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  • Summary of Lightning Talks September Social!

    Summary of Lightning Talks September Social!

    What an electric evening! Thank you to all our members and non-members for their presence and special gratitude to the speakers from CMBC, Metro Vancouver, Green Sky, and La Farge at our Lightning Style Talk this week at Mahony & Sons. The EMA of BC hopes everyone in attendance enjoyed connecting over some very stimulating […]

  • Climate Extremes in BC: A New Environmental Reality – Session on Thursday November 16, 2017

    Climate Extremes in BC: A New Environmental Reality – Session on Thursday November 16, 2017

    BCIT Downtown Campus (555 Seymour Street) * Note we will be in the 8th Floor Atrium Thursday November 16, 2017 Registration 2:30 pm, Session 3-5 pm* Registration is open! *Note: we will not have a Mixer following the session, as BCEIA will have a Social where EMA Members can attend at a reduced rate of […]

  • Call for Abstracts: 2018 Environmental Innovator’s Award Academic Poster Competition

    Call for Abstracts: 2018 Environmental Innovator’s Award Academic Poster Competition

    Abstract submissions due November 14th, 2017! The Environmental Managers Association of BC (EMA of BC) is proud to announce submissions for its Academic Poster Competition are open as part of its annual workshop on February 15th, 2018. We invite students of BC post-secondary institutions currently enrolled in an environmentally-related technology, undergraduate, graduate or legal program […]

  • EMA of BC’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament Wrap-Up

    EMA of BC’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament Wrap-Up

    The EMA of BC hosted our 11th annual golf tournament on July 27th, 2017 at Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club in Richmond. Over 50 golfers were on hand for some great weather and friendly competition. The evening was capped off with an excellent West Coast BBQ buffet followed by the announcement of both the […]

Event Recaps

  • Summary of Lightning Talks September Social!

    Summary of Lightning Talks September Social!

    What an electric evening! Thank you to all our members and non-members for their presence and special gratitude to the speakers from CMBC, Metro Vancouver, Green Sky, and La Farge at our Lightning Style Talk this week at Mahony & Sons. The EMA of BC hopes everyone in attendance enjoyed connecting over some very stimulating […]

  • EMA of BC’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament Wrap-Up

    EMA of BC’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament Wrap-Up

    The EMA of BC hosted our 11th annual golf tournament on July 27th, 2017 at Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club in Richmond. Over 50 golfers were on hand for some great weather and friendly competition. The evening was capped off with an excellent West Coast BBQ buffet followed by the announcement of both the […]

  • 2017 EMA of BC – Awards Gala Summary

    2017 EMA of BC – Awards Gala Summary

    Despite the grey weather, the 2017 EMA of BC Awards Gala was a fantastic night had by all! The event was hosted on Thursday June 15 at the elegant Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, after the AGM. All attendees arriving to register were treated to an opening cocktail mingle kindly sponsored by Maxxam Analytics. Ever the […]

  • 2017 AGM Summary and Board of Directors List

    2017 AGM Summary and Board of Directors List

    The 2017 AGM was held at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club – Jericho Clubhouse in advance of the  2017 EMA of BC Environmental Management Awards. The AGM was executed with the 2017-2018 budget approved. Member funded status, the constitutional changes that are required to move to a member funded status and proposed bylaw changes were […]

  • April 2017 Stormwater Management Session – Summaries and Slides

    April 2017 Stormwater Management Session – Summaries and Slides

    Speakers included: 1) Andjela Knezevic-Stevanovic, Ph.D., P.Eng., Director, Environmental Management & Quality Control Liquid Waste Services, MetroVancouver Stormwater Management in the Metro Vancouver Region Andjela spoke about stormwater management in the region and a role of Metro Vancouver, regional government and a major utility, in this process. The talk also covered some challenges and opportunities in […]

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Other Industry Events

  • BLG’s Annual Environmental Law Seminar on October 2!

    BLG’s Annual Environmental Law Seminar on October 2!

    BLG’s Annual Environmental Law Seminar  Wednesday October 4, 2017 Registration is free! Join us for our annual presentation on emerging issues and hot topics in environmental law. A reception will follow the seminar. Topics will include:  • Responding to regulatory investigations • Environmental liability for directors and officers: an overview • Recent case law developments […]

  • SFU: Courses for Environmental Professionals

    SFU: Courses for Environmental Professionals

    SFU Faculty of Environment are offering three courses this Fall for environmental professionals: 1) Natural Resources Planning using the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation September 22, 2017 Ecosystems managers learn participatory planning methods in this one-day primer of the Open Standards method. 2) Renewable Energy Transition Strategies: Practical Innovations for Urban Areas October […]

  • 2017 RemTech EMA of BC Stream Presenters Announced!

    2017 RemTech EMA of BC Stream Presenters Announced!

    Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA), is organizing the RemTech 2017 Symposium being held October 11-13, 2017. This year they received a near record 130 abstracts for the 2017 Program. ESSA has selected the following to present at the EMA of BC Stream this year:  CARO Analytical Services Title: Not So Rare Earth Elements – Prevalence, […]

  • MetroVancouver’s Zero Waste Conference 2017

    MetroVancouver’s Zero Waste Conference 2017

    A Future without Waste On November 1, 2017 we will welcome the perspectives of innovative thinkers at the edges of possibility, the hard headed realists turning ideas into solutions, and the policy makers who provide the framework for action. Is the circular economy truly within reach? At Metro Vancouver’s 2017 Zero Waste Conference you’ll find […]

  • Seventh Annual SABCS Conference on September 28, 2017

    Seventh Annual SABCS Conference on September 28, 2017

    SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD FOR CONTAMINATED SITES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA Seventh Annual SABCS Conference September 28, 2017 Segal Building, Room 1200 – 1500, 500 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC Technical Workshop September 27, 2017 Earl and Jennie Lohn Policy Room, SFU Harbourside Centre 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC Provisional Workshop theme ‘Innovative Methods in Site Investigation […]