaska - Ellen Kazary, RurAL CAP
  21. This Isn't Your Father's Utility Anymore Organizational Changes Ahead - Ellen Krohne, Navigant
  22. The Power of Edutainment: Alliance for Climate Education's Assembly Presentation Impact on Student Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior - Matthew Lappe, Alliance for Climate Education
  23. Residential PV Adoption: The Significance of Social Networks - Adam Leising, Stanford University
  24. Influencing the Adoption of ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance - Nick Leritz, Ecos Consulting
  25. Future Vehicle Preferences in Maryland: Lessons from a SP Survey - Michael Maness, University of Maryland
  26. Impacts of Climate Change Beliefs on Primary Votes for Political Parties at the 2010 Australian Federal Election. - Rod McCrea, CSIRO
  27. Do I Know You? Community Formation and the Creation of EcoDistricts - Christine Mondor, evolve environment:architecture
  28. Dancing in the Wind: Do You Do the Weltanschauung? How Consumer Decisions Toward Energy Options May Depend on Worldview - Caroline Noblet, University of Maine
  29. Real Games: A New Approach to Solving Old Problems - Raj Shukla, Cool Choices
  30. Resident Acceptance of Energy Monitoring Devices in a Green Building - Troy Simpson, CRED, Columbia University
  31. Explaining Change in Pro-Environmental Behavior Based on the Theory of Planned Behavior and Norm Activation Model - Nicole Sintov, University of Southern California
  32. Complete Evaluations of Behavioral Programs What are the Non-Energy Benefits of Educational / Outreach / Behavioral Programs and How Much Do they Affect Program Uptake and Benefit-Cost Results? - Lisa Skumatz, Skumatz Economic Research Associates
  33. Fail Now! The Power of Small-Scale Qualitative Studies - Carolyn Snyder, Snyder Consulting
  34. Time-Off for the Earth? Work-Time Reduction and Its Implications for Reducing the Environmental Burden of Household Consumption - Jennifer Theodore, University of Minnesota
  35. Utilizing a Community-Based Approach to Achieve Greater Deployment of Under-Utilized Commercial Technologies: A Case Study of CERTs' "Become a Wiser Energy Miser" Campaign - Michelle Vigen, University of MN Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs)
  36. Understanding Behavior of New Allies to Formulate Better Efficiency and Climate Policy Options - Kate Zerrenner, Environmental Defense Fund