Technical Program

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The ACE 2020 Technical Program is the heart of the conference. Technical presentations and panels cover the latest international topics and provide solutions to the environmental challenges of today and tomorrow. 

This year, we have over 300 platform, panel, and poster presentations organized into focused technical tracks to help you get the information you need to get ahead and stay ahead. Take advantage of the many opportunities to learn from the world's experts in the environmental industry. 


View the entire technical program in the ACE 2020 Virtual Website. 

Technical program highlights

  • Keynote session (livestream) on Environmental Challenges in Transportation featuring industry, academic, and agency experts
  • 50th Annual Critical Review (livestream)on Wildfire and Prescribed Burning Impacts on Air Quality by Dr. Daniel Jaffe 
  • The Mini-Symposim on Embracing Innovation 
  • Over 35 panels featuring experts who will discuss the latest issues in technology and regulation including: 
    • ​Per and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (livestream) 
    • Fenceline Air Monitoring Data 
    • Mobile Mapping in Air Quality Assessment 
    • EPA Priorities 2020-2021 (livestream) 
    • Carbon Offsets/Cap-and-trade
    • VOC Emission Controls 
    • New Source Review (livestream) 
    • BACT 
    • Air Permitting, Legislation, and Policy Developments 
  • How Does It Work? Introductory Session on Climate Risk and Adaptation (livestream) for young professionals and students 
  • Over 50 sessions, organized into 17 tracks on the latest environmental topics, including: 
    • Air Quality and California AB 617
    • Community-focused emissions reductions 
    • Regulatory and Legal 
    • Health and Environmental Effects 
    • PFAS 
    • Transportation 
    • Waste Management 
    • Sustainability 
  • Combined technical and student poster session (live Q & A) 
  • Environmental Challenge International (ECi) Competition presentations from student teams who have developed environmental solutions to a real-world problem