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

The IAIA 2013 Calgary Conference will use the Carbon Offset fund that delegates have voluntarily supported to restore part of a major wetland in Calgary.  If you wish to contribute, please use the PayPal link below and contribute to this legacy project.  The contribution can be in any amount that you feel is appropriate.  The […]

Conference Theme The conference theme embraces the impact of current global change now and in the coming decades and how impact assessment (IA) itself will evolve as a result. The “next generation” re- fers to both a new generation of practitioners and new approaches to IA practice internation- ally to address issues of global concern. […]

In this issue: IAIA-WNC News Upcoming Events Event Follow Up and Feedback Regional Highlights Changes to the IAIA WNC Fee Structure IAIA News and Events New Section – News from Members IAIA-WNC News Since this edition of the newsletter is being sent out just as the holiday season is starting, the IAIA-WNC Executive team wants […]

Workshop in Whitehorse, Yukon on November 19-20 Our previous Organized Reasoning workshops were well received in Vancouver, Victoria, Whitehorse, Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife. In Whitehorse in November, the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board will be offering another installment of a series of Organized Reasoning workshops for their staff. The Yukon Government provided workshops to […]

Bill Ross is the recipient of IAIA-WNC’s Lifetime Achievement Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions and dedication to the professional practice of environmental assessment in Canada and internationally. The award was presented to Dr. Ross at an event in Calgary on June 6. Bill Ross is a professor (now emeritus) at the University of Calgary in the […]

Speakers: Marla Orenstein-Canada West Foundation Dr. Brenda Kenny (Formerly Canadian Energy Pipeline Association) When: Second Tuesday each month – November 13 and December 11, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Where: November 13 – Rose & Crown Traditional Pub & Restaurant (1503 – 4 Street S.W.) December 11 – The Metropolitan (150, 318 – 8 […]

Speakers: Dr. Brenda Kenny (Formerly Canadian Energy Pipeline Association), Marla Orenstein-Canada West Foundation, and Jason Smith-Nine Degrees Consulting Inc. Where: Ceili’s Irish Pub on 8th Ave Downtown (803, 8th Ave SW, Calgary) When: Second Tuesday each month – October 9, November 13 and December 11, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm IAIA-WNC:The International Association for […]