The National Brownfields Training Conference is going to the Sooner State! The live, in-person conference will be held December 8-11, in Oklahoma City. The theme is “Sustainable Communities Start Here”.
Oklahoma City is the site of the 2021 Brownfields Conference due to the exciting brownfields redevelopment happening in the city. The conference will take place in the brand new Oklahoma City Convention Center, which was itself built on a redeveloped brownfield site!
The National Brownfields Training Conference provides networking and learning opportunities to the Brownfields community. Conference planners are working to ensure that the venue and travel arrangements will be as safe and healthy as possible so conference attendees can continue to experience the valuable in-person education and networking opportunities that have defined the Brownfields Conference since 1996.
Co-sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the National Brownfields Training Conference is the largest gathering of stakeholders focused on cleaning up and reusing formerly utilized commercial and industrial properties.
The Conference features a dynamic program of speakers, mobile workshops, films, over 100 educational sessions, and other learning formats calibrated to provide case studies, program updates, and useful strategies for meeting your brownfield challenges head-on. The exceptional training offered by the Brownfields Conference has something for both beginners and seasoned professionals. Topic areas include
The conference is also a premier stop for the private sector with a vibrant exhibit hall and other transactional activities that are catered towards companies doing the business of brownfields cleanup and redevelopment. The exhibit hall will feature federal agencies, engineering firms, developers, environmental cleanup companies, legal and financial expertise, nonprofits, and other types of organizations.
As an added bonus, organizers recently added Brownfields University to the program. BU is a set of pre-conference training workshops that will provide a core of brownfield concepts and practices to prepare attendees for the full educational program content.