The 2nd Annual Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) Environmental Summit will feature all of the things you expect from an ESAA event: great talks, great location and great networking. Environment Journal is a proud media partner of this event.

The 2024 edition will take place on April 15 – 17, 2024 at the Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, a modern getaway nestled amidst the pines and mountains about 45 minutes from Calgary.

ESAA, which was established in 1987, has over 200 member organizations and has grown to become one of Canada’s leading environment industry associations. The Environmental Summit is just one of the conferences ESAA presents to provide important educational and networking opportunities.

The two-day Summit format includes:

  • Three Days of Programming
  • Two Keynote Presentations
  • Technical Panel Discussions
  • Breakfast and Lunch each Day
  • Opening Wine and Cheese Reception in the Exhibit Area
  • 2nd night Networking Reception
  • And more!

Justin RiemerJustin Riemer, CEO of
Emissions Reduction Alberta will deliver the opening keynote presentation.



Brian Keating of Going Wild will deliver a keynote presentation on “Technology & Artificial Intelligence in the Wild.”



The agenda also features eight panels:
  • Toward Sustainable Development: Dual (and Competing) Imperatives for Industry and Municipalities
  • Net Zero – What Does This Mean and What Can We Do?
  • Sustainability in Action: Navigating Complexities of the Three Pillars of Sustainability
  • Beyond the Buzzwords:  Collaborative Pathways to Indigenous Engagement and Inclusion in Energy Transformation
  • Wildfires – Disaster Management Risk Management and Climate Resiliency
  • The Future of Water
  • Breathe of Fresh Air … Maybe? Balancing Noise, Odour, Particulate and Contaminant Air Emissions
  • Navigating the Environmental Business Landscape: A Comprehensive Approach to Risk Management, Insurance and Liability Mitigation
  • Indigenous Awareness and Inclusion: Walking towards Economic Reconciliation

The event also includes the ESAA Annual General Meeting and Closing Comments from Joe Chowaniec and Erin Ciezki, the executive team of ESAA, and Todd Latham, president of Actual Media (Environment Journal’s parent company).

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For the complete agenda and for registration information, visit:

EnviroTech evolves into Environmental Summit - The Environment Journal

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Note: A few sponsorship opportunities are still available. For further information and the list of industry sponsors click here.

Featured image credit: Kananaskis Lodge


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