Conferences, Courses & Workshops

Event

CPANS Luncheon Seminar: Mercury Control at Alberta Coal-Fired Power Plants

Sep 25 2009 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Mercury Control at Alberta Coal-Fired Power Plants: On January 1, 2011, all coal-fired power plants in Alberta will be required to have a control program in place designed to capture 70% of the mercury emissions. This presentation will provide an overview of the program developed by the utilities to ensure that the regulatory deadline is met. Read more about CPANS Luncheon Seminar: Mercury Control at Alberta Coal-Fired Power Plants

Location

U of A Faculty Club, Papaschase Room (upstairs, right)
11435 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

A&WMA 103rd Annual Conference and Exhibition

Jun 22 2010 - 6:00am to Jun 25 2010 - 6:00am

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that enhances knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development, networking opportunities, public education, and outreach to more than 8000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. A&WMA also promotes global environmental responsibility and increases the effectiveness of organizations to make critical decisions that benefit society.

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Location

Calgary Telus Convention Centre
Calgary , AB
Event

SC Chinook Group Meeting: Regional Municipal Sustainability Initiatives

Sep 10 2009 - 1:00am

After our regular summer meeting hiatus, and a number of great summer events and outings, Sierra Club Chinook Group is back this fall with another exciting meeting line-up.  NOTE: September's meeting has been bumped to Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 7 pm (1 week later than normal) due to a late Labour Day holiday this year. Read more about SC Chinook Group Meeting: Regional Municipal Sustainability Initiatives

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Pedal for the Planet Movement Building: Activate & Educate

Jul 22 2009 - 1:00am

From Canada to Copenhagen: Pedal for the Planet

A new climate treaty will be negotiated during international climate talks in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18, 2009. Canada now stands out as one of the last major industrialized countries opposed to targets for deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and one of the biggest blockers of climate change negotiations. Read more about Pedal for the Planet Movement Building: Activate & Educate

Location

Arusha Centre
106, 223 12 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Pedal for the Planet Action Training

Jul 21 2009 - 3:00pm

From Canada to Copenhagen: Pedal for the Planet

A new climate treaty will be negotiated during international climate talks in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18, 2009. Canada now stands out as one of the last major industrialized countries opposed to targets for deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and one of the biggest blockers of climate change negotiations. Read more about Pedal for the Planet Action Training

Location

Good Life Community Bike Shop
Eau Claire Market 201, 200 Barclay Parade SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Stakeholder Workshops on the Chemicals Management Plan

Jul 22 2009 - 4:00pm to 7:15pm

The Government of Canada is pleased to be hosting a webinar in English to help further explain to stakeholders key initiatives under the Chemicals Management Plan, the associated documentation, as well as how to participate. The objective of the webinar is for federal officials to provide information on the Chemicals Management Plan, how to respond to the Challenge to Industry, the update of the Domestic Substances List, and notification for new substances.

The webinar will be held in English on July 22, 2009, from 12:00 pm – 3:15pm EDT, with capacity for 130 participants. Read more about Stakeholder Workshops on the Chemicals Management Plan

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Carbon Credit Exchange Seminar

Jun 25 2009 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm

Guest Speakers: Blue Source and Climate Change Central

Audience: Oil & gas Companies, alternate energy companies, farmers and ranchers, manufacturing companies, high emitters and anyone using environmentally friendly practices in their operations. Anyone interested in finding out more about the Carbon Credit Exchange is welcome.

Cost: $15.00 (includes refreshments & Snacks) Read more about Carbon Credit Exchange Seminar

Location

Various locations
(see http://www.ecosolar.ca/open_houses.html for details)
Edmonton , AB
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Webcast: Inuit, Human Rights and Climate Change

May 29 2009 - 11:45pm
The Arusha Centre is pleased to host a live webcast from Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Featuring Siila Watt-Cloutier, Inuit climate activist and 2007 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, speaking on Inuit, Human Rights and Climate Change as the launch for the Countdown to Copenhagen.

This webcast will draw a worldwide audience and is part of Isuma TV's six month internet campaign to promote the importance of Inuit knowledge and human rights in the global discussion of climate change. Read more about Webcast: Inuit, Human Rights and Climate Change

Location

The Arusha Centre
106 - 223 12 Ave SW Calgary ( in the Old Y Building for Community Organizations)
Calgary , AB

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