Feb 9 & March 15 2018: SFU Faculty of Environment: Workshops & Short Courses, Spring 2018

Workshops & Short Courses, Spring 2018

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EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE IN A CHANGING CLIMATE: A ROUNDTABLE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2018; 9:00am – 2:00pm

COST: $79 – includes lunch

LOCATION:  Operations Lobby Meeting Room 1;  City of North Vancouver Operations Centre, 61 Bewicke Ave., North Vancouver

Join us and our panel of experts for this roundtable discussion on green infrastructure implementation and ecological restoration; urban and eco-system planning and development work to further the use of green infrastructure in urban settings; lessons learned from the specific experiences of urban green infrastructure site design and project installation; the City of North Vancouver’s success in implementing green infrastructure within their OCP; and how green infrastructure produces co-benefits of health and low carbon resiliency.

Our panel: Ken Ashley, PhD, Director of the Rivers Institute, BCIT; Patrick Lilley, MSc, RPBio., Stormwater, Kerr Wood Leidal; Bryce Gauthier, Landscape Architect, BCSLA, CSLA, LEED AP, Enns|Gauthier Landscape Architects; Dave Matsubara, P. Eng., City of North Vancouver; Deborah Hartford, Executive Director of Adaptation to Climate Change Team, SFU.

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SUCCESSFUL RESOURCE PROJECTS: A PRIMER ON THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN ABORIGINAL LAW AND POLICY

THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2018; 9:00am – 5:00pm

COST: $225 + GST

LOCATION: SFU Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 W Hastings St, Vancouver

 Stephanie Axmann is counsel in McCarthey Tetrault’s National Environmental, Regulatory & Aboriginal (ERA), Business Law, and Global Mining Groups in Vancouver. With a practice centered primarily in the area of Aboriginal law, she advises clients in a range of industries across Canada.

During this seminar, she will focus on the most recent legal and policy developments in Aboriginal law in Canada, including the latest developments concerning the Crown’s duty to consult and Aboriginal rights and title; the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the meaning of free, prior and informed consent; changes in provincial and federal law and regulations in relation to Indigenous involvement and participation; and business arrangements with Indigenous groups.

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