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NAEP 2023 Annual Conference & Training Symposium

Connect in person in Phoenix, Arizona

Thank you for attending NAEP 2023.

We had an amazing time in Phoenix, Arizona.

Enthusiastic environmental professionals from across the country gather each year at the NAEP Annual Conference & Training Symposium to share in the opportunity to learn about new projects, share technical knowledge, network with other industry professionals, engage with leaders in environmental technologies and practice.


The NAEP Conference & Training Symposium is held over four days and offers in-depth educational content, set to cover a variety of topics that typically includes:

  • NEPA Practice
  • Climate Change
  • Transportation
  • Planning and Permitting
  • Wildlife
  • Ethics
  • Career Development
  • and More!

Details and Location

Sunday, May 7 – Wednesday, May 10, 2023


Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
340 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

NAEP 2023 Conference Supporters

 Platinum Sponsors


Ecobot is a cloud-based platform that enables customers in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry to optimize mandatory environmental permitting. Ecobot helps customers deliver data consistency across a distributed workforce, and enables them to leverage field data into improvements throughout the construction lifecycle. See how Ecobot can transform your pre-construction permitting workflow at




We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. Our employees, working in more than 200 locations around the world, push open the doors to what's possible each and every day.


At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With approximately $15 billion in annual revenue and a talent force of approximately 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

 Gold Sponsors

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information systems (GIS), offers the most powerful mapping and location intelligence technology available. Since 1969, Esri has helped environmental organizations monitor and visualize valuable resources in real-time, improve their operations, and facilitate collaboration and sharing with the public. Because populations and habitats continue to grow and change, agencies are now increasingly turning to GIS to help ensure a healthy balance between humans and nature. Esri provides the software, training, and guidance needed when working to restore, protect, and preserve natural resources and the environment.

Sapphos is a full-service environmental consulting firm based in Pasadena with offices in the Central Valley. We are a certified minority-owned, and women-owned small business (MBE/WBE/SBE) founded 30 years ago. The firm comprises of a team of highly skilled technical experts and professionals with departments specializing in environmental compliance, biological and cultural resources, GIS, and sustainability. Our strategic environmental consulting services also include the preparation of entitlement packages, technical reports, construction monitoring services, CEQA and NEPA environmental documentation (including Categorical Exemptions, Initial Studies, Negative Declarations, Mitigated Negative Declarations, and Environmental Impact Reports), and NEPA environmental documentation (including Environmental Assessments, Findings of No Significant Impact, and Environmental Impact Statements) to federal, state, and local agencies. Our team is dedicated to delivering services and environmental documentation that exceed industry standards for technical accuracy and reliability, and due to our consistently high standards and values, our firm maintains a perfect litigation track record.

 Silver Sponsors

Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. Our NEPA team has been using digital stakeholder engagement tools including PlanEngage to modernize traditional reporting formats. Our climate change adaptation and resiliency experts have decades of experience helping our clients identify and mitigate threats and more recently have been using the Forecasting Local Extremes Tool and Climate Action for Urban Sustainability Tool. Learn more about our environmental planning tools here: projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.  

American Public University 

At American Public University, we believe that education should not be a privilege reserved for the few. We are committed to breaking barriers by providing high-quality, affordable education through 200+ degree and certificate programs. Access starts with affordable tuition, monthly program starts, and online courses. Because when more people pursue their passion, lives change. Communities change. The world changes. Your opportunity to make a difference is within reach, without limits.   


Bronze Sponsors 




KSU Radon Training


Logan Simpson

Stego Industries

The Shipley Group

Vermont Law and Graduate School (VLGS)