6:30 – 7:00 am: Registration and Networking
7:00 am: Breakfast Served (Buffet format)
7:30 – 8:45 am: Featured Presentation
9:00 am: Closing
Dr. Ken Ashley
Ken received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. at UBC in the Zoology Department, specializing in aquatic ecology, and an M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. at UBC in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He worked for the Ministry of Environment in the Fisheries Research and Development for 28 years, Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) for 2 years and is currently Director of the Rivers Institute at BCIT, an Instructor in BCIT’s Ecological Restoration Program and is an Adjunct Professor in Civil Engineering at UBC.
Ken is internationally recognized for his research in the design, operation and effects of hypolimnetic aeration systems, lake/reservoir fertilization, and stream/river enrichment. While he was working with the GVRD, he was the project lead for the Environmental Management team, with responsibility for raw drinking water quality, and monitoring the environmental effects of wastewater discharges from the regions five wastewater treatment plants and municipal water withdrawals from the Capilano, Seymour and Coquitlam rivers. Ken received the Murray A. Newman Award for Significant Achievement in Aquatic Research in 1997, Fisheries Professional of the Year from the BC Ministry of Environment in 2001 and the Seth Diamond Award for Interdisciplinary Conservation Research from the University of Idaho-Moscow and University of Montana-Missoula in 2001. Ken is on the Board of Directors for the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation.
Please register by March 18, 2015. Thank you.