Call for Abstracts

The California Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) Forum Board in association with the California Environmental Protection Agency, it’s boards, offices and departments; the Office of the State Fire Marshall and the Office of Emergency Services will hold its 19th Annual Unified Program Conference on February 6 – 9, 2017 at the Sheraton, San Diego.

This conference provides training in subjects related to enhancing Unified Program implementation and to improve consistency and coordination between the 84 CUPAs and 32 participating agencies (PAs) throughout California.

The unified programs include hazardous waste management and tiered permitting, hazardous materials disclosure, California accidental release prevention, underground storage tank, and the aboveground storage tank programs.

A CUPA is an agency that has been certified by the State to implement the unified programs.

For more information on the unified program, please go to the CUPA Forum website at

The CUPA Forum Board invites speakers to participate in this conference by submitting their presentation abstract by August 31, 2016. Presentations relevant to the unified programs are encouraged although other topics of special interest are also welcomed.

Timeline for sessions are 8-9:45, 10-11:45, 1-2:45, 3-4:45 (or a combined time frame). More information can be found in the Abstract Submittal Form.

Sponsored by: California CUPA ForumCalEPASWRCBDTSCCalOESState Fire Marshal Office