Call for Voluntary Presentations

The Bulkley Valley Research Centre is pleased to call for applications for voluntary presentations for this conference. This is an opportunity to present your views or project information to a broad audience from government, industry, First Nations, and the public.

Applications are invited for voluntary presentations in the following categories:

• Benefits of resource development to northwest communities

• Integrating environmental, social and economic analyses of projects

• Emerging frameworks for examining, monitoring and responding to cumulative environmental, social or economic outcomes of developments

• Technology and software for cumulative effects modelling

• Interdisciplinary case studies

• Industry perspectives

• Community and First Nations engagement

• Other related topic areas

Applications will be adjudicated and applicants notified of status by the date below. Applicants must submit presentation title, authors’ names and contact information, very brief author biographical information, and an abstract of 300 words or less. Abstracts that are accepted will be published in conference proceedings.

Key Dates

Proposals for presentations:  September 30, 2012. Submit to Jill Dunbar, Conference Coordinator

Notification of Acceptance:  October 15, 2012

Conference Dates:  November 14, 15 and 16, 2012

The number of presentations that can be accepted is limited. Voluntary presenters must cover their own conference registration fees and travel and accommodation costs.

Conference Sponsors (Click on logos to visit sponsor sites)

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Smithers Exploration Group Crossroads Culture Resource Management HyTech Drilling Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia SkeenaWild Conservation Trust BC Hydro Imperial Metals McElhanney Altagas Spectra Energy Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition Archer Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations University of Northern British Columbia
Invest Northwest BC Smithers and District Chamber of Commerce
World Wildlife Fund Canada Skeena-Nass Centre for Innovation in Resource Economics