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Monday, October 23, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Sustaining small islands in the context of global, environmental change

Water Institute member Simron Singh, associate professor in Waterloo's School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, and his colleagues, are hosting a public panel on sustaining small islands in the context of global environmental change. The panel discussion will be followed by wine and cheese for participants.   

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Diane Orihel, National Scholar in Aquatic Ecotoxicology and assistant professor in Biology and Environmental Studies at Queen’s University, and Alana Greaves, environmental toxicologist and a postdoctoral researcher with Queen’s University present, "The importance of ecosystem-based ecotoxicology for advancing environmental policy, with special reference to Canadian Oil Sands development."

Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
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As part of our WaterTalk lecture series Kevin Boyle, professor of agricultural and applied economics and director of the Program in Real Estate at Virginia Tech, presents, "From the Exxon Valdez oil spill to the BP Deep Water Horizon oil spill: A story of economic damages from major environmental contamination events."

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Friday, October 27, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Research Talks University of Waterloo

As part of the Office of Research's Research Talks series, executive director of the Water Institute and professor of Economics, Roy Brouwer, will present, "Global Assessment of Payments for Watershed Services with Roy Brouwer."

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Who pays for the water quality and supply, biodiversity, and carbon storage provided by forests, wetlands, and grasslands?

Monday, October 30, 2017 — 8:00 AM to Friday, November 3, 2017 — 9:00 PM EDT

McMaster Water Week is a celebration of water and water-related research at McMaster University. The McMaster Water Network is organizing several events throughout the week including a keynote lecture, documentary screening, career night, and a student research showcase. All events are free and open to the public. 

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — 3:30 PM EDT
Roy Brouwer

As part of the University of Saskatchewan's Global Institute for Water Security Distinguished Lecture Series, the Water Institute's executive director and professor of economics, Roy Brouwer, will present, "Integrating Economics into Water Policy and Decision-Making." This lecture is part of a weekly seminar series featuring top water experts from around the world. 

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