Topics

The state of water sources: diagnosis, follow-up and monitoring
Risk management and emergency measures
Plans, strategies and source protection measures
Regulatory and economics instruments
Governance and land use planning
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We are looking for speakers

To share the results of your work and contribute to drinking water source protection efforts and knowledge dissemination; To exchange with over 400 water management and land use professionals, academics, researchers and decision-makers; To take benefit from our preferential speaker rate giving you access to 3 days of presentations, workshops, panels, …

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Our Keynote Speakers


Dr. Lawrence Susskind

Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Department of Urban Studies and Planning 
Opening Keynote
Water diplomacy & new strategies for resolving water management disputes

 

 

Dr. Ralf Ludwig

Professor, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München 
Opening Panel 
Source Water Protection Approaches: Munich, New York City and Ontario – Discussion on implementation challenges and key elements of success

Mr. Paul V. Rush

Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection – Bureau of Water Supply 
Opening Panel 
Source Water Protection Approaches: Munich, New York City and Ontario – Discussion on implementation challenges and key elements of success

Ms. Chitra Gowda

Source Water Protection Lead, Conservation Ontario 
Opening Panel 
Source Water Protection Approaches: Munich, New York City and Ontario – Discussion on implementation challenges and key elements of success

Objectives

To provide a platform for sharing ideas, knowledge, tools and innovative practices regarding the protection of drinking water sources

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Disseminating knowledge in a transfer perspective

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Allowing participants to learn from practices and initiatives which have proven effective

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Sharing the latest developments in research and innovation

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Supporting the approach initiated in Quebec for the protection of drinking water sources

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Empowering local stakeholders to facilitate the planning and implementation of protection strategies

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