2020 Midterm Workshop: BEYOND THE BANKS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY REVIEW OF WATER MANAGEMENT IN ATLANTIC CANADA

 In Archived Workshops, Maritimes, Proceedings
January 31, 2020
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Atlantic time
Breakfast served at 8:00 am
Hilton Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick

 

Proceedings

From the recent flooding events in Southern New Brunswick to exciting advancements in water treatment, these sessions will showcase the latest in water resources management in Atlantic Canada.  This will be an excellent opportunity to learn more about the unique challenges faced in Atlantic Canada, and to network with industry leaders and professionals.

The full agenda is posted below. Updates may be made to the agenda timing or content.

Workshop Cost:

CWRA Member: $125

Non-Member: $150

CWRA Student Member: $50

Student Non-Member: $75

 

Please consider cross-registering for this event with the NRCAN Flood Mapping Workshop on January 30th.

Veuillez envisager de vous inscrire à cet événement avec RNCAN Atelier sur ‘La cartographie des zones inondables’ le 30 janvier.

 

Click here to Register

 

Thank you to our Platinum sponsor!

 

Beyond the Banks: An Interdisciplinary Review of Water Management in Atlantic Canada

Draft Agenda

 

Time Activity/Talk Topic Presenter
08:00-08:30 Breakfast/Registration
08:30-09:45 Welcome

 

Land Acknowledgement

Resiliency by the Sea: Climate Change and the Community of Saint John, New Brunswick

Don Darling, Mayor Of Saint John

Nicole O’Brien and Jeff Melanson, CWRA Maritimes Branch

 

Graeme Stewart-Robertson, ACAP Saint John

09:45-10:30 Classifying the Hydrologic Regime of Nova Scotia Watersheds and Analysis of the Current Hydrometric Monitoring Network

 

TBC

Lindsay Johnston, Centre for Water Resources

 

Mark Greenwood, Nova Scotia Department of Environment

10:30-11:00 Health Break
11:00-12:10 Seawater Intrusion Into Coastal and Island Aquifers: Impacts of Rising Seas vs Intensifying Storms

 

More Than Flood Forecasting: Department of Environment and Local Government Hydrology Centre

 

The Nova Scotia Municipal Flood Line Mapping Project

Barret Kurylyk, Centre for Water Resources

 

Nadine Caissie Long, New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government

 

Gordon Smith, Nova Scotia Department of Municipal Affairs

12:10-1:30

12:30

Lunch

Maritimes Branch Special Meeting

1:30-2:00 Assessing and Managing Lake Eutrophication in Nova Scotia Rob Jamieson, Centre for Water Resources
2:00-3:00 Poster Session Students, Centre for Water Resources
3:00-3:30 Health Break
3:30-4:30 Advancing data sharing in Atlantic Canada: DataStream’s collaborative open data initiative

 

CBCL Limited: Storm Surge and SLR Vulnerabilities in the City of Miramichi

 

Nulehtunan Sitomok – “Repairing our Shore”: Mitigation of Flood and Erosion Risk with a Community First Approach

Atlantic Datastream

 

 

Lindsay Wilcott, CBCL Limited

 

Patrick Francis (on behalf of Oromocto First Nation), and Jeff Melanson (Dillon Consulting)