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Air & Waste Management Association - Gulf Coast Chapter


Thursday, February 16, 2017

A&WMA GCC's 20th Annual Conference and Exhibition

(formerly the HAT Conference)


Register Now



Norris Conference Centers --- Houston/CityCentre

816 Town and Country Blvd #210

Houston, Texas 77024

(Google maps)


Thursday, February 16, 2017

Registration and Continental Breakfast: 7:00am

Opening & Introductions: 8:20am

Lunch: 12:00pm

Adjourn: 4:00pm


Registration Level Through 2/1 2/2-2/15 At the Door
Members-Corporate/Non-Profit $275 $325 $375
Non-Members-Corporate/Non-Profit $325 $375 $425
Regulators/Government $225 $225 $275
Full-Time Environmental Students $50 $50 $100
Exhibitors (includes Booth, Table and 2 Exhibitor Entries) $600

Fee Includes:

Conference proceedings, lunch, and refreshments all day. A link to the conference proceedings will be posted to the A&WMA GCC website.

Continuing Education:

Legal Education (CLE) credits will be awarded to attendees (5 credits have been approved - sponsorship provided by The AL Law Group). P.E.’s attendance can be applied toward Continuing Education Program.

Conference Topics:

Click here to download Conference Agenda

Jesse Thompson of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas will be this year’s keynote speaker.

Regulatory Updates

  • David Brymer – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Betsy Peticolas – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Matt Kuryla – Baker Botts
  • Matt Paulson – Bracewell

Politics and the Environment

  • Chris Wolfe – Environmental Defense Fund
  • Dan McGraw – ICIS (U.S. Carbon Markets)


  • Steve Ramsey – Geosyntec Consultants
  • Yousheng Zeng – Providence Photonics


  • Matt Stutz – Weaver Consulting Group
  • Marv Richardson – ERM

Oil and Gas

  • Todd Staples – Texas Oil & Gas Association
  • Celina Romero – Duggins Wren Mann & Romero

Click here to download Conference Agenda

Attendee and Exhibitor Registration:

Please register attendees and exhibitors online using the following website: A&WMA GCC 20th Annual ACE Registration. Booth spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact Shagun Bhat at chair@awma-gcc.org for more information.


We have multiple corporate sponsorships available for the conference. If your company is interested in being a conference sponsor, please send an email to ace@awma-gcc.org.

Hotel Information:

Hampton Inn Houston I-10W Energy Corridor
11333 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas, 77079
Group rate of $119 per night Feb.15-17th for reservations through this link.

Brochure and Agenda:

Click here to download a PDF file of this announcement

Click here to download Conference Agenda


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