CALL FOR SPEAKERS AND POSTERS!

February 10-12, 2014

2014 NATIONAL AIR QUALITY CONFERENCES

Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center
Durham/RTP, North Carolina


EPA - Research Triangle Park Campus

The 2014 National Air Quality Conferences, sponsored by EPA and the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) – a MUST for air quality professionals from federal, state, local and tribal air pollution organizations, metropolitan and regional planning organizations, environmental and research organizations, and industry representatives – will be held February 10-12, 2014, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, in Durham, North Carolina.

The conference will begin on Monday afternoon with an opening plenary session followed by one and one-half days of focused breakout sessions, exhibits, and a poster session. Wednesday afternoon we wrap up with a closing plenary session after which the conference will adjourn. Come share your experiences and knowledge, network with colleagues, and learn about new and innovative projects in the exhibits and poster areas. Come experience this unique opportunity to hear the latest information about air quality and your health, innovative federal, state and local outreach initiatives, and air quality forecasting, mapping and monitoring.

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AND POSTERS

If you are interested in participating as a speaker or poster presenter for the Air Quality Forecasting, Mapping, and Monitoring conference, please contact Cary Gentry (gentrycd@forsyth.cc) or Michael Goldstein (michael.goldstein@shelbycountytn.gov).

Those interested in speaking or presenting a poster in the Communicating Air Quality conference, please click here for more information.

MEETING SITE AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The conferences are being held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Conference Center, which is located in Durham. The hotel conference rate is $89 per night for either a single or double occupancy room or you may upgrade your room to the Club Level for $129/$139 per night singe/double, plus applicable taxes. Please reference "NAQC or EPA" to receive the discounted rate. All reservations must be made by Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Reservations can also be made online by clicking here. The hotel is offering a limited number of rooms at the group rate 3 days before and after the conference for anyone looking to extend their trip to the Research Triangle Park area. Space is limited and not guaranteed, so reserve your room quickly.

EXHIBIT AND SUPPORTER OPPORTUNITIES

We welcome inquiries from potential exhibitors and conference supporters. This is a perfect opportunity to network with your colleagues, clients, and others interested and involved in air quality. In addition to onsite recognition during the conference, logos of exhibitors and supporters who commit early will be included online and in conference materials. For more information on these opportunities, contact Erin Pittorino at ERG at erin.pittorino@erg.com.

PASS THE WORD!

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