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2022 ASPB Conference
Date: November 30-December 1, 2022 - Registration closes November 18, 2022.
|WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 30, 2022|
|16:00 - HOTEL CHECK-IN|
|19:00 - 21:00 WELCOME RECEPTION – HORS D'OEUVRES AND CASH BAR – HERITAGE HALL|
THURSDAY DECEMBER 1, 2022
7:30 - 8:30 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION – HERITAGE HALL
7:30 - 8:30 BREAKFAST – MOUNT TEMPLE/HERITAGE HALL
Presentations In Mount Temple
|8:30 - 8:40||Welcome and Opening Remarks||Dean Falkenberg (B.Sc., MEB, P.Biol.) - ASPB ED, Registrar|
Mike Oka - Blood (Kainai) Tribe Consultation Coordinator, Blackfoot Elder and Medicine Man
|8:40 - 9:00||Welcome Address by ASPB President and Board Introduction||Victoria Lukasik (Ph.D, P.Biol.)- ASPB President|
|9:00 - 9:30||The Migratory Birds Convention Act and Migratory Bird Regulations||David Stepinsky (M.Sc., B.Sc.) - Environment and Climate Change Canada|
|9:30 - 10:00||Conducting Drone Nest Surveys on ROWs||Kirsten Pearson (B.Sc., P.Biol., RPBio) - WEST|
10:00 - 10:30 NETWORKING BREAK
|10:30 - 11:00||Applicability of the Canada Energy Regulatory and Fisheries and Oceans Canada Memorandum of Understanding||Suzanne Brown (B.Sc., M.Sc.) -CER|
|11:00 - 11:30||Overview of the Modernized Fisheries Act, Species at Risk Act, and Requests for Review||Brianna Wyn (M.Sc.) - DFO|
|11:30 - 12:00||Fireside Chat - Indigenous Connections To Biology||Mike Oka - Blood (Kainai) Tribe Consultation Coordinator, Blackfoot Elder and Medicine Man Andy Edeburn (P.Biol.) - ASPB President Elect|
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH BREAK – MOUNT TEMPLE/HERITAGE HALL
|Time||Presentations In Mount Temple||Speaker|
|13:00 - 13:45||Wetlands Panel - from Assessment to Wetland Restoration: Challenges and Successes||Moderated by Andy Edeburn (P.Biol.) - ASPB President Elect Christina Metke (P.Biol.) - Sandgrass Consulting|
Amanda Cooper (B.Sc, P.Biol, AIT) - AEP
Emily Kabotoff (B.Sc, BIT) -Strathcona County
|13:45 - 14:15||Habitat Restoration: Why Indigenous Partnerships Matter||Paula Bentham (M.Sc, P.Biol, RPBio) - WSP|
|14:15 - 14:45||PNG Legacy Site Restoration Project||Tomas Sokolon (RBIT) - Tree Time|
|14:45 - 15:15||Foothills Stream Crossing Partnership||Ngaio Baril (P.Biol.) - Foothills Stream Crossing Partnership|
|15:45 - 16:45||Assessing Methods for Sampling and Quantifying Potential Impacts of Point Source Municipal Wastewater Effluent on Basal Components of the Aquatic Food Web in the|
Bow River, AB
|Aphra Sutherland (B.A, B.Sc., BIT) - UofC|
Breanna Sayles (B.Sc.) - UofC
|16:45 - 17:15||Scaling Process in Complex Ecology Projects||Kelli Warren (B.Sc., P.Ag., P.Biol., RPBio.) - WSP|
Derek Rennie (M.Sc., P.Biol., RPBio) - WSP
|18:00 - 19:00 COCKTAILS WITH CASH BAR – HERITAGE HALL|
|19:00 - KEYNOTE SPEAKER – MOUNT TEMPLE – Jessica Vandenberghe (P.Eng., M.Sc.) - Assistant Dean, Engineering Community and Culture at the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta|
19:00 - 20:00 DINNER – MOUNT TEMPLE
| FRIDAY DECEMBER 2, 2022|
|7:30 - 8:30 BREAKFAST – MOUNT TEMPLE/HERITAGE HALL|
|Time||Presentations In Mount Temple||Speaker|
|8:30 - 8:45||Welcome to Day 2||Dean Falkenberg (B.Sc., MEB, P.Biol.) - ASPB ED, Registrar|
|8:45 - 9:30||ASPB AGM||Victoria Lukasik (Ph.D, P.Biol.)- ASPB President|
|9:30 - 10:00 NETWORKING BREAK|
|10:00 - 10:45||AER Updates: Regulatory Oversight of Contaminated Sites||Adrian Kerry (M.Sc., P.Ag.) - AER|
|10:45 - 11:15||New BC Legislation and Right to Practice||Christine Houghton (RPBio.) -CEO BC CAB|
|11:15 - 11:30||Conference Closing Remarks and Awards||Andy Edeburn - ASPB President|
|11:30 CONFERENCE COMPLETE - HOTEL CHECK-OUT 12:00|
Location: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
National Parks Pass: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is inside Banff National Park. Any guests coming to Banff National Park are required to buy park passes at the gate.
Costs: Early bird pricing ends October 31, 2022. All tickets include the reception November 30 and the Banquet December 1.
All tickets are subject to GST and the ASPB Cancellation and Refund Policy (available
Delegate Ticket Type
Early Bird Price
Price After Oct.31
Volunteer (must be approved by ASPB admin)
Presenter (must be approved by ASPB admin)
Hotel Reservation: A conference ticket does not include accommodations. However, the ASPB has secured reduced room rates, starting at $229 (plus service charge, taxes and fees), for a limited number of rooms at the Chateau. Rooms at the reduced rate are first-come-first-serve. Please call the Global Reservations Center at 1-800-441-1414 and indicate you are with the ASPB 2022 Conference or use our booking link online https://book.passkey.com/e/50387309.The deadline for reservations at the reduced room rate is October 31st. This reduced rate is also available for delegates on room reservations for the three days before and three days after the conference, subject to availability.
Parking: Current parking charges are $45.00 per day for valet parking and $22.00 per day for self-park for over-night in-house guests. Parking is not included in registration ticket or accommodations.
CCP: Attendance at the conference qualifies ASPB members to earn Professional Development Hours towards their CCP requirements. example: one hour attended = one hour CCP.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available, click here for details.
For all conference inquiries, please contact Jessica at [email protected].