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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, discussion, and solutions. This year's virtual program will cover policy updates, regulatory changes, and research on the latest environmental topics.

It's not too late to register!  View the Final Conference Agenda with the full list of speakers and topics.

Instructions for registered attendees to access the virtual conference links. 

Keynote Address: John BachmannAssociate Director for Science Policy (Retired), EPA/OAQPS, will be delivering the opening presentation on Wednesday, December 9 – "50 Years of EPA – A Brief History and Lessons for the Future."

U.S. EPA speakers from the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) and Office of Research and Development (ORD) will present their latest information on environmental rules, policies, and research on current topics, including:
  • Power Sector Rules - Nick Hutson, EPA/OAQPS
  • Major MACT to Area (MM2A) Reclassifications - Rod Truesdell, EPA/OAQPS
  • RTR Program - Brian Shrager, EPA/OAQPS
  • NSPS Program Overview - Jodi Howard, EPA/OAQPS
  • NAAQS - Pat Dolwick, EPA/OAQPS
  • New Source Review - Tanya Abrahamian, EPA/OAQPS
  • National Emissions Inventory - Rich Mason, EPA/OAQPS
  • COVID-19 Impact on Air Quality - Liz Naess, EPA/OAQPS
  • PFAS Method Development - Jeff Ryan, EPA/ORD
  • PFAS Modeling - Ben Murphy, EPA/ORD
  • PFAS Incineration - Bill Linak, EPA/ORD
  • Sensor Advancement - Andrea Clements, EPA/ORD
  • Wildfire Smoke Stakeholder Engagement - Amara Holder, EPA/ORD

Additional speakers from industry, NGOs, agencies and academia will share their expertise and the latest solutions for maintaining compliance and reducing environmental impacts. Topics will include:
  • North Carolina Division of Air Quality Program Update - Michael Abraczinskas, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ)
  • Framework for Measurement and Modeling of Multi-pollutant Exposure Assessment - Chris Frey, North Carolina State University
  • Creating a Functional Mercury Emission Inventory for the Coal Utility Sector - Lesley Sloss, IEA Clean Coal Centre
Two high level panels will also discuss the topics of PFAS and Climate Change.
Make your plans to attend!

$239 Member
$289 Nonmember
$99 Government or Speaker 

Student members attend free! If you are not a member, join now

Virtual conference access includes livestream sessions, recordings, and slides through March 31, 2021. 
Attend the Virtual Networking Session on Wednesday, December 9 from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm ET to connect, chat, and discuss the conference topics with fellow presenters and attendees.
Sponsorship Opportunities 

Sponsors and virtual exhibitors receive recognition on the conference website and virtual conference platform, along with conference registrations, technical session sponsorship, opportunities to host networking breakout rooms, and more.