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2015 Community Involvement Training Conference

What's New?
  • Presentation materials are now available for many conference sessions. Please visit the abstracts page to see if materials are available for your sessions.
  • Registration is now closed. You are welcome to register on-site in Atlanta, but please note that many sessions are now full. Please contact Catherine Sims (catherine.sims@emsus.com or 301-589-5318 ext. 23) with any registration-related questions.
  • Online streaming registration is still open! If you cannot attend in person, click here to register for the online streaming sessions.
  • The room block at the Sheraton is now closed.

2015 CI Traning Conference Photo Bar
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 14th Community Involvement Training Conference will be held August 4 – 6, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia.

This dynamic conference brings together more than 450 people from EPA and the Agency’s partners and stakeholders who plan and implement environmental community involvement, partnership, stewardship, outreach, and education programs.

This three-day conference features plenary sessions with guest speakers, topical discussions, multiple 90-minute information sessions, and dozens of engaging and interactive 3-, 4-, and 7-hour training sessions. The conference also includes field trips demonstrating the power of effective community involvement and cooperative conservation efforts in the Atlanta area, an eco café, exhibits, and networking opportunities.

What's Happening and When?

  • July 15, 2015 — Room block at the Sheraton is now closed
  • July 22, 2015 — Registration is now closed
  • August 4-6, 2015 — Community Involvement Training Conference in Atlanta, GA

Ways to Participate in the 2015 EPA Community Involvement Training Conference

You can participate in the 2015 EPA Community Involvement Training Conference in numerous ways, including:

  • Attend the conference. Registration is open until July 22, 2015. If you have any questions, please contact Catherine Sims, Conference Coordinator with EMS.
  • Display an exhibit. Share information about your community involvement and outreach projects and programs by displaying an exhibit or a station in the Eco Café. Please visit the Eco Café and Exhibits page for more information.

Chemical Sensitivity

As you may be aware, some individuals who attend EPA meetings have chemical sensitivity due to multiple exposures in their communities. As a result, they may have adverse health reactions to products commonly used every day, such as scented air fresheners, scented toiletry items, perfumes and colognes. In addition, other individuals may suffer from asthma triggered by exposure to these same products.

Please be sensitive to the needs of these participants by refraining from using perfumed or scented items at the meeting. We ask that you also share this request with others in your office who may be planning to attend. Thank you for your careful consideration and attention to this matter.

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