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ECIC 2017 - Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Texas Association of Environmental Professionals is pleased to announce that the Eighth Annual Environmental Challenges and Innovations Conference Gulf Coast 2017 will take place on October 19, 2017 at the Hilton Westchase, 9999 Westheimer Road Houston, Texas 77042. This one-day event will provide a local forum for environmental professionals in the industry, government agencies, and consulting service companies, as well as university students in the greater Houston area to share technical presentations with their peers.  
The event will run all day beginning with registration at 7:30 am and ending when the entertainment stops at the end of the evening. In between, we'll have morning and afternoon snack breaks, a lunchtime keynote speaker, and evening social. More specific details regarding the conference schedule will be made available soon. Topics of presentations in the past have included: Water, Waste and Wastewater, Air, Soil and Sediment, Wetlands, Education and Outreach, Environmental Response to Natural Disasters, Groundwater, Risk Assessment, Sustainability, NEPA, Environmental Management Systems Resources, Auditing Process Safety and Risk Management Programs and more.



Exhibitor Registration is now sold out.

Underwriter and Sponsor Registration is available here.



ECIC Call for Abstracts: The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended until August 25th 

The Texas Association of Environmental Professionals is pleased to announce that the 2017 Environmental Challenges and Innovations Conference Gulf Coast will take place on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Hilton Westchase Hotel at 9999 Westheimer Road in Houston, Texas. We are now accepting abstracts. Presentations based upon the submitted abstracts will include a 30 to 35 minute presentation with questions to follow. Last callAbstracts MUST be submitted by Wednesday, September 13, 2017. All abstracts may be no longer than 275 words, including title and authors, and must be submitted to Alison Suarato (

Abstracts, case histories or topics should represent the following technical tracks for this year’s conference, which include:

  • Risk and Remediation 
  • Environmental Due Diligence
  • Emergency Response
  • Solid Waste
  • Air Quality
  • Natural and Cultural Resources
  • Water Resources


An example abstract can be viewed here

Selected presentations will be notified by Friday, September 15, 2017.



Registration is now open!

Attendee Registration can be done online here or by filling out the form here PDF to pay by check. Additional information on Attendee Registration and Benefits can be found here.

Multiple Attendee Registration:   Please register one person at a time by logging into their account or creating a new account as necessary.

Discount Codes:  If you were given a discount code, please choose the appropriate attendance choice on the first screen (e.g. Full Day, Half Day) and enter the discount code on the second registration screen to receive the applicable discount.  

If you need to make a payment for multiple people that have been registered or have any questions or concerns please contact us at


Presented by the Texas Association of Environmental Professionals

ECIC 2017

2203 Timberloch Place, Suite 215
The Woodlands, Texas 77380





Hilton Westchase

9999 Westheimer Road

Houston, Texas 77042