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Tuesday, December 1, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Public Discussion Featuring Ellen Schwartzel

An open discussion about Citizen Rights under the Environmental Bill of Rights is being offered by and the Wellington Water Watchers. The discussion will feature Ellen Schwartzel, Deputy Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. The discussions will be in the context of Ontario's water permit process.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 (all day)

Ecohydrology Seminar: Marek Stastna

The Ecohydrology Research Group is hosting a seminar by Water Institute member Dr. Marek Stastna, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo. Dr. Stastna will deliver a seminar on High-order simulations in environmental fluid dynamics: from boundary layer turbulence to basin scale motions.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Water Institute WaterTalks Lecture by Sharachchandra Lélé

The Water Institute's 2015-16 WaterTalks Lecture Series continues with Dr. Sharachchandra Lélé, Senior Fellow, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India. Dr. Lélé's WaterTalks lecture is titled: Bridging many divides: Building an interdisciplinary understanding of water issues in a developing country context.

Monday, February 1, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

COP21 Climate Change Summit: What happened in Paris and what's next for Canada?

Join us for a panel discussion on February 1 to hear from five speakers who travelled from Waterloo Region to participate in COP21 in Paris. Whether you are just starting to be curious about climate change or already well-versed and keen to discuss the details, this event will provide a space to engage with others. 

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 4:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

World Wetlands Day Public Lecture and Poster Session

World Wetlands Day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971 in the Iranian city of Ramsar. To celebrate World Wetlands Day the Ecohydrology Research Group invites you to join them for: 
  • a reception and poster session featuring research on wetlands and
  • a distinguished public lecture titled "Reclaiming, using, and protecting wetlands: how the Dutch created The Netherlands" by Professor Jos Verhoeven from Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
Thursday, March 31, 2016 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Water Institute WaterTalks Lecture by Prabhakar Clement

The final of the 2015-16 Water Institute WaterTalks lecturers is Dr. Prabhakar Clement, Harold Vince Groome Professor of Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Auburn University. Dr. Clement's lecture is titled: Worthiness of complex groundwater models for decision making - When should we say enough is enough?

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

SWIGS Blue Drinks — May

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All members of the public and campus community interested in talking about all things water are invited to join the Students of the Water Institute, Graduate Section (SWIGS) for Blue Drinks.

Chat with members, drop some ideas for future events, enjoy free food and meet the new SWIGS executive.