Annual Conference on Managing Quality Systems
EPA sponsors a national conference on managing quality systems for environmental programs every year. This conference is a national forum for disseminating and exchanging information on managing the quality of environmental data; discussion and action on issues of national concern; training; and technical presentations. The conference is open to all interested members of the environmental community including representatives from EPA, other Federal Agencies, State, local, and Tribal governments, academia, and the private sector. There is no charge for attending the conference or training.
* Note: The session papers and presentations accessible via this site are posted for informational purposes only. They have not been reviewed or endorsed by EPA management and thus do not represent an official statement of EPA's views or policy. They are not intended to be used to formulate or support any EPA decision or position. Posting these materials does not indicate EPA adoption or endorsement of the information contained therein.
The 29th Annual ConferenceThe 2010 EPA Quality Management Conference took place on May 11 -13, 2010, in Philadelphia, PA. Please call us on 202-564-6830 for more information.
The 28th Annual Conference
The 2009 EPA Quality Management Conference took place on May 12-14, 2009, in San Antonio, Texas. See the Conference home page for more information.
The 27th Annual Conference
The 27th Annual Conference on Managing Environmental Quality Systems was held April 21-24, 2008 in Seattle, Washington. See the Conference home page for information about this event.
The 26th Annual Conference
The 26th Annual Conference on Managing Environmental Quality Systems was held June 11-14, 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio. The featured keynote address was delivered by Dr. Vincent Covello, founder and Director of the Center for Risk Communications. The plenary panel and technical presentations highlighted the conference theme of "Successful Strategies and Their Impact on Environmental Quality Systems." Conference abstracts (PDF 34pp, 216K About PDF) are now available. If you are interested in specific papers or slides from conference presentations, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request an electronic copy. Please indicate the title and author of the presentation in your request. Please note that slides and/or papers are not available for all presentations.
The 25th Annual Conference
The 25th Annual Conference on Managing Environmental Quality Systems was held in Austin, Texas, April 24 - 27, 2006. The conference featured a keynote address by Mr. Joseph DeFeo, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Juran Institute as well as numerous technical presentations and workshops. Plenary panel presentations highlighted implementation of the Information Quality Act and data management in response to hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Click here to access the available session papers. * If you are interested in specific slides from conference presentations, send an email to email@example.com to request a copy. Please indicate the title and author of the presentation in your request. Note that slides are not available for all presentations.
The 24th Annual National Conference
The 24th Annual National Conference on Managing Environmental Quality Systems was held April 11-14, 2005 in San Diego, California. Key features of the conference included plenary session panel presentations on current EPA initiatives (e.g., Wadeable Streams, Information Quality Act), a keynote presentation by noted author Thomas Redman, and numerous technical presentations and workshops.
The 23rd Annual National Conference
The 23rd Annual National Conference on Managing Environmental Quality Systems was held April 13-16, 2004 in Tampa, Florida. The conference provided a national forum for disseminating and exchanging information on managing the quality of environmental data and to discuss issues of national concern to enhance the EPA Quality Community's ability to contribute to the efforts of environmental protection.
The 22nd Annual National Conference
The 22nd Annual National Conference was held in New Orleans, LA on April 14-17, 2003. The conference hosted more than 300 participants from federal, state and local governments and the private sector. Keynote speakers included the E. Ramona Trovato, Principle Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Environmental Information, Environmental Protection Agency; Michael Brackett, Consulting Data Architect; and Greg Weiler, American Society for Quality - Education and Training.