June 13-15, 2018
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON
The RPIC Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop is the leading professional development workshop for federal and industry environmental professionals involved in the management and remediation of federal contaminated sites.
Professional Development Training Day – June 13, 2018
Fees include session on June 13, materials, refreshment breaks and lunch. Those wishing to attend the Welcome Reception and the Awards and Recognition Dinner must purchase a ticket.
Early Bird Rate (before March 31, 2018) – $400 + HST
Regular Rate (on or after March 31, 2018) – $450 + HST
Two-day Workshop – June 14 and 15, 2018
Early Bird Rate (before March 31, 2018) – $800 + HST
Regular Rate (on or after March 31, 2018) – $925 + Tax
Concurrent registration includes sessions on June 14 and 15, the Welcome Reception and the Awards and Recognition Dinner as well as breakfasts and refreshment breaks.
**The cost of the Welcome Reception and Awards and Recognition Evening ticket is included in each Two-day Workshop registration, but a ticket is not automatically provided. As space is limited, the box must be checked off on the registration form to receive a ticket if you wish to attend.
The 2018 RPIC Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop will provide a forum for the contaminated sites community to learn about technical, scientific and organizational innovations, and best practices for the management of contaminated sites. The Workshop will offer a unique opportunity for the public, private, and academic sectors to meet and exchange new ideas and information with colleagues and industry representatives from across the country and abroad.
The Real Property Institute of Canada (RPIC) and the Contaminated Sites Management Working Group invite you to submit presentations on technologies and issues related to the assessment, remediation and management of federal contaminated sites. Abstracts are encouraged in, but not limited to the following topics:
- Future of FCSAP
- Climate Change Adaptation
- Intergovernmental Collaboration
- Contaminants of Concern
- Socio-economic and Indigenous Engagement
- Legal Considerations and Requirements
- Risk Management/Remediation
- Innovative, Sustainable Green
- Northern/Remote Site Challenges
- Information and Technology Management
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMITTING ABSTRACTS
All abstract submissions will be done through RPIC’s online submission system by January 8, 2018, https://2018rpicfcsnw.exordo.com/login. Please note that no submissions sent via email will be considered. All presenters are required to register for the Workshop. Authors will be notified of acceptance by February 12, 2018. All authors accepted for presentation at the Workshop will receive comments on their abstract after the Technical Review Committee has reviewed it. The revised abstract, based on these comments, is due by February 19, 2018. If the submission deadline is missed for the revised abstract, the translation is due by February 26, 2018.
*Presentation proposal submissions should be no more than 500 words and must include a presentation objective and biographies for all presenters.
To submit your abstract, please visit https://2018rpicfcsnw.exordo.com/login. You will be prompted to set up an account. Once logged in you will have the option to “Submit a Paper” where you will enter your abstract. The workflow will then walk you through all of the steps to complete your submission.
All PowerPoint presentation submissions will be done using RPIC’s online submission system with a file size is limit of 10MB. All abstracts accepted for presentation at the Workshop will be required to submit a draft PDF and a final PowerPoint presentation prior to the Workshop. Draft presentations will be due by April 3, 2018 and all presenters will receive comments on their draft presentation after the Technical Review Committee has reviewed. The revised PowerPoint presentation, based on these comments, is due by May 7, 2018. If the submission deadline is missed for the final PowerPoint, the translation is due by May 14, 2018.
|ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE
REVISED ABSTRACT DUE
DRAFT PPT PRESENTATION DUE
FINAL PPT PRESENTATION DUE
|January 8, 2018
February 12, 2018
February 19, 2018
April 3, 2018
May 7, 2018
RPIC will be taking on the responsibility and cost of translating all final abstracts and final PowerPoint presentations. If the submission deadline is missed for either, the author is automatically responsible for providing the translation at their own expense and no extensions will be granted. This applies to both the public and private sectors. All translations must be done by the same translation company, which will be selected by RPIC. If any changes are made to either the final abstract file or the final PPT after the submission deadline, the author will be responsible for updating both versions of the file (English and French) using the translation company selected by RPIC.
TRANSLATED ABSTRACT DUE – February 26, 2018
TRANSLATED PPT DUE – May 14, 2018
All presenters are required to register for the Workshop by April 3, 2018.One discounted delegate registration ($675 + HST) for the June 14-15 Workshop will be made available for each accepted presentation. Additional presenters will be required to register at the full rate. The discounted registration can only be claimed by filling out the PDF registration form and returning it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to mention which presentation it is being claimed for by the same title as the submitted abstract. Presentations will be selected for inclusion in the preliminary program on the basis of a peer review by the Technical Committee. Authors will be notified of acceptance by February 12, 2018.
For more information please visit the 2018 RPIC Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop website: