February 2019

Climate Change on Vancouver Island and Coastal BC

Organized by the Vancouver Island Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please contact the event organizer Kevin Dougan, P.Eng. at [email protected] for space availability. Alternatively, you can contact the Vancouver Island Branch at [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time: 5:45 PM–8:30 PM
Location: Tigh-na-mara Resort, 1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC

Important! - Please note that the venue has changed from Quality Resort Bayside at 240 Dogwood Street to Tigh-na-mara Resort at 1155 Resort Drive, Parksville. This switch in venue is to accommodate an increased number of attendees.
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Lewis
Professor, Vancouver Island Univeristy (VIU)
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Event Price: $35.00 + GST = $36.75

EIT/GIT Event Price: $30.00 + GST = $31.50

Student Member Price: $20.00 + GST = $21.00
Contact: Kevin Dougan, P.Eng.
Email: [email protected]
Please join us for networking, branch announcements, a buffet dinner, and keynote speaker.

We are excited to have Vancouver Island University (VIU) Professor Dr. Jeff Lewis present up-to-date climate change research and discuss some of the ways climate change may impact our infrastructure designs.


  • 5:45 PM–6:15 PM: Registration and networking
  • 6:15 PM–6:30 PM: Branch business and announcements
  • 6:30 PM–7:30 PM: Buffet dinner 
  • 7:30 PM–8:30 PM: Presentation

About the Speaker

Dr. Jeff Lewis is a faculty member in the Geography Department at Vancouver Island University (VIU), where he teaches Earth and atmospheric sciences. Jeff has expertise working with large-scale climate models used to predict past and future climatic trends. He is also a faculty mentor for the Awareness of Climate Change through Education and Research (ACER) Project, a university-based initiative to promote a greater understanding of the science and social implications of climate change to students and the general public throughout Vancouver Island and coastal BC.

Event Sponsor

Thank you to our event sponsors Koers and Associates.


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