Introduction to BC Water Symposium and Water Science Strategy<br />Angeline Tillmanns, Ph.D., R.P.Bio<br />BC Ministry of ...
Advisory Committee<br />Dr. Angeline Tillmanns (Chair), Ministry of Environment <br />Dr. Bernie Bauer, Okanagan Sustainab...
Symposium Objectives<br />Identify key water issues and knowledge gaps<br />Develop new collaborative relationships<br />W...
Water Science Strategy<br />A commitment made in Living Water Smart<br />Definition of science is broad<br />Natural Scien...
Group Descriptions<br />
Information vs Knowledge<br />Information:<br />“facts about a person, event, situation, etc”<br />Knowledge:<br />“unders...
Improving the Flow of Information & Knowledge<br />
Knowledge to Action:David Schindler’s Famous Experiment<br />
Plenary Speakers & Panel<br />This morning<br />
Break Out Session I Today from 1-2 pm<br />What are the key issues pertinent to the sustainable management of water resour...
Plenary Speakers & Panel<br />This morning<br />This afternoon<br />
Break-out Session IIToday from 3:20 to 4:30 pm<br />What are the information needs of water scientists, policy-makers, end...
Plenary Speakers & Panel<br />This morning<br />This afternoon<br />Tomorrow morning<br />
Break-out Session IIITomorrow from 10:30 to 12:00 am<br />How can we support information and knowledge creation, knowledge...
Break-out session IVTomorrow from 1:30 to 3:00 pm<br />What will a Water Science Strategy look like?  <br />How can we con...
Sticker Swap Game<br />Exercise Objective: Collect the most number of stickers with a diverse representation from groups o...
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    1. 1. Introduction to BC Water Symposium and Water Science Strategy<br />Angeline Tillmanns, Ph.D., R.P.Bio<br />BC Ministry of Environment<br />
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    3. 3. Advisory Committee<br />Dr. Angeline Tillmanns (Chair), Ministry of Environment <br />Dr. Bernie Bauer, Okanagan Sustainability Institute, UBC Okanagan <br />Celine Davis, Ministry of Environment <br />Liam Edwards, Ministry of Community Development <br />Elizabeth Hendriks, POLIS Water Sustainability Project <br />Heather English, Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport <br />Leon Gaber, Ministry of Environment <br />DarryKempling, Ministry of Community Development <br />Steve Litke, Fraser Basin Council <br />Michele MacIntyre, Ministry of Environment <br />Dr. Margot Parkes, University of Northern BC <br />Robin Pike, Ministry of Forests <br />Dr. Todd Redding, FORREX <br />Dr. Valentin Schaefer, School of Environmental Studies, UVIC<br />Samina Tajwar, MITACS <br />Andrea Glickman, Union of BC Indian Chiefs<br />Local Facilitation Teams<br />Prince George<br />Chelton van Geloven_ENV (lead)<br />TamsinMills_ILMB<br />Katie von Gaza_ILMB<br />Larry Joseph_FORREX<br />Kelowna <br />Kimm Magill-Hoffman_FOR (lead)<br />Larry Michaelsen_FOR<br />Lyle Knight_FOR<br />Craig Tilander_FOR<br />Darcie Annesley_FOR<br />Jenny Lawrence_FOR<br />Victoria<br />Miles Homer_FOR (lead)<br />Carolyn Hole_ENV<br />Rebecca Freedman_HLS<br />Tim Janzen_ENV<br />Jennifer Maxwell_ENV<br />Chris Bechard_AL<br />SagarikaSaha_ENV<br />Local Organizing Teams<br />Prince George<br />Jamie Reschny, UNBC <br />Margot Parkes, UNBC <br />Lucy Beck, NHA<br />Chelton van Geloven, ENV<br />Terry Robert, FBC<br />Kelowna<br />Darwin Horning, UBCO<br />Tricia Brett, UBCO<br />Natasha Neumann, UBCO<br />Bernard Bauer, UBCO<br />Steve Matthews, ENV<br />Rob Birtles, IHA<br />Anna Warwick Sear,s OBWB<br />Victoria<br />Valentin Schaefer, UVIC<br />Jessica Miles, UVIC<br />Celine Davis, ENV<br />Darlene Sanderson, UVIC<br />Angeline Tillmanns, ENV<br />IT Team<br />Randy LaBonte, Virtual School Society Scott Thorpe, UVICBowen Moran, ENV<br />Larine Sluggett, UNBCAndy Sundahl, School District 91 <br />Todd Zimmerman, UBCO<br />Nathan, UBC <br />Brent Sawatzky – School District 23<br />Central Organizing Committee<br />Amanda Casorso, Event Coordinator, MITACS <br />Jamieson Dunlop, Facilitation Coordinators, ENV<br />Bowen Moran, IT/AV Advisor, ENV<br />Angeline Tillmanns, Program Manager, ENV<br />Celine Davis, Budget Coordinator, ENV <br />Betty Kopichanski, Speaker Booking Support, ENV<br />Thank-you Volunteers!<br />
    4. 4. Symposium Objectives<br />Identify key water issues and knowledge gaps<br />Develop new collaborative relationships<br />Work together to build the foundations for a BC Water Science Strategy<br />
    5. 5. Water Science Strategy<br />A commitment made in Living Water Smart<br />Definition of science is broad<br />Natural Science<br />Social Science<br />First Nations’ Science<br />Needs to also include all the people who use information and knowledge to create policy, procedures and make decisions.<br />
    6. 6. Group Descriptions<br />
    7. 7. Information vs Knowledge<br />Information:<br />“facts about a person, event, situation, etc”<br />Knowledge:<br />“understanding of, or information about, a subject which a person gets by experience or study”<br />Definitions from Cambridge Online Dictionary<br />
    8. 8. Improving the Flow of Information & Knowledge<br />
    9. 9. Knowledge to Action:David Schindler’s Famous Experiment<br />
    10. 10. Plenary Speakers & Panel<br />This morning<br />
    11. 11. Break Out Session I Today from 1-2 pm<br />What are the key issues pertinent to the sustainable management of water resources and aquatic ecosystems? Where are the knowledge gaps?<br />This session only! Divide by topic:<br />Surface and groundwater hydrology<br />Watershed health (people and aquatic ecosystems)<br />Water governance (social research, policy, and regulatory tools to better conserve and manage water)<br />
    12. 12. Plenary Speakers & Panel<br />This morning<br />This afternoon<br />
    13. 13. Break-out Session IIToday from 3:20 to 4:30 pm<br />What are the information needs of water scientists, policy-makers, end users, stakeholders and First Nations?<br />How do these groups communicate with each other now, and how could they communicate?<br />
    14. 14. Plenary Speakers & Panel<br />This morning<br />This afternoon<br />Tomorrow morning<br />
    15. 15. Break-out Session IIITomorrow from 10:30 to 12:00 am<br />How can we support information and knowledge creation, knowledge translation and knowledge exchange?<br />Where are the opportunities?<br />
    16. 16. Break-out session IVTomorrow from 1:30 to 3:00 pm<br />What will a Water Science Strategy look like? <br />How can we continue to work together to create and implement a WSS?<br />
    17. 17. Sticker Swap Game<br />Exercise Objective: Collect the most number of stickers with a diverse representation from groups other than your own.<br />Purpose: Promote dialogue with members in other groups<br />

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