SEIMA is the voice of the Environmental Industry in Saskatchewan. We provide networking, communication and educational opportunities to our members, and our goal is to foster the growth of Saskatchewan’s environmental sector through promotion and support of our members and their operations.


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  • 18 Apr 2018 1:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Registration is now open for the 3rd Biennial SMA Environmental Forum. Register HERE to attend the SMA Environmental Forum 2018.

    Additional information, and updates, including the official Call for Papers and templates (abstract, papers, presentations, posters), as well as sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities documents are now on the SMA Environmental Forum 2018 website.


      • October 16, 2018 – 1 or 2 workshops
        • Weed ID/Management workshop (Joint Presentation by Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan and ECCC – hosted by BHP at their Saskatoon office)
        • Emergency Response Workshop (Presentation/exercise by GFL at a member site – TBD)
      • October 16, 2018 - Welcome reception in the afternoon/evening
      • October 17, 2018 - Environmental Forum Day 1
      • October 18, 2018 – Environmental Forum Day 2
      • Saskatoon Inn, Saskatoon 
      • The SMA has negotiated a block room rate of $139 ($30 below their normal rack rate) but there are only 50 rooms available at this price….please reference the Saskatchewan Mining Association Environmental Forum 2018 when making reservations. Reserve quickly to get this preferred rate.

    The 2018 SMA Environmental Forum will be a technical conference (concurrent sessions) over two full days. The event will be open to SMA members, government and environmental professionals (consultants/lawyers).  It will take place at the Saskatoon Inn.  Registration fees are $400 +GST for SMA members and government employees and $600 + GST for all other participants.  University affiliated presenters (e.g. University Professors) are required to register but there is no fee associated with their registration.

    Based on attendance at the past two forums we are currently expecting 200-250 people to attend this event.

    The themes for the 2018 forum may include:


    We also hope that many of you will submit abstracts for consideration. Just a reminder that abstracts must be e-mailed to Brad no later than Tuesday May 22, 2018.

    See you at the Forum!

  • 27 Mar 2018 11:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SEIMA is proud to announce SustainTech 2018 was the most successful to date!

    Over 200 participants took in 3 regulatory talks, a keynote address, 24 technical talks and 8 student poster presentations during the March 22nd event.

    Thanks to 9 generous sponsors and everyone involved we are excited to announce that SustainTech will return in 2019.

    We invite all attendees to complete a post conference survey to help shape future events.  The survey will be arriving in your inbox soon!

      Room Break Out Sponsor
    Speaker Sponsor

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     Room Break Out Sponsor
     Image result for trace associates Reception Sponsor
     Image result for k + S Student Sponsor
     Image result for geo tactical Refresh Sponsor
     Image result for ALS Global Refresh Sponsor
     Image result for Environmental Risk Information Services AM Room Sponsor

  • 26 Feb 2018 12:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SEIMA is pleased to present the Final Program* for SustainTech 2018!

    Join us on March 22, 2018 for a full day of presentations.

    Register now at SustainTech 2018

    *Program subject to change*

  • 09 Feb 2018 1:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SEIMA is pleased to present the preliminary program for SustainTech 2018!

    Join us on March 22, 2018 for a full day of presentations.

    The deadline for early bird registration is Friday February 9, 2018.

    SustainTech 2018

  • 01 Feb 2018 1:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SustainTech 2018 – Luncheon Keynote

     “Evaluating climate risks and developing adaptation strategies to manage risk and take advantage of a warming climate - examples from and for business."

    Dr. Dave Sauchyn is a Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Regina, where he’s been for the past 35 years. Since 2000, Dave has been affiliated with the Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative. His main research interests are 1) the climate and hydrology of the past millennium and how knowledge of the past can inform scenarios of future climate and water supplies, and 2) planned adaption to minimize the adverse impacts of climate change on the natural capital of Canada’s western Interior. During 2011-16, Dave co-directed a an interdisciplinary study of the vulnerability of agricultural communities to climate extremes in Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Brazil and the Canadian Prairies. He recently accepted the task of coordinating lead author the Prairies chapter for the current national assessment of climate change.

    Register here for SustainTech 2018.  The early bird deadline has been extended to February 9th, 2018.

  • 25 Jan 2018 5:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SEIMA is Happy to Announce the following Sponsors SustainTech 2018

      Room Break Out Sponsor
      Speaker Sponsor

     Image result for north shore environmental Room Break Out Sponsor
     Room Break Out Sponsor
     Image result for trace associates Reception Sponsor
     Image result for k + S Student Sponsor
     Image result for geo tactical Refresh Sponsor
     Image result for ALS Global Refresh Sponsor
     Image result for Environmental Risk Information Services AM Room Sponsor

  • 01 Dec 2017 12:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Ministry of Environment Deputy Minister Lin Gallagher joined SEIMA at its luncheons in Regina and Saskatoon in November. Over 110 environmental professionals attended the two events. A summary of topics discussed is available here. 

    SEIMA again thanks Deputy Minister Gallagher and Assistant Deputy Minister Wes Kotyk for speaking and taking questions at these two events. SEIMA also again thanks the Saskatchewan Research Council for their generous sponsorship of both luncheons.

  • 15 Nov 2017 3:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    "Building Understanding, Improving Outcomes"

    A Professional Development Workshop

    Presented by the Ministry of Government Relations, Aboriginal Lands and Consultation Branch

    Date: November 24, 2017
    Registration - 8:30 am - 9 am
    Workshop - 9 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: The Hall at Le Relais, 103 - 308 4th Avenue, Saskatoon

    Planning by its nature is intended to be inclusive. Actively engaging First Nations and Metis communities in the development of local and regional plans will improve the depth of a plan, help to identify local and regional interests of First Nations and Metis, create an understanding of potential land use conflicts, and facilitate timely approval. This one day interactive event, will provide you with an understanding of:

    • Treaty and Aboriginal rights
    • Specific circumstances that trigger the duty to consult
    • Saskatchewan's Duty to Consult Policy
    • Who is responsible to fulfill the duty
    • The importance of early engagement
    • How engagement can effectively inform government's approval process

    Cost to attend event is $75.00 for members and $50.00 for students. Event includes lunch.

    This event is eligible for CPL credits.


  • 02 Nov 2017 3:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Join ECO Canada to network with fellow environmental professionals, academics, and industry. This event will feature a keynote speaker and presentations from some of Saskatchewan's environmental leaders. Register Here!

    Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017
    Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
    Location: Boffins Public House
    111 Research Drive, #106
    Saskatoon, SK S7N 3R2 

  • 12 Oct 2017 9:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    November 1-2
    Regina, SK

    The annual BUILD SASK GREEN Conference in the fall features education, training, and motivational sessions on green building practices and trends. Attendees will learn from industry experts to enhance their knowledge and build their professional relationships through networking opportunities.

    In 2017, the BUILD SASK GREEN Conference will offer attendees current and relevant content on the optimization of performance and operation of existing buildings and sustainable land use planning.

    The Existing Buildings conference stream looks at carbon performance as a key metric in place of energy performance and energy conservation measures that demonstrably lead to carbon savings, such as re-commissioning to optimize the performance and operation of an existing building’s system and deep energy retrofits to reduce energy consumption significantly.

    The Sustainable Planning conference stream will explore creative green building solutions designed to meet the challenges of urbanization, including the sustainable development and use of land, planning permission, protection and use of the environment, and design strategies to balance science, aesthetics and community interests in the planning of healthy urban environments.

    Click for more information and to register!

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