2015 Eastern Slope Conference

  • Thursday, September 24, 2015
  • 1:00 PM
  • Saturday, September 26, 2015
  • 12:00 PM
  • The Westin Monache Resort, 50 Hillside Dr, Mammoth Lakes, CA
  • 29


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Join the Association of Environmental Professionals Central Chapter for the 2nd Eastern Slope Conference in Mammoth Lakes, CA. The conference will be at the Westin Monache Resort starting at 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 24, 2015 and continue through Friday, September 25, 2015. A Fly Fishing Mobile Workshop will be offered on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Bring your fishing gear for the Fly Fishing Workshop.


The schedule will include a half day CEQA Essentials Workshop, a half day Advanced CEQA Workshop and a half day NEPA Workshop. A second track will offer a variety of topics including Endangered Species Act, cultural resources and tribal consultation. The Keynote speaker will be the former State Historic Preservation Officer and Chair of the National Advisory Council for Historic Preservation, Wayne Donaldson. The Opening Reception will provide a Legislative Update presented by AEP's Lobbyist. See the conference flyer below for the complete schedule and program descriptions.


Thursday evening attendees and their guests are invited to attend a mixer at The Side Door where appetizers and a free drink will be available. The Side Door also offers dinner for those interested in staying. Friday evening we'll meet up at Nevados for dinner. Both restaurants are across the street from the hotel at the Village Shopping Center.


The conference fees include all sessions, Continental Breakfast on Friday, the Keynote Luncheon on Friday and a drink and appetizers at The Side Door.


AICP CM 15.00 & MCLE Credits will be available.


Eastern Slope Conference Flyer


Confirmed Speakers:

Rebecca Allen, PHD, RPA, ESA

Kathy Bancroft, Lone Pine Shoshone Tribe

Sean Bechta, Ascent Environmental   

Milford Wayne Donaldson FAIA, Advisory Council for Historic Preservation

John Fox, Aleshire & Wynder, LLP

Matt Klopfenstein, Gonzalez, Quintana & Hunter

Kirsten Helton, Caltrans

John Kinsey, Wanger Jones Helsley PC

Ted Koch, Nevada Fish & Wildlife Service

John Larson, Rincon Consultants, Inc.

Trevor Macenski, Stantec
Dana McGowan, ESA

Laura Miranda, Esq., Native American Heritage Commission

Steve Nelson, Bishop BLM

Matthew Russell, PhD, RPA, ESA

Stacey Simon, Mono County

Wendy Sugimura, Mono County

Gene Talmadge, AEP President 


Registration Fees: 
AEP Member $100, Non-Member Private Organization $180, Non-Member Public Agency $160, Student $75, Registration Fee + Full Membership $240. 


Hotel Information:
The conference will be held at the Westin Monache Resort at 50 Hillside Drive in Mammoth Lakes. We have a special room rate of $159 per night. This group rate will be available until August 23, 2015. Go to
https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1505205871&key=50351EE to reserve your room. The group rate is for rooms reserved between 9/23/2015 and 9/30/2015.


Sponsor the 2015 Eastern Slope Conference:
Sponsorship range from $100 to $500. To see the categories and benefits click
here. To Sponsor click here.



Registration is limited on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pre-registration is on-line only; fees must be paid by September 9, 2015 either by credit/debit card or check. Purchase orders are not accepted. On-site registrations may be accepted if space is available. Mail payments to AEP, c/o Kristine Johnson, 5469 E. Olive Ave., Fresno CA 93727.

No refunds or cancellations accepted after September 9, 2015. Substitutions are permitted.

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