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


Reshaping Energy 2017: Opportunities and Impacts of Reducing Canadian GHG Emissions

April 11-12, 2017 | Ottawa, ON

Canada is beginning to step up its game in addressing GHG emissions. Alberta has announced a broadly based carbon tax as well as an action plan to reduce emissions from both electricity production and oil and gas production. British Columbia and Alberta already have carbon levies, and Ontario and Quebec are proceeding with cap and trade. With a federal price on carbon and additional actions and targets at the provincial level, the momentum for a lower carbon future will continue to build. Progress is accelerating and action plans proliferating. More Information

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 info@emaofbc.com.

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