2018 Annual Conference

58th Annual PNWIS Conference: Nov. 7-9, 2018:
Vancouver Island Conference Centre, Nanaimo, B.C.

Changing Approaches to Canada-US Environmental Management

The 58th Annual Conference of the Pacific Northwest International Section of the Air & Waste Management Association was held November 7th – 9th 2018 in Nanaimo, B.C. at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. The conference was attended by over 150 environmental professionals representing businesses and government agencies from across the region.

The conference began Tues. Nov. 6th with two professional development courses offered:

The conference keynote panel speakers:

  • Roger Quan: Director, Air Quality and Climate Change – Metro Vancouver
  • Dan Mahar: Environmental Engineer (Past PNWIS President) – Northwest Clean Air Agency
  • Glen Okrainetz: Director, Clean Air – BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Conference documents:
PNWIS 2018 Conference Program
PNWIS 2018 Presentation Abstracts
Environmental Challenge 2018
Fun Run Route

Conference Planning Committee

  • Conference Chairs: Rob Dalrymple & Mark Milner
  • Secretary: Eric Taylor
  • Local Arrangements:Warren McCormick
  • Finance Chair: Nancy Chan & Warren McCormick
  • Technical Chairs: Matt Dodd & Marco Wong
  • Professional Development: Markus Kellerhals
  • Exhibitor Chair: Al Fleming
  • Sponsorship Chair: Bob Humphries
  • Communications / Website Chair: Eric Taylor
  • Awards / Recognition Chairs: Roylene Cunningham & Laurel Peterson
  • Registration Chair: Nancy Chan &Norma Job
  • Young Professional Program Chair: Chris Atherly
  • Student Programs / Environmental Challenge Chair: Melody Kieneker
  • Fun Run Chair: Warren McCormick
  • Entertainment: Selina Lee-Anderson