This Is How Canada Can Use Innovation and Data to Protect Its Fresh Water

Want to discover the potential for data and technological innovations to transform the way Canada protects its precious fresh water supplies?


September 17, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Central Daylight Savings

(Open to public)

This event has now passed. You can watch a video of the full event below.

Join us and a group of distinguished panelists for on September 17, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (Central Daylight Savings Time) to explore how data systems and technology could improve our management of freshwater systems and foster innovation in the water tech sector—all while strengthening community engagement.

You will hear exciting examples of innovation and excellence in Canada and discuss how a new Canadian Water Agency could support ongoing work while furthering continued innovation and success.

This is an event hosted by the Gordon Foundation, Aqua Forum and the International Institute for Sustainable Development and supported by Global Water Futures and Massey College as part of the ongoing engagement series How the Canada Water Agency can Deliver Water Security for Canadians.

This panel session will build on the discussion that began with the National Water Policy Panel on May 13, 2020, and webinars on Agriculture and Water and Co-development and Collaboration with Indigenous Peoples. Past recordings and supporting materials are available for on demand viewing. 

Four speakers



Jamie Smith, Environment and Climate Change Canada