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Climate Extremes: National Collaboration on Floods and Droughts
Friday, January-27-17 8:00 AM
11 Colonel By Drive
Please join the Canadian Water Resources Association and Canadian Society for Hydrological Sciences in partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada in exploring the current resources, challenges and opportunities with respect to water management for both flooding and droughts from both Canadian and international perspectives.
Detailed agenda to follow, but speakers include:
- Robert Sanford - EPCOR Chair for Water and Climate Security at the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health
- Émilie Lagacé - Water Policy Fellowship recipient from the Gordon Foundation
- Paulin Coulibaly - Lead Professor of FloodNet, Professor, McMaster University
- Michelle Poirier - Natural Resources Canada
- Matthew Godsoe - Public Safety Canada
- Howard Wheater - Canada Excellence Research Chair in Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan Global Institute for Water Security
- Barbara Dumont-Hill - Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg Spiritual Advisor
- Dave Murray - CWRA President
- Rob De Loë - Director - Water Policy and Governance Group, University of Waterloo
- Steve Brown - CWRA Ontario Branch President
- John Pomeroy - Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change, University
- Geneviève Béchard - Director General, Monitoring and Data Services, Environment and Climate Change Canada
- Paul Lehman - General Manager, Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority
This workshop will be held at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa. Reduced rate rooms are available for $199/night. Please reference CWRA and the workshop name "Climate Extremes: National Collaboration on Floods and Droughts" when booking.
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