Advance your Career at the Green Jobs Forum

Jennifer Schultz | November-21-14

Did you know? You can explore your career options and industry trends at the Green Jobs Forum.
 
Whether you plan on dropping in for an hour or two, or making it an all-day affair, take advantage of the many speaker sessions and workshops available. 
 

Be inspired and motivated in the Green Sector Rooms

 
Over 35 speakers will share their insights throughtout the day in these green sector rooms:
 
1: Resource Management
Effective resource management is a delicate balancing act between supporting industry growth and preserving vital natural resources—and environmental practitioners have a vital role to play in all of this. Join these sessions to explore the key trends that are shaping the resource management sector today and get a sneak peek at what the future holds.
 
2: Clean Capitalism and Social Entrepreneurship
What is the sustainability tipping point? These sessions address this fascinating question with an in-depth look at new frontiers in clean capitalism, from leading eco entrepreneurs to innovative policy development and new market opportunities.
 
3: The Alberta Energy Opportunity
Alberta is uniquely positioned to meet the world’s energy needs through innovative, environmentally-responsible means. Come to these sessions to see how Alberta’s industry leaders are rising to the challenge and integrating sustainable thinking into effective energy solutions.
 
4: Creating Sustainable Cities
For the first time in human history, over half of the world’s population live in cities. There has never been a better time to create sustainable, liveable urban spaces. Discover best practices, great ideas, and new opportunities in urban planning in these sessions.
 
5: The Future of Environmental Employment
Environmental careers are one of the fastest growing employment areas in Canada: over 730,000 professionals currently work in the sector. Find out what it takes to start your environmental career and get ahead with these sessions on hiring trends, key career paths, and future green job trends.
 

View the full speaker schedule and register for sessions at: greenjobsforum.ca/schedule

 

 
 

Looking for in-depth professional development?

Enroll in one of the half-day workshops led by leading environmental professionals. But space is limited, register today!
 
Workshop 1: Working in Alberta's Regulatory Environment
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Macleod Room A2 
$245 EPs and EPts | $295 Non-EPs
 
Learn how to better understand environmental law and how it’s implemented in Alberta with Peter L. Miller, Senior Counsel with Imperial Oil Ltd. 
 
 
 
Workshop 2: Managing Risk in Environmental Projects
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Macleod Room A4 
$245 EPs and EPts | $295 Non-EPs
 
Learn how to identify, assess, and mitigate the business risks that impact your clients most with Dr. Yogendra Chaudhry, Director of Sustainability Consulting with Ketek Group Inc.
 

 

Happy career building!