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2006 Community Involvment Conference and Training

General Conference Information

The U.S. EPA's 2006 Community Involvement Conference and Training was held June 27–30, 2006, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Photo collage of Milwaukee, WI

This dynamic conference brought together public participation and community involvement professionals from EPA and its federal, state, tribal, and local partners. The conference offered participants original, engaging, and interactive presentations focusing on ways that government can interact with communities to brew something truly impressive: achieving environmental results through community involvement. Presenters representing a wide variety of practitioner groups shared how they involve communities in environmental protection through partnerships, stewardship, engagement, outreach, and education. Nearly 400 people attended this year’s conference.

The conference included several plenary sessions and dozens of concurrent sessions, as well as field trips, exhibits, two poster sessions, evening activities, and many networking opportunities. In addition, several optional four- or eight-hour training workshops were offered.

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Conference Proceedings

Presentations from the 2006 Community Involvement Conference and Training in Milwaukee, Wisconsin are now online. You can view presentations from either the Main Conference Sessions or the Training Sessions. Scroll down on each page to the session that you are interested in.

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Poster Awards

Awards were presented at the conference for Best Overall Poster and the People's Choice Award. See the posters page for details on the winners.

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