The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present an international conference on emerging issues in greenhouse gas (GHG) regulation and mitigation, to be held on November 16-17, 2011 in San Francisco, California, USA.

The conference will provide a forum for discussing local, state, regional, national, and international programs and initiatives, with a solutions-oriented focus on GHG emissions, reporting, policy, and regulatory issues; mitigation strategies and technologies; linkages to energy efficiency and conservation; and climate change adaptation. The conference will also examine a range of related topics, and take note of lessons learned and successful implementation strategies.

Abstracts are being sought for platform and poster presentation on all aspects of GHG regulation, including:

Policy Relevant Topics
  • Recent developments in GHG reduction strategies and programs
  • Emerging legislative and regulatory activities
  • Development of corporate strategies
  • Integrated strategies for GHG reductions and air quality management
  • Linkages to energy policy and efficiency

Technical Information Topics
  • Mandatory and voluntary GHG reporting programs and lessons learned
  • Permitting approaches for addressing GHG emissions
  • Regional and local climate trends and implications
  • Economic incentives and corporate GHG trading
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation analyses and projects
  • Co-benefits of integrating GHG, air quality, and climate change adaptation strategies

Emerging Technological Solution Topics
  • Clean energy technologies
  • Carbon capture and sequestration, and other GHG reduction techniques
  • Improvement in industrial and utility energy efficiency and management
  • Intelligent electrical grid management
  • Corporate case study examples

Visit the conference website for more information.