Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts is now closed. 

The Committee is seeking abstracts to present at the conference and encourage all disciplines to join us as we learn about responsible and effective water resource management in Canada.  Please note that the suggested topics are intended to be representative, not exhaustive.

Possible topics under these themes include:

  • First Nations and Indigenous roles in water governance and knowledge
  • Cross-sector collaboration in water
  • Water apportionment and Water Security
  • Collaborative leadership – does it exist in water management in Canada?
  • Flood management – from mapping floodplains to insuring the flooded
  • Contaminants of emerging concern
  • Public-Private Partnerships in water management
  • Engaging and empowering citizens in collaborative water management
  • Adaptation and building resilience in neighbourhoods, cities, and watersheds
  • Advances in watershed management including cumulative effects assessment
  • Sustainability Goals – Is Canada on track for water ?
  • Advances in wastewater treatment
  • Risk Communication in the Water Industry

If you require more information, please contact Conference.Program@CWRA.org

Abstract Administration

Important dates:

Abstract Submission – Closed.

Notifications for presentations April 30, 2019

STUDENTS: Please ensure you check Student session if your abstract / paper are to be considered for Student Awards

CWRA welcomes a description of your presentation in the form of an abstract.  The abstract should be brief (less than 550 words) and will describe the subject and main purpose of your presentation. If possible, please highlight what ideas and information your audience will hear and what your presentation hopes to accomplish.


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