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Upcoming Conferences for Tribal Communities

Upcoming Conference:

Cancelled due to the COVID Pandemic.  Check Northern Arizona University for updates. 

Save the Date:  21st Annual National Tribal Forum on Air Quality, May 27-29, 2020. 

Hosted by The Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Online registration opens in February 2020.  Check Northern Arizona University for updates.  

National Air Quality Conference (Rescheduled)
Timeframe:   Tentatively projected for Spring 2021 and as a virtual conference (online only). 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) and the Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies (AAPCA) invite you to attend the rescheduled National Air Quality Conference, which will be held virtually.  Air quality professionals from federal, state, local and tribal air pollution organizations, metropolitan and regional planning organizations, environmental and research organizations, and industry representatives are encouraged to participate to learn the latest information on air quality forecasting and mapping, air quality and your health, and innovative outreach programs.  Once details have been worked out, we post the information here.  Stay tuned!

Previous Conferences:

The 2018 Tribal Exchange Network Conference was held February 27-28, 2018 in Tuscon, Arizona.

2017 National Tribal Forum on Air Quality (NTF)
Timeframe:  May 1-4, 2017

Location:  Tucson, Arizona

The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the National Tribal Air Association (NTAA) are looking for tribes and/or inter-tribal organizations interested in co-hosting the 2017 National Tribal Forum on Air Quality (NTF). The NTF is a premier national conference focused on improving air quality and addressing the impacts of climate change that draws approximately 200 environmental professionals from tribes, state and federal agencies, and other organizations from across the country. For information about past conferences, please visit the ITEP website:

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