BCEIA’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, panel discussions, an off-site networking reception, and all meals and coffee breaks.
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4599 Chateau Blvd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
The location for BEST 2018 is once again the beautiful Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Experience the Chateau Whistler’s luxurious hotel and golf resort located at the base of Blackcomb mountain in Whistler, British Columbia.
We have secured special conference rates for attendees at BEST 2018. You can find those rates by following the link below.
Conversely, you may call the in-house Reservations Department at 1-800-606-8244 to make your reservation. Please identify yourself as being part of the “BEST 2018 Conference” or group code ‘'0518BEST_001’ in order to receive the group rates.
Conference rates will extend from May 8 – 12, 2018, should you want to go early, or stay on after the Conference.
Mike is a passionate believer in the power of cities and communities to improve the human condition. He has steadfastly maintained his focus on conservation and sustainable development and because of his efforts has played a significant role in promoting quality of life for those in Canada and abroad. He has held significant urban posts his entire adult life and his interest in civil society, urban design, conservation and sustainable development have made him the leader he is today in advancing livability in our cities.
Dr. Ken Coates is Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan and Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute. His work focuses in Indigenous engagement in the resource economy, the social and economic impact of science and technology, and strategies for economic development in rural and remote regions.
Early Bird Registration Now Open!
*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 (technical sessions and panel discussions), off-site networking reception, and all meals and coffee breaks.
Sponsorship of BEST 2017 is now sold out. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list for BEST 2018, please email: email@example.com.
|17||Biologica Environmental Services, Ltd.|
|19||CARO Analytical Services|
|3||Coastline Technologies Inc.|
|22||Envirogreen Technologies Ltd.|
|16||Exova Canada Inc.|
|24||Geo Tactical Remediation Ltd.|
|4||GroundTech Solutions Ltd.|
|7||Iron Creek Group Inc.|
|8||The Langley Concrete Group|
|21||McCue Engineering Contractors|
|18||McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.|
|20||Mud Bay Drilling (2015) Ltd.|
|15||On Track Drilling|
|14||Royal Roads University|
On behalf of the 2017 BEST Conference organizers, Maxxam Analytics is coordinating a non-tournament style golfing event at the beautiful Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course on Friday, May 12th. Tee off times will start at 1:50 PM, following the closing keynote luncheon.
A BEST Conference rate of $99/player has been negotiated, which includes the cart rental. Clubs may be rented at an additional cost.
Space is limited!
If you are interested please complete the online pre-payment form by clicking the link here: https://fairmont-chateau-whistler.golfems2.com/event/bceia-best-conference.
The deadline is on May 8th, 2017. Logistical details will be provided upon registration.
If you have any questions, contact Monica at MMoran@maxxam.ca or by phone at 604.638.5028.
Once again, Nelson Environmental Remediation would like to invite BEST 2017 participants to join us for a mountain bike ride on Whistler’s fabulous trails. We’ll ride at noon on Wednesday, May 10th. The ride will begin promptly at 12:00 pm, and the group will meet in front of the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Hotel and ride from there to the trail head. You should be comfortable riding for 2 to 3 hours on technical single track trails and have at least an intermediate level of fitness and bike handling skills. Post ride rehydration and re-fueling in the Mallard lounge! The organizer cannot warrant that the trails we will ride are safe and we bear no responsibility in this regards. Please note that mountain biking is inherently dangerous and you may encounter trails with difficult terrain. 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, or to sign up, contact Garry Ogletree of Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org.