2013 Environmental Affairs Conference

May 13, 2013 - May 16, 2013 / Halifax, NS, Canada

Hotel Information

1515 South Park Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3J 2L2

For hotel reservations, please call The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites directly at (902) 423-6331 or toll free at 1-800-565-2020. Be sure to identify yourself as being with the ACI-NA group  to receive the special group rate of $169.00 CAD single/double occupancy plus applicable tax.  The last day to receive this rate is April 19, 2013.  Rooms may sell out before this date.  Make your reservations early!

Halifax Stanfield International Airport

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Halifax Weather


This annual event features environmental airport staff, experienced environmental consultants, and ACI-NA policy experts gathering to learn about developments in federal, state, and local environmental regulations and policy. Experience the opportunity to share best practices with other environmental professionals for managing environmental impacts in both the U.S. and Canada and discuss other emerging topics and trends relevant to our industry.

2013 Environmental Affairs Conference Potential Topics:
•    Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and other Natural Disasters: Lessons Learned
•    GIS and other Technology Tools for Environmental Monitoring
•    Environmental Assessment Best Practices from the U.S. and Canada
•    Human Health Assessments and What They Mean for Airports
•    FAA Updates on Nextgen EMS and Order 1050.1E, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures
•    Noise Issues and Nextgen
•    ACRP Project Updates and Roundtable Discussion on Research Needs
•    2012 Benchmarking Survey Results and Updated ACI-NA Environmental Goals
•    Expanded Information Sharing and Problem-Solving Session
•    Sustainability

This is a preliminary list of the exciting topics we will cover in Halifax during the 2013 Environmental Affairs Spring Conference. 



The Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up Volunteer Opportunity

The Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up is a year-round program developed and delivered by Clean Nova Scotia. Now celebrating its 20th year, the program has evolved into a year round initiative that aims to remove litter from our communities, parks and shorelines.

Please join us in making Halifax and the world a cleaner place by participating in a park pick up Wednesday, May 15th at 3:30. We will meet in the lobby of the Lord Nelson Hotel and walk to our designated pick up location. All supplies will be provided. Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.

To sign up follow this link. If you have any questions, please contact the meetings department.

Who Should Attend
  • Airport Environmental Personnel
  • Airport Legal Professionals
  • Operations and Technology Airport Professionals
  • Air Service/Air Carrier Representatives
  • Small-Airport Executives
  • Industry consultants
  • Environmental Policy Professionals
  • Federal/State Regulators
  • Airport Finance Professionals
  • Any professional interested in learning about aviation trends or meeting the industry's leaders

Click here to view the past attendee list.

Registration Information
Early Bird Registration Fees (until April 19, 2013)
ACI/ACI-NA/CAC Member: $735
Non-Member: $1,098
U.S./Canadian Federal Government: $485
Regular Registration Fees (until May 9, 2013)
ACI/ACI-NA/CAC Member: $835
Non-Member: $1,255
U.S./ Canadian Federal Government: $485
Late Registration Fees (after May 9, 2013)
ACI/ACI-NA/CAC Member: $935
Non-Member: $1,355
U.S./ Canadian Federal Government: $485
To Pay By Check:
Click here to download a registration formRemit the completed form with the check to address on the form.
Cancellations must be submitted in writing to meetings@aci-na.org. Cancellations received by April 1, 2013 are subject to a $100 processing fee and will be refunded after the meeting takes place. There will be no refunds after the cancellation deadline date. No shows are not eligible for refunds. Substitutions are honored at any time.

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