World Water Day 2012 Seminar with guest Scott Niedermayer

Thursday March 22

The Canadian Water Resources Association and Engineers without Borders are partnering to organize a day of discussion to celebrate World Water Day 2012.

Thursday, March 22, 2012
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (Pacific Time)

Performance Works
101 1398 Cartwright Street
Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R8
Canada
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“International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources” www.unwater.org

The Canadian Water Resources Association (www.cwra.org) and Engineers without Borders (www.ewb.ca) are partnering to organize a day of discussion to celebrate World Water Day 2012. This year’s theme “Water and Food Security” will be addressed through a variety of speakers and presentations that will highlight the importance of the management of our freshwater resources.

Speakers from all aspects of the water industry will be there presenting on topics including the Water Balance and Food Security Models, water governance strategies, permaculture and water management and re-use. Check the Agenda tab above to be up to date on the full agenda.

Special Guest speaker Scott Niedermayer will also be presenting a talk on his role as the Freshwater Ambassador to the World Wildlife Fund.

Join us at Performance Works on Granville Island in Vancouver, B.C. to participate in the discussion!

Immediately following the event, the CWRA BC Branch AGM will be held at Performance Works. Be sure to attend to find out how you can become involved.

World Water Day events are also being organized by Emily Carr University of Art and Design March 21-24. Stick around on March 22 for a public evening of readings and screenings held at Emily Carr University.

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