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Vancouver/Fraser Branch - Playing by the Rules: A Regulatory Tune-Up

November 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Vancouver and Fraser Valley Branches presents

Playing by the Rules: A Regulatory Tune-up

 November 4th, 2017, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: SFU (Simon Fraser University) Surrey Campus, 13450 - 102nd Ave, Surrey, Room 5240

It is located on Galleria 5 of the main SFU Surrey Campus building.  http://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/surrey/images/CampusService/CampusGuide_booklet.pdf

Please join us for a regulatory Professional Development event where we hear from speakers discussing the Water Sustainability Act, Wildlife Act, Land Act, Riparian Areas Regulation, and enforcement of these regulations.  This event is a perfect regulatory introduction or refresher for consultants, regulators, government workers, or anyone with a zest to learn environmental management.  Lunch and coffee will be provided. 


9:00-9:15: Registration and Coffee

9:15-10:00: Land Act

10:00-10:45: Wildlife Act 

10:45-11:00: Coffee

11:00-11:45: Riparian Areas Regulation

11:45-12:30: Catered lunch

12:30-1:15: Water Sustainability Act

1:15-2:00: Enforcement

2:00-2:15: Coffee

2:15-3:00: Panel discussion and Q and A


    • Land Act:  Thayer Nugent. Senior Authorizations Officer (Lands) of the MFLNRO South Coast Region.    
    • Wildlife Act:  Kristina Lensky, Section Head for Fish and Aquatic Wildlife Resources of the  MFLNRO South Coast Region. 
    • Riparian Areas Regulation: Caroline Astley M.Sc., R.P.Bio., Project Manager / TEM Specialist (Wildlife and Vegetation) from Hemmera.
    • Water Sustainability Act:  Remko Rosenboom, Manager for Water Authorizations and Malissa Smith, MRM, RP.Bio., P.Ag  Senior Licensed Authorizations Officer – Water of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (MFLNRO)  South Coast Region. 
    • Enforcement Officer: Murray Watt, Compliance and Enforcement Specialist of the MFLNRO South Coast Region and Sea to Sky district.

COST                     BCIA member: $50

                                BCIA member’s guest (non-member): $70

                                BCIA student member: $30

Space is limited. Please sign-up early to avoid disappointment!  All registrations must be completed prior to Friday October 27, 2017.

* 48 hours cancellation notice is required or full payment will be charged

BCIA members register online (below)

Non-members, please  complete and email the Registration form or call BC Toll Free: 1-877-855-9291 or (250) 380-9292

Questions can be directed to:  PD-Vancouver@email.bcia.com

PARKING             There is paid parking available at the University for a cost of $7 for the day.

TRANSIT               The campus is directly next to Surrey Central Skytrain station. 

This event is open to members of both Vancouver and Fraser Valley branches.