18th Annual EPAZ Conference

  

February 28 - March 1, 2023

NEW LOCATION - SRP PERA CLUB CONFERENCE CENTER (facility & parking map)

1 East Continental Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281

PREMIER CONFERENCE SPONSORS

    

The EPAZ Conference is a great opportunity to learn the latest regulatory updates related to Air, Soil, Water and Waste as well as share industry specific information and network among your peers.  Expected topics on our program will include regulatory & technical updates for industry, municipalities and medical facilities as it relates to AIR, WASTE & WATER, NEPA/ESA, EMERGENCY RESPONSE, EPCRA & OSHA/H&S and more. 

PROGRAM AGENDA

KEYNOTES:

Director's Welcome with Karen Peters, ADEQ Director and Tom Buschatzke, ADWR Director
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 8:00 am

Join us as we welcome the new ADEQ Director in her first public engagement since joining ADEQ and latest information on the state of Arizona's water resources from our ADWR Director.

Energy/Environmental Panel Discussion
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Eric Massey, Director, ESG Policy and Reporting at Arizona Public Service will lead a discussion featuring solar panel recycling and hazardous waste issues stemming from solar panels, resource constraints in the West, grid affordability/reliability issues, and issues that that the electric car industry is facing. Panelists include: Anne Carlton, APS; Bill McClellan, SRP; Lucky Van Horn, Lucid Motors

PFAS Panel Discussion
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Kirk Craig, P.E., PEE, Senior Principal Environmental Engineer at Geosyntec Consultants will facilitate a discussion on the historical, current and ever-changing state of federal PFAS regulations, pending private litigation cases and learn about a number of cutting-edge treatment, destruction and passive sampling technologies that are under development as well as waste management considerations related to PFAS.  Panelists include:  Mitchell Klein, Snell & Wilmer LLP; AnnieLu DeWitt, Clean Harbors; Matt Narter, ADEQ; Laura Carusona, ADEQ

OTHER CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  •     Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director & Division Directors
  •     State, County & Indian Community  Air Quality Directors

ANNUAL NETWORKING RECEPTION

Continue building relationships from over the years, while also meeting new colleagues and bridging new partnerships at our annual conference networking reception.  The reception sponsored by Geosyntec Consultants will be held on the Patio featuring live entertainment by SugarJam Band on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

    

 

2023 STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION

EPAZ is hosting a student poster competition and selected posters will be on display and judged during the conference.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the 1st Place, 2nd Place and People’s Choice posters. Learn More!

2023 EPAZ SCHOLARSHIPS

Encouraging students who have invested their future in the environment, EPAZ awards over $8,000 each year to graduate and undergraduate students in environmental programs in Arizona.  The deadline to submit an application was January 8, 2023 and the recipients will be announced at the conference. Learn More!

HOTEL

 

Comfort Inn & Suites
808 N. Scottsdale Road, Tempe, AZ 85281
480.858.9898
Rate:  $151 + tax
Deadline to reserve at this rate: February 14, 2023

Reserve Today

 

REGISTRATION

The registration fee includes the conference, meals, reception, conference materials & certificate of attendance.  Save $50 if you register before the Early-Bird Deadline of February 1, 2023.  Register online below.

Member Rate - Full Conference - $275
Non-Member Rates - Full Conference - $375

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

 Conference Chairperson:

Disha Gadre

(480) 740-0204

 

 

Are you interested in registering as a Sponsor or Exhibitor?  Learn more Here!