ESAA Webinar Series

The ESAA Webinar series is returning.  Our free webinars will begin mid-September and run through mid-November.  If you have suggestions for a presentation, contact Joe at the ESAA Office.

Upcoming Webinars


WebinarDateRegistrationSponsored by:
 ESAA Virtual Trivia and Networking Event
June 2nd, 2021
4 – 5pm
Register or SponsorPrize Sponsor

Completed Webinars

WebinarPresentationVideoSponsored by:

Dealing with Low Mood and Motivation
Aaron Telnes, M.C., R. Psych.
Synthesis Psychology and Calgary Career Counselling

Available ShortlyVideo Recording

Ecological Reconciliation – The Re-introduction of Traditional Plants, Foods and Spaces to Swan River First Nation

  • Dustin Twin, Council member for the Swan River First Nation in Northern Alberta
  • Dani Rohs, Communications / Sustainability Responsible at IKEA Edmonton
  • Mike Toffan, Founder and Managing Director of Project Forest
 Video Recording

Odour Free Composting with Biochar
Don Harfield and Rob Lavoie,
AirTerra Inc.

PresentationVideo Recording

Spring Environmental Technology Webinar
organized by ESAA/CHEMCO
– Irene Merino, BION
– Brad Elkins, EOS Remediation
– Brant Smith, Peroxychem
– Ryan Donnelly, Hoganas

BION Presentation

Peroxychem Presentation

Video Recording

ACWA Roles in Developing Alberta Water Solutions to Emerging Global Problems
Dr. Leland Jackson
Scientific Director, Advancing Canadian Wastewater Assets
University of Calgary

PresentationVideo Recording

Overview of Saskatchewan’s Accelerated Site Closure Program
Ian Wilson, Saskatchewan Research Council

Presentation PDFVideo Recording

Mental Wellness and Coping During COVID
Aaron Telnes, M.C., R. Psych., ynthesis Psychology and Calgary Career Counselling

Presentation PDFVideo Recording

Panel Discussion on Climate Change and the Important Role that Indigenous Knowledge Plays in Alberta’s Sustainable Future

Brad Spence – Indigenous and Community Relations Specialist at ECO Canada

– Desmond Bull – Elected Councillor for Louis Bull Tribe of Maskwacis Nation in Treaty 6
– Paul McLauchlin – President of the Rural Municipalities of Alberta

n/aVideo Recording
Rstar – an innovative approach to E3 (Environmental, Economic and Energy) Recovery
Kris Kinnear, SAEN
Site Rehabilitation Program: Reducing Cost and Risk Associated with Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment
Bill Berzins and Sam Ogali, West Earth Sciences
 Video Recording

Stormwater Re-Use in Prairie Watersheds
Bill Berzins, West Earth Sciences

Presentation PDFVideo Recording
Indigenous Relations & COVID-19: Adapting Protocol during a Pandemic 

Video Recording

A Mother’s Voice – Film by Holly Fortier

ECO Canada Employment Programs -Connecting Environmental employers with fresh talent across Canada Video Recording
Conceptual Site Models – Built for Purpose

Presentation PDF

Health Canada CSM Builder Tool

Video Recording
 “Alberta’s Economy in a COVID-19 World: What we KNOW, what we DON’T KNOW, and potential opportunities”
Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist, ATB Financial
 Technical Issue – No Recording Available
Inspections and Investigations: What to do when the regulator comes knocking?
Sean Parker, McLennan Ross LLP
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
When Worlds Collide: Integrating Soil and Groundwater Studies When Remediating and Risk Managing Upstream Oil and Gas Sites
Brent Lennox, Waterline Resources
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Investigating PFAS in Western Canada
Lindsay Paterson and Matthew Coady, SLR Consulting (Canada)
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Managing a Remote Workforce
Janet Salopek and Cindy Sidhu , Salopek &Associates
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
The 5 W’s of Bringing ELearning to Your Company
Darel Baker, Keldar Leadership
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Soil Sterilants Program
Bonnie Drozdowski and Simone Levy, InnoTech Alberta

Presentation (PDF)

Canadian Conservation and Land Management Knowledge Portal (CCLM)

Video Recording
Alberta’s Site Rehabilitation Program – Information Session
Arron Best, Alberta Energy
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Environmental Compliance in the wake of Covid-19
Amit Bhargava, EnviroApps
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Great Big Nature – Kids and Families Webinar
Brian Keating
 Video RecordingDrowdski and Chowaniec Families
An Update on Orphan Wells and the Alberta Site Rehabilitation Program
Brad Gilmour, Keely Cameron, Stephanie Ridge, Bennett Jones LLP
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Recent Trends in In-Situ Hydrocarbon Remediation
Andrew Punsoni, Regenesis
Todd Herrington, Regenesis
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
What’s in a Guideline: A Look Back at the History of Risk-Based Guidelines in Canada
Janice Paslawski, SNC-Lavalin
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Shoreline Remediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons Using an Oleophilic Bio Barrier for Sheen Control
Jeff Gentry, Jacobs Engineering
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Managing Environmental Risks & Liabilities: The Legal Perspective
Jacquelyn Stevens, Anand Srivastava, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Hydrogen Sulphide: Limits, Detection and Treatment
Bill Berzins, West Earth Sciences
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Disruptive Energy Transition
Kae Shummoogum, Gasonic
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
New World of Work
Sharon Kolodychuk, Salopek & Associates
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Effective In-Situ LNAPL and DNAPL Site Remediation Using Innovative Surfactant Enhanced Remediation Techniques
George (Bud) Ivey, Ivey International
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
How To Manage Remote Work Effectively and Reduce Cost During Critical Times
Vincent Lam and Sean  Huang, Matidor
Presentation (PDF)Video Recording
Alberta Birds with Brian and Joe
Brian Keating and Joe Chowaniec
YouTube VersionVideo Recording (Webinar Page)

Dealing with Low Mood and Motivation
Aaron Telnes, M.C., R. Psych.
Synthesis Psychology and Calgary Career Counselling