The NYS Energy Planning Board meets on Thursday (Aug. 30) at NYSERDA’s Albany office.  The draft State Energy Plan is due to be released by Saturday (Sept. 1).

The 2012 Republican National Convention will take place in Tampa Bay, Florida from Aug. 27 through 30.  The 2012 Democratic National Convention will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina from Sept. 3 through 6.

The New NY Education Reform Commission holds its next meeting tomorrow (Aug. 28) in Lake Placid.

The New York State Board of Regents holds its next meeting on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 10 and 11.

On Sept. 12, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership is holding a Partnership 101 event.  Come to learn about the Partnership’s Advocacy, Business Development, Marketing Opportunities and Events, and for some networking.

Primary elections will be held on Thursday, Sept. 13.

The state’s 10 Regional Economic Development Councils are scheduled to submit their top projects for review by the state on Sept. 24.