2019 Conference

Transforming & Re-Energizing Ontario: Impact Assessment for a Low Carbon Future DATE: October 29th – 30th, 2019 LOCATION: Faculty Club – University Of Toronto, 41 Willcocks St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3 OVERVIEW: The Government of Ontario’s A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan commits to addressing climate change and its discussion paper entitled Modernizing Ontario’s environmental assessment program proposes…

2014 Conference

Collaboration & Innovation in Impact Assessment DATE: October 22nd – 23rd, 2014 LOCATION: Tabaret Hall – University Of Ottawa OVERVIEW: Achieving positive outcomes, focuses on the fundamental changes over the last five years to the ways in which impact assessment is carried out, the role these changes are playing in decision-making and how we can still…

2013 Conference

Impact Assessment: Strong Science, Wise Decisions, Healthy Ecosystems DATE: October 23rd – 24th, 2013 LOCATION: Ontario Science Centre, Toronto OVERVIEW: This year’s conference Impact Assessment: Strong Science, Wise Decisions, Healthy Ecosystems is focused on the role of science in environmental assessment. Through debate, panel presentations and case studies from a diverse and experienced group of experts…

2011 Conference

Making the Most of Ontario’s Environmental Assessment Process DATE: October 26th – 27th, 2011 LOCATION: Ontario Science Centre, Toronto OVERVIEW: Ontario’s economy and population are projected to continue growing strongly over the next two decades. This growth, along with climate change, will place increasing pressures on water and air quality as well as natural heritage resources,…

2010 Conference

Refocusing Federal Environmental Assessment Policy DATE: October 14th – 15th, 2014 LOCATION: Tabaret Hall – University Of Ottawa OVERVIEW: With the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act undergoing Parliamentary review this year, it is time to take stock, identify what is working well and what needs to be improved in federal environmental practice. At this year’s Annual Conference,…

2009 Conference

Environmental Assessment at a Crossroads DATE: 2009 LOCATION: Ontario OVERVIEW: Environmental Assessment at a Crossroads was designed to convey that environmental assessment professionals find themselves in an operating environment of unusual uncertainty. The factors contributing to this uncertainty include: how to consider climate change in EA; the pressure to speed up EA processes in Ontario; anticipated Federal…