Conference Theme: “Western Canada: Environmental State of the Union”
Date: Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
Venue: Ramada Hotel – Downtown, 708 – 8 Avenue, Calgary, Alberta
The 2018 CPANS annual conference will be held at the Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown, Calgary, Alberta. Participants of this conference will include environmental researchers, educators, students, environmental managers, other professionals, environmental industries and policy makers. The conference will be a great opportunity for attendees to develop new collaborations and share knowledge as experts from various fields, including: Emissions quantification, monitoring strategies, data validation, legislation, management, trends and the economy.
Download the conference program here
Conference presentation slides can be found on the Downloads page of the website.
|7:00||Registration and Breakfast|
|7:45||Welcoming & Opening Remarks||Sunny Cho||CPANS Chair|
|Session 1||Session Chair: Patrick Roelofsen
|8:00||Keynote Speaker – Modern Resources Inc.||Chris Slubicki||Modern Resources Inc.|
|8:45||Oil and Gas Methane Emissions – Regulatory Risk Assessment and Methane Abatement Cost Pathways Evaluations||Joshua Anhalt||GreenPath Energy|
|9:10||Preventing Production Tank Venting – A Transient Approach to the Design of Production Storage Tank Control Systems||Kenny Malmquist||SLR Consulting|
|9:35||Data Quality in Estimating Storage Tank Releases to Air in the Oil and Gas Sector||Harold Laurence||Trinity Consultants|
|10:00||Networking Break & Open Exhibition|
|Session 2||Session Chair: Jara Spence|
|10:15||Greenhouse Gas Regulatory Presentation||Heather Carmichael
|AEP – Alberta Environment and Parks|
|10:40||Making the Match – Why Successful Climate Policy and Next Generation Innovation Depends on Current Technology||Jackson Hegland||Methane Emissions Leadership Alliance|
|11:05||Case Studies from Alberta: Executing Profitable Methane Abatement Projects||Cooper Robinson
|11:30||Are GHG Assessments Killing Pipelines?||David Chadder||RWDI|
|12:00||Lunch & CPANS AGM||Sunny Cho||CPANS Chair|
|Session 3||Session Chair: Brad Gilmour
|1:00||PM2.5 Air Emissions Assessments: Challenges and Suggested Solutions||Paresh Thanawala||2020 Environmental|
|1:30||An Evaluation of Fort McMurray’s Air Quality Prior to, During and After the 2016 Horse River Wildfire||Naomi Tam||AEP – Alberta Environment and Parks|
|2:00||Source Contribution of Secondary PM2.5 in Central Alberta||Ou Nopmongcol||Ramboll|
|2:30||Light-mediated Chemistry at the Surface of Urban Road Dust: Implications for Air Quality and Health||Maya Abou-Ghanem
|University of Alberta|
|3:00||Networking Break & Open Exhibition|
|Session 4||Session Chair: David Chadder
|3:15||Safely Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Sulphur Recovery Unit Incinerators in Alberta||Charles E. Grimm||Global Analyzer Systems|
|3:45||Optimization of Air Quality Monitoring Network Using GIS Based Interpolation Techniques||Mujtaba Shareef||AER – Alberta Energy Regulator|
|4:15||Proposed Changes to Federal Environmental Legislation Including the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act||Brad Gilmour||Bennett Jones|
|4:45||Conference Wrap-up and Mixer||Sunny Cho||CPANS Chair|
|Mixer||Drinks and snacks will be available!|
Program Disclaimer: The contents of all conference presentations are the sole responsibility of Speakers and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the A&WMA CPANS (and conference organizers). The organizers reserve the right to change the information where necessary without notice.
AWMA Member Rate (you need to be current AWMA member) – $200
AWMA Non-Member Rate – $250
Government or Speaker AWMA Member Rate – $150
Speaker AWMA Non-Member and Government Non-Member Rate – $200
Student AWMA Member Rate – $35
Student AWMA Non-Member Rate – $60
The Ramada hotel is offering a rate of $124.00/night. Space is limited. Anyone who would like to book can reserve here and enter the code CPANS.
CPANS is pleased to offer great advertising opportunities to our sponsors.
An Exhibitor’s basic fee is $400, which includes the following:
1. One 8’x10’ exhibit space;
2. One skirted 6’ long table;
3. One extension power cord; and
4. One free registration pass for Conference attendance.
There is only limited space left, so don’t hesitate – register today!
Please contact Kim O’Neill with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.