Past Presentations Archive

Presentations from past sessions are listed from most recent to oldest.

2024 Annual Legal Update (January 2024)
Annual Legal Update: Federal/Provincial Turf Wars Over Environmental Regulation, Jennifer Nyland & Jonathan Andrews, Lawson Lundell LLP
The Year in Environmental Case Law, Luke Dineley & Roark Lewis, BLG

2023 Invasive Species Council of BC – Priority Species & Best Practices (November 2023)
This presentation had excellent resources and the slides will be good references. However, the presenters would like you to know that nothing replaces contacting them directly with your questions, so please find their contact information on the last slide!

2023 Transition to Zero Emissions Fleet (October 2023)
Climate Action and Zero Emissions Fleet Transition @ TransLink, Donna Bartel, TransLink

2023 Annual Legal Update (January 2023)
Environmental Case Law Update, Luke Dineley, BLG
Legislation Update, Jennifer Nyland, Lawson Lundell LLP

2022 February Webinar
Non-Regulated and BC Hazardous Waste Management, Erica Ellefsen, GFL

2022 Annual Legal Update (January 2022)
The Evolving Role of Indigenous Nations in Environmental Regulation in BC by Jennifer Nyland and Emily Stockley, Lawson Lundell LLP
Annual Litigation Review by Roark Lewis, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

2021 EMA Awards (November 2021)
Discharge Control: City of Richmond for their project, “Mitchell Island Environmental Stewardship Initiatives

Regulatory Challenge: City of Richmond for their project, “Corporate Hazardous Materials Management Training (Integrating TDG, WHMIS, and Hazardous Waste Regulation)

Remediation and Restoration: Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and Tsleil-Waututh Nation, for their project, “Maplewood Marine Restoration Project“.

2021 October WebinarModernizing BC’s Recycling System for a Greener Future by Allen Langdon, President & CEO of Encorp Pacific/ReturnIt

2021 September Webinar – Wildfires in BC
Environmental Impacts of Wildfires by Dr. Robert Gray, RW Gray Consulting Ltd.
Watch the recorded talk here

2021 May Webinar – Underwater Acoustics
Underwater Acoustics, Johnathan Vallarta, SLR Consulting (with Justin Eickmeier)
Construction Hydroacoustic Monitoring, Marc VanderVeer, Hatfield Consultants (with Stewart Wright)

2021 Annual WorkshopReport

2021 March Webinar – PFAS History, Sources, Assessment and Remediation
History of PFAS by Todd Zurowski, P.Eng., Director, Business Development, AGAT Labs
PFAS Update by Lindsay Paterson, P.Ag., Soil Scientist, SLR Consulting 

Nawalakw Healing Society – EMA Indigenous Projects Award Winner on February 17, 2021
Chief K’odi Nelson’s presentation slides and watch the trailer of the project!

Annual Legal Update – January 13, 2021
The New Contaminated Sites Regulation by Will Shaw and Jennifer Nyland of Lawson Lundell
Case Law Update by Luke Dineley and Marlena McMurtry of BLG

2020 November Webinar: EMA of BC’s COVID-19 Response Award Winner: Measuring SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater to supplement COVID-19 surveillance in BC communities by Metro Vancouver with BCCDC and UBC

2020 September Webinar: Drone Use in Environmental Management by Graham Anderson of UAViation

2020 June Webinar: Climate Change and COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities for Environmental Professionals by Nelson Lee of Green Sky Sustainability

2020 EMA Workshop – March 5, 2020
How to get to yes with clients and government – Amber Ashenhurst, Hatfield Consultants
Creating win-win projects that benefit your business and Indigenous communities – Gavin Dormitter, Milestone Environmental Contracting and Nicci Bergunder, Matcon Civil Constructors

2020 Academic Innovators Award Posters – March 5, 2020
1st Place – Renewable electricity can be used to drive useful chemical transmission – Jansonious et al.
2nd Place – High yield and environmentally friendly production of lignin containing cellulose nanocrystals – Jiang et al.
3rd Place – Hydromorphic Modelling of Bedrock Width Dynamics – Li et al.

Annual Legal Update – January 16, 2020
Case Law Update – Luke Dineley and Ingrid Braul, BLG
The New Environmental Assessment Act – Jennifer Nyland, Lawson Lundell

Cannabis: Challenges and Opportunities in the Environmental Sector – November 21, 2019
Exploring Options for Managing Emissions: Cannabis Production and Processing – Julie Saxton, MetroVancouver
An Introduction to Laboratory Testing in the Cannabis Industry – Bryan Shaw, Caro Analytical Services