Live Workshops & Training

GeoEnviroPro does in-person and virtual workshops throughout the year, where our senior team leads attendees through in-depth topics and discussions. Past workshops have included the annual Risk Symposium, BC Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR) Update and Navigating the CSR.



Upcoming Learning Opportunities

GeoEnviroPro is always working to develop and host new training and education opportunities and we welcome your suggestions for future offerings.


Virtual Field School: Field Sampling Methods for Contaminated Lands Investigation

Virtual Field School: Field Sampling Methods for Contaminated Lands Investigation

Date:

June 6 & 13, 2022

Location:

Online

Cost:

$400

Instructor:

Zahra Pirani; Ian Hers

Course Description:

Field Schoolis designed to address key elements of field methods and protocols for contaminated sites investigations following latest guidance and best practices. The collection of environmental field data is a fundamental and critical aspect of contaminated site investigation, as this data is relied upon to characterize contaminated sites and to provide recommendations for future site management. The methodology used to collect field samples must conform to best practices and regulatory guidance so as to reduce the risk of collecting unusable or invalid data. There are also often multiple methods or ways to collect samples that may depend on project and data objectives and site-specific conditions. There continue to be advances in site investigation and environment data collection, including refinement to sampling methods in best practice and guidance, or ways to optimize or improve the investigation and sampling process. In this course, we bring that information together, in a highly practical and digestible format where we introduce a number of sampling methods, describe how to collect field data and samples while providing examples and tips based on our experiences, describe key quality assurance and quality control metrics, and test knowledge using interactive discussion. The learning process will be enhanced through video demonstrations and step-by-step procedures with class discussion and exercises. Two Mondays June 6 & 13th, 2022 (8:30am PT to 12:30pm PT) Find out more HERE.


Past Learning Opportunities

Introduction to Contaminated Sites

February 15 22 9am to noon PST

Contaminated Site Fundamentals – From Investigation Through Closure 2022 (April 5 – May 19th)

Tuesdays, Fridays Apr 5-May 19

Soil Vapour Intrusion Investigations – New Developments and Best Practices

November 30, 2021

Beyond Data – Conceptual Site Models in Site Characterization & Remediation

Oct 18th – Nov 22nd, 2021

Brownfield Awards

November 23, 2021


Custom Training

We would be happy to customize our training courses to meet the needs of your organization. We have successfully put on single- and multi-day training for government agencies, private companies and others on topics ranging from site investigations, practical environmental statistics, groundwater fundamentals, and risk assessments.

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