EnviroTech 2020

June 11 & 12, 2020 - Virtual Event (Webinars)

Special Sessions

Pre-Conference Special Sessions

Tuesday, April 23rd
1:00 – 4:30 pm

The following sessions are free to attend for all registered delegates, however, only those who RSVP will be able to attend.  Please use the link provided at the end of each session’s description to RSVP. Refreshments and afternoon snacks will be provided.

World of Decommissioning and Demolition
Bannerman / Walker)

Moderator: Stacy Thygesen, JSK Consulting

The session will provide attendees with a look at the world of decommissioning and demolition.  Presentations will take a look at the risks, the legal issues, the challenges and will include a number of case studies.

Demolition 101
Ryan Hope, Sublatus Environmental

Decommissioning – Legal Perspectives
Jacquelyn Stevens, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

Decommissioning Oil and Gas Facilities And The Hazards Associated With Aging Infrastructure
Trevor Powell and Todd Nelson, JSK Consulting

Planning for Retirement – Decommissioning of Facilities, Pipelines and Wellheads
Shaun Roth , Summit, an Earth Services Company

Decommissioning of a former Wire Products Manufacturing Facility
Elvie Reinson, Ballast Environmental Consulting

2018 Results and 2019 Plan
Lars DePauw, Orphan Well Association


Limited to 100 attendees. (70 spots remaining)

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Introduction to Waste Classification and
Disposal in Alberta

Herald / Doll)

Session lead: Renee White, KBL Environmental

Waste generators are responsible for properly characterizing their waste for disposal. This course will assist those individuals who are responsible for overseeing waste management activities in their organization. Key elements of the course include how to: properly characterize waste, prepare it for transport, manifest it, and select appropriate disposal options. This is an interactive course that incorporates several real life examples.


Waste Classification

  • Using the “User Guide for Waste Managers” to classify waste (Classes 1 –9)
  • Exemptions; hazardous verses non hazardous waste
  • Oilfield Waste
  • What parameters to test for
  • When to test

Disposal Wells

  • What is a disposal well
  • Types of disposal wells in Alberta
  • Waste classification for disposal wells


  • Classes or types of landfills

Waste Manifesting

  • AEP manifests
  • AER manifests
  • Other shipping documents

Due Diligence

  • Approvals and permits
  • Audits and inspections

Limited to 50 attendees. (32 spots remaining)

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