December 2014

APEGBC Central Interior Branch AGM and Presentation on UNBC's Electric Vehicle

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Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM-9:00 PM: AGM and Dinner Presentation
Location: Skylight Ballroom 444 George Street Prince George, BC V2L 1R6
Presenter: Kyle Aben
Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions Program Coordinator at UNBC
Credit: 2 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $45.00

Non-Member Price: $45.00

Student Member Price: $20.00
Please join the Central Interior Branch for their Annual General Meeting and a dinner presentation about UNBC's Electric Vehicle. For more details on this event please click below.

The evening will include:
  • Pre-AGM networking
  • Dinner
  • Central Interior Branch AGM: which will include a summary of branch activities over the past year, presentation of the UNBC Vladimir Pasicnyk Scholarship and introduction of the branch executive for the coming year).
  • UNBC's Electric Vehicles Presentation: The AGM will be followed by a presentation about the real world experiences that have arisen from operating an electric vehicle in the Prince George climate.

Presenter Profile:
Kyle Aben, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions Program Coordinator at UNBC
In his position with PICS, Kyle Aben is tasked with maintaining a profile of all climate-related activities at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), supporting the work of UNBC faculty members, assisting in research, organizing PICS-related activities and outreach, and fostering a network of climate researchers in northern British Columbia.
Before starting with PICS, Kyle worked as a consultant measuring carbon footprints and consulting for GHG project development. He has an MA in International Studies and his thesis work, “Deciphering the source of technology change: greenhouse gas emission reduction in the British Columbia forest industry 1990-2005,” was published in Technology in Society in 2010.
Kyle has also taken the full set of climate change courses offered by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 14064) and is a certified greenhouse gas inventory quantifier (GHG-IQ) through the Canadian Standards Association (CSA).
Kyle is a member of the UNBC Green University Planning Committee, Chairs the UNBC Carbon Neutral Sub-Committee and sits on the steering committee for the Natural Resource and Environmental Studies Institute.

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