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Events Calendar

This Week's Highlights




SPEAKER SERIES: An Update on the Goose Bay Remediation Project

w/ Defence Construction Canada (DCC) and the Department of National Defence

Fisheries Protection Workshop for Environmental Professionals

w/ Fisheries and Oceans Canada


Newleef 2015

NEIA’s annual environmental sector conference took place on October 8-9, 2015.


December 2 – Speaker Series: Introduction to ISO 14001 – Environmental Management

w/ Karen Noftall, President, Quality Matters

Newleef 2014

NEIA’s annual environmental sector conference took place on October 9-10, 2014.

September 12, 2014 – NEIA/SDTC Workshop – How to Access Sustainable Development Technology Canada Funding

NEIA hosted SDTC who presented on their programs, how to access SDTC funding, and the application process.

June 6, 2014 – Working Together for Responsible Erosion and Sediment Control

NEIA, in partnership with NAACAP and KEEP, presented a professional development workshop on the importance and application of erosion and sediment Control during construction and development.

April 23 – Exporting? Handle your Intellectual Property With Care!

w/ Cecile Klein, Business Development Officer, Canadian Intellectual Property Office

April 16-17 – SPOTLIGHT: Caribbean

NEIA presented two morning sessions for businesses (1) interested in learning about business opportunities in the Caribbean; and (2) interested in learning about international financial institutions and how they relate to project development.

April 8 – Speaker Series w/ Judy Powell

General Manager, Metrobus

March 18 – NEIA’s 2014 Annual General Meeting

Many of these slides are a companion to NEIA’s 2013 Annual Report. For more information on NEIA’s 22nd AGM, click here.

March 11 – Speaker Series w/ Chris Feetham

Senior Compliance Promotion Officer, Environment Canada

February 6 – Environmental Assessment Practitioner’s Forum

A discussion of EA processes and practice in Newfoundland and Labrador.


Newleef 2013

NEIA’s annual environmental sector conference took place on October 10-11, 2013.

Aboriginal Consultation Roundtable

NEIA’s Aboriginal Consultation Roundtable took place on September 18, 2013.

Other NEIA Event Presentations

Presentations given at various NEIA events through 2013.

Oil Spill Response Technology Seminar

The Oil Spill Response Technology Seminar took place on May 27-28, 2013.

International Business Development Symposium

The International Business Development Symposium took place on May 24, 2013.


Research Matching with Business
Slides from the December 7 session

Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012
Mike Atkinson, Regional Director Atlantic, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

Regional Opportunities in the Green Economy
Leigh Puddester, CEO and Chair, Multi Materials Stewardship Board (MMSB)
(from “The Strategic Partnership: Regional Opportunities in the Green Economy”)

The Green Economy: Global Context and Provincial Opportunities
Jackie Janes, Assistant Deputy Minister, Office of Climate Change, Energy, and Emissions Trading (OCEET)
(from “The Strategic Partnership: Regional Opportunities in the Green Economy”)

A Tourism Lens on Regional Opportunities in the Green Economy
Mark Lamswood, Executive Director, GoWestern Newfoundland
(from “The Strategic Partnership: Regional Opportunities in the Green Economy”)

Development, Optimization and Application of a Wave Powered Pump
Dr. Mike Graham, Campus Administrator, Wave Energy Research Centre (CNA)
(from “The Strategic Partnership: Regional Opportunities in the Green Economy”)

Towards a Sustainable Future: An Analysis of the Economic Development Opportunities Associated with the Green Economy in Newfoundland & Labrador
Paul Shorthouse, Director of Research & Strategic Planning, GLOBE Advisors (from NewLeef 2012)

The Future of the Environmental Sector: Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Mike Harcourt, Former Premier of British Columbia and Mayor of Vancouver (from NewLeef 2012)

From Restless Communities to Resilient Places
Mike Harcourt, Former Premier of British Columbia and Mayor of Vancouver (referenced at NewLeef 2012)

Energy Efficiency & Environmental Initiatives in the K-12 School System
Ed Sexton, Director, Design and Construction Division, Department of Education (from NewLeef 2012)

Agriculture and the Green Economy
Jim Lester, Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture (from NewLeef 2012)

Sustainable Resource Management
Stephanie Curran, Environment and Regulatory Manager, WorleyParsons Canada, Atlantic Canada Business Unit (from NewLeef 2012)

