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.

View the final conference agenda with the full list of speakers and topics.

Keynote Address: Janet McCabe, Professor of Practice at Indiana University's McKinney School of Law, will be delivering the opening presentation on Tuesday, December 3.

Janet McCabe was the Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation at the EPA from July 2013 to January 2017, nominated by President Barack Obama for that position. She joined the EPA in 2009, serving as the Principal Deputy to the Assistant Administrator of OAR. 

US 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, which will include: 
  •  Update on Power Sector Rules
  •  Major MACT to Area (MM2A) Reclassifications
  •  Risk and Technology Review Program Update
  •  National Ambient Air Quality Standards Update
  •  New Source Performance Standards Program Overview
  •  2017 National Emission Inventory
  •  Regulatory Air Quality Modeling and Related Guidance 
  •  EPA/OAQPS International Programs
  •  Air Sensors - An EPA Perspective
  •  New Tools to Protect Public Health from Wildfire Smoke
  •  Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Measurements
  • Computer Simulation of Incineration of Chemical/Biological Incident Waste
Additional speakers from industry, NGOs, agencies and academia will share their expertise and solutions for maintaining compliance and reducing environmental impacts. Topics will include: 
  • North Carolina Division of Air Quality Update
  • Waste-to-energy for Municipal Solid Waste Treatment
  • Vehicle emissions 
  • Alternative Method 9 Opacity Method with Digital Camera Technology
On site registration is open!

$289 Member
$339 Nonmember
$149 Government/Student 

Marriott at Research Triangle Park 
4700 Guardian Drive
Durham, NC 27703
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"Reflection on State-Federal Relationships on Environmental Protection" — Stan Meiburg, Director, Graduate Programs in Sustainability, Wake Forest University

Dr. Meiburg spent 39 years with the EPA, serving as Acting Deputy Director from 2014 to 2017. He also served with the EPA's Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards in Research Triangle Park from 1985-1990. Additionally, he served as Deputy Regional Director of the EPA's Atlanta office and Deputy Regional Administrator in Dallas, Texas.