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56th annual conference of the Pacific Northwest International Section of the Air & Waste Management Association.

Centennial Hall, Juneau, AK

Beautiful downtown Juneau on Gastineau Channel in Southeast Alaska

October 5th, 6th, & 7th, 2016

DRAFT SCHEDULE FOR PNWIS 2016 HERE


PNWIS 2016 is excited to announce that Alice Edwards, the deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, will be featured as the keynote speaker. 

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Alice Edwards lives and works in Juneau and began serving as the Deputy Commissioner for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in March 2015.  She has a bachelor’s in chemistry and biology from the University of Oregon, and recently finished a Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Alaska Southeast.  Ms. Edwards began working at DEC when she first moved from Oregon to Juneau in 1989 with her husband, Sean.  Twenty six years later, she remains at DEC.  During that time, Ms. Edwards worked in Alaska’s air quality program, eventually serving as Division Director from 2008-2015.  Her work focused on air quality monitoring and community air quality planning.  Over the years, she developed regulations and air quality control plans for carbon monoxide, particulate matter, and regional haze.  She has been a member or leader in a number of multi-agency groups, including the Western States Air Resources Council, Western Regional Air Partnership, Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group, and the Anchorage and Fairbanks metropolitan planning organizations.


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Come join us at Centennial Hall in October and network with many of the regions top environmental professionals. Located on the waterfront in Juneau, Alaska, Centennial Hall offers an exceptional location for this year’s conference.

Catch up on the latest developments in regulatory policy and law, environmental science and technology, environmental modeling, and other topics over three days of parallel technical sessions. Network with colleagues, young professionals, and industry representatives at a number of networking and social events including the Fun Run on the morning of Oct. 6th and Gala dinner the evening of Oct. 6th. Visit exhibitor booths and talk with professionals and consultants offering premier technology and services.


 

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