Forum program

The main objective of the International Forum on Integrated Water Management is to share practical knowledge that leads to improving water quality.

5 major themes have been identified to permit the participants from around the world to exchange ideas about tried and tested tools for efficient water resource management.

Close to 90 speakers shared some 30 workshops during the three days of the Forum. Click here for the program with speakers names

Click on the day to obtain detailed schedule information for that day.

 

Monday, June 1st - Workshop schedule Click here to get to the conference titles and speakers section.

  Small Agora Maurice O'Bready STI Agora Bellevue Balcony Orford Balcony
Theme Characterisation and diagnosis tools Planning and governance tools Information and joint-action tools Water management tools in the agricultural setting Intervention tools for the major water-related issues
8h-9h30 Registration, coffee and networking
9h30-10h30 Opening keynote speakers
Nicole St-Martin, Oxfam-Québec
11h-12hPM Integrated water resource management: fundamentals and progress
Jean-François Donzier (INBO) and André Beauchamp
1h30-3hPM Control program for water quality Water governance models Involving communities in IWRM* I Partnership and joint-action in the agricultural setting Actions to prevent the proliferation of cyanobacteria
3h30-5hPM Eastern Canadian Diatom Index Planning IWRM* Involving communities in IWRM II Hydrological modeling approaches in agricultural setting Ground water protection

*IWRM = Integrated water resource management

Tuesday, June 2nd - Workshop schedule Click here to get to the conference titles and speakers section.

  Small Agora Maurice O'Bready STI Agora Bellevue Balcony Orford Balcony
Theme Characterisation and diagnosis tools Planning and governance tools Information and joint-action tools Water management tools in the agricultural setting Intervention tools for the major water-related issues
8h30-10h Modeling tools IWRM assessment Partnership and joint-action Involving communities in water management Adapting to climate change I
10h30-12h Characterization of nutrient sources and support capacity Legal tools I Transfert of training Diagnosis of erosion and of water quality
Action tools in the forest setting
Climate changes II
1h30-3h30PM Financial aspects of IWRM* Legal tools II Implementation of IWRM* Solutions to decline in water quality Climate changes III
15h30-6hPM Cocktail - Cité des rivières project
6h30-9h30PM Riccardo Petrella Conference Dinner

*These workshops belong to the "Planning and governance tools" theme.

Wednesday, June 3rd - Workshop schedule Click here to get to the conference titles and speakers section.

  Small Agora Maurice O'Bready STI Agora Bellevue Balcony Orford Balcony
Theme Characterisation and diagnosis tools Planning and governance tools Information and joint-action tools Water management tools in the agricultural setting Intervention tools for the major water-related issues
9h-10h20AM Bio-indicators Implementation of trans-boundary water management Implementation of IWRM II* Actions on-the-field Actions in the urban settings
10h40-12hPM Round table on trans-boundary collaborations
1h-4hPM Field visits

*This workshop belongs to the "Planning and governance tools" theme.

 

© 2008 Cogesaf, Université de Sherbrooke
Conception visuelle : André Vuillemin