Upcoming Environment Industry Events

Just Announced! BCEIA Winter Networking Social

Thursday, November 24, 2016 | 4:30 to 7 PM
CRAFT Beer Market  | Vancouver, BC

*Winter Social takes place following EMA of BC November Management Session:
Updates on Marine Environmental Management in BC

Join the British Columbia Environment Industry Association for its annual Winter Networking Social! Registration is limited to BCEIA and EMA Members in good standing. Please email Kate MacDonald at info@bceia.com for more information. Register Online

Thank you to our sponsors!

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Limited Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available


Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology Conference (BEST 2017) – Early Bird Registration Now Open!

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

Call for Abstracts | Deadline for abstracts is January 27, 2017

The British Columbia Environment Industry Association invites submissions of papers and technical presentations for its fourth annual Bettering Environmental Stewardship and Technology (BEST 2017) Conference to be held in beautiful Whistler, BC May 10-12, 2017. Download the Call for Abstracts

For more information, visit BESTconference.net.

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities will open in January 2017

Upcoming Environmental Industry Events

EMA Marine Environmental Management Session: Updates on Marine Environmental Management in BC

Thursday, November 24, 2016 | Vancouver, BC
Registration 2:30pm, Session from 3-5pm
*BCEIA Winter Social directly after

Featured Speakers:

  • Olga Rifkin, Partner, Bull Houser
    Anticipating the worst: building in areas affected by
    flooding and sea level rises
  • Tola Coopper, Team Lead Pacific
    Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act,
    Fisheries & Oceans Canada Register Online

Borden Ladner Gervais Annual Environmental Law Group Seminar

Monday, November 28, 2016 | Registration 2:30 PM with seminar and reception to follow
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP |1200 Waterfront Centre | 200 Burrard Street | Vancouver, BC

 Topics will include:

  • Where Are We Now? Environmental Issues After the 2015 Federal Election – Denise Mullen – Business Council of BC
  • Long-Tail Claims: Insurance Coverage for Historical Liabilities – Luke Dineley
  • Case Law Update – Dionysios Rossi and Tim Pritchard

Legislative Updates:

  • The Federal Carbon Tax – Sean Jones
  • Amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation – Chuck Jochems and Shannon Bard, Hemmera Envirochem Inc.

For further information on this event, please contact Kristi Van Binsbergen. Registration

Pollutec 2016

November 29 – December 2, 2016 | Lyon, France

The flagship event for environmental innovation since 1978, Pollutec exhibits some 200 innovative solutions every year on its stands and during its lectures and prize-giving ceremonies. The global programme of lectures includes presentations dealing with the aids and obstacles to innovation in each sector. For more information contact canada@promosalons.com. 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