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Annual CHMIA Training Conference - April 2017

4/5/2017 - 4/7/2017
The Cliffs Resort
Total Hours: 20

The Annual CHMIA Training Conference, designed for regulators, emergency responders and law enforcement, will concentrate on case studies and techniques used in the investigation environmental crimes.

The 2017 Conference Agenda can be found in Training Conference 2017 Resource Folder.

Check-in will begin at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

You must be a CHMIA member to attend the conference. Eligible persons may join CHMIA as part of the registration process by paying the $50.00 membership dues. The conference registration fee for CURRENT members is only $50. The conference registration fee for NEW and/or EXPIRED members is $100 ($50 membership dues + $50 conference registration fee).


Applications for the 2017 CHMIA TOTAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP are now available. See TOTAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION in the Resource Folder for the updated form. Scholarships are limited; however, we encourage those members who belong to Agencies with limited finances or restrictions to apply.

The Total Conference Scholarship covers the following: Conference Tuition Fee, Conference Registration Fee, and additional costs for hotel and per diem up to $500.00.

NOTE: This scholarship does NOT cover travel costs (i.e., mileage/airfare).

In order to be considered for the Total Conference Scholarship, the applicant must be current on their membership dues through the month of the conference. If your membership expires in April you must renew when you pay your Conference Registration Fee. The applicant must also register for the conference and pay the $50 conference registration fee in advance. The $50 conference registration fee will be reimbursed to the applicant along with per diem expenses.


POST Certification Pending (18 hours).
REHS Certification Pending.
Request for approval for 17 hours of MCLE credit is pending with the California Bar.

TO REGISTER: Click on the REGISTER NOW button below.


There are a limited number of rooms at the Cliffs Resort/Hotel under the special CHMIA room rate so please make your reservation as soon as possible. To receive these special rates call the Cliffs Hotel at
805-773-5000 and mention CHMIA.

PLEASE NOTE: If you find the need to cancel your hotel reservations for any reason, please contact our Vice President, Dave Dearborn, instead of cancelling through the hotel.

ADDITIONAL ROOMS are available at the Spyglass Inn. Again, please make sure to mention CHMIA when booking your reservation.

Spyglass Inn 2705 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA 93449 805-773-4855

The Cliffs Resort
2757 Shell Beach Road

Pismo Beach, CA  93449

Early Registation Cost: $50.00
Late Registation Date: 4/5/2017 | Cost: $0.00

Non-Members Add : $100.00

Hotel: http://www.cliffsresort.com/






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Annual Training Conference

April 11-13, 2018
at The Cliffs, Shell Beach

The 2018 Training Conference, designed for regulators and law enforcement, will concentrate on theories and techniques used in investigating environmental crime.

You must be a CHMIA member to attend the conference. Eligible persons may apply for Membership by clicking the JOIN tab on this page.

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If you are ready to join CHMIA or renew your existing membership, click HERE to access our Member Application form, enter the required information and mail it to along with $50.00 annual dues the address on the form.

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