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
16, 2018 – 1 or 2 workshops
ID/Management workshop (Joint Presentation by Native Plant Society of
Saskatchewan and ECCC – hosted by BHP at their Saskatoon office)
Response Workshop (Presentation/exercise by GFL at a member site – TBD)
16, 2018 - Welcome reception in the afternoon/evening
17, 2018 - Environmental Forum Day 1
18, 2018 – Environmental Forum Day 2
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
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:
- TAILINGS AND MINE WASTE MANAGEMENT
- ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND BEST PRACTICES
- CLIMATE CHANGE
- ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING
- DECOMMISSIONING AND RECLAMATION
- GROUNDWATER AND SURFACE WATER MANAGEMENT
- ENERGY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
- WATER AND ENERGY SECURITY
- BIODIVERSITY AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
- RISK MANAGEMENT
- CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
- ENVIRONMENTAL INCIDENTS
- STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT AND INDIGENOUS
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!