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2015 ECOS Spring Meeting

March 16, 2015 - March 18, 2015



Final Agenda for Printing (Revised March 4)

Final Agenda Layout Version


Agenda Methane and VOC Mitigation

Agenda Congressional Panel

Agenda Air Traffic Control

---PPT: DOE's Technical Assistant to States - Judy Greenwald

Agenda State and Federal Preparedness, Response, and Resiliency

Agenda Water Planning for the Future

---PPT: Cleaner Water Faster - Building a Better City: Richmond's Integrated Watershed Management Plan - Bob Steidel

---PPT: Creating a Conversation: Developing Practical Strategies for Integrated Planning - Greg Burris

Agenda Next Generation Compliance

---PPT: Next Generation Compliance Overview

Agenda Business Community Roundtable

---PPT: Rising to Environmental Challenges - Ken Lear

Agenda Taking Your Agency to the Next Level

---Letter: EPA to ECOS on Oversight of State Permitting Programs

---Document: Examples of Flexibility Sought by State Grantees

---PPT: High Performing Organizations - Shari Meghreblian

---PPT: Succession Planning - David Paylor

Agenda Hot Topics

--PPT: ERIS-EPA Office of Research and Development Collaboration - Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta

---PPT: Remediation Plus: Crediting and Verifying Stormwater Best Management Practices - ITRC


---PPT: California-Region 9 Presentation for ECOS-OGC Legal Network Meeting



FULL REGISTRATION-Early rate (paid by 2/6): $675 member/state/nonprofit; $775 federal/dues-paying Alumni Association; $875 other. Add $75 for registration 2/7-3/6. Add $50 more after 3/6. ONE-DAY REGISTRATION-Early rate (paid by 2/6): $350 member/state; $400 federal/alumni association; $450 other. Add $50 for registration 2/7-3/6. Add $50 more after 3/6. IMPORTANT NOTES-Cancellation by 2/6 subject to $35 fee. Non-emergency cancellation after 2/6 non-refundable. ***REGISTRATION POLICY CHANGE: ECOS no longer can comp attendees who plan to attend one session only, unless they are speakers for that session.

Online Registration


Attendees should make their own room reservations at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel at the link below or (877) 212-5752. The special ECOS group rate is available until February 16 or sellout of the room block, whichever is sooner. ECOS' room rate is $259, plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 14.5%) in effect at the time of checkout. ECOS room nights include March 15, 16, and 17, with limited availability on the bookend nights of March 13, 14, 18, and 19. Check-in time is 3 p.m., and check-out time is noon. See the hotel reservation link for the room cancellation policy.***FEB. 11 UPDATE: The ECOS room block at the Mayflower is now sold out on most nights, and the hotel’s online reservation system will turn away attendees who request a range of dates if any of those dates are unavailable (even if one or more are available). Call Mayflower reservations directly to check availability for a given night. Alternatively, call reservations (202/775-0800) at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel to reserve a room at that nearby property. Current rates are $249 for March 15 and $299 for March 16 and 17, but availability of these rates is not guaranteed.

Mayflower Renaissance Reservation Link for ECOS Attendees

Sponsor: ECOS
Venue: The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC
Venue Website:
Contact Info: Lia Parisien,
Registration: See meeting description.

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