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About CPANS and the A&WMA
Canadian Prairies and Northern Section
The Canadian Prairie and Northern Section was formed in 1987 after a long affiliation with the Pacific Northwest International Section. The Canadian Prairie and Northern Section is geographically one of the largest sections of the A&WMA, encompassing the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories.
It is our vision to be the premier organization promoting air and waste management within our geographical region.
- To promote the advancement of knowledge relating to air and waste management issues.
- To provide a forum for the exchange of information on these issues.
- To provide professional development opportunities for its members.
- To further the objectives of the A&WMA.
Air & Waste Management Association
The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that enhances knowledge and expertise.
We provide a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development, networking opportunities, public education, and outreach to more than 5,000 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.
The mission of A&WMA is to assist in the professional development and critical environmental decision-making of our members to benefit society.
The core purpose of A&WMA is to improve environmental knowledge and decisions by providing a neutral forum.
For more information, please visit our parent organization’s website.
Get Engaged and Involved
Interested in volunteering?
Are you interested in volunteering? Would you like to play an active role in deciding upcoming CPANS events and conferences? If so, then the CPANS Executive would love to hear from you. Being a CPANS Executive is a great way to meet new people and contribute meaningfully to the scientific community.
Are you a student?
Join a Student Chapter at your college or university and begin networking for your career. Develop strong relationships with peers and meet and mingle with professionals from Academia, Big Industry, the consulting industry, and regulatory bodies.
Become a Member
Join and engage with over 8,000 individuals from industry, government,
consulting, research, academic, and legal communities.
Call for abstracts
The 2018 CPANS Conference will be held in Calgary, Alberta on May 9th, 2018.
The Conference theme is “Western Canada: Environmental State of the Union”
Click here for information on submitting an abstract. More conference details in the coming weeks!
Meeting minutes, presentations, and more.
Serving the environment by serving our members.
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CPANS A&WMA Mailing Address
c/o Bennett Jones, 4500 Bankers Hall East, 855-2nd Street SW
Calgary, AB T2P 4K7