Upcoming Environment Industry Events

BEST 2017 Conference

Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology Conference (BEST 2017)

May 10-12 , 2017 | Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Whistler, BC
2017 Photo Gallery Now Online

BEST 2017 took place May 10th to 12th at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler in Whistler, BC. Thank you to the sponsors, partners, presenters and exhibitors that helped make our fourth annual conference such a success!

Over 185 delegates attended two days of programming with sessions and panel discussions on a variety of topics, including:

  • Provincial Regulatory Sessions – BC Ministry of the Environment
  • Site Investigation/Remediation
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • First Nations
  • Public Works and Government Services Canada
  • Brownfield/Contaminated Sites Management
  • Legal
  • Municipal/Industrial Concerns
  • Emergency Spill Response
  • Remediation Technologies
  • Mining
  • Water Treatment

Visit the new BEST Conference website to download the 2017 Presentations!

Upcoming Environmental Industry Events

25th Annual Environmental Slo-Pitch Tournament

Saturday, August 19, 2017 | Bobolink Park | Vancouver, BC

The 25th Annual Environmental Cup Slo-Pitch Tournament, hosted by the BCEIA, takes place on Saturday, August 19th at Bobolink Park in the City of Vancouver.  Come out and cheer on your favourite Environmental Professionals as they compete for the Environmental Cup. For more information, please contact info@bceia.comSponsorship Opportunities are now open!

7th Annual SABCS Conference on Contaminated Sites

September 28, 2017 | Vancouver, BC

The Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites in British Columbia (SABCS) is pleased to announce the 7th annual Conference on Contaminated Sites. The emphasis of this year’s conference will be on practical applications of emerging science, research, development and technology in contaminated sites. Speakers will be drawn from industry, government and academia. More Information

Technical Workshop – September 27
Provisional Workshop Theme – ‘Innovative Methods in Site Investigation and Evaluation’

Remediation Technologies Symposium 2017 (RemTech™ 2017)

October 11-13, 2017 | Banff, AB

RemTech™ 2017 is the premier remediation technology transfer event for environmental professionals, encompassing the latest innovations in soil and groundwater remediation.

Building on the overwhelming success of last year’s event, RemTech™ 2017 is expected to exceed the standards set by its predecessor. Offering a larger, more diversified program, with additional keynote speeches and networking sessions, this is an event you won’t want to miss! Early Bird Registration

Coast Waste Management Association 2017 Annual Conference:
“Changing Times, Changing Minds”

October 18-20, 2017 | Victoria, BC

“Changing Times, Changing Minds” will bring together over 250 waste and recycling professionals to network and explore leading edge topics that affect the waste management, recycling and organics sector today. This year’s conference will feature two experts renowned for their work on behaviour change, a cornerstone of sustainable and healthy communities – Dr. Doug McKenzie-Mohr and Ruben Anderson. Registration

7th Annual Zero Waste Conference

November 1, 2017 | Vancouver, BC

Eliminating waste and creating value are essential pillars in a new way of doing business and developing policy – a new norm of addressing waste in every sector of our lives. The 2017 Conference will showcase on a global and local scale how we can:

  • reimagine linear systems of production and consumption with waste prevention and the circular economy in mind
  • advance organizational change and collaborate across sectors to develop new solutions and approaches
  • embrace new ways of thinking, innovation, and disruption to address barriers and intractable problems
  • benefit from this emerging opportunity – whether you are a business, government, or community sector leader Registration

Western Canada Cleantech Forum

November 29-30, 2017 | Winnipeg, MB

The Forum will consist of morning plenary sessions, and keynote speakers, including Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon, author of Carbon Shift: How the Twin Crises of Oil Depletion and Climate Change Will Define the Future and Terry O’Reilly, Host of CBC Radio’s ‘Under the Influence’. The program will also include a pitch competition for cleantech products and services, and concurrent technical sessions.