World Water Day Celebration- 2018

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Main floor Town Hall, Room 110

453 West 12th Avenue

Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4


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CWRA SYP Vancouver Chapter is inviting you all for the World Water Day Celebration on March 22, 2018 jointly organized by the Students and Young Professional Committees of CWRA Vancouver Chapter, BCWWA, CWN SYP, along with Engineers & Geoscientists BC Vancouver Branch. The event will be full of events- documentary movie show, networking session, student competition, Seminar series –Water Talks with featuring presentations from your local water leaders, and award ceremony for the student competition.

All these activities are free, however, RSVP is must to secure the entry.

Here is the outline for the event:

World Water Day –March 22, 2018


  • Documentary Movie Show- Sustainable Me- Still Water Episode: 6.00pm to 6.30pm

Synopsis: Paula explores the complex story of getting clean water to a huge city, and talks to several people who contribute to keeping our precious river clean and healthy for not just us, but the plants and animals that use it.

  • Networking and Snacks: 6.30pm to 7.00pm

Sandwich platter will be there sponsored by CWRA BC board of Directors and Engineers & Geoscientists BC Vancouver Branch

  • World Water Day Student Competition- Let’s Celebrate Your Research: 7pm to 7.45pm

  • Get ready for the eleven ground breaking research presentations from MASc and PhD Students from UBC and SFU

  • Invited judges-

    • Wayne Wong, P.Eng., Senior Engineer, AECOM
    • Nima Najafi, P. Eng., Project Engineer, City of Vancouver
    • Dr. Ryan Ziels, Assistant Professor, UBC

  • Seminar Series- Water Talks: 7.45pm to 8.45pm

Presenter1 -Dr. Madjid Mohseni, P. Eng

Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering, UBC, Scientific Director of RES'EAU-WaterNET

Title- Partnership for drinking water challenges

Presentation 2 - Non-Governmental Organization

Presenter - Alaya Boisvert

Public Engagement Manager, the David Suzuki Foundation

Title- From stream to tap: ending drinking water advisories and achieving source water protection

Presentation 3 - Municipality

Presenter - Donny Wong, P. Eng, Branch Manager

Andrea Becker, P. Eng., Senior Engineer

Water Design, City of Vancouver

Title- Vancouver’s Water System – Current State and Looking into Future

  • Student Competition Award Ceremony and Closing: 8.45pm to 9.00pm

Remembered there will be prizes and certificates for the best student presenter and best presenter people’s choice.

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