Technical Program

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Preliminary program 
(updated 2/11) 

Opening Plenary Session 
Members of U.S. EPA’s Office of Air Quality Planning & Standards (OAQPS) have been invited to provide updates on current and future projects. 

Invited speakers include:
•  Chet Wayland, Director, Air Quality Assessment Division
•  Tyler Fox, Group Leader, Air Quality Group
•  Chris Owen, Physical Scientist
•  George Bridgers, Model Clearinghouse Director

Town Hall Meeting: The Future of Regulatory Atmospheric Modeling 
A favorite of past Air Quality Modeling Specialty Conferences, the Town Hall provides a forum for attendees to interact with regulators and modeling community stakeholders. Panelists are given the opportunity to address a topic followed by a question-and-answer session where attendees can submit questions to the panel. This conference’s topic addresses the future of regulatory atmospheric modeling. 

Panelists include:
•  Tyler Fox, Group Leader, Air Modeling Group, U.S. EPA (Invited)
•  James W. Boylan, Ph.D.; Manager, Planning & Support Program, Georgia Department of Natural Resources
•  Ryan A. Gesser, CCM; Georgia-Pacific Environmental Affairs
•  Rick Gillam, U.S. EPA Region 4 
•  Tim Allen, Federal Land Manager, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Invited)