BEST 2020: Call for Abstracts Now Open

Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology
May 6 – 8, 2020 • Fairmont Chateau Whistler

The British Columbia Environment Industry Association invites submissions of papers and technical presentations for its seventh annual Bettering Environmental Stewardship and Technology Conference (BEST 2020) to be held in beautiful Whistler, BC, May 6 – 8, 2020. Download the BEST 2020 Call for Abstracts

Papers and presentations are encouraged in, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Technology / Management / Consulting in the Clean Energy

Sector (Wind, Solar, Tidal)

  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction and Municipal Infrastructure
    • Environmental Monitoring
    • Storm Water
    • Management/ Treatment
    • Wastewater Treatment
    • Landfill Management
  • Emergency Spill Response
    • Technologies
    • Case studies
    • Lessons learned
  • Contaminated Sites (Innovative Technologies / Practices, Case Studies,  Lessons‐Learned)
    • Investigation
    • Remediation
    • Risk Assessment
    • Soil Treatment (in‐situ, ex‐situ)
    • Groundwater treatment/containment
    • Soil Vapour Treatment/Containment
    • Brownfield Development
  • Green Building (LEED/Step Code Improvement/Passive House Design
  • Environmental Assessment & Permitting
  • Environmental Law & Case Studies
  • Environmental Policy Initiatives
  • First Nations Consultation & Partnerships
  • Large Projects (Mines, Dams, Road Infrastructure,  Terminals, Industrial Properties)
    • Demolition, Decommissioning
    • Investigation
    • Remediation, Reclamation
    • Case Studies
  • Sustainable Business Practice Case Studies
  • Upcoming Major Project Updates and Successes in Western Canada
  • Urban Planning / Design / Environmental Sustainability

Abstracts must include a presenter biography, with the combined length of both the abstract and bio not exceeding 500 words. Submissions that do not include a speaker biography will not be considered. Abstracts must be received by January 24, 2020. Event info at: https://bceia.com/best/

Please send submissions via e‐mail to abstracts@bceia.com.

Notification of acceptance will be given by March 2, 2020.