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2023 ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 27 @ 12:00 pm


The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) is pleased to invite State and Territorial (State) Brownfields, Federal Facilities, Hazardous Waste, Materials Management, Superfund, and Tanks programs’ members, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters and Regional staff, Department of Defense (DoD) and other Federal Agency officials, and other partners to the April 26-27, 2023, ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting in Wilmington, DE.

Meeting Agenda

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The meeting theme will focus on how communications are changing and how people receive and process information. The keynote speaker will share information on how to be heard and how to address conflicting information. In addition, an overview will be provided on some of the most effective methods for reaching stakeholders. This will be an interactive session that will include audience participation.

The draft agenda will be updated regularly with more details on session presentations and confirmed speakers.

Meeting Registration

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ASTSWMO is not charging a registration fee for the Mid-Year Meeting. ASTSWMO is not allowing on-site registration at this year’s meeting. All attendees must register for the meeting by March 10, 2023.

ASTSWMO also reserves the right to close registration early if capacity is reached prior to March 10.

A confirmation of registration e-mail will be forwarded to you upon receipt of your completed registration form.

For State members requesting reimbursement: A confirmation of reimbursement will be sent separately by ASTSWMO staff by March 17, 2023. Please do not make any travel arrangements before you receive the reimbursement confirmation from ASTSWMO staff.

If you need additional assistance regarding registration, please contact TJ Gannon in the ASTSWMO office (202-640-1065 or timothyg@astswmo.org).

Reimbursement Opportunities

ASTSWMO has funding available to reimburse State Brownfields, Federal Facilities, Hazardous Waste, Materials Management, and Superfund programs’ members for their travel expenses, lodging, and meals. Please note: Funding for Tanks is strictly for Tanks Task Force Members Only. To receive ASTSWMO funding, State attendees must request reimbursement when registering for the meeting and funding must be approved and confirmed by ASTSWMO staff prior to travel arrangements being made.

The deadline to request reimbursement from ASTSWMO is March 10, 2023.

ASTSWMO staff will confirm reimbursement requests and provide additional travel policy and reimbursement instructions or notify you of your place on the reimbursement wait list by March 17, 2023.

Please note:

• ASTSWMO has limited funding for each Program and cannot guarantee reimbursement to every State within each Program. ASTSWMO encourages State staff to predetermine which employees will travel with ASTSWMO funding.

• Within each of the Program areas, only one reimbursed attendee per State will be approved.

• After the plenary sessions, reimbursed attendees are required to attend the program breakout sessions related to their funding source. For example, Federal Facilities-funded attendees are expected to attend the Federal Facilities sessions.

Hotel Reservations

ASTSWMO has 2 room blocks for meeting attendees to use for lodging during the 2023 Mid-Year Meeting: The Hotel Dupont, where the meeting is taking place, and the Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown, located across the street from the Hotel Dupont.

Please use the links below to make hotel reservations for the 2023 ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting.

Book at Hotel Dupont

Book at Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown

Last Day to book at both hotels: Monday, April 3, 2023

Please Note: Room blocks may fill up prior to the cut-off date.



The hotels are approximately 20 miles from the Philadelphia airport (PHL). While traffic may extend the travel time, it is estimated that at least a 25-minute commute time should be expected..

Public Transportation from PHL

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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) provides train service between Center City and the airport on the Airport Regional Rail Line. Trains run every 30 minutes on weekdays and operate from 4:13 am to 11:03 pm (Center City to Airport) and from 5:07 am to 12:07 am (Airport to Center City). On weekends, trains run hourly and operate from 5:13 am to 11:13 pm (Center City to Airport) and from 6:07 am to 12:07 am (Airport to Center City). From Center City, you would need to transfer to the Wilmington/Newark Regional Train Line exiting the Wilmington/Biden Station.

Ride Share/Taxi

If you plan to use Uber, Lyft, or another app-based ride service after landing at PHL, proceed through Baggage Claim and follow the Ground Transportation signs for Ride App/Zone 7. Taxi service is also available at ground transportation. Fairs vary from $40 to $75 each way.


Amtrak/SEPTA provides routine service to the Wilmington/Joseph Biden Train station (WIL). The train station is 0.7 miles from the hotel and walkable, but ride share/taxis are available.


Located conveniently off of I-95 in Wilmington. The hotels are located 2 hours from New York City & Washington DC, 1.5 hours to the beach, 1 hour to Baltimore and 25 minutes to Center City Philadelphia.

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April 26 @ 8:00 am
April 27 @ 12:00 pm
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Hotel Dupont
42 w. 11th street
Wilmington, DE 19801 United States
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