Air Quality Impact Assessment Calgary 1-day Course

Thursday, June 1, 2016 | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Kahanoff Centre | 105 12 Avenue SE | Calgary

Fees: EP and EPt Members $395; Non-Members $495

About the Workshop

Air quality assessment is a requirement of any permit or environmental protection plan and may include both impact modelling and monitoring.

This workshop will provide professionals with a practical approach to planning and executing an air quality impact assessment as a follow up action to a facility or project emission inventory.

Case studies and participant exercises will be used to reinforce various aspects for planning and implementation of the assessment, interpretation of model results and planning any follow-up monitoring as may be required.

Who should attend?

The course is designed for environmental professionals looking to conduct a modelling or monitoring exercise to validate impacts from an emission inventory or quantify potential human and environmental risks such as:

  • Environmental consultants
  • Environmental auditors
  • Compliance Managers
  • Air quality technicians
  • Individuals responsible for air emission monitoring and reporting
  • Individuals responsible for air pollution control
  • Individuals who are or will be involved with Environmental Assessments
  • Environmental Managers
  • Individuals responsible for conducting environmental risk assessments

Course Outcomes

  • Assess the various methods available for impact assessment
  • Plan and execute an assessment
  • Interpret the results
  • Determine the sensitivity of results to model input parameters
  • Integrate the results into a risk assessment
  • Present the information for regulatory or financial assessment

Course Agenda

Time Topic
8:00 am Course Introduction
Ambient Air Quality Monitoring
Protocols and implementation
11:30 am LUNCH
Air Dispersion Modelling
Presentation and Interpretation
4:00 pm Review and close


Type Price Register
EP or EPt member $395 Registration is now closed.
Non-certified professional $495 Registration is now closed.

Please note: EP and EPt registrations will be verified against the public roster of Certified Environmental Professionals.

About the Trainer

Steve Lamming

Steve Lamming, Ph.D., EP – Principal Air Quality Scientist and Eastern Canada Practice Lead, Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure

Steve has more than 30 years experience in air quality management and has worked with mining, industrial, government, and oil & gas sector clients both across Canada and internationally to determine emissions; prepare and execute sampling programs; conduct transport and dispersion modelling; assess community impact; develop abatement and airshed monitoring strategies; and prepare permit documentation.

He has prepared greenhouse gas inventories for industry, resource sector and municipal clients and has worked with companies in preparing emissions trading protocol documentation for Cap-and-Trade programs. Since 2002 he has provided more than 100 professional development seminars in the areas of environmental regulation and air quality management at venues across Canada.