November Session – Data Management

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  • November 27, 2014
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday November 27, 2014
BCIT Downtown Campus (555 Seymour Street)
*Registration at 1:30, Speakers 2-4pm, Mixer 4-5pm*

*Please note the start and finish times are earlier than our regular monthly meetings


Tim Edgell, PhD
The talk will address the growth of data science in environmental consulting and how principles of ecological methods and statistics can mitigate risk for consultants and their clients.

Kelly Dayman, ASct. –  Bio
Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC
APEGBC’s Organizational Quality Management (OQM) Program has been developed to improve the quality management of professional engineering and geoscience practices at the individual and organizational level. This voluntary program offers certification to participating organizations. This proactive program is based on the 7 quality management requirements in the Engineers and Geoscientists Act and Bylaws of the association. Previous to the launch of the OQM program APEGBC only had an influence on quality management of the professions at the individual level, now that influence has been expanded to the organizations that employ APEGBC members.

Carlos da Ponte, B.Sc, MEM, EP
Sustainable Elements, Inc.
New advances in Information Technology (IT) and Information Management (IM) are creating amazing possibilities that are sparking an evolution in the environmental industry.  In addition to classical training, the next generation of environmental professional will need to understand technologies, such as Cloud computing, drones, big data, and wearable/smart devices.  Carlos will lead a discussion on these emerging  technologies and the ways they will change the environmental consulting and natural resource industry.