Climate Change

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Join A&WMA for our fifth conference on climate change that will focus on the commitments and actions required to achieve carbon neutrality and bolster resiliency!
     Includes all livestream sessions, plus access to recorded sessions and slides for 3 months!

Final Program available! Check out the sessions, presentations, and speakers.

Virtual conference links will be posted on the A&WMA website on a committee page only accessible to conference registrants. Access instructions were sent to pre-registrants on Monday, November 28 and will be included in the confirmation email for new registrants. 

Featured Speakers:
  • Opening Keynote: Vicki Arroyo, Associate Administrator for Policy, Office of Policy, U.S. EPA, Topic: EPA and Biden-Harris Administration Actions to Tackle the Climate Crisis
  • International Perspectives Panel: Mizan R. Khan, Deputy Director, International Centre for Climate Change & Development (ICCCAD), Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)
  • International Perspectives Panel: Young Ku, Chair Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, and Chief Executive Officer, Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy

This virtual conference will address emerging policies and strategies for tackling climate change impacts, including mitigation, adaptation and resiliency. Other topics of interest are global GHG policies and initiatives; innovative technologies; and solutions for mitigation and adaptation. The conference will emphasize the types of climate commitments made following the 2021 COP26 meeting in Glasgow and the efforts and plans to meet these commitments at all levels, as well as advances in policies since the global 2015 Paris Accord. The event will highlight case studies and action plans to reduce and/or adapt to the impacts of climate change. 

Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available! Contact Jeff Schurman at to learn how you can maximize your company's exposure.