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PROFESSIONAL

Development

The ClimateSense Training & Professional Development Program is designed to provide a series of short climate-related training opportunities for local adaptation practitioners. Courses will allow practitioners to develop valuable skills in an interactive learning environment. Training opportunities will be available for both beginner and advanced practitioners. 

Anticipated practitioners include engineers, architects, land-use planners, healthcare providers, emergency management officials, conservationists/naturalists, watershed groups, builders, property developers, and academia. 

Please note: ClimateSense Reduced Pricing is available to Prince Edward Island residents only.

Asset Management & Climate Resiliency

February 15th - March 22nd (Online)

Tuesdays: 12:00PM - 2:00PM ADT*

Course Fee: $200.00 (includes IRP Credentials)

$125.00 (Professional Development only)

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This course is designed to fulfill one of the knowledge requirements of the Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Credentialing Program. It can also be taken as a stand-alone course for professional development credits.

  • In taking this course, participants will:

    • Identify foundational asset management principles and processes, and how these are relevant to your work.

    • Recognize the potential impacts of climate change on asset lifecycle performance.

    • Analyze stages in the process of asset management for opportunities to improve climate resilience of infrastructure.

    • Identify the role of natural assets and natural asset management in climate resilience.

    • Describe common challenges faced in implementing asset management to build infrastructure resilience and strategies for overcoming these challenges.

*Session Dates are as follows:

February 15th, February 22nd, March 1st, March 8th, March 15th, March 22nd.

February 17th - March 17th (Online)

Thursdays: 1:30PM - 3:30 ADT*

Course Fee: $200.00 (includes IRP Credentials)

$125.00 (Professional Development only)

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Ce cours en ligne fournit aux participants de l’information sur le protocole CVIIP et l’occasion de mettre en pratique ce processus et cet outil concret, qui soutient l’évaluation systématique des risques des changements climatiques avec des infrastructures publiques.

*Session dates are as follows:

February 17th, February 24th, March 3rd, March 10th, March 17th.

Climate Change & Infrastructure Risk Assessment:
The PIEVC Protocol

February 23rd - March 23rd (Online)

Wednesdays: 10:30AM - 12:30 ADT*

Course Fee: $200.00 (includes IRP Credentials)

$125.00 (Professional Development only)

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This online course will provide infrastructure professionals with information about and practice with the PIEVC Protocol. The Protocol is a practical tool and process that systematically assesses the risks of extreme weather and future climate on public infrastructure. 

This courses is designed to fulfill one of the knowledge requirements of the Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Credentialling Program. It can also be taken as a stand-alone course for professional development credits.

*Session dates are as follows:

February 23rd, March 2nd, March 9th, March 16th, March 23rd.

Introduction to Geographic Information System Mapping (GIS)

Dates, Times, & Fees Available Soon

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This two-day workshop will provide participants with the fundamental knowledge and technical skills to integrate spatial concepts, techniques, and technologies to enhance existing work. The workshop will be delivered in a classroom setting consisting of lecture material, discussion, and hands-on software exercises. Climate change related data sets will form the basis for the hands on learning components.