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Retool’22: A Climate Tech Conference for Manufacturers

October 17, 2022 - October 19, 2022

The Retool WNY Initiative presents a climate technology conference for manufacturers and associated partners in upstate New York. Join industry leaders, manufacturers, investors, and entrepreneurs October 17–19, 2022 to learn, network, and collaborate on opportunities related to developing new business in the emerging climate technology sector.

New York State’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act of 2019 sets aggressive targets for decarbonization and reduction of greenhouse gases by 2050 with the goal of 100% zero-emissions electricity by 2040. Industry is changing, creating new manufacturing opportunities. Are you prepared to take advantage of them?

What to Expect
  • Learn about market opportunities that exist in the climate technology sector.
  • Discover innovators who are already in the climate technology supply-chain.
  • Hear from entrepreneurs and investors about how to grow new businesses in Western NY and the Southern Tier. Meet secondary and higher education leaders who are formulating new programs and courses in response to climate technology and clean tech manufacturing needs.
  • See examples of electrified vehicles and equipment, and talk with industry experts.
Manufacturers, entrepreneurs, investors, small business owners, public sector leaders, secondary and higher education workforce leaders from across New York State and the Northeast region.

Costs are outlined when you click to REGISTER. Early bird discount extended through Sept. 15th and bundled pricing available for businesses wishing to send 3 or more people.



Monday: Check-in. Pre-conference networking opportunities at the Robert H. Jackson Center, the Roger Tory Peterson Institute, and the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel.

Tuesday: Keynote speakers, panel discussions and breakout sessions at the Northwest Arena. Dinner and tour of the National Comedy Center.

Wednesday:  Half-day schedule with speakers on the challenges of manufacturing in the climate technology sector. Electric vehicle showcase.



Northwest Arena
319 W 3rd St
Jamestown, NY 14701
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