Goose Bay Remediation Project Update
Chris MacInnis, Project Manager with DND, and Derek AuCoin, Team Lead of Environmental Services, Defence Construction Canada

Ducks Unlimited’s Role in Helping Developers Offset Damages to Wetland Areas
Geoff Harding, Manager of Major Projects, and Wade Lewis, Manager of Restoration Service, Ducks Unlimited


Hebron Public Review Process
Linda Bartlett, NEIA Exective Director (on behalf of NEIA)

Booming Labrador!: The Scoop on Goose Bay
Leo Abbass, Mayor, Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Booming Labrador!: What’s all the Buzz About Labrador West
Janice Barnes, Mayor, Labrador City

Booming Labrador!: Business on the North Coast: Nunatsiavut Region
James Thorbourne, President & CEO Nunatsiavut Group of Companies

Booming Labrador!: How to Become an Innu Business Partner
Francis Clarke, Manager, Innu Business Development Centre

Booming Labrador!: Innu Business Development Initiatives
Fred Hall, Business Manager on behalf of Paul Rich, CEO, Innu Development Ltd. Partnership

Booming Labrador!: Lessons from the Fort McMurray Experience
Dennis Peck, Manager, Permits and Inspection Services (Strathcona County), Former Director of Planning & Development (Fort McMurray); Former Director of Economic Development (Happy Valley-Goose Bay)

Industry Day: Goose Bay Remediation Project Prime Consultant Contract
Annette Murphy, Environmental Program Manager, Defence Construction Canada

Industry Day: Goose Bay Remediation Project
Craig Wells, Project Manager, Goose Bay Remediation Project

Industry Day: About Defence Construction Canada (DCC)
Defence Construction Canada, Goose Bay Remediation Project

Industry Day: 5 Wing Goose Bay Remediation Project
Background Information

Career Services for Internationally Educated Professionals and Trades Persons
Sheri Watkins, Employment Development Manager, and Danni Yetman, Workplace Liaison, AXIS Career Services (Association for New Canadians)

Environmental Assessment In Newfoundland And Labrador
Bas Cleary, Director Of The Environmental Assessment Division, Department of Environment and Conservation, Government Of Newfoundland And Labrador

How Federal EA Works
Bill Coulter, Project Manager, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s Atlantic Regional Office, Halifax

Lower Churchill Project
Gilbert Bennett, VP-Nalcor Energy, Lower Churchill Project

Let’s Talk Exports
Peter Hall, Senior Economist, Export Development Canada


The Real Business Case For Sustainability
David Labistour, CEO, Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)

Putting The Province’s Global Resource Players On A More Sustainable And Profiitable Path
Toby Heaps, CEO, Corporate Knights, The Magazine For Clean Capitalism

Cleantech – From Local Innovation To Global Niche
Paul Antle, CEO, Phase Separation Solutions

Oceans Of Opportunity – Prospects For The Environmental Industry
Panelist – Dr. F. Mary Williams, Director General, NRC Institute for Ocean Technology

Solid Waste Management Practices – Present And Future
Panelist – Gary Ryan, Director Of Programs, Multi-Materials Stewardship Board (MMSB)

BOMA Best Environmental Certification: Delivering Value For Commercial Buildings
Panelist – Kim Saunders, President, Building Owners and Managers of Newfoundland and Labrador

Breaking Green Stereotypes
Heather Macaulay, President, My Generation – Green Energy

Climate Change And The Impact On Business
Jackie Janes, Senior Policy Advisor on Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Emissions Trading, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Irish Market Overview And Opportunities
Kate Hickey, Ireland

The Carbon Market
Ian Mackinnon, President of Jomini Environmental Inc.


Product Development Presentation for The Upside of Waste Management
Tom Clift, Associate Professor, Marketing Faculty of Business Administration

Drinking Water Safety In Newfoundland And Labrador
Haseen Khan, Director, Water Resources Management Division, Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Central Newfoundland Waste Management Facilities
Wayne Manuel, Manager, Civil/Municipal Department, Bae-Newplan Group

Industrial Outreach And Applied Research
Andy Fisher, Director, Faculty And Applied Science, Memorial University

Innovation, A Matter Of Mind
Mike Wadden, President & Chief Operating Officer, Ever Green Recycling


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