https://uwaterloo.ca/water-institute/watertalks

WaterTalks is a lecture series, hosted by the Water Institute, that runs each year from September to March. Leading national and international researchers are selected to present inspiring dialogue and broadening perspectives on current water issues. The 45-minute lectures, held at the University of Waterloo, are followed by 15-minute question and answer periods. Seminars are frequently available on our YouTube channel.

Upcoming WaterTalks:

The Water Institute is pleased to announce its Winter 2020 WaterTalks lineup.
Reserve these dates in your calendar, so as not to miss any of our world-class talks.


MurthyTuesday, January 14

Sudhir Murthy
CEO, NEWhub Corp
Senior Vice President, International Water Association
Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Columbia University, New York

Talk Title: “Redeploying existing wastewater treatment infrastructure for process intensification, resource management and energy neutrality”.

Tuesday, January 14
2:30 p.m.
DC - William G. Davis Computer Research Centre - Room 1302

Register here.


BrandesThursday, January 23

Oliver Brandes

Co-Director, POLIS Project on Ecological Governance
Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships and Public Policy, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria

Talk Title: "The future of water law and governance - Stories from the west".

Thursday, January 23
2:30 p.m.
DC - William G. Davis Computer Research Centre - Room 1302


BaronThursday, February, 20

Jill S. Baron
Founder and Director of the John Wesley Powell Center for Earth System Science Analysis and Synthesis
Senior Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey

Talk Title: “Addressing excess reactive nitrogen issues across international boundaries and across the globe: The International Nitrogen Management System.”

Thursday, February 20
2:30 p.m.
DC - William G. Davis Computer Research Centre - Room 1302
 


TagueThursday, March 5

Naomi (Christina) Tague
Professor of Hydrology
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management 
University of California, Santa Barbara

Talk Title: “Animating green stuff in hydrologic models: where we are and what is next”.

Thursday, March 5
2:30 p.m.
DC - William G. Davis Computer Research Centre - Room 1302


GrahamThursday, April 9, 2020

Wendy D. Graham
Director of the Water Institute
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Talk Title: "Stakeholder-driven modeling in support of groundwater sustainability: the Floridan Aquifer Collaborative Engagement for Sustainability (FACETS) Project"

Thursday, April 9, 2020
2:30 p.m.
DC - William G. Davis Computer Research Centre - Room 1302

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