Around Town: Upcoming Vancouver Island Conferences

March 29, 2018

In this week’s issue of Building Links, we round up upcoming Vancouver Island Conferences, including the British Columbia Construction Association, the Vancouver Island Construction Association, and Upper Island Safety Conference and Trade Show Exhibition.

This spring will see three conferences for the construction industry on Vancouver Island, including BCCA, VICA, and the Upper Island Safety Conference.

April 16 – 17, Victoria: The British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) will bring together an interdisciplinary group to share knowledge on how to build long-term resilience to future hazard events. This two-day symposium features three plenary discussions and six workshops, including: Understanding Natural Hazard Risks and Risk Reduction Potential in BC’s Built Environment. For more information visit

April 27, Victoria: The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) is hosting the Vancouver Island Construction Conference. The conference will focus on current industry trends and information pertaining to the construction sector on Vancouver Island, including a panel discussion on Marijuana in the Workplace looking at the issue from a medical, legal and safety perspective. More information on the conference and the panelists can be found at

May 28 Р30, Campbell River: The Strathcona Regional District presents the 2018 Upper Island Safety Conference and Trade Show Exhibition. The 3-day event features 15 educational sessions, 2 keynote speakers, 5 post-conference training sessions, and 25 exhibitor booths. More than 250 delegates from Western Canada are expected. New for 2018, the conference will feature a trade show networking social. Use this opportunity to explore Canada’s leading occupational health and safety products and network with other safety organizations and professionals. An early registration discount is available until April 7. Visit for more information.

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