World Water Day 2016 Events

GIWS is hosting a day of events on Wednesday, March 23 in honour of World Water Day.

Join us for an event showcasing select advances in water research at the U of S and highlighting winners of the Global Institute for Water Security Awards. Hosted in conjunction with the Canadian Water Resources Association. 

Diefenbaker Canada Centre, 101 Diefenbaker Place

Water Leaders Lecture Series  2:00 - 4:15 p.m. 

Opening remarks from Howard Wheater, GIWS, and Robert Halliday, CWRA

Video screening and presentation by Emily Anderson, MSc candidate and winner of the GIWS video contest: "Glacier Hydrology in the Northwest Territories"

Keynote address from Tim Jardine, Water Security Research Excellence Award winner: "Do rivers need floods?"

Zilefac Elvis Asong, winner of Best Doctoral Thesis Award in Water Security Research, presents "Multivariate Multisite Statistical Downscaling of Atmosphere-Ocean General Circulation Model Outputs over the Canadian Prairie Provinces"

Presentation from Robert Patrick, professor and CWRA member: Protecting the source: First Nations and drinking water protection on the Prairies


Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Poster Competition and Wine & Cheese Reception 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. 

Please RSVP attendance to by March 17. 

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