Category: August / 2017

Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites Workshop and Conference

Registration is now open for the Seventh Annual SABCS Conference and Workshop on Contaminated Sites
The conference will be held September 28, 2017 in the Segal Building, Room 1200 – 1500, 500 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC.

As in previous years, a Technical Workshop will be held on the previous day September 27, 2017. This year’s topic is Innovative Methods in Site Characterization. The program includes 9 speakers from across Canada and the US including two presentations from the BC Ministry of Environment.

Registration and full conference and workshop programs are available in the SABCS website. Registration can be accessed directly at the following URL.

Check out new lower rates for the workshop and lower fee for new professionals in the contaminated sites area. Includes hot breakfast, buffet lunch, delegates list and of course, provides presentations on a USB drive for the days you attend.


Elemental Haiku

Check out this Periodic Table!  A haiku for every one of the 118 know elements (plus one for the next one to be made).



Deadlines: Canadian Mineral Analysts Conference September 10 – 14

The 2017 CMA Conference will be held in Kamloops, BC, between September 10 and 14 at the Coast Hotel & Conference Centre. Workshops include the topics of traceability and method validation.  Conference tours include local laboratories and the New Afton underground gold mine.

If you are planning to submit a technical paper  – act now.  The deadline is August 6.  Download a submission form.

The registration deadline is August 25.  Registration forms for the conference are available

Information about the CMA is on-line.