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2023 Annual Conference
Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, March 01, 2023, 5:00 PM MST
Category: Conference

2 Weeks Away - 2023 EPAZ Conference

18th Annual EPAZ Conference

Conference Date:

February 28 - March 1, 2023


NEW Location:

SRP Pera Club Continental Conference Center

1 East Continental Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281



Attendee Registration Rates:

Member Rate - $275

Non-Member Rate - $375


Register HERE

The Environmental Professionals of Arizona (EPAZ) is hosting the 18th Annual EPAZ Conference at a new location in 2023 .  The conference provides a great opportunity to learn the latest regulatory updates, share industry specific information and network among your peers.


The program is now available and we are looking foward to another fun and educational experience.




Our program will also include a Student Poster Competition and presentation of the 2023 EPAZ Scholarship Awards. 

Keynote Speakers:

Director's Welcome

Karen Peters,

ADEQ Director


Tom Buschatzke,

ADWR Director


Wednesday, March 1, 2023

at 8:00 am


Keynote Luncheon Programs:

Energy/Environmental Panel Discussion

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Eric Massey, Director, ESG Policy and Reporting at Arizona Public Service will lead a discussion featuring solar panel recycling and hazardous waste issues stemming from solar panels, resource constraints in the West, grid affordability/reliability issues, and issues that that the electric car industry is facing. 

Panelists include:  Anne Carlton, APS;  Bill McClellan, SRP;  Lucky Van Horn, Lucid Motors


PFAS Panel Discussion
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Kirk Craig, P.E., PEE, Senior Principal Environmental Engineer at Geosyntec Consultants will facilitate a discussion on the historical, current and ever-changing state of federal PFAS regulations, pending private litigation cases and learn about a number of cutting-edge treatment, destruction and passive sampling technologies that are under development as well as waste management considerations related to PFAS.

Panelists include:   Laura Carusona, ADEQ; AnnieLu DeWitt, Clean Harbors;  Mitchell Klein, Snell & Wilmer LLP;  Matt Narter, ADEQ;  Kathyrn Peacock, Partner Engineering Science; 

Other Confirmed Speakers:

  • Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director & Division Directors
  • State, County & Indian Community  Air Quality Directors

Hotel Accommodations:

Comfort Inn & Suites
808 N. Scottsdale Road, Tempe, AZ 85281


A block of hotel rooms are available at $151/night plus tax. The deadline to reserve a room at this rate is February 14, 2023. Click here for Reservations.

Annual Networking Reception Sponsored by:

Lets reconnect and continue building relationships from over the years, while also meeting new colleagues and bridging new partnerships at our annual conference networking reception.  The reception will be held immediately after the program on the patio, featuring live entertainment by SugarJam Band on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.


Corporate Sponsors

Luncheon Sponsors

Sustainability Sponsor

Educational Outreach Sponsor

Breakfast Sponsors

Break Sponsors


Environmental Professionals of Arizona (EPAZ)

PO Box 60663, Phoenix, Arizona 85082

602.332.3174   [email protected]


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