Water Security project finale (AAAS)

The finale to our four-year Water Security project was a series of events connected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC, February 16-20, 2012.

Session 1: Friday February 17, 2012  12:00-12:45pm (lunchtime topical lecture)
Topic: Water Privatization, Urbanization and Development
Speaker: Karen Bakker (UBC)

Session 2: Friday February 17, 2012  1:30-4:30pm (afternoon panel session)
Topic: Links and trade-offs between water, energy and food security
Speakers: Howard Wheater (USask), Patricia Gober (Arizona State U), Gordon Young (former UN WWAP coordinator), Dennis Lettenmaier (U of Washington) and Karen Bakker (UBC)
Moderator: Diana Allen (SFU)

Session 3: Friday February 17, 2012 7:30-9:30pm (free evening event open to the public)
Topic: Water Security in Canada
Speakers: Howard Wheater (USask), Gordon Young (former UN WWAP coordinator), Tom Pedersen (UVic), Diana Allen (SFU) and Judy Isaac-Renton (BC Centre for Disease Control)
Moderator: Karen Bakker (UBC) and Mike Church (UBC)
Sponsors: AAAS, University of British Columbia, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and the Canadian Water Network (CWN)
Room 109, West Building, Vancouver Convention Centre