MEIA AGM and Technical Seminar

Details Price Qty
MEIA Membershow details + $52.50 (CAD)*  
Non-Membershow details + $73.50 (CAD)*  

* price includes taxes

  •  April 23, 2024
     8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
The Leaf at Assiniboine Park, 145 The Leaf Way
Free parking!

8:00am-8:30am – Registration

8:30am-3:30pm – AGM and Technical Seminar

3:30pm-4:30pm – Networking Reception

Click here to view the full agenda

Please join us for MEIA’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. The event will include presentations on PFAS (also known as “forever chemicals”) and award ceremonies for the 2024 MEIA Lifetime Achievement Award and Deb Tardiff Scholarship Award winners.

The AGM and presentations will be followed by a networking reception with appetizers and light refreshments.


The Honourable Tracy Schmidt, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change

Brandi Wilson, Pinchin Ltd: Introduction to PFAS: sources, health effects, regulations, testing, remediation, water treatment, and challenges & uncertainties.

Tammy Chartrand, ALS Environmental: An introduction to analytical testing for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS). The presentation will provide an overview of different laboratory methods, and discuss the applicable uses, limitations, and sampling considerations.

Miller Environmental – “In-Situ Immobilization and Bioremediation of PFAS” presented by Larry Kinsman of Orin Technologies.

Rangi Jeerakathil, MLT Aikins: A discussion of emerging contaminants such as PFAS/PFOS, current regulatory frameworks and their applicability to these new contaminants, and court cases involving emerging contaminants.


What Are PFAS? Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a large, complex group of synthetic chemicals that have been used in consumer products around the world since about the 1950s. They are ingredients in various everyday products.

MEIA Membership

You do not have to be an MEIA member to attend this event, however to participate in the formal portion of the AGM you must be an MEIA member. If you would like to purchase a membership, or have not yet renewed your 2024 membership, please contact us at [email protected] or (204) 306-3121 to purchase or renew. We look forward to seeing you there!


The only Gold level sponsorship is sold out but we have $500 Bronze level sponsorships available. Contact MEIA for details at [email protected]

Bronze sponsors receive:

– One complimentary ticket

– Logo display on slideshow at AGM

– Display banner in the mezzanine reception area

Here’s some highlights from MEIA’s 2023 AGM