Capital Regional District - Engineers Canada. Professional Development Workshop.

Thursday November 2, 2017
CRD Headquarters, Boardroom, 625 Fisgard Street, Victoria, BC


Capital Regional District - Engineers Canada
Professional Development Workshop
Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate

This one day introductory workshop will provide participants with information about, and practice with, practical tools and processes such as Engineers Cananda's PIEVC Protocol that systematically assesses the risks of current and future climate on public storm drain networks, introduce the legal framework for climate change adaptation, highlight planning tools, and provide examples of projects in BC.

Eight speakers and two facilitated group sessions will illustrate real life applications through presentations and hands-on, small group exercises to undertake a qualitative, screening- level risk assessment using a case study approach that will include an exercise on developing strategies and recommendations to address the identified vulnerabilities.

This workshop will be of interest to those professionals who are involved in policy, planning, pre-design, design, operation, maintenance, management and regulation of infrastructure and who, now and in the future, need to consider the changing climate for these activities.

The workshop will include a morning coffee break and lunch. Coffee will be available throughout the afternoon sessions. Copies of presentation materials will be provided.

Space is limited. Registration received from Capital Regional District, Municipal or First Nations government employees within the capital region before October 1, 2017 will be prioritized.

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Past projects using the PIEVC Protocol can be found at

Attendance qualifies for the following Professional Development Credits:
Engineers and Geoscientists BC members - 1 credit/hr.
PIBC members - 7 Organized/Structured CPL units.

Please note: Priority registration for CRD, municipal and First Nation government employees in the Capital Region if received by Oct.1st, 2017 - then open for registration by regional district, municipal and First Nations government employees on Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland.

If you have any questions, please contact David Lapp, Practice Lead, Globalization and Sustainable Development at, (613) 232-2474 ext. 240 or
Lynn Tremblay, Project Coordinator, at, (613) 232-2474 ext. 231 or
Natalie Bandringa, CRD Integrated Watershed Management Program, at, (250) 360-3149.