Freight & Environment: Ports of Entry
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A new A&WMA conference focusing on reducing the environmental impacts of freight transportationThe Air & Waste Management Association is proud to announce a new specialty conference on Freight & Environment: Ports of Entry that will be held on October 23-24, 2019 at the Penn Station Hilton Hotel in Newark, New Jersey. This conference will explore many solutions to reduce the environmental impacts of all freight transportation, focusing on ports of entry.
The technical program will include panel discussions of experts in the field, forward looking presentations on reducing impacts on the environment, and student participation. The conference will bring together an international community of scientists, regulators, practitioners and students to share ways to make freight more sustainable.
Call for abstracts open! Deadline is March 8, 2018. Share your work and present at this inaugural conference.
The planning committee is seeking abstracts for platform presentations, panel sessions, and student posters on environmental issues and solutions for all types of ports—marine, rail, air cargo, and truck. Suggested topics include air quality, climate change, sustainability and energy, transportation planning and land use, and noise impacts and reduction.