MARAMA Dispersion Modeling Applications Workshop


August 26-27, 2014


Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel

10 Burke Avenue

Towson, MD 21204



The workshop will be focused on implementation of the NOXand SO2one hour standards.  Attending will be state air modeling and permitting staff and some Air Directors.  Presentation topics will include the health basis for the standard, implementation of USEPA guidance, modeling of multiple and intermittent sources, combined use of monitoring and modeling, and implications of court rulings.  In addition there will be a round table discussion of state issues.




Tuesday, August 26, 2014– 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Wednesday, August 27, 2014– 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM



Direct link to registration

Workshop Registration Deadline: August 8, 2014

Please note that MARAMA utilizes the RegOnline system. You will need to login and create a password. If attending future events,you will be able to use the same login and password without having to fill in your contact information again.  If you have already registered for a previous course, please use the login and password you have created to register for this course.


There is NO registration fee for state and local agencies, invited speakers, or others who are not federal employees.


The fee for federal employees is $50.00 for August 26, 2014 and $37.00 for August 27, 2014.  Please bring a check to the workshop.





Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel

10 Burke Avenue

Towson, MD 21204

(410) 324-8100 or 1-800-228-9290



Sleeping rooms will be reserved under MARAMA Training room block.  Everyone is responsible for making their own hotel reservations either on-line or through central reservations. When calling their reservations line, reference that you are part of the MARAMA Training room block.


RoomRate: $98.00* (See note below)

Reference: MARAMA Training


Hotel Registration Deadline:  August 3, 2014

*Note: All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card.  Everyone will need to show a valid government photo ID at time of check-in to receive the $98.00 government rate.



MARAMA will offer support to cover the cost of room and tax for up to 2 staff per MARAMA member agency. Supported attendees are responsible for all incidentals and travel. Overnight support is not available to those who live within 50 miles of the course location.  If additional or alternative support is needed, pre-approval is necessary and a request must come from your agency’s Air Director (or their designee) and emailed to MARAMA’s Executive Director, Susan Wierman (, as well as MARAMA’s Training Coordinator, Sue Dilli (, prior to the event. A list of what type of support is needed, an estimate of additional costs, and the reason for the support is essential to include.