The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) is the world's leading professional association in the field of impact assessment.

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Join the Northern and Western Canada Affiliate of IAIA at Bottlescrew Bill’s for a networking event. There will be a short discussion on upcoming IAIA-WNC – Calgary fall activities. The first drink is on IAIA-WNC! Please RSVP to Matt Scoular by Thursday, June 23, 2014: matt.scoular@stantec.com Event Details Tuesday, June 24, 2014 5:00pm – 7:00pm […]

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Environmental and socio-economic impact assessment constantly uses reasoning to reach conclusions. That process is called ‘argument’. Not argument meaning ‘quarrel,’ but argument meaning a series of reasons, leading to conclusions, targeted for a specific audience. Most professionals are not formally trained in organized reasoning. Therefore they do not know there are many techniques of argument […]