Conference Program

More information about the CWRA2023 Program will be available in late 2022.

CWRA 2022 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

A virtual Conference Program for CWRA 2022 is available on Sched.

Preliminary Conference Program

We are pleased to post the preliminary program for the 2021 National Conference. As we continue planning for this event, this program may be edited. Please note that conference program times are in Eastern Time. 

Program

Presentation Inquiry Contact Information:

Oral Presentation Contact:

Andrew Chan

achan@matrix-solutions.com

Poster Presentation Contact:

Kelly Munkittrick

kelly.munkittrick@ucalgary.ca

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

 Saturday June 4
 Field Event
 12:00__16:30  Workshop – Field  NASH Introduction to Hydrometric Data Collection workshop – Spray River in Banff
 Sunday June 5
 8:00 – 17:00  Meeting – Crocus  CWRA National Board Meeting
 8:30 – 11:30  Workshop – Cougar/Grizzly  NASH QAQC
 12:00 – 16:30  Workshop – Field  NASH Flow Regatta Training – Spray River in Banff
 9:00 – 16:00  Workshop – Squirrel  Geospatial assessment of surface water quality in a watershed region
 9:00 – 16:00  Workshop – Wolverine  CSHS Workshop: R for hydrologists
 15:00 – 17:00  Exhibitor Space  Exhibitor Setup
 17:00 – 21:00  Concourse  Icebreaker and Registration
 18:30 – 20:00  ArtsPlace  Art-Water-Climate Connection: Virtual Water Gallery Exclusive Viewing
 Monday June 6
Orchid Ladyslipper
Virtual and Live
Arnica Crocus Wolverine Caribou Squirrel
 7:00 Delegates Breakfast
 8:00 Conference Opening Ceremonies – Virtual and Live
 9:30 Keynote – Virtual and Live
Robert Sisson – IJC US Commissioner
Pierre Béland – IJC Canadian Chair/ Commissioner
“Sustainability, Resiliency and Decision-Making in Transboundary Waters”
 10:30  Coffee and Exhibitors   Poster Set Up
 11:00 Session 20a Session 19a Session 21a Session 2a Session 7a Posters Posters
Indigenous water rights and management Sustainability, Resiliency, and Decision-Making in Transboundary Waters Developing ecological prediction systems related to environmental drivers Flood Risk – Connecting the dots from hazard to decision-making Designing for nature in riparian areas – Striking a balance between infrastructure and the environment
 12:30  Lunch and Exhibitors   CANCID AGM
 13:30 Session 20b Session 19b Session 21b Session 2b Session 7b Posters Posters
Indigenous water rights and management Sustainability, Resiliency, and Decision-Making in Transboundary Waters Developing ecological prediction systems related to environmental drivers Flood Risk – Connecting the dots from hazard to decision-making Designing for nature in riparian areas – Striking a balance between infrastructure and the environment
 15:00 Coffee and Exhibitors
 15:30 Treaty 7 Cultural Event
 17:00 CWRA Alberta AGM
 18:00 Exhibitor Reception
 19:00 SYP Mixer and Scavenger Hunt
 Tuesday June 7
Orchid Ladyslipper
Virtual and Live
Arnica Crocus Wolverine Caribou Squirrel
 7:00  Delegates Breakfast   SYP AGM
 8:00 Keynote Panel – Virtual and Live
Michael Miltenberger, Merrell-Ann Phare, Ernie Campbell, Steve Nitah
“Transcending Jurisdiction: Towards Co-Governance of Canada’s Great Watersheds”
 9:00 Session 20c Session 2c Session 8a Session 24 Session 3 Posters Posters
Indigenous water rights and management Flood Risk – Connecting the dots from hazard to decision-making CSHS Session: Advances in hydrologic and hydraulic modelling Technology for promoting the collection, use and compilation of hydrometric data Frozen in the (Infiltration) Trenches: Verifying Cold Climate Green infrastructure Performance
