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Friday, May 25, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The University of Waterloo will host a Global Water Futures (GWF) meeting on campus on Friday, May 25, 2018. The purpose of this meeting is to introduce GWF projects to the Waterloo community and provide an opportunity for networking. The second half of the meeting will consist of a workshop for graduate students to provide tools to help them better communicate their research. 

If you're interested in attending, please email Allie Dusome at the Water Institute (adusome@uwaterloo.ca) 

Meeting agenda

Time

Topic

Speaker

1:00-1:20 p.m.

Welcome, GWF Overview

  • Introduce UW-GWF projects
  • Introduce core teams

Philippe Van Cappellen

1:20-2:00 p.m.

Core Support Teams

  • Forecasting and modelling team
  • Technical team
  • Knowledge Mobilization
  • Communication
  • Computer Science team

Philippe Van Cappellen

Leader of technical team

KM specialist

Allie Dusome

Jimmy Lin

2:00-2:30 p.m.

BREAK / NETWORK

Light refreshments will be provided

 

2:30-4:00 p.m.

Communicating Your Research

  • Introductions
  • Communication skills and training
  • GWF Young Professionals Group
  • SWIGS

Allie Dusome

UW Media Relations

Mark Ranjram

4:00-6:00 p.m.

Post-meeting social at the Bombshelter Pub

Food will be provided

SWIGS

Location 
STC - Science Teaching Complex
Room 0010
200 University Ave West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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