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2022 ASTSWMO Superfund and Brownfields Symposium

August 9 @ 8:00 am - August 11 @ 12:00 pm

Symposium Participation

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The ASTSWMO CERCLA and Brownfields Subcommittee is pleased to invite you to our Superfund and Brownfields Symposium on Tuesday, August 9 – Thursday, August 11, 2022, in Des Moines, IA. This year’s theme is “Remediation to Restoration to Revitalization.” This theme refers to the process of remediating contaminated sediments and restoring ecosystems to foster sustainable revitalization in coastal communities. Remediation to Restoration to Revitalization is a framework for translating ecological consequences from remediation and restoration projects into environmental and socioeconomic benefits such as swimmable water, enhanced recreational amenities, and green development. Remediation to Restoration to Revitalization supports States, Regions, and other partners to clean up contaminated sites in ways that reduce health and environmental risks and help return these sites as valuable assets for local communities.

The two and-a-half day Symposium has been designed as a forum for interaction among State and Territorial (State) Superfund and Brownfields Managers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters and Regional staff, and other invited guests. The primary objective of this Symposium is to emphasize discussion and information-sharing opportunities among speakers and attendees regarding approaches and strategies used by State Brownfield and Superfund programs in remediating, restoring. and revitalizing the various sites across the country. Due to limitations on hotel meeting space capacity and accommodations availability, priority attendance will be given to our members, federal officials, and invited guests. Additional information on State member reimbursement and participation for the Symposium is provided below.

Symposium Agenda

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The Symposium is a mix of plenary and concurrent sessions. Plenary sessions will address issues relevant to both Superfund and Brownfields programs. Concurrent sessions will allow for a focus on Superfund and Brownfields program-specific topics. Please note that the conference is in person and that the planning committee will review which sessions will lend themselves to virtual.

The current draft agenda is available here and will be updated on a regular basis leading up to the Symposium.

Symposium Registration

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ASTSWMO is NOT charging a registration fee for the Symposium. All attendees, including speakers, must register for the meeting. The last day to register with ASTSWMO is Wednesday, July 6, 2022.

ASTSWMO also reserves the right to close registration early if capacity is reached prior to July 6, 2022. There will be no on-site registration for the Symposium. Please click here for the online registration form.

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

Please note that confirmation of reimbursement will be sent separately by ASTSWMO staff within two weeks after receiving a registration with a request for funding. 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, ASTSWMO, at timothyg@astswmo.org).


August 9 @ 8:00 am
August 11 @ 12:00 pm
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Hilton Hotel Des Moines
435 Park St
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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(515) 241-1456