 10:30 Coffee and Exhibitors
 11:00 Session 17a Session 27 Session 8b Session 9a Session 25 Posters Posters
Climate Resilience and Adaptation Strategies for Canadian Infrastructure and our Water Resources Flood response/recovery work in BC CSHS Session: Advances in hydrologic and hydraulic modelling CSHS Session: Advances in monitoring our water resources Developing and Implementing a Regional Water Management Organization: Lessons Learned
 12:30  Lunch and Exhibitors   CSHS AGM
 13:30 Session 17b Session 9b Session 8c Session 16 Session 18 Posters Posters
Climate Resilience and Adaptation Strategies for Canadian Infrastructure and our Water Resources CSHS Session: Advances in monitoring our water resources CSHS Session: Advances in hydrologic and hydraulic modelling Tracer Methods in Hydrologic Studies Creek Hazard, Policy and Mitigation
 15:00  Coffee and Exhibitors   Nash AGM Poster Take Down
 15:30 Poster Viewing and Exhibitors
 17:00 CWRA National AGM
 18:00 Banquet
 Wednesday June 8
Orchid Ladyslipper
Virtual and Live
Arnica Crocus Wolverine Caribou Squirrel
 7:00 Delegates Breakfast
 8:00 Keynote Virtual and Live – Tom Gleeson & Tim Kulchyski
“Groundwater sustainability across scales:
from partnering with Indigenous communities to contributing to global initiatives”
 9:00 Session 30a Session 9c Session 8d Session 1a Session 11 Session 4a Session 5a
Dialogue Session: Indigenous Perspectives on a Canada Water Agency CSHS Session: Advances in monitoring our water resources CSHS Session: Advances in hydrologic and hydraulic modelling The Integrated Assessment of Surface Water Groundwater interactions across a myriad of spatial scales CSHS Session: Use of R in Canadian hydrology Uniting the Country – Sharing Flood Mapping and Flood Risk Approaches across Canada Advancing hydrological forecasting systems across Canada
 10:30 Coffee and Exhibitors
 11:00 Session 30b Session 9d Session 29 Session 1b Session 10 Session 4b Session 5b
Dialogue Session: Indigenous Perspectives on a Canada Water Agency CSHS Session: Advances in monitoring our water resources Water resources assessment The Integrated Assessment of Surface Water Groundwater interactions across a myriad of spatial scales CSHS Session: Environmental flows in Canada and abroad Uniting the Country – Sharing Flood Mapping and Flood Risk Approaches across Canada Advancing hydrological forecasting systems across Canada
 12:30 Lunch and Exhibitors
 13:30 Session 15 Session 6 Session 26 Session 1c Session 14 Session 28 Session 5c
Decolonizing Water Governance Bow River Waterside Chat with Indigenous Knowledge Keepers Canada Water Agency: translating water science to policy The Integrated Assessment of Surface Water Groundwater interactions across a myriad of spatial scales Nature-based Stormwater Solutions Agricultural Water Advancing hydrological forecasting systems across Canada
 15:00 Coffee and Exhibitors
 15:30 Conference Closing and Student Awards Presentations – Virtual and Live
 17:00 Plein Aire Virtual Water Gallery / CSHS Social Night – Rose & Crown
 Thursday June 9
 Workshops and Tours
 9:00 – 12:00  Tour  Global Water Futures Fortress Mountain Snow Observatory Visit
 9:00 – 14:00  Tour  Debris Flood Mitigation Structures in the Bow Valley – Technical tour
 1:00 – 16:00  Tour  Raft Tour of Bow River Erosion Control and Flood Protection Projects in Calgary
 9:00 – 16:00  Workshop – Wolverine  CANCID Irrigation Design Workshop
 9:00 – 16:00  Workshop – Caribou  Canadian Hydrological Forecasting System
 9:00 – 16:00  Workshop – Squirrel  Hydrological Forecasting System Development