The 11th Annual National Symposium on Cumulative Effects Assessment and Environmental Management returns for the highly anticipated IN-PERSON and LIVE reunion in beautiful Calgary in April!

The Symposium will provide you with multi-stakeholder perspectives on the current and future of cumulative effects assessment to effectively manage the social, economic and environmental effects of project development. Collaborate with thought-leaders from government, Indigenous communities, and industry and discuss opportunities to move forward with sustainable project development.

This is your best opportunity to meet with key integral stakeholders and form a unique dialogue on sustainable project development.


Take a look at the line-up of speakers and event highlights from our 2022 event:

Featured Speakers

Steve Bonnell

Manager, Strategic and Regional Assessments
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada


Diana Audino

Senior Legal Counsel, Indigenous Law


Sarah Coughlin

Senior Environmental Specialist, Licensing & Environmental Assessment
Manitoba Hydro


Sander Duncanson

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP


Carolyn Cahill

Director, Environment and Energy Statistics
Statistics Canada, Government of Canada


Get practical strategies for environmental management to enable a successful outcome for Canada’s resource economy with insight on highly relevant issues including:

  • Deep dive into the landmark Blueberry River Decision – Short and long-term impact for first nation oversight and management of cumulative impacts
  • Regional assessments under the new Impact Assessment Act – priorities and what to expect
  • Incorporating traditional Indigenous Knowledge into environmental assessments
  • Post assessment strategies – how do you handle and adhere to the results and conclusions of an assessment?
  • How to incorporate health, economic and social impact in your cumulative assessment
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Don’t take our word for it! Here is what delegates have said.

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My first online conference. The facilitator made sure it ran on time. The speakers were knowledgeable on their topics.

Health Canada
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The session was expertly managed, with smooth technical transitions.

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The virtual format worked well; I appreciate the organization’s ability to pivot and provide a quality conference experience.

Parks Canada
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Very efficient and talks were interesting and relevant.

WCS Canada
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Great choice of speakers, and George did an excellent job moderating!

Parks Canada
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Topics were interesting and the virtual format went well.

Health Canada
Who Should Attend
Network and build relationships with a broad range of experts, scientists and leaders in:
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Environmental regulatory compliance
  • Land management
  • Resource development
  • Project approvals and development
  • Sustainability program management
  • Stakeholder relations and community engagement project approvals
  • Project Approvals
  • Air, water, land, and biodiversity research and policy
From industry sectors including:
  • Natural Gas Exploration and Production Companies
  • Natural Gas Pipeline and Processing Companies
  • Exploration and Production Companies
  • Pipeline and Midstream Companies
  • Oil Refineries and Upgraders
  • Oil Sands Operators and Developers
  • Mining
  • Forestry, Pulp and Paper
  • Indigenous Communities
  • Engineering and Environmental Service Firms
  • Government and Regulatory Bodies
  • Law Firms with environmental practices
  • Resource sector industry associations
  • Network and build relationships
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