The Excess Soils Symposium on December 8, 2020 will provide an important update from the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks on the work being done to create new excess soils regulations in the province.

The symposium, which is presented by Environment Journal and parent company Actual Media, will provide a multi-stakeholder approach to the impacts of excess soils regulations, including perspectives on the land use planning, building issues, environmental risk, and disposal costs related to the new regulations.

With this expert overview, attendees will enter the new year well informed and ready to optimize project management while staying in compliance.

Event Program Overview

1:00 p.m. – Introductory Remarks – Andrew Macklin, Editorial Director, Actual Media

1:05 p.m. – Excess Soils Regulations in Ontario

  • Chris Lompart, Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks

1:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion: How Ontario’s New Regulations Impact the Industry

  • Moderator: Andy Manahan
  • Matt Gardner, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
  • Steven Crombie, Ontario Waste Management Association
  • Denise Lacchin, Golder
  • Meggen Janes, Waterfront TO

3:00 p.m. – Update from the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) Excess Soils Working Group

  • Grant Walsom, XCG Consultants Ltd.

3:10 p.m. – Panel Discussion: The Business of Excess Soils

  • David McGilivray, WSP Canada
  • Madeh Piryonesi, Ontario Society of Professional Engineers
  • Grant Walsom, XCG Consultants Ltd.

3:50 p.m. – Panel Discussion: The Innovations Driving Best Practices in Excess Soils Management

  • Krista Barfoot, Stantec
  • Kevin Goldberg, SoilFLO
  • Warren Croft, GHD Group

4:25 p.m. – Closing Remarks – Andrew Macklin, Editorial Director, Actual Media

For further information, visit: https://environmentjournal.ca/excess-soils-symposium

To register, visit: https://excesssoilssymposium.eventbrite.ca

Registration includes a recording of the event.

This event is sponsored by: SoilFlo, GHD Group Ltd., PGL Environmental Consultants, Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP, WSP Global Inc., Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association, Ontario Society of Professional Engineers LOGO, and Stantec.

 

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