Upcoming Environment Industry Events

BEST 2017 Conference

Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology Conference (BEST 2017) – Early Bird Ends March 24th!

May 10-12 , 2017 | Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Whistler, BC

The British Columbia Environment Industry Association’s BEST Conference is the premier Environmental Business Conference in the province of British Columbia. Conference registration includes: welcoming reception, two days of programming (technical sessions and keynote presentations), off-site networking reception, and all meals and coffee breaks. Register Online

For more information – including full conference program, please visit the BEST Conference website.


Upcoming Environmental Industry Events


GeoEnviroPro Webinar Series: Fundamentals in Site Characterization

This series will asssist you in planning and implementing effective site characterization strategies. Webinars cover both the classic methods and innovative approaches to characterize soil, groundwater and soil vapour quality. Learn how to demonstrate delineation using all data that is supported by your conceptual site model – and then go on to plan effective remediation strategies. Registration

  • Part 1 – Fundamentals Site Characterization
    (Apr 25 & 27)
  • Part 2 – Fundamentals in Risk Assessment
    (May 2 & 4; May 9 &11)
  • Part 3 – Use of Practical Statistics in Site Investigations and Risk Assessments (May 16 & 18)
  • Part 4 – Fundamentals in Remediation
    (May 23, 25, 30; Jun 1 & 6)

More than a Pipe Dream: Tackling Unflushables and Grease in our Wastewater Systems

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | Vancouver, BC
Continental breakfast available at 7 AM
Presentations 7:30 – 9 AM

Metro Vancouver’s pipes carry over 1 billion litres of wastewater daily. This critical regional service is facing higher costs and environmental impacts as a result of people draining or flushing things that are incompatible with the wastewater system. Join us to hear about regional educational and regulation source control programs, municipal operations, and Metro Vancouver’s latest approach to encourage behaviour changes at home to help keep the regional wastewater system running smoothly. Registration

BCEIA Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 3:00 to 5:00 PM PST
Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Empress C

The BCEIA Annual General Meeting takes place directly preceding the Opening Reception of the BEST Conference in Whistler, BC. Both BCEIA Members and non-members are invited to attend. Notice: BCEIA Annual General Meeting

Risk Solutions for Contaminated Sites – An Exposition of Case Studies

May 31, 2017 | Vancouver, BC

In BC we have been using risk-based solutions for contaminated sites for over 25 years – it is time to profile and share our learnings. This Expo will feature case studies where risk assessment and risk management (RA/RM) have been effectively used. Go to  http://geoenviropro.com/events/risk-solutions/ for submissions (platform and poster) for low risk sites (Protocol 6 reviews) and high risk sites (to secure instruments, under Orders, for due diligence/liability reduction, etc.). Get the word out about your novel solutions and technical advancements in RA/RM. Come and learn about how RA/RM of contamination results in meeting regulatory requirements. Whether you are a site owner, project manager, regulator or service provider – there will be content for you, as well as opportunities to mingle. Registration

2017 RPIC Federal Contaminated Sites Regional Workshop: Shore and Underwater Contaminated Sites

June 6 to 7, 2017 | Richmond, BC

This workshop will provide a forum for the contaminated sites community to learn about technical, scientific and organizational innovations, and best practices for the management of shore and underwater contaminated sites. It will offer a unique opportunity for the public, private, and academic sectors to meet and exchange new ideas and information with colleagues and industry representatives from across the country and abroad. Learn More

EMA of BC Environmental Managers Award Gala

June 15, 2017 | Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Point Grey

The 2017 EMA Awards Celebration event will be an evening dedicated to recognizing and celebrating extraordinary achievements in environmental management by our members, including presentations of Award Plaques to member organizations and project owners, and Trophies to individual environmental managers.

For more information and assistance contact Pamela O at .

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