Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals

Thu, 02/22/2018
When: 
February 22, 2018 | 8:30am to 3:00pm
Where: 
SFU Segal Building (Room 2800) 500 Granville Street
Who: 
Fraser Basin Council and Engineers and Geoscientists BC
Municipality: 
Vancouver, BC

Join Fraser Basin Council and Engineers and Geoscientists BC on February 22, 2018 for a one-day workshop for professionals on how climate change could impact their professional roles and responsibilities

Event Description: 
Fraser Basin Council and Engineers and Geoscientists BC are hosting this one-day workshop for professionals on how climate change could impact their professional roles and responsibilities. The aim of the workshop is to encourage professionals to integrate climate change considerations into their decision-making and empower them to make the case for adaptation within their organizations. Zizzo Strategy will present on the legal framework for climate change adaptation and professional responsibility and avoiding negligence. West Coast Environmental Law will speak to the context of BC-specific legislation, relevant regulations and case law.
 
This workshop is open to a range of professionals, including planners, engineers, environmental managers, asset managers, and others working in the climate change risk domain.
 
*Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
 
 
Date: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 08:30 to 15:00