Information Exchange

Get the latest information on research and regulatory issues directly from the experts! 

Join A&WMA at one of the best kept secrets in the industry for information exchange, networking, and solutions. This year's program will cover policy updates, regulatory changes, and research on the latest environmental topics.

Final Conference Agenda available! View the full list of speakers and topics.

Keynote Address: Air Quality Research at the Nexus of Climate Change and Environmental Justice

Chris Frey,
Assistant Administrator for Research and Development, EPA

EPA recently published its Strategic Research Action Plans for fiscal years 2023-2026. These research strategies include detailed plans to advance the science on air quality, as well as an emphasis on cross-cutting research priorities of climate change, environmental justice, and cumulative impacts. Dr. Frey will present these research strategies and chart a path forward for EPA's research to inform regulatory decisions by EPA and its partners.

Chris Frey is the Assistant Administrator for Research and Development for the EPA, and he also serves as the Agency Science Advisor. Before his confirmation in May 2022, he served ORD as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science Policy. Prior to joining EPA, Dr. Frey was the Glenn E. and Phyllis J. Futrell Distinguished University Professor at North Carolina State University, where he served on the faculty since 1994.

Speakers from U.S. EPA and other agencies will present their latest information on environmental rules, policies, and research on current topics:
  • Environmental Justice Outreach/Analysis
  • NAAQS Update - Focus on the PM NAAQS Reconsideration
  • Status of PFAS Emissions Measurement Methods Development
  • Summary of EPA's Current Work Using Satellites
  • Major MACT to Area (MM2A) Reclassifications & 1-Bromopropane Updates
  • RTR Program Update
  • Status of Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Source Methods
  • Ethylene Oxide – Medical Sterilizers
  • CAA 111(d) Implementing Regulations: Proposed Amendments to 40 CFR 60 subpart Ba
  • Power Sector Rules
  • New Source Review Update
  • National Emissions Inventory Update
  • Wildfire Smoke Air Monitoring Response Technology (WSMART) Program
  • Regional Haze Update
  • NSPS Program Overview
  • NCDEQ Division of Air Quality Update
  • Recent Climate Change Science - What Does It Tell Us?
  • The Use of Semi-Permeable Bags for Managing Waste Materials Following a Biological Contamination Incident
  • Impacts of Variable Renewable Energy on Reserve Margins

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Online registration is closed. Please register on site at the Marriott beginning at 8:00 am on Tues. Dec. 6. 

$349 Member
$449 Nonmember
$249 Government
$149 Student 
$47 RTP Chapter Dinner
Conference Location
Marriott at Research Triangle Park
4700 Guardian Drive
Durham, NC 27703

Attend the RTP Chapter Dinner and Networking Reception on Tuesday! 

"Information and Relationships in the Age of Alternative Facts" — 
Stan Meiburg, Executive Director, Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability, Wake Forest University

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