Call for IAIA17 Training Course Proposals


For full course details, registration instructions, and more, download the
IAIA22 PRELIMINARY PROGRAM  (see pages 11-18)


IAIA training courses will be held 2-3 May 2022 at the Vancouver Convention Center east. Separate registration fees apply, and pre-registration is required. 


Not able to attend IAIA22 but still want to take a course on-site?  Not a problem!  A small additional registration fee will apply; see the PDF registration form for details.


Please register early! Courses will be cancelled if they do not reach the minimum number of paid participants by 14 March 2022.   After 14 March, registrations will be accepted subject to availability and receipt of payment up until the 13 April 2022 final registration deadline. In consideration of the trainers and their need to prepare appropriate quantities of course materials, registrants may not change courses after 13 April 2022.


We are offering a variety or opportunities, such as registration bursaries and discounts, for young professionals and student participants of IAIA22. For details, please go to



List of Training Courses


  1. Labor Rights and Influx in Impact Assessment 1 day (2 May)CANCELLED

  2. Doing and Learning in a Noisy, Complex World: The Foundations and Mindset of Adaptive Management 1 day  (2 May) CANCELLED

  3. Underwater Radiated Noise and Commercial Vessels 2 days (2-3 May) CANCELLED

  4. More Effective Impact Assessment: Tools for Stronger Argument and Clearer Writing 2 days (2-3 May)

  5. Towards More Sustainable Oil and Gas Sector Projects 2 days (2-3 May)

  6. How to Seamlessly Connect EIA and EMS Through Improving Communication, Interaction and Partnership 2 days (2-3 May)

  7. Quality Assurance in EIA: Guide and Review 2 days (2-3 May) CANCELLED

  8. Theory and Practice of Biodiversity Friendly Infrastructure 2 days (2-3 May)

  9. Create Confidence in IA by Effective and Socially Inclusive Monitoring and Auditing  Based on ESMPs 2 days (2-3 May)

  10. Cumulative Effects Assessment 2 days (2-3 May)

  11. Leadership in EIA 2 days (2-3 May)

  12. Development by Design' – Options for Greening the Transport Infrastructure 2 days (2-3 May) CANCELLED

  13. Human Rights in Impact Assessment: Understanding the Fundamentals and Providing Tools for Practice 1 day (3 May)

  14. Health in Environmental Impact Assessment 1 day (3 May)


If the training course for which you have registered does not meet the minimum number by 14 March 2022, IAIA HQ will notify you and provide refund information or offer to transfer you to another course. Course registration after 14 March is possible but is subject to availability and receipt of payment. Registration closes 13 April 2022, and courses cannot be changed after that date.


If you must cancel, your course registration fee will be refunded minus a US$125 administration fee and contingent upon a written notice of cancellation received to HQ ( by 13 April 2022. After 13 April, no refunds will be issued for cancellations or no shows.





A limited number of free training course registrations are available to student participants of IAIA22 once courses reach their minimum paid enrollments. If you are interested, please send the following to


  • Your name

  • A 300-word statement of interest explaining how the chosen training course could contribute to your research or student career

  • Proof of full time student status (proof can be provided in the following forms: a copy of a recent transcript or a letter from an administrative professional indicating your full time student status)

  • First and second course choices


Applications for free course registrations will be accepted from 18 March to 31 March 2022. Allocations of the free training course slots will be made by 13 April 2022, based on the order in which the requests were received and subject to instructor approval.