Please register now for MARAMA’s Monitoring Committee Training Workshop schedule for December 5-8, 2022 in Swarthmore, PA. This year’s training workshop will have two attendance options, either in-person or virtual (via WebEx). Please reference the registration form (link below) for further details.

LOCATION

Swarthmore Inn

10 South Chester Road

Swarthmore, PA 19081

TRAINING WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES

This training workshop will include: roundtable discussions with member agencies; updates from EPA Region III and OAQPS; and presentations from invited speakers. Participants will share their experience meeting challenges with new air quality monitoring technology, updated data analysis and quality assurance methods, and revised regulatory requirements.

DRAFT AGENDA: Draft Monitoring Workshop Agenda

DRAFT DAILY SCHEDULE

Monday, December 5, 2022 (Afternoon) – TRAINING TRACKS (Gathering Room A&B)

Track 1 – Equipment Training (IN-PERSON ONLY)

Track 2 – Data Validation (IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL OPTION)

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 – TRAINING WORKSHOP (Gathering Room)

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Keynote Speaker

EPA OAQPS and Regional Office Overview

Quality Assurance

2022 PAMS Season

Roundtable Discussion

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 – TRAINING WORKSHOP (Gathering Room)

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Program Updates (CASTNET, IMPROVE, EPA Airnow)

2022 Domestic and International Events

Roundtable Discussion

Pointers, Ploys and Procedures

Thursday, December 8, 2022 – TRAINING WORKSHOP

8:00 AM – 12:45 PM

Air Sensor Studies

Campaign Updates and Future Projects

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

REGISTER FOR THE TRAINING WORKSHOP (IN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL OPTIONS): CLICK HERE

If information regarding computer equipment and software installation for Track 2 – Data Validation training is needed, it will be forwarded.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE DATES:

IN-PERSON – November 15, 2022

VIRTUAL (VIA WEBEX) – November 30, 2022

Note: Registrants attending virtually will be forwarded a WebEx link to access both the training session and the workshop.

REGISTRATION FEES: There is NO registration fee for this meeting for state and local employees and invited non-Federal speakers. There is a registration fee for Federal Employees attending in-person (including Federal employee speakers). Please reference the FEES within the registration form (link above).

MARAMA agency members, EPA and invited guests have priority for in-person registration. Others wanting to attend in person may inquire with MARAMA if there is availability. The virtual attendance is open to other regulatory agencies with MARAMA consent.

HOTEL INFORMATION

Swarthmore Inn

10 South Chester Road

Swarthmore, PA 19081

RESERVATIONS: Please call The Swarthmore Inn at 610-543-7500 and ask for the MARAMA room block rate.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation of individual reservations must be at least 48 hours prior to the arrival date to avoid a charge of first night’s room and tax. Early check out fee may occur.

NOTE: MARAMA WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CANCELLATION CHARGES.

HOTEL RESERVATION DEADLINE DATE: November 18, 2022

Registration Questions: Sue Dilli and Jackie Burkhardt training@marama.org