RMSS-AWMA – Air Quality Technical Conference Call for Abstracts – May 5

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The Rocky Mountain States Section – Air & Waste Management Association (RMSS-A&WMA) is hosting a one-day Air Quality Technical Conference at the Denver Marriott West, 1717 Denver West Blvd., Golden, Colorado (located on the North side of I-70 at Exit 273) on Thursday, November 2, 2023. The focus of this conference is on current and future air quality and waste issues affecting the Rocky Mountain Region.

RMSS-AWMA is hereby issuing a Call for Abstracts for the November 2023 conference. The time allotted for each presentation is 15 minutes with an additional 5 minutes allocated for questions and answers. The Abstract Submittal Deadline and Submittal Package requirements are listed below:

1. Abstracts will be accepted through Friday, May 5, 2023

2. Abstracts shall be approximately 150 words and the submittal package shall include:

A. Title

B. Author(s)

C. Affiliation

D. Author(s) contact information (e-mail and telephone number)

E. Brief bio of the author(s) – about 100 words

3. Topics of Interest as they affect the Rocky Mountain Region:

a. Air Quality Permitting, Compliance and Enforcement Trends (Local, State and Federal)

b. Climate Change in the Rocky Mountain Region/Western US

c. Air Quality Monitoring

d. Air Quality Modeling (Federal or State guideline revisions, advancements in model development, etc.)

e. Industry Specific Air Quality and Waste Issues (Emission Controls, Utilities, Transportation, Oil and Gas, Refineries, etc.)

f. Air Quality Rule Changes (Ozone Non-Attainment Area Designation changes, impact on permitting, etc.)

g. Air Toxics

h. Air Quality Evaluations under NEPA

i. Air Quality Impacts and Health (pandemic concerns, increased wildfire smoke events, etc.)

j. Regulatory and Environmental Policy Trends under the Biden Administration

k. Satellite Imagery and Remote Sensing

l. Environmental Justice

m. Waste Management/Waste Diversion


4. Send your abstract and bio electronically by Friday, May 5, 2023 to:

Gregg Thomas, Technical Conference Content Committee, RMSS-AWMA

E-mail: Gregg.Thomas@denvergov.org

Abstracts will be selected by Friday, June 16, 2023. All those submitting abstracts will be notified shortly thereafter. Please ensure your complete contact information is enclosed with your submittal.

Thank you for your interest in participating in this conference.

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