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eRoot Cause Analysis (eRCA)The eRCA FundamentalsTM course, presented by Sologic, allows participants to gain familiarity and confidence with the Sologic RCA (Root Cause Analysis) method in a three-hour, self-paced course.  PRD_EROOT
CIF-IFC 110th AGM & Conference: Grande Praire, ABJoin the Canadian Institute of Forestry (CIF) for their 110th AGM and Conference: Sustaining Resources and Enhaning Communities by Looking Back and Going Forward in Grande Prairie, Alberta from September 18 to 20, 2018.Sep 18, 2018Grande Prairie ABPRD_CIF18
Renewable Energy Transition Strategies-Practical InnovationSFU: This interdisciplinary course will help provide the knowledge and perspective needed to confidently lead a municipal- level renewable energy transition. The course covers a range of inter-related topics including the global context for renewable energy transitions, energy efficiency in buildings, sustainable transportation, renewable energy literacy, communicating with and engaging stakeholders, and resources for continued learning.Sep 19, 2018Online PRD_SFU01
CMIAE: Bioengineering: A Restoration CourseJoin Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology (CMI) and instructor, David Polster in this soil bioengineering (a restoration) course. Soil bioengineering is an applied science that uses live plant materials, rocks, soil and landscape elements to perform an engineering function such as slope stabilization, soil erosion control or seepage control.Sep 26, 2018Revelstoke BCPRD_CMIAE
Understanding Environmental Assessment TodaySFU: Understanding Environmental Assessment (EA) Today: Cases and Issues. The workshop is geared towards environmental and public policy professionals with at least a basic understanding of the EA process and strives to build greater knowledge, including with respect to current issues in EA.Oct 03, 2018Vancouver BCPRD_SFU04
FBCWA: 2018 AGMThe Federation of BC Woodlot Associations’ 31st and Woodlot Product Development Council’s 21st annual general meetings and conference will be held October 12 - 14, 2018 in Williams Lake, BC. The theme of the Conference is From Adversity Comes Inspiration, with an emphasis on the 2017 wildfires, what happened and why and what can be done to prevent a re-occurrence in other communities.Oct 12, 2018Williams Lake BCPRD_FBCWA1
EGBC: 2018 Conference and 99th AGMEGBC: The 2018 Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 18-20, 2018. The conference and AGM will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre East and will be the venue for two days of professional development sessions, networking opportunities, the President’s Awards Gala, an exhibitor tradeshow, followed by the 99th Annual General Meeting of Engineers and Geoscientists BC.Oct 18, 2018Vancouver BCPRD_EGBC13
CMIAE: Occupancy ModellingCMIAE: The Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology presents, Occupancy Modelling Workshop. The presence or absence of a species in a set of units (polygons, landscape units, territories, etc.) is a fundamental concept in many ecological studies (e.g. resource selection modelling, biodiversity, range). Visits to sampled units can results in a positive detection of a species or a non-detection of the species in that unit. However, a species may not always be detected if present which results in “false negatives”. If the issue of detectablity is not accounted for, estimates that rely on the level of occupancy can be misleading. This workshop covers methods for modelling species occurrence while accounting for potential false negatives.Oct 23, 2018Revelstoke BCPRD_CMI02
Climate Change in the Urban EnviromentSFU: Climate Change in the Urban Environment: Essential Steps to Enabling Resiliency. Climate resiliency decisions often require strategic actions and implementation directed by local level decision-making. This workshop will provide an overview of current knowledge regarding climate change and the steps to building and enabling community resiliency.Nov 08, 2018Vancouver BCPRD_SFU02
The Circular Economy—A Pathway to a Sustainable OrganizationSFU: The circular economy is seen by many in the sustainability field as a practical solution to the planet's finite resources, to the transition to a low carbon economy, and an alternative to a traditional linear economy (i.e., make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them while in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of their use. It is also a route to creating socially inclusive jobs and a fair transition for all.Nov 29, 2018Vancouver BCPRD_SFU03
BC Protected Area Research Forum ConferenceBCPARF: The goal of the forum is not to conduct research itself but to facilitate research and its application to parks and protected areas management. This year"s conference features Dr. Tara Martin, who is a Professor of Conservation Decision Science in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences at the University of British Columbia.Dec 03, 2018Prince George BCPRD_BCPARF
BNRF: 16th Annual BC Natural Resources ForumThe 16th annual conference will be hosted at the Prince George Convention Centre, January 22-24, 2019 .This year's conference will focus on the themes of innovation and collaboration in the resource sector.Jan 22, 2019Prince George BCPRD_BNRF
WFCA: 2019 Conference and TradeshowThe Western Forestry Contractor's Association's 2019 Conference and TradeshowJan 30, 2019Victoria BCPRD_WFCA