Selected Speaking Engagements
Co-presenter with Michael Lyle, General Counsel, Ontario Power Authority, entitled "Buying Into the Benefits of Sustainability and Conservation: New Developments and the Energy Act," Canadian Institute's 8th Annual Environmental Law & Regulation in Ontario Conference, Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto, November 2005.
Speaker, "Environmental Review of Energy Projects," Insight Information Co. - 2nd Annual Environmental Law and Compliance in Ontario, St. Andrew's Club and Conference Centre, Toronto, February 2005.
Speaker, "An Update on Federal Environmental Activity," University of Toronto/EPIC: Understanding Environmental Regulations - Due Diligence Conference, Sheraton Four Points Hotel, Mississauga, October 1998.
Speaker, "Drive Clean Program: An Update," published in Environews, The CBA(O) Environmental Subsection Newsletter, October 1998.
Speaker, "An Update on Federal Environmental Activity," Understanding Environmental Regulations - Due Diligence Conference, University of Toronto/Epic conference, Valhalla Inn, Toronto, October 1997.
Chair, four panel sessions; each panel considered issues within the context of one of four subject areas which are relevant from the perspective of the characterization and remediation of contaminated sites, including regulatory, business, technical and public interest. 90th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the Air & Waste Management Association, Toronto, June 1997.
Organizer and chair, of the CBA(O) Section Meeting, "Turning Brownfields into Green: Remediating Contaminated Properties," with panellists Christopher Morgan, Ph.D., of the City of Toronto, and Beth Benson, of the Waterfront Regeneration Trust. Toronto, May 1997.
Speaker, "A Review of Federal Environmental Law," Undertaking Environmental Regulations - Due Diligence Conference, University of Toronto/EPIC conference, Valhalla Inn, Toronto, October 1996.
Co-presentation with Chris Morgan, Ph.D., City of Toronto Planner on "Site Decommissioning and Remediation Strategies." Delivered a presentation entitled "An Update on Federal Environmental Activity," September 1996.
Chair and speaker, "Canadian Environmental Health & Safety Management Conference'" sponsored by Executive Enterprises, Marriott Hotel, Toronto, September 1996.
Speaker, "Environmental Liability of Directors & Officers," Canadian Institute conference, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Toronto, September 1996.
Speaker, "Recent Federal Environmental Activity-March 1996," Executive Enterprises Environmental seminar, Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto, April 1996.
Speaker and seminar leader at workshops held for senior lending officers of a major Canadian Chartered Bank in respect of environmental issues affecting lending institutions, March and June 1995, and February 1996.
Speaker, "Which way to Swan Hills? A Road Map for Hazardous Waste," 1996 CBA(O) Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Environmental Law Program, January 1996.
Organizer and Master of Ceremonies of the CBA(O) Section meeting, "An Evening with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Environment, The Honourable Sheila Copps," Toronto, November 1995.
Speaker, "Federal Environmental Regulation-An Update," University of Toronto/EPIC Understanding Environmental Regulations seminar, Holiday Inn Airport South, Toronto, October 1995.
Speaker, "Recent Federal Environmental Activity," Executive Enterprises Environmental seminar, Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto, September 1995.
Speaker, "Disposal of Hazardous Waste at Swan Hills, Alberta:-Transportation of Dangerous Goods and other Regulatory Issues," CBA(O) Section Meeting, May 1995.
Organizer and co-moderator of the CBA(O) Section Meeting "The Ontario Political 'Environment'," a debate about topical environmental issues featuring the Minister of the Environment & Energy and the environment critics for the other two provincial political parties, Toronto, March 1995.
Speaker, "Legal Liabilities for Landfill Leachate and Gas Management," University of Toronto/EPIC seminar, April 1994.
Panellist, "The Environmental Bill of Rights," joint MOEE-CIELAP Public Forum hosted by Steve Paikin of TV Ontario, Innis Town Hall, Innis College, March 1994.
Speaker, "The Environmental Bill of Rights in the Year 2000," Canadian Institute for Environmental Law & Policy (CIELAP), Hart House, University of Toronto, March 1994.
Organizer and chair of the CBA(O) Section meeting entitled "Property With No Value May Be Worth Something - Contamination and Municipal Tax Assessments," Toronto, March 1994.
Co-presenter with H. Kohn, "The Environmental Bill of Rights-A Municipal Primer," Municipal Health & Safety Representatives Association Workshop, November 1993.
Speaker, "How to Use the Law for Conservation," 65th Annual Convention of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters delivered jointly with Mr. Ed Hanna of J.E. Hanna & Associates, February 1993.
Speaker, "Ontario Municipalities: Legal Consequences of Waste Illegally Dumped onto Municipal Property," to several municipalities, June 1990.