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2024 ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting

April 23 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 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 23-24, 2024, ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting in Boston, MA.

Meeting Agenda

Read Draft Agenda The meeting theme is “The Long Term…” which will address long-term aspects of various ASTSWMO program areas. For example as science changes, how does it impact current and future cleanups, management, and funding. A draft agenda is available here and will be updated regularly with more details on session presentations and confirmed speakers as they become available.

Meeting Registration

Register Here ASTSWMO is not allowing on-site registration at this year’s meeting. All attendees must register for the meeting by March 15, 2024. ASTSWMO is not charging a registration fee for the Mid-Year Meeting. ASTSWMO also reserves the right to close registration early if capacity is reached prior to March 15. A confirmation of registration e-mail will be forwarded to you upon receipt of your completed registration form by eventbrite. For State members requesting reimbursement: A confirmation of reimbursement will be sent separately by ASTSWMO staff by March 22, 2024. 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 February 29, 2024. 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 22, 2024. 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

A STSWMO has a room block for meeting attendees to use for lodging during the 2024 Mid-Year Meeting at the The Westin Boston Seaport District Hotel. Please use the link below to make hotel reservations for the 2024 ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting. https://book.passkey.com/go/ASTSWMO2024 Last Day to book at hotel: April 1, 2024 Please Note: Room blocks may fill up prior to the cut-off date.

Travel

Airports

The closest and most convenient airport is Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), which is less than 3 miles from the hotel.

Driving

If driving to the meeting please review ASTSWMO’s Travel Policy. Please note, per our travel policy, ASTSWMO does not reimburse for rental cars.

Transportation

There is no free shuttle to and from the airport and hotel. Options for getting to the hotel can be found here.

ASTSWMO Gives Back

Stay tuned for this meeting’s recipient!

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) has identified the opportunity to allow limited sponsorship opportunities as a way to further the work of the organization. The term sponsorship is understood to mean financial or other rewards received from non-governmental organizations with the intent to fund a particular activity or function of the organization. Please read our policy on sponsorship.

Details

Start:
April 23 @ 8:00 am
End:
April 24 @ 12:00 pm
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Organizer

ASTSWMO
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Venue

The Westin Boston Seaport District
425 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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Phone
(617) 532-4600