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Annual CHMIA Training Conference - April 11-13, 2018

4/11/2018 - 4/13/2018
The Cliffs Hotel
Total Hours: 20

The Annual CHMIA Training Conference is the preeminent environmental enforcement training conference in California. Each year environmental prosecutors, investigators and regulators from Federal, State, and Local governments meet to address and learn about pertinent environmental issues, case studies and new enforcement strategies and techniques used in the investigation of environmental crimes.

2018 CHMIA Training Conference Agenda

REGISTER: Click on the REGISTER button below.

You must be a current CHMIA member to attend the conference. If you are not a CHMIA member, eligible persons may join CHMIA as part of the registration process by paying the $50 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).

The 2018 CHMIA Training Conference Check-In is scheduled on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

The 2018 CHMIA Training Conference Agenda can be found in the RESOURCE folder under "Training Conference 2018".

Applications for the 2018 CHMIA Total Conference Scholarships are now available and can be found in the RESOURCES folder under CHMIA SCHOLARSHIPS AND TUITION REIMBURSEMENT.

Total Conference 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 Registration Fee ($50), 3 nights hotel lodging and other associated per diem allowances. NOTE: The Total Conference Scholarship DOES NOT cover travel costs (i.e., mileage/airfare). For all members who are awarded the Total Conference Scholarship, CHMIA will designate and make all Hotel assignments and reservations.

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 before submitting the Total Conference Scholarship application. The $50 conference registration fee will be reimbursed to the member along with associated per diem expenses at the conference.

Deadline: Total Conference Scholarship applications NEED to be submitted to the Scholarship and Awards Committee (SAC) prior to February 21, 2018.

Direct Total Conference Scholarship applications to SAC members:
Tom Frazier

cc: Michelle Henry

For all members who applied for the Total Conference Scholarship, the SAC will review all applications and make final notifications of either approval or denial by February 23, 2018.

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2757 Shell Beach Road
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Hotel Room Reservation Information: (805) 773-5000

There are a limited number of rooms at The Cliffs Resort/Hotel under the special CHMIA room rate of $90 per night (+ tax and fees) so please make your reservation as soon as possible. To receive these special rates call the Cliffs Hotel at (805) 773-5000 and ensure your reservation is under the CHMIA Training Conference room block.

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

ADDITIONAL ROOMS are available at the Spyglass Inn and the Pismo Lighthouse Suites. Again, please make sure to mention CHMIA when booking your reservation to ensure the special room rates.

2705 Spyglass Drive
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
(805) 773-4855
Traditional Room: $149 per night (+ tax)
Ocean View Rooms: $179 per night (+ tax)

2411 Price Street
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
(805) 245-2411
Two Queen Suite: $123.00 per night (+ tax)

Members Cost: $50.00
Non-Members Cost : $100.00 ($50 Membership dues + $50 Conference registration fee)

The Cliffs Hotel
2757 Shell Beach Road

Pismo Beach, CA  93449

Early Registation Cost: $50.00
Late Registation Date: 4/11/2018 | 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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