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2019 ECOS Fall Meeting: States Sparking Solutions
September 24 - September 26
Agenda & Other Materials
- Final Agenda
- (Available through the Guidebook app- Instructions to download below)
- Final Attendee List
- Speaker Guidelines
- Profile of Fall Meeting Host Maia Bellon of Washington
- Shale Gas Caucus
- Dr. Mark Keim, Leading in Times of Natural Disasters
- Report from the Front Lines – State Successes in Disaster Preparation & Recovery
- Sheila Holman, State Stormwater Solutions
- Mary Gade, The Myriad Benefits of Methane Mapping
- Jim Kenney, PFAS Progress – State Standards, Emerging Partnerships, & More
- David Fischer, Tackling Toxics – The New TSCA at Three
- Chris Wells, Leveraging Prize Challenges
- State Innovation Videos
By August 2:
- $675 member/state
- $775 federal/dues-paying Alumni Association
- $875 other
Add $75 for registration 8/3-9/6. Add $50 more after 9/6.
- Cancellation by 8/2 is subject to $35 fee. Non-emergency cancellation after 8/2 is non-refundable.
- ECOS cannot comp attendees who plan to attend one session only, unless they are speakers for that session.
*The ECOS room block is closed. Please contact Layne Piper if you would like to be placed on the wait list in the event a room becomes available. Should you need to cancel a room, please contact Layne Piper first so we can offer that room to someone on the wait list.
Attendees should make their own room reservations at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel by booking online here , or by calling (206) 621-1700, ext. 3131 and mentioning the Environmental Council of the States. The special ECOS group rate is available until August 23 or sellout of the room block, whichever is sooner. ECOS’ room rate is $257 plus applicable taxes and fees in effect at the time of checkout. ECOS room nights include September 23, 24, and 25, with limited availability three nights before and after the conference. Check-in is at 3 p.m. and checkout is noon. Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the arrival date to avoid charges.
The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the closest airport, located 14 miles from the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. The hotel is one block from the Link light rail. From baggage claim, follow the signs for Link light rail and get off at the University Street Station. More information about Seattle’s light rail is available here.
In lieu of paper agendas, ECOS will again use the mobile meeting app Guidebook. The personalized app will also feature meeting materials, innovation video voting, live polls, and more.
To download the Fall Meeting guide, click here. If you already have the Guidebook app downloaded from the Spring Meeting, you can also click on “Find Guides” and search for “2019 ECOS Fall Meeting.” When you download the meeting guide, make sure you enable the app to send you “push notifications” so you receive notifications if there are changes to the agenda, locations, or other important information.
For questions about Guidebook, email Sarah Grace Longsworth. ECOS staff will be available at the meeting to assist attendees with the app.
Activities in Seattle
ECOS was able to acquire a coupon code for discounted Space Needle & Chihuly Garden and Glass tickets. Tickets are available until September 29 at a discounted rate of $30 for the Space Needle and $44 for the Space Needle & Chihuly Garden and Glass combo ticket. Special pricing available online only.
For tickets, go to www.spaceneedle.com, select buy tickets, and enter the promo code ECOS19.
Please Note: Tickets are timed. The Space Needle uses a 15 minute arrival window to be selected at booking. For the combo ticket, the time you select is the Space Needle arrival time, and guests can visit the Chihuly Garden and Glass at any time as long as it is on the same day. Guests can stay at each location for any length of time. All tickets are single entry. Payment due at time of purchase. All sales are final and non-cancellable and non-refundable.
Follow @ECOStates on Twitter for updates on the Fall Meeting, and tweet about the event using the hashtags #ECOSFall19.