The PIEVC Global Forum

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The PIEVC Global Forum

A gathering of 125 infrastructure and climate change risk professionals from government, NGOs, and the private sector.

By The Climate Risk Institute

When and where

Date and time

April 18 · 8:30am - April 20 · 1:30pm PDT


Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre 1000 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R9 Canada

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About this event

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More than 125 infrastructure and climate change risk professionals from Canadian and international governments, development agencies, NGOs, and the private sector are assembling in Vancouver for the PIEVC Global Forum. The Forum will provide unique learning and networking opportunities. Participants will enjoy presentations by leading infrastructure and climate risk experts, be invited to share their own experiences with their Canadian and international counterparts, and have the opportunity to help shape the vision for the PIEVC Program and Practitioners’ Network.

Forum participants will have access to:

  • All sessions and plenaries
  • Refreshment breaks and lunches
  • Evening reception on April 18th
  • Networking opportunities and on-going access to the PIEVC Practitioners’ Network

Study tours with the purchase of the third day pass (spots are limited so register soon). Choose between:

  • A tour of Metro Vancouver’s Iona Wastewater Treatment Plant and Iona Regional Park restoration projects. Learn more about the 2008 PIEVC study conducted on the plant and the current upgrades taking place.
  • A City of Vancouver Green Infrastructure walking tour of Olympic Village. Learn more about how the city is integrating blue-green systems into the built environment and addressing sea level rise.

Please note: Each tour can vary in length and distance but will last approximately 3-4 hours (including lunch) and will end early afternoon. Each tour will cover 2-4.5 km of distance by foot or other means. If you have questions about accessibility please contact us before you book. The tours will run rain or shine.


Day 1
Day 2
Day 3


Welcome and Opening Remarks; Keynote Address: Senator Rosa Galvez; Panel Discussion: Climate and infrastructure risk assessment and PIEVC in the context of national adaptation planning

Panel Discussions

Room 1: Lessons learned by high frequency users of the PIEVC Protocol (Sponsored by Stantec) Room 2: Using PIEVC methods in different stages of the infrastructure lifecycle Room 3: Climate vulnerabil...

Lunch with Keynote

Station Talks

PIEVC best practices. Participants will rotate through tables to hear about the application of PIEVC products from leading practitioners. Where possible, Canadian best practices will be paired with i...

Networking Dinner with Keynote

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