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Monday, March 23, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM EDT

Each year, UN-World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater. This year the theme is Water and Sustainable Development. Join us for a day-long celebration on Monday March 23, 2015 highlighting university water research and raising awareness of local and global water issues.


Poster session at World Water Day 2014The University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are once again co-hosting a celebration to mark UN-World Water Day. The day is organized by Students of the Water Institute, Graduate Section (SWIGS) and the Centre for Matrix Solutions Booth at World Water Day 2014Cold Regions and Water Interdisciplinary Network of Students (CCRWINS) with the support of the Water Institute and the Laurier Institute for Water Science.
Join us at the Paul Martin Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University for a day that will include keynote speakers, graduate student poster displays, food, and a career fair.


Agenda
10:30 a.m.: Welcome
10:45 - 11:45: Keynote address by Chris Turner
11:45 - 12:30: Student poster viewing and judging
12:30 - 1:30: Lunch
1:30 - 2:30: Student poster viewing and judging
2:30 - 3:30: Keynote address by Robert Sandford
3:30 - 4:00: Awards ceremony (best posters and best photos)
4:00 p.m.: Screening of the award winning film Watermark
5:30 p.m.: Blue Drinks at Wilf's.

All Day Activities

A student poster exhibition will be on display all day in the Senate and Board Chambers as well as the photo competition, Career Fair and water-related community booths.

The World Water Day Graduate Fair and Celebration is open to all.  Join us!
 

Cost 
Free
Location 
Wilfrid Laurier University
Paul Martin Centre
75 University Ave. West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5
Canada
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