Welcome to the Alaska Tribal Conference on Environmental Management ATCEM
ATCEM 2011 Sponsored by ANTHC!
The 17th Annual ATCEM Conference will be held November 7-11, 2011 at the Hilton Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska.
To register or for more information log onto www.atcemak.com
View this year's agenda, click here: ATCEM 2011 Program
2011 ATCEM Forms:
Thank you US EPA Region 10!
Thank you US EPA Region 10 for sponsoring and supporting the last 16 years of the ATCEM conference!
2010 Conference at a Glance
Over 300 attendees registered for the conference! 44 breakout sessions included topics on solid waste management, solid waste funding, backhauling, climate change, air quality, environmental health, and more. Attendees also had a chance to go to Everts Air Cargo (in partnership with Total Reclaim) to learn how to package and backhaul electronic waste, lead-acid batteries, fluorescent bulbs and plastic. To learn more on e-waste, click here to view Total Reclaim's website.
Master of ceremonies speakers:Rose Kalistook (ONC) and Violet Yeaton (Port Graham.) Opening keynote speaker, Mr. Lincoln Bean Sr., ANTHC Board Member. Tuesday morning keynote address by Dr. Phyllis Fast, University of Alaska Anchorage. Lucheon keynote speaker, Mr. Joel Neimeyer, Federal Co-Chair of the Denali Commission. Wednesday morning keynote address by Ms. Diane Benson of Anchorage. Closing keynote address by Dr. James Berner, ANTHC, Director of Community Health. Thank you to all keynote speakers!
ATCEM Planning Committee received the "Education in Leadership Award" from ALPAR!
Pictures of the 2010 Conference
Pictures of the 2009 Conference
Thank you to all the presenters for presenting at the ATCEM conference, we had over 44 breakout sessions. Take a moment to view the presentations.
Climate Change Assessment in the Northwest Arctic, presented by Mike Brubaker, Director, Center for Climate & Health, ANTHC
Making the Link: Protecting the Link Protecting the Health of Our People, presented by Vi Waghiyi, Sarah Petras and Colleen Keane,Alaksa Community Action on Toxics (ACAT)
Air Quality Issues for Native Alaskans, presented by Bob Morgan, ADEC, Division of Air Qulity
Youth Action on Climate Change, presented by Alaska Youth for Environmental Action leaders (AYEA)
Alaska Rural Utility Collaborative (ARUC), presented by John Nichols, ARUC Manager, ANTHC.
DEC Drinking Water Program Overview, presented by ADEC Drinking Water Program staff
Health Impact Assessment, presented by Jacob Bell, Program Manager for ANTHC's Health Impact Assessment Program
Woodstove Study Changeout, presented by Johna Boulafentis, Environmental Outreach Specialist, Environmental Restoration and Waste Management for the Nez Perce Tribe
Weatherization Best Practices, presented by Mimi Burbage and Cary Bolling, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
Grants.gov, presented by Martha Barber, US EPA
Hands on Water Quality Assessment, presented by Dr. Birgit Hagedorn and Etta Mutter, Univeristy of Alaska Fairbanks
Spill Reporting Cleanup, presented by ADEC Staff
Home Heating Oil Tanks, presented by ADEC Staff
Short Lived Climate Forces, presented by Laura McKelvey, US EPA
Planning Committee Members
Committee members are volunteers from different organizations throughout the State of Alaska and Arizona. The committee meets once a month beginning in May of each year. On behalf of ANTHC and US EPA, Thank You for volunteering your time planning a successful conference! Are you interested in joing the committee? Contact the Solid Waste Coordinator!
Stay in the Know
If you would like to receive notices for the 2010 ATCEM conference, stay in the know! Provide your email address to the Solid Waste coordinator to receive upcoming notices. ATCEM is also on facebook, join the group, become a fan of ATCEM.
If you have any questions or suggestions for the 2011 ATCEM conference,
please contact the Solid Waste Coordinator
Toll free number is 1-800-560-8637 or by email