BEST 2020 is going Virtual!
In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, BEST 2020 will be presented as a virtual event. Details are being worked out so please check back for updates.
Even though BEST 2020 will not be taking place at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, the hotel will be offering our Conference rates if you would like to plan a get-away. See the hotel section of the website for details.
4599 Chateau Blvd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
BEST 2020 is taking place on-line only. However, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler will be honouring the special conference rates over the dates we had originally moved our Conference to: October 17 – 27, 2020.
Rates start at $220/night (plus taxes & resort fee).
Please call the in-house Reservations Department at 1-800-606-8244 to make your reservation and identify yourself as being part of the “BEST 2020 Conference” or group code ‘’1020BEST_004” in order to receive the group rates.
Boat Harbour Site
"Cleaning up Boat Harbor is all my people have ever wanted."
Boat Harbour is a body of water formerly used by the First Nation. In the 1960s it was taken over by the Province of Nova Scotia for use as a settling pond for effluent from the nearby pulp mill. It quickly became polluted with heavy metals and organic chemicals. The Boat Harbour Act 2015 set a deadline for closing the treatment facility no later than January 31, 2020, after which the site was to be cleaned up. This will involve removing an estimated 350,000 cubic metres (12 million cu ft) of contaminated material and returning the lagoon to a tidal estuary.
BEST 2020 - Virtual!
Registration opening soon
BCEIA Member Rate
*The government rate is open to employees of a national/federal, state, provincial, or local government entity, including public higher education institutions. Attendees registering under the government rate may be required to provide proof of government employee status in order to receive the discounted rate.
Conference registration includes: welcoming reception, two days of programming, off-site networking reception, and all meals and coffee breaks.
All registration rates are exclusive of GST.
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|CARO Analytical Services|
|Coastline Technologies Inc.|
|Continental Carbon Group Inc.|
|Element Materials Technology|
|Envirogreen Technologies Ltd.|
|ERIS - Environmental Risk Information Services|
|GeoScan Subsurface Surveys Inc.|
|GroundTech Solutions Ltd.|
|Iron Creek Group Inc.|
|McCue Engineering Contractors|
|Mud Bay Drilling (2015) Ltd.|
|Omega Environmental Drilling|
|On Track Drilling|
|Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)|
|Rice Earth Sciences|
|Summit Earthworks Inc.|
|Trace Associates Inc.|
As BEST 2020 is now taking place virtually, there will be no golf. Check back when the planning starts for BEST 2021.
As BEST 2020 is now taking place virtually, there will be no mountain bike ride. Check back when the planning starts for BEST 2021.