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NISI Standards and Climate Change in Canada's North
CANCELLATION/SUBSTITUTION AND TRANSFER POLICIES
Cancellation requests received more than 14 calendar days before start date of the event will receive a full refund less a $100 administration fee. Cancellation requests received within the 14 calendar days prior to the event start date will be non-refundable.
Substitution of event attendee will be permitted at any time prior to the start date. Participant substitutions are permitted at any time prior to the start of the event. Please ensure that the substitute has met any prerequisite requirements.
Payment must be received in full before the event. CSA reserves the right to cancel any event and will, in such case, fully refund all registration fees. No liability is assumed by the organizers for changes in conference dates, content, speakers or venue.
This no-charge course serves as an introduction to the most important considerations regarding the effects of extreme weather, climate change and changing environmental conditions have on northern infrastructure.
The course presents the requirements featured in the National Standards as part of the Northern Infrastructure Standardization Initiative (NISI) that were developed to address the impact of climate change on infrastructure in Canada's North. Course participants will learn how climate change can be considered in infrastructure planning, design, development and management and participants will also gain a general understanding of which infrastructure and hazard types NISI standards currently address.
In 2012, CSA Group was selected by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) to develop standards to help address the impact of climate change in Northern Canada as part of the Northern Infrastructure Standardization Initiative (NISI). CSA Group has actively been researching the role standards and codes play in helping to mitigate the risk associated with changing climate and its impact on infrastructure in various regions of Canada since 2005. Our training reflects the latest industry research and the experts of technical experts to help participants apply these standards.