Forum on the Future of the Oil Sands Environmental Monitoring Program

February 23, 2016 - 3:30pm to 10:30pm


You are invited to an Oil Sands Monitoring (OSM) Meeting and Update from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 2016, and a Forum on the Future of the Oil Sands Environmental Monitoring Program from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2016.

The meeting on February 22 will include a presentation on the Technical Results from the 2014-2015 Joint Canada Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring (JOSM), scheduled to be released in February 2016, along with a presentation and release of the international Science Integrity Review of the three-year JOSM Program.

The Forum on February 23 will include a presentation on the next phase of monitoring, evaluation and reporting in the oil sands region under the mandate of the Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency (AEMERA), developed in collaboration with Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Government of Alberta with input from other interested parties in the region. The Forum will also involve discussions with participants around short-term and long-term interests for oil sands environmental monitoring for 2016–2017 and beyond.

Both meetings will be held in the Edmonton area at the Marriott at River Cree Resort and Casino, 300 East Lapotac Boulevard, Enoch, Alberta.

If you plan to attend, please confirm your participation by February 15 with Marley Kozak at [email protected]. Please indicate any dietary restrictions or accessibility requirements at that time.

The Marriot at River Cree will be providing a discounted rate of $149.00/night plus applicable taxes until February 5, 2016. If you require a hotel room, please call the River Cree directly at 1-800-960-4913. To receive a discounted rate, please inform the hotel that you are attending the “AEMERA meeting.” Online bookings can be made at the following link: Book your room

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact Marley Kozak directly at (780) 229-7269.


Marriott at River Cree Resort and Casino
300 East Lapotac Boulevard
Enoch , AB