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.



HUMAN HEALTH AND ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT TRAINING

Date:

January 24 – February 10, 2023

Location:

Online

Cost:

$250 p/module or $650 for all modules

Instructor:

Scott Steer

Course Description:

Program content is generally consistent with BC provincial, Canadian National, and international environmental risk assessment guidance.

Module 1: Identification of human receptors, contaminants of concern, and exposure pathways, conceptual exposure model development, chronic daily intake estimation, identifying toxicity reference values, estimating and interpreting hazard quotients and incremental lifetime cancer risk estimates. January 24th, 2023 – 9am – 12pm PT

Module 1 Q&A: The Q&A sessions are for general discussion and to discuss the exercise assigned for each module. January 27th, 2023 – 10am – 11am PT

Module 2: Identification of ecological receptors, contaminants of concern, and exposure pathways, conceptual exposure model development, exposure estimation methods, identifying toxicity reference values, introduction to other effects measures, estimating and interpreting hazard quotients. January 31st, 2023 – 9am – 12pm PT

Module 2 Q&A: The Q&A sessions are for general discussion and to discuss the exercise assigned for each module. February 3rd, 2023 – 10am – 11am PT

Module 3: How to use food chain modelling to estimate daily contaminant exposures by mammals, birds and reptiles. An introduction to the application of weight of evidence methods to characterize ecological risks based on multiple lines of evidence. February 7th, 2023 – 9am – 12pm PT

Module 3 Q&A: The Q&A sessions are for general discussion and to discuss the exercise assigned for each module. February 10th, 2023 – 10am – 11am PT

WHO SHOULD SIGN UP? Aspiring and junior risk assessors, those interested in obtaining certification as a risk-based standards Approved Professional in British Columbia, and others that want to gain a working understanding of contaminated sites risk assessment such as government regulators, project managers, lawyers and land-owners.

WHAT IS THE COST?  $250 per module, $100 discount if you register for all 3 modules! 20% discount for GeoEnviroPro members!


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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