Events - 2022

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Sharing Science: Effective Presentations” with special guest, Elise Vist from the UW Writing and Communication Centre.


Thursday, October 20, 2022 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
William Mitch

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture seriesWilliam A. Mitch, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA, will present: Challenges and opportunities for moving from the linear to the circular water cycle.

This event will be offered in person on the University of Waterloo campus in DC 1302 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Monday, September 26, 2022 — 7:00 AM to Wednesday, September 28, 2022 — 10:00 AM EDT

Water Institute Conference

Water as a foundation for healthy communities and sustainable livelihoods

This online three-day international conference will explore progress against the UN’s SDGs at the intersection of water, health, food and gender through the work of international experts and early career scholars from Canada, Africa and Asia who will share research experiences and lessons learned from a variety of multi-sectoral projects led by academic and local partners.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Evolution of Science Communications” with special guest, David Janzen, Lecturer from the Department of Communication Arts.

Monday, September 19, 2022 — 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
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The University of Waterloo's Sustainable Futures Initiative brings together the Water Institute, Waterloo Climate Institute, and the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy to catalyze holistic approaches to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on the interconnections between energy, climate and water.

Thursday, September 15, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Microplastics in the environment and pitfalls in their analysis

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture seriesJacob de Boer, Professor Emeritus, Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology, Vrije University Amsterdam, The Netherlands, will present: Microplastics in the environment and pitfalls in their analysis.

This event will be offered in person on the University of Waterloo campus in DC 1302 followed by a reception from 3:30-5:00p.m.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Rob Smith Title Slide

As part of the Water Institute's 
Webinar Series: The Value of Water in Canada 

Robert Smith, Principal, Midsummer Analytics presents:

Canada’s water resources: How valuable are they?

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
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As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Bertram BoehrerHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Magdeburg, Germany, will present: Extreme gas pressures in lakes: from the "killer" Lake Nyos (Cameroon) to Guadiana Pit Lake (Spain) and Lake Kivu (Rwanda and DR Congo).

This event will be offered in person on the University of Waterloo campus in DC 1302 and online via Zoom.


Tuesday, July 19, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Title Slide - Atmospheric moisture tracking

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture seriesPoornima Unnikrishnan, Researcher, Department of Systems Design Engineering will present: Atmospheric moisture tracking.

This event will be offered in person on the University of Waterloo campus in EIT 1015 and online via Zoom.


Tuesday, July 12, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
Title Slide for Bryan tolson

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Bryan Tolson, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and PhD Candidate Ming Han will present: The Ontario lake-river routing product.

This event will be offered in person on the University of Waterloo campus in EIT 1015 and online via Zoom.


Thursday, July 7, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Talk title: Nature Water: A journal for all water-related research

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Fabio Pulizzi, Chief Editor, Nature Water, will present: Nature Water: A journal for all water-related research.


Monday, June 20, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Talk Title: A holistic approach to monitoring abrupt environmental shifts in the Kluane Lake region

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Emily S. Huff, Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry, Michigan State University, will present: A holistic approach to monitoring abrupt environmental shifts in the Kluane Lake region.


This event will be offered in person on the University of Waterloo campus in EV3 3412 and online via Zoom.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 — 12:00 PM EDT
Marian Weber

As part of the Water Institute's 
Webinar Series: The Value of Water in Canada 

Marian Weber, Chief Environmental Economist and Unit Head, BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategies presents

Monday, May 30, 2022 — 9:00 AM to Friday, June 17, 2022 — 12:00 PM EDT
Summer School
Registration is now open for the University of Waterloo's 2022 summer school! 

This uniquely designed, three-week virtual event will offer participants talks and discussions by leading water and climate change scholars, insight into the use of interdisciplinary approaches, curated learning materials, improved skills and knowledge, and a certificate of completion.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 — 12:00 PM EDT
money in water

As part of the Water Institute's 
Webinar Series: The Value of Water in Canada 

Robin Gregory, Decision Research, Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia Canada & Adjunct Professor, Institute for Resource and Environmental Sustainability, University of British Columbia presents

Understanding value: What makes water worth caring about and why money is a necessary but insufficient measure

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, David R. Steward, Professor, Walter B. Booth Distinguished Professorship, Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, will present: Analytic element method solutions extend computational frontiers in interdisciplinary hydrosciences and beyond.


Thursday, April 21, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
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As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Veronica Strang, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, United Kingdom will present: Water, Equality and Diversity: an interdisciplinary approach to inter-species relations.


Wednesday, April 13, 2022 — 12:00 PM EDT
Jie He

Measuring Quebecers' preferences for surface water quality

April 13, 2022 - 12:00 p.m. EST.
Jie He, Professor, Department of Economics, Université de Sherbrooke

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Canadian Water Policy 101 for Researchers Who Want to Get Engaged” with special guest, Anastasia M Lintner, Co-founder & Chief Operations Officer, Backloop Institute.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 — 1:00 PM EDT
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Join the Water Institute World Water Day 2022 celebrations.

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


1:00 - 2:30 PM

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 — 12:00 PM EDT
Coins in Water

As part of the Water Institute's 
Webinar Series: The Value of Water in Canada 
Roy Brouwer, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Waterloo will present: 

What is Canada’s water worth?

Thursday, February 24, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
WaterLeadership

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Write a policy brief: Tips from the Experts” with Nancy Goucher, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist with the Water Institute.

Thursday, February 17, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
David Sedlak

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, David Sedlak, Plato Malozemoff Professor, Director, Berkeley Water Center, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA will present: The Next Water Revolutions.


Tuesday, February 15, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
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Water challenges are complex and require innovative solutions. The application of nanotechnology in the water sector offers real opportunity for breakthrough innovations that will contribute to the more sustainable use and management of water. 

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