CFX 2020
Take Action on Cumulative Effects
May 5th 

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 *Agenda subject to change


Day 1 May 5, 2020  

8:30 am Opening & Prayer - Tk’emlups te Secwépemc

Master of Ceremonies – Karen Wilson, Principal, CE Analytic

8:45 am Keynote: Unlocking prosperity while caring for the earth
- Systems Ecologist Barry Wilson

9:45 am Refreshment Break


Cumulative Effects in Legislation - Taking Action Within The New Rules

10:00 am What The New Federal Impact Assessment Act means for Cumulative Effects Assessment - Impact Assessment Agency of Canada 

10:30 am What BC’s New Environmental Assessment Act  means for Cumulative Effects Assessment - Lindsay Luke, Project Assessment Director at Government of British Columbia

11:00 Cumulative Effects within the UNDRIP Framework - Sunny LeBourdais, Director of Operations for the Secwepemc Qwelminte Group

11:30 am Presenting Sponsor 

Lunch 12:00 - 1:15pm


Practical Tools For CFX Action

1:15 pm  Handbook of Cumulative Impact Assessment - Jill Blakley, Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan

1:45 pm A Shared Governance Approach To Cumulative Effects Management - Dave Nordquist, Title & Rights, Special Projects Adams Lake Indian Band

2:15 pm : Prioritizing Road Decommissioning Using CFX and Wildlife Population Dynamics - Matt Carlson, Ecologist at ALCES Group

2:45 pm Refreshment Break

3:00 pm Collaboration in Education - BC & Alberta Tomorrow - Dave Ramsay, Executive Director and Co-founder of the BC Tomorrow Society, High School Science Educator

3:30 pm The Mirella Project - Mirella Ramsay, University Student and Founder of the Mirella Project

4:00 pm CFX2020 Day 1 Summary - Barry Wilson, Systems Ecologist, CE Analytic

4:30 pm Closing Remarks & Gala Invite- Karen Wilson


CE Analytic Awards Gala 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm May 5th, 2020

5:30 pm Gala Reception

6:00 pm Secwépemc Story - Kenthen Thomas, Traditional Story Performer 

6:30 pm Feast

7:10 pm Gala Keynote 

7:40 pm The CE Analytic Awards

8:00 pm close


Day 2 May 6th, 2020

8:30 am Conference Opening & Prayer - Tk’emlups te Secwépemc

8:40 am Karen Wilson, Master Of Ceremonies


Cumulative Effects Management In Action

8:45 am Cumulative Effects Case Study - Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board - Mark Cliffe-Phillips, Executive Director at Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board

9:10 am Cumulative Effects Case Study - British Columbia Kootenay Boundary Region -Cassidy van Rensen, Land & Resource Specialist in Kootenay Boundary Region

9:35 am Cumulative Effects Case Study - Marine Transportation - Catherine Guillemette, Transport Canada Marine Cumulative Effects

10:00 am Refreshment Break


Collaboration at Work

10:15 am Panel: Hydrology Cumulative Effects - SPONSORED BY: Machydro

11:00 am A Cumulative Effects Practitioner's Perspective- George Hegmann, Senior Principal at Stantec | Geographic Technical Lead, Canada, Assessment & Permitting

11:30 am Spotlight

Lunch 12:00 - 1:15pm 

1:15 pm How to Produce Better Outcomes with Well-Designed Collaborations - David Savage, Negotiation, Collaboration, Business & Team Development Consultant, Coach, Speaker and Author at Savage Management Ltd.

1:45 pm Building Capacity and Win-Win Solutions Gord Chipman, Manager of Alkali Resource Management Ltd

2:15 pm The Cumulative Effects of Affordable Housing in Municipalities - Louise Wallace Richmond, 2nd term Councillor, City of Salmon Arm | Co-chairs the Housing Task Force

2:45 pm Refreshment Break

3:00 pm Moderated Delegate Open - Mic - ALL

4:00 pm Day 2 Summary and Next Steps - Barry Wilson, Systems Ecologist, CE Analytic

4:15 pm Conference Wrap-up - Karen Wilson, MC


Pre-Conference Workshops

  • Scenario Planning
  • ALCES Online Cumulative Effects Simulator
  • Structured Decision-Making



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