World Water Day 2017

On Thursday, March 23, join us for an event showcasing advances in water research at the U of S and highlighting winners of the Global Institute for Water Security awards.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Diefenbaker Canada Centre, 101 Diefenbaker Place

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

Opening remarks from Howard Wheater, GIWS, and Jaimie Hogan, Canadian Water Resources Association

Stacey Dumanski, Changing Cold Regions Network and Global Water Futures Outreach Coordinator, Water information on the web - your access to real-time GIWS water data

Magali Nehemy, MES student, What did the water table say to the drowning tree? Peatland water table reconstruction

Razi Sheikholeslami, PhD student, Water as a source of poverty or growth? Stochastic modelling of the interplay between economic growth and water security

Jaivime Evaristo, winner of the Best Doctoral Thesis Award in Water Security, thank you message

Keynote address from Karl-Erich Lindenschmidt, winner of the Water Security Research Excellence Award, Ice jam flooding and flood risk - Modelling, mapping and assessment

Elvis Asong, Canadian Water Resources Association Student and Young Professionals Introduction

Presentation by Jeremy Pittman, Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo, Governing coastal watersheds as social-ecological systems

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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