ANNUAL UPDATE ON CONTAMINATED SITES REGIME IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

ANNUAL UPDATE ON CONTAMINATED SITES REGIME IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

November 1, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

UBC Robson Square ( 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7 Canada )

Professional: $650

In-Training and Regulatory/Government: $570

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Event Info

Join us for this exciting and informative one-day seminar on new aspects of the British Columbia (BC) Contaminated Sites regime! In past years, this seminar has proven to be a popular forum for peer discussion of new policies, guidance and procedures; and for sharing possible approaches and solutions. The seminar is valuable for contaminated site practitioners, regulators and site owners.

Presenters include:

  • Provincial ministry staff (Land Remediation Section);
  • Contaminated Sites Specialists;
  • Approved Professionals; and
  • Federal agency staff.

 

Registration Fee (include lunch, snacks & refreshments):

  • Professional: $650 (Early-bird Pricing: $575)
  • In-Training and Regulatory/Government: $570 (Early-bird Pricing $495)

Group Discount: 2 or more people register in a group at the same time, a discount of $50 per registrant will be applied.

Early-bird Discount: $75 per registrant (Ends on October 14th)

REGISTER NOW

**Tax will be applied at checkout

 

Refreshments Sponsored By:

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CARO Analytical Services is a full service environmental and food laboratory with locations in British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon. You can trust CARO for microbiological and chemical analysis, as well as quick and reliable testing of drinking water, food, wastewater, soil, hydrocarbons, pesticides, tissues and soil vapour.

Agenda

8:15 – Registration, Refreshments and Introductions

8:30-10:00 – CSR Updates (Moderated by Guy Patrick)

• Keynote: CSR Update Overview by Peter Kickham (Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy)
• Soil Vapour Guidance and Other Items  by Heather Osachoff (Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy)
• Discussion/Q & A

10:00 – 10:15  – Refreshments

10:15 – 12:00 – Post November 2017 (Moderated by Guy Patrick)

• Groundwater Background and TB-03 by Guy Patrick (Patrick Consulting)
• New Issues in Risk Assessment by Trish Miller (TAM Environmental)/Tara Siemens-Kennedy (SNC Lavalin)
• Approved Professional Perspectives on New Standards by Peter Reid (Hemmera Envirochem)

12:00 – 12:45 – Working Lunch

12:45 – 15:00 – Industry and Consultant Perspectives (Moderated by Guy Patrick)

• Legal Perspective – Current state of case law (impact of changing standards) by Richard Bereti/Adam Way (Harper Grey LLP)
• Case Studies and Practical Applications:

– Investigating PFAS Under the CSR by Ian Mitchell/Lindsay Patterson (SLR Consulting)
– Microplastic Contamination in the Metro Vancouver Region by John Morra (SFU)
– 3D Mapping of Contaminated Sites by Dan Walker (Golder Associates)

15:00 – 15:15 – Refreshments

15:15 – 15:45 – Federal Updates

• Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP) Update: Program Progress, Renewal, and New Federal Guidance by Erin Shankie (Environment Canada)

15:45 – 16:15 – Panel Discussion – All speakers (Moderated by Guy Patrick)

• Sustainability and Liability Reduction in Site Remediation – investigation, risk management versus removal

16:15 – 16:30 – Open Discussion and Wrap Up

Submission Process

none

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Contact info

GeoEnviro Training Professionals Inc. (GeoEnviroPro)
3831 West 50th Avenue
Vancouver BC V6N 3V4
Phone : (604) 617-6623
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