Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Upcoming Workshops & Training

2017 Annual Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage Field School

Monday August 28, 2017  - Friday September 1, 2017

Northwest Community College (NWCC) and various mine sites - Smithers, BC

THIS EXTREMELY POPULAR COURSE IS NOW FULL FOR 2017!

Still want to attend? Please email info@bvcentre.ca to put yourself on the waitlist. You will be contacted if space becomes available. We will only accept your payment once we have space available.

Course Description

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Past Workshops & Training

Water Sustainability Workshop

Wednesday December 14, 2016  - Thursday December 15, 2016

Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge - Smithers, BC

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:

British Columbia’s history, identity, and future are inseparable from water; water is essential for the environment, for communities, and for a vibrant economy. This 2-day workshop aims to convene First Nations and Government managers and decision makers for focused discussions...

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2016 Annual Metal Leaching / Acid Rock Drainage Field School

Monday August 29, 2016  8:30am - Friday September 2, 2016 4:30pm

Northwest Community College, Smithers campus - Smithers, BC

THIS EXTREMELY POPULAR COURSE IS NOW FULL FOR 2016!

Still want to attend? Please email info@bvcentre.ca to put yourself on the waitlist. You will be contacted if space becomes available. We will only accept your payment once we have space available.

The course objectives are to increase...

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2015 Annual Metal Leaching / Acid Rock Drainage Field School

Monday August 24, 2015  8:30am - Friday August 28, 2015 4:30pm

Smithers - BC

Please CLICK HERE to register for the 2017 ML/ARD Field School.

The course objectives are to increase understanding of metal leaching and acid rock drainage by showing participants the tools, procedures and design requirements; providing an overview of the underlying science and vocabulary; and...

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2014 Annual Metal Leaching / Acid Rock Drainage Field School

Monday August 25, 2014  - Friday August 29, 2014

TBD - Smithers, BC

*** This course is now full. If you would like to be put on the waiting list please contact mlard@bvcentre.ca.

The objective of the Field School is to increase the understanding of ML/ARD by showing participants the prediction and mitigation tools, providing an overview of the underlying science...

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Writing in the Workplace: Effective communication in the digital age

Thursday March 14, 2013  9:00am-3:00pm

Northwest Community College - Smithers

Written forms of communication are increasingly taking over in the workplace, from emails to instant messaging. While written interactions are convenient, they can also lead to miscommunications.

This workshop addresses the need to use clear and concise writing for effective emails and other...

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Technical Writing Workshop

Friday May 6, 2011  9:00am-3:00pm

Northwest Community College - Smithers

Registration deadline: Friday, April 22

This one-day workshop is geared to anyone who dreads writing work reports or would like to improve their proposal writing skills. It offers three hours of writing instruction in the morning followed by two hours of interactive learning after lunch and...

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Statistics Refresher for Resource Management Professionals

Tuesday March 8, 2011  8:00am-5:00pm

- Please notify us if you are interested

Due to insufficient registration, this course has been postponed to a later date.

The Bulkley Valley Research Centre is pleased to host its upcoming Statistics Refresher for Resource Management Professionals workshop, taught by Dr. Carl Schwarz from Simon Fraser University. This workshop will...

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Complexity in Everyday Life:  A Participatory Workshop

Friday February 19, 2010  8:30am-12:00pm

Old Church, Smithers - Smithers

As a follow-up to the successful Complexity Science and Global Change Workshop held at the Smithers Old Church in February 2009 in conjunction with UNBC's Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Institute, the Centre hosted a second informal workshop at the Smithers Old Church in February 2010....

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Below the Detection Limit: Problems, Definitions, Data and Solutions

Tuesday February 24, 2009  -

Northwest Community College - Smithers, BC

On February 24, 2009, the Bulkley Valley Research Centre hosted Below the Method Detection Limit: Problems, definitions, data, and solutions. This workshop, taught by Simon Fraser University statistician Carolyn Huston, better acquainted 22 participants to R software and statistics methodology for...

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