Helping the international community 

adopt and maintain environmentally sound & sustainable practices

Questions? Please contact Conference Coordinator:



Brenna Lockwood, AEHS Foundation

413.549.5170

brenna@aehsfoundation.org

29th Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air

March 18-21, 2019

DoubleTree Mission Valley, San Diego, California

GENERAL INFORMATION

CONFERENCE COORDINATOR

Brenna Lockwood, AEHS Foundation, 413-549-5170 

brenna@aehsfoundation.org

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Advance and on-site registration includes admission to all platform sessions, poster sessions, the exhibit area, welcome reception, socials, and coffee breaks. Workshops and lunches are NOT included in the full registration fee, but may be purchased separately on the conference registration form. The conference registration form is included in the program and is also available on our website. Registrations received after March 4, 2019 will be charged a $50.00 late fee. Full payment must accompany pre-registration. Noncompliance will result in a $25.00 processing fee for any resulting billings. Phone-in registrations will not be accepted.



PURCHASE ORDERS will be accepted from institutions and agencies during pre-registration only. Payment in full must be received in our office by March 4, 2019.



CANCELLATIONS received in writing by March 4, 2019 will receive a full refund minus a $50.00 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after March 4, 2019. You may substitute a conferee rather than cancel the registration entirely.



SPONSORS AND SUPPORTERS are eligible for complimentary registrations, according to respective guidelines (sent via email to main contact). Employees of sponsoring and supporting organizations may register at the reduced rate of $395.00. You must clearly indicate on your registration form which sponsoring or supporting organization you are affiliated with in order to qualify for the reduced rate.



GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL Employees of any State, County, Regional, Municipal, or Federal agency qualify for a registration rate of $95.00. Pre-registration is required in order to receive this special rate. In addition, all workshops are FREE to government personnel. Please be sure to sign up to reserve your space in the workshop. Enter REG-MSF in the "discount code" field at checkout to zero out the workshop fee (after clicking "register now").



WORKSHOPS are not included in conference registration fee and must be purchased separately on the registration form. Early registration is encouraged as space is limited and materials must be prepared in advance. Please check the workshop schedule carefully when selecting workshops - same day workshops may run simultaneously. Workshops are free to government personnel (enter discount code REG-MSF in the "discount code" field at checkout).



POSTER SESSIONS Posters may be viewed in the designated areas throughout the day on Tuesday, March 19th and Wednesday, March 20th. Authors will be available for individual discussion at their posters from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm, on their assigned day (see conference program). Light hors d’oeuvres will accompany the poster sessions.



EXHIBIT INFORMATION

An exhibition of relevant technologies and services will be in the exhibit hall on Tuesday, March 19th and Wednesday, March 20th from 9:00 am - 7:00 pm and on Thursday, March 21st from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. A limited number of booths are available. View our exhibitor information page or call 413-549-5170 for more information.



LOCATION AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

The conference will be held at the Mission Valley DoubleTree in San Diego, CA, just 10 minutes from San Diego International Airport. Delight in a world of sight-seeing pleasures--miles of white-sand, sunny beaches, charming Old Town, the Gaslamp District, the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Wild Animal Park, U.S. Navy facilities, and Qualcomm Stadium. The hotel does not provide a shuttle, however many ground transportation options are available directly from the airport. Reservations are not necessary – simply cross the street upon exiting baggage claim at the airport. Shuttles are available for hire near the taxis and other ground transportation (shuttles are approximately $15.00 per person, one-way) www.supershuttle.com



PARKING

Onsite parking is available at the DoubleTree for the special reduced “AEHS Rate” of $15.00 per day (Self Park). The same rates apply for overnight parking. Obtain a discount parking pass at the AEHS registration desk.



ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

The newly renovated DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley puts you in the center of San Diego. The adjacent trolley stop offers a ride to the city’s top attractions including Old Town, Little Italy, and Gaslamp Quarter. A pedestrian bridge links the hotel to Hazard Center’s eclectic mix of shops and restaurants, and the hotel is within walking distance of the famed Fashion Valley Mall.



Each guest room has 400 sq. ft. of contemporary space with high-quality amenities. Standard WiFi is complimentary for Hilton Honors members who book direct. The hotel has an indoor and outdoor pool as well as a 24-hour fitness center.



Enjoy award-winning service in the recently renovated restaurant and lounge. Start your day with breakfast in Windows Café, grab a Starbucks® coffee at Café Pronto, dine on fresh Californian cuisine in Lounge 72 overlooking the pool patio or relax in the comfort of your room with the convenience of room service.



All guests at the DoubleTree enjoy a warm welcome with a complimentary signature DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookie.



The DoubleTree Mission Valley 

7450 Hazard Center Drive

San Diego, CA 92108

Tel: 619-297-5466

Fax: 619-297-5499

DoubleTree Mission Valley Website



Online Room Reservations:

Click here to make your room reservation online



Special conference rate: Single/Double ($185) per night, if reserved by February 18th, 2019. Attendees are responsible for their own hotel arrangements. Please note the cut-off date of February 18th. Group rate is first come, first serve and is not guaranteed. Room block may fill prior to cut off date. Reservations may be made online or by calling the DoubleTree at 619-297-5466 and requesting the group rate for the “AEHS Foundation” Shoulder Dates: The group rate is available 3 days prior to, as well as 3 days after the conference dates. Please note, using the online reservation method may NOT permit the group rate before and after the conference. Please use the call-in method if booking shoulder dates.



Government Rate: use access code AEHSGOVT