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EPA Mid-Atlantic Summit Toolkit: Registration is open for May 16 event

Thursday, April 25, 2024/Categories: News Board

The summit is a free one-day (May 16 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) virtual annual event geared toward addressing environmental health topics relevant to the Mid-Atlantic Region. It features an opening plenary with state environmental state secretaries and concurrent sessions focused on various topics, including equity, environmental justice, sustainability, grant opportunities, and more. 

This year’s event, themed “Empowering Communities for Environmental Equity,” is an opportunity for everyone across the Mid-Atlantic Region to gather and exchange ideas about equitable access to healthy and sustainable communities. 

The event website has more information on the summit, including the agenda and the list of partners.

Registration is now open – there is no obligation to stay for the whole event, as any registered attendee can come and go as they like. 

TO REGISTER, visit the link here! Detailed registration instructions for the event can be found here and in the attached document.  

The summit will be hosted using Zoom Events, a virtual meeting platform that builds on the functions of Zoom Meetings & Webinars. Once registered, you will have access to the Zoom Event portal, a central hub for meeting activities and your route to the myriad sessions supporting this summit. 

Who should attend?  

The summit is free and open to the public. The summit will convene representatives from communities, non-profit organizations, Tribes, professional organizations and advocacy groups, businesses, academia, and federal, state, and local government in the Mid-Atlantic Region. However, anyone interested in environmental and public health may attend the summit.  

Please help us spread the word about the event by sharing the attached flyer with your network and colleagues.  

Requests for reasonable accommodations: 

If you need accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Joy Lee Pearson by voice telephone at 202-715-3851 or via email at TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Read more about EPA’s Reasonable Accommodations

Requests should be made at least five business days before the event. 

EPA Contact: Patrick Beckley,