Calgary Workshop: Organized Reasoning and Environmental Assessment

Calgary Workshop: Organized Reasoning and Environmental Assessment

Organized Reasoning and Environmental Assessment A Workshop From IAIA-Western and Northern Canada in Calgary Environmental 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.

Technical Guidance for Assessing Cumulative Environmental Effects Under the CEAA 2012

International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) –  Western and Northern Canada Affiliate Invites you to attend an information session regarding cumulative effects assessment guidance. What:   Presentation regarding the draft Technical Guidance for Assessing Cumulative Environmental Effects Under the CEAA 2012 Participants are invited to review this document prior to the information session (link provided above).

Event: The State of Environmental Assessment in BC – An Update from the BC Environmental Assessment Office

Event: The State of Environmental Assessment in BC – An Update from the BC Environmental Assessment Office

IAIA-WNC Presents: “The State of Environmental Assessment in BC” – An Update from the BC Environmental Assessment Office Tuesday April 14, 2015 – 10:00 to 4:00 pm (Registration opens at 9:30 am) Harbour Towers Hotel, 345 Quebec St, Victoria, BC  The International Association for Impact Assessment’s Western and Northern Canada Affiliate is pleased to host a full-day of

Call For 2015 – 2016 Executive Nominations

IAIA-WNC is calling for nominations for the Affiliate executive. Note that these are two-year positions. Download the nomination form here, At this time, we will be filling four positions: President Treasurer Secretary Program Director

Organized Reasoning and Environmental Assessment – Vancouver and Victoria Workshops

Organized Reasoning and Environmental Assessment – Vancouver and Victoria Workshops

Vancouver Workshop: November 20, 2014 Victoria Workshop: December 5, 2014 Environmental 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

Pre Stampede Get Together!!!

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: [email protected] Event Details Tuesday, June 24, 2014 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Upcoming Workshop! Organized Reasoning & Effects Assessment

Upcoming Workshop! Organized Reasoning & Effects Assessment

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

Workshop on Organized Reasoning and Environmental Assessment – April 29 or May 1, 2014

Environmental 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 that organize

Regulatory Update from CEAA and BC EAO

Thursday November 21, 2013 – 1:00 to 4:30 pm (Registration opens at 12:30 pm) Room 1900, Simon Fraser University Vancouver, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC The International Association for Impact Assessment’s Western and Northern Canada Affiliate is pleased to host a half-day event featuring regulatory updates from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the

ConocoPhillips Canada will host a remote audience in Calgary for this talk. Please proceed to the reception on the 21st floor of Bow Valley Square Tower 4 (near Redwater Grill) to check-in.  The meeting will be in room 933.  Timing is 12:00 MST.   The NWT chapter of the International Association for Impact Assessment (Western and Northern Canada

Help Restore a Major Wetland in Calgary

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

2013 Annual Professional Biology Conference – first call for abstracts

Association of Professional Biology 2013 Annual Professional Biology Conference River Rock Resort, 1811 River Road, Richmond BC April 30 to May 4, 2013 Are you an applied biology or natural resource professional, researcher or environmental science practitioner? The Association of Professional Biology would like to invite you to submit an abstract for our plenary or

The Role of Science in Northern Public Policy

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada – NWT Regional Group,  in collaboration with the International Association for Impact Assessment, Western and Northern Canada Affiliate, presents: The Role of Science in Northern Public Policy Tuesday, December 11th, 2011, 12:00 – 1:15 pm Speakers: Dr. Steve Kokelj, Environmental Scientist, Cumulative Impact Monitoring Program (CIMP), AANDC, Government of Canada; Adjunct Professor, University

Sponsorship Opportunities

Conference theme and objectives 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” refers to both a new genera- tion of practitioners and new approaches to IA practice internationally to address issues of global

Preliminary Program and Registration Materials

Preliminary program and registration materials Call for papers and posters Submission deadline: 31 December2012   What did delegates say was the best aspect of IAIA12? “Exposure to international experiences.” “Information for starting some work in an area which is not my field.” “A one-of-a-kind experience that was an excellent platform to present my work, meet

Presentation on Modern Fracture Stimulation

Modern Fracture Stimulation & Extraction of Unconventional Oil & Gas Resources: Understanding the past and present enables decisions for the future         Includes the following subjects: Conventional Oil and Gas Unconventional Oil and Gas  Conventional vs Unconventional Historical Fracture stimulation  Modern Fracture Stimulation Distinction: past and present Hydraulic Fracturing (‘fracking’)  Multi-stage Horizontal