Monday, February 4, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

World Wetlands Day 2019 Poster

We are excited to present our seventh annual research symposium in celebration of World Wetlands Day at the University of Waterloo! 

Our program this year features: 

  • Research Talks (East Campus 5) by graduate students from the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, McMaster University, and University of Toronto 
  • Poster Session & Reception (EIT Atrium) - monetary prizes will be awarded to the best graduate and undergraduate posters!   
  • Evening Public Lecture (EIT 1015) by Dianna Kopansky, a UN Environment expert on landscapes & biodiversity and the Global peatlands Initiative Coordinator. She will speak to us about "Peatlands: Why they matter for the climate, people, and the planet" 

programOnline registration is now closed. Registration will be available in EC5 1101 at 12:30 pm on Monday, February 4th. We look forward to seeing you there! 

February 2nd is World Wetlands Day, which marks the day when the Convention on Wetlands was adopted in 1971 in Ramsar, Iran. The Convention is an international government agreement acknowledging the importance of wetlands and plays a central role in the wise use and conservation of these critical ecosystems. To learn more about the Convention, visit:

Free Event
EC5 - East Campus 5
305 Phillip St.

Waterloo, ON N2L 5Z5