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Preliminary Conference Schedule and Technical Sessions

Check out the exciting keynote, panel, and session topics! 
 
Wednesday, December 11
8:00 am - 9:35 am  Welcome and Keynote Plenary Session on Regulatory Perspectives
Speakers include:  
  • Gregg Hart, Santa Barbara Supervisor (2nd District) and Board Member of the Santa Barbara APCD
  • Lindsay Buckley, California Energy Commission External Affairs Advisor to Chair David Hochschild
  • Aeron Arlin Genet, Air Pollution Control Officer, Santa Barbara APCD
  • Heidi Harmon, Mayor of San Luis Obispo
9:35 am - 9:50 am Greetings from COP25 -- Michele Gehring, A&WMA President 
9:50 am - 10:10 am Break
10:10 am -11:50 am Session 1: GHG Emissions and Reduction Strategies 
11:50 am - 12:50 pm Lunch
12:50 pm - 2:30 pm Session 2: Mitigation Strategies  
2:30 pm - 2:50 pm Break
2:50 pm - 4:10 pm Session 3: Climate Action Plans
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm Panel--GHG Emissions Analyses within the California Environment Quality Act (CEQA): Past, Present, Future 
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm Poster Session and Networking Reception
   
Thursday, December 12 
8:00 am - 9:40 am Session 4: Waste Management Issues 
9:40 am - 10:00 am Break
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Panel--Climate Change Modeling and Dynamic Downscaling
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm Update from COP 25-- Michele Gehring, A&WMA President 
1:20 pm - 3:20 pm Session 5: Adaptation
3:20 pm - 3:40 pm Break
3:40 pm - 5:10 pm Session 6: Resiliency Planning
5:10 pm - 5:40 pm Panel-- Conference Wrap Up