Looking to attend a conference this spring? The following is a summary of events happening virtually in Canada.
2021 OPFA Virtual Conference and 64th Annual General Meeting
Theme: Our Roots, Our Future
Join the Ontario Professional Foresters Association for its first-ever virtual conference and 64th Annual General Meeting April 6-8, 2021. Topics include Climate Change in Ontario, OPFA Initiatives, FireSmart Management of Flammable Forest Landscapes, and Ecological Offsetting. Registration is $40 for OPFA Members, $50 for Non OPFA members, or $20 for students (Includes access to virtual online Conference platform and all sessions/does NOT include AGM ticket). OPFA members can attend the Annual General Meeting for no charge. For more information, visit www.opfa.ca.
2021 Virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference
Theme: Unearthing the Way Forward
This free online one-day conference features important health and safety topicsOur world has changed, priorities have shifted, and the way we work and the world in which we work have adapted rapidly. As the mining industry continues to navigate the future of work, it is essential to keep health and safety at the forefront, now more than ever.
The Virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, hosted by Workplace Safety North. The free event expects to welcome more than 500 delegates to discuss the most pressing issues we are all facing, share knowledge of industry hazards, as well as the programs and innovations making workplaces safer. The conference features four knowledge streams:
- Prevent: focuses on high-risk industry hazards to prevent injury and illness in the workplace.
- Discover: highlights the latest innovations and programs in mining health and safety.
- Renew: features mental health and wellness strategies for a safe and healthy mind and body.
- Protect: explores best practices and lessons learned to effectively protect the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Help make your workplace safer and register today at www.workplacesafetynorth.ca.
Canadian Woodlands Forum/ Forum Canadien des Opérations Forestières 2021 Spring Meeting
It’s time to reconnect again at the Canadian Woodlands Forum Spring Meeting, on April 20-21, 2021. This year’s meeting will be online, and details will be announced soon. Stay tuned to www.cwfcof.org for more information.
Coal Association of Canada Spring Virtual Event
As COVID-19 continues to postpone in-person conferences, the Coal Association of Canada (CAC) understands the importance of industry updates, keeping members and interested parties informed of the latest information impacting the coal mining industry in Canada. Building off of our Fall Coal Market Update in October, the CAC is planning a virtual style event for April 28-29, 2021. Stay tuned to www.coal.ca as details are released!
Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
The CIM Virtual Convention + EXPO is coming to YOU on May 3-6, 2021! With over 150 technical presentations (including live Q&A sessions with presenters), topics include: Digital Transformation, The impact of COVID-19 on the mining life cycle
Production, Pit to Port, Surface “Mine Geotech, Working with the Rock, Risk Management, Geology: Mineralizing Systems and Beyond, Diversity and Inclusion
Environmental Engagement and Expertise, Mineral Economics, and the Changing World of Health and Safety.
Access the learning, the insights, the community, the celebration that define the CIM experience from wherever you are in the world. Go to www.convention.cim.org to learn more.