BEST 2017 Conference

Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology Conference (BEST 2018)

Early Bird Registration Now Open!
May 9-11, 2018 | Whistler, BC

The British Columbia Environment Industry Association’s BEST Conference attracts environmental professionals every May for two days of technical sessions, networking opportunities, and a sponsor exhibition.  Conference registration includes a welcoming reception, technical sessions, keynote presentations, an off-site networking reception, and all meals and coffee breaks. REGISTER ONLINE

Call for Abstracts
Presenters receive 50% off the conference registration price!

Papers and presentations are encouraged in, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Air Quality
  • Technology / Management / Consulting in the Clean Energy Sector (Wind, Solar, Tidal)
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction and Municipal Infrastructure
  • Emergency Spill Response
  • Contaminated Sites Innovative Technologies/Practices, Case Studies, Lessons-Learned
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Environmental Assessment & Permitting
  • Environmental Law & Case Studies
  • Environmental Policy Initiatives
  • First Nations Consultation & Partnerships
  • Large Projects – Mines, Dams, Road Infrastructure, Terminals, Industrial Properties
  • Sustainable Business Practice Case Studies
  • Upcoming Major Project Updates and Successes in Western Canada
  • Urban Planning / Design / Environmental Sustainability


Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities will open in January 2018

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