Events - 2021

Monday, May 31, 2021 — 9:00 AM to Friday, June 18, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT
Toronto skyline

Registration for the University of Waterloo's 2021 Climate Change and Water Security in Urbanized Watersheds Summer School is now open!

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM EDT
Perry Bellegarde

The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating and unique impacts on First Nation communities, particularly with the loss of respected Elders and Knowledge Holders. These impacts have been experienced differently across jurisdictions within Canada and bring to light critical opportunities for learning and advocating for a wide diversity of First Nation families and communities.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Co-hosted with the forWater Network, and as part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Christophe Darnault, Associate Professor Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences at Clemson University, and Adrian Collins, Hydrologist and Head of Sustainable Agriculture Sciences at Rothamsted Research North Wyke in the United Kingdom, will present "Water & Sustainable Agricultural Systems: Two examples of innovative source water protection strategies

Monday, May 17, 2021 — 11:00 AM to Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 5:00 PM EDT
GWF ASM

Join the Global Water Futures community May 17-19 in a virtual setting where researchers and collaborators will share their latest scientific achievements and success stories, provide updates on end-user solutions, and support the actions needed to secure Canada’s water future.  

Keynote presentations from:

May 17, 11:00 a.m. ET
Elena Bennett, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Sustainability Science at McGill University on

Friday, April 30, 2021 — 11:00 AM EDT
Lake Futures Webinar Series

The Global Water Futures project, Lake Futures, uses webinars and other strategies to share the results of its research program and facilitate an open dialogue with its partners and stakeholders.

Steering committee webinar series (2021)

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Write a policy briefing note."

Monday, March 22, 2021 — 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
World water day speakers

Join the Water Institute for a virtual event exploring what water means to different people, its true value, and how we can better protect this vital resource together. 

More information, including speaker profiles, can be seen on the World Water Day event website.

9:30-11:00 a.m. 
Exploring Our Relationship With Water

Water2Me Workshop

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Create engaging virtual presentations."

Monday, March 15, 2021 — 1:00 PM EDT

In this upcoming virtual event, the 10 Calls to Action to natural scientists to enable reconciliation in their work will be discussed. The authors have witnessed examples where natural scientists treat Indigenous communities with blatant disrespect or with ignorance of Indigenous rights.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
robert bailey

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture seriesRobert Bailey, Professor in the Faculty of Science at Ontario Tech University, presents, "This year’s model – crafting better predictions in the reference condition approach to bioassessment of freshwater ecosystems."

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Write it up: Practical tips for communicating your research."

Thursday, February 11, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
karletta chief

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture seriesKarletta Chief, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Environmental Science at the University of Arizona, presents, “Training STEM graduate students to work in Indigenous communities to co-solve food, energy and water security challenges."

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Water Institute, presents, "Intellectual Property 101 and Commercialization."

Friday, January 29, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM EST
 V2V GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP  FROM VULNERABILITY TO VIABILITY

The V2V Global Partnership, led by Water Institute member Prateep Nayak, is launching the V2V Thematic Webinar Series featuring V2V Global Partnership members and small-scale fisheries experts from around the world.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Kamini Singha

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Kamini Singha, Professor in the Department of Geology & Geological Engineering and the Associate Dean of Earth Resources and Environmental Programs at the Colorado School of Mines, presents, "The controls of surface water-groundwater connectivity in a critical zone context."

Thursday, January 21, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
wendy graham

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Wendy D. Graham, Carl S. Swisher Eminent Scholar in Water Resources in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering and Director of the Water Institute at the University of Florida, Gainesville, presents, "Stakeholder-Driven Modeling in Support of Groundwater Sustainability: the Floridan Aquifer Collaborative Engagement for Sustainability (FACETS) Project."

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