Upcoming Environment Industry Events

BEST Conference

Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology Conference (BEST Conference)

The British Columbia Environment Industry Association’s BEST Conference attracts environmental professionals every May for two days of technical sessions, networking opportunities, and a sponsor exhibition.  Conference registration includes a welcoming reception, technical sessions, keynote presentations, an off-site networking reception, and all meals and coffee breaks.

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Upcoming Environmental Industry Events


Thursday, July 26, 2018
Registration at 5 PM with 25 km ride to follow at 5:30 PM

Only 20 spots available – register online!

Join the British Columbia Environment Industry Association for its first ever Bike and Beer! Registration is at 5 PM at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. The ride starts at 5:30 PM sharp for a 25km tour of Vancouver. We return to the club afterwards for beer and appetizers!

The ride is expected to take 1 to 1.5 hours and will be most suited to road bikes. Bike clothes will be permitted in the area reserved at the club, so there is no requirement to change clothes after the ride.

Please note: The organizer cannot warrant that all routes we will ride are safe and we bear no responsibility in this regard. Please note that cycling is inherently dangerous and you may encounter sections with difficult traffic. Please use common sense and caution when riding. The organizers bear no responsibility in the event of injury or death. By participating in this ride “I agree to this disclaimer”.

For more information, please email Kate MacDonald at .

BCEIA Members $25
Non-Members $35
Prices exclusive of GST

Canadian Environmental & Engineering Executives Conference
September 19 to 21, 2018 | Vancouver, BC

The Canadian Environmental & Engineering Executives Conference is the only annual platform for the industry’s corporate executives to meet, network, discuss key issues and benchmark industry trends.  Participants from across the country will enjoy networking events and receive an industry benchmarking report. Panel sessions have been designed to reflect key topics of current importance to the industry.

Panel Session Topics:

  • Industry consolidation and M&A in the industry and its impacts
  • Industry commoditization due to supply chain management and procurement practices in Canada
  • Artificial Intelligence impact on the industry
  • Corporate risk management challenges related to finance, litigations and leadership in the changing labour pool
  • Employee empowerment, ownership transition and creating a sustainable corporate culture

The speakers have now been confirmed:

  • Eric Termuende- Conference Opening Speaker
  • Nik Nanos- Keynote Speaker
  • Andrew Gemino- 2nd day Opening Speaker

More Information

Canadian Ecotoxicology Workshop: CEW 2018
September 30 – October 3, 2018 | Vancouver, BC

Formerly known as the Aquatic Toxicity Workshop (ATW), CEW is Canada’s predominant annual meeting in the field of ecological toxicology and related disciplines.  It provides the opportunity to share information on current and emerging topics of regional, national and international importance related to contaminants in ecosystems, both aquatic and terrestrial. Participants include students, academics, government scientists and regulators, environmental consultants and industry representatives. More Information

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