Call out for Online Presentations on IA topics! Fall / Winter 2020

Hello IAIA-WNC members! Do you have a timely IA topic you’ve been wanting to present but don’t have a venue for? Or, are you interested in re-purposing your Seville IAIA 2020 presentation? IAIA-WNC is going to be hosting a series of online presentations (on Google Meet) and we are reaching out to you to see

Online Workshop – Climate Change Considerations in the New Federal Impact Assessment Regime – Jun 27, 2020

The Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary is presenting an online workshop on June 27, 2020: Climate Change Considerations in the New Federal Impact Assessment Regime Canada’s new federal impact assessment legislation came into force in August 2019. It includes explicit requirements to take into account climate change considerations during assessment and decision-making

Calgary Pubinar Documents and Links: Municipal Approach to Natural Infrastructure & the Resilience Dividend

Here is the slide deck from the Dec 10, 2019 Calgary Pubinar on a Municipal Approach to Natural Infrastructure & the Resilience Dividend: 2019Dec10 IAIA-WNC And two Resilience Dividend references: Resilience Dividend Valuation Model Framework Development Resilience Dividend Valuation Model Guide The City of Calgary websites: Resilient Calgary: www.calgary.ca/resilientcalgary Climate Team: www.calgary.ca/climateprogram And some Natural

2019 Calgary Evening Pubinar Fall Schedule

The International Association for Impact Assessment – Western and Northern Canada Affiliate (IAIA-WNC) is pleased to announce the return of our “Pubinar” series of talks for another season. Come on out to The Metropolitan in downtown Calgary to hear great speakers and get involved in some lively discussion. Drinks and food are available for purchase

Calgary Evening Pubinar Series – October 8: Navigating Change at Suncor

Title: Navigating the Complexities and Challenges of Changing Policy and Regulation Speakers: Janice Linehan – Director Environmental Policy at Suncor Where: The Metropolitan – Private Dining Room (150, 318 – 8 Avenue S.W., Calgary) When: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 5:30-7:00 pm Cost: Free for IAIA-WNC members; $10 for non-members ($5 for students) The International

The Future of Pipelines – Updated Locations

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

IAIA-WNC Evening Pubinar Series – The Future of Pipelines

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

Proposed Changes to the Regulatory Review and Environmental Assessment Process in Canada: Keeping an Eye out for Blind Spots

Speaker: Lesley Matthews (Polaris Solutions Inc.) Where: Ceili’s Irish Pub on 8th Ave Downtown (803, 8th Ave SW, Calgary) When: Wednesday May 2, 5:30-7:00 pm The International Association for Impact Assessment – Western and Northern Canada Affiliate (IAIA-WNC) is pleased to announce the return of the “Pubinar” series of talks. Come on out to Ceili’s

Evening Pubinar Series; Blockchain Hype, Myths and Today’s Practical Application

Evening Pubinar Series (IAIA-WNC Southern Alberta) Title: Blockchain Hype, Myths and Today’s Practical Applications Speakers: Dan Giurescu (TerraHub) and Richard Stobbe (Field Law) Where: Ceili’s Irish Pub on 8th Ave Downtown (803, 8th Ave SW, Calgary) When: Tuesday April 3, 5:30-7:00 pm The International Association for Impact Assessment – Western and Northern Canada Affiliate (IAIA-WNC)

Evening Pubinar Series

Evening Pubinar Series (IAIA-WNC Southern Alberta) March 22 | April 19 | May 31 We are trying something a little different with a three-part series of “Pubinars”, hosted in Calgary, intended to provide food for thought and stimulate lively discussion. These evening sessions will be held at the Village Brewery Taproom (5000 – 12A Street S.E.) from 7-9pm. Light

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.

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