PIV du Gouvernement du Québec

Program

Overview

  Vendredi 6 octobre 2017 Samedi 7 octobre 2017  
7 am Participant reception    
8 am Opening ceremony. David Heurtel, Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change Participant reception 8 am
8:20 am Recap of events, Ministère de la Sécurité publique
8:30 am Québec floods in a climate change perspective.
Alain Bourque, Executive Director, Ouranos Inc.

Plenary session
Land-use and urban planning: Reviewing flood-risk areas regulation
8:45 am
9:30 am
Plenary session
Integrated watershed management
Noon Lunch    
12:15 pm Luncheon conference by Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, The Netherlands Lunch 12:15 pm
    Luncheon conference by Jessica Grannis, Adaptation Program Director at the Georgetown Climate Center and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law, Washington, DC 12:45 pm
1:45 pm
Plenary session
Flood-risk areas mapping and management
   
    2 pm - Flood Management in Alberta.
Andre Corbould, Alberta Deputy Minister
of Environment and Parks

2:45 pm - Development of well-balanced strategies to enhance flood resilience. Herman van der Most, Flood Risk Management Strategy Specialist (Deltares) The Netherlands
2 pm
   
Conclusion and acknowledgements 3:45 pm
17 pm End of conferences    

October 6, 2017

8:30 am Québec floods in a climate change perspective., Alain Bourque, Executive Director, Ouranos Inc.

9:10 am Question period

9:30 am - Integrated watershed management and Québec floods.
M. Antoine Verville, acting General Manager, Regroupement des organismes de bassins versants du Québec

10 am Question period

10:15 am Break

10:30 am - The role played by dams in integrated water management in Québec.
Julie Lafleur, Operations Manager of Public Dam, Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC)
and Bernard Poulin, Vice-President, Production Equipment Operations, Hydro-Québec

10:50 am Question period

11:00 am Existing solutions at the watershed level.
Nicolas Milot, Associate Professor, Institut des sciences de l’environnement, Université du Québec à Montréal

11:30 am Question period

11:45 am Break

12:15 pm Luncheon conference by Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, The Netherlands

12:55 pm Question period

1:15 pm Break

1:45 pm - The Québec normative framework for flood zone management.
Pascal Sarrazin, Team Leader, Development and Hydric Environments
and Jean Francoeur, Chief Engineer (floodplains), Hydrology and Hydraulics Department, MDDELCC

2:15 pm Question period

2:30 pm - Flood Risk Management in Canada in the Era of Climate Change.
Daniel Henstra, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
and Jason Thistlethwaite, Assistant Professor and Director of the Climate Change Adaptation Project, University of Waterloo

3 pm Question period

3:15 pm Break

3:30 pm - Best Practices for Resilient, Legitimate and Efficient Flood Risk Governance.
Sally Priest, Head of the Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University, London

4 pm Question period

4:15 pm - Mapping Flood Risk – Its Role in Improving Flood Resilience in England.
Catherine Wright, Director of Digital and Skills, Flood and Coastal Risk Management within the UK Environment Agency

4:30 pm Question period

4:45 pm Break

October 7,2017

8:45 am - Recap of the first two plenary sessions and introduction to the day’s activities. David Heurtel

9 am - Natural infrastructures: A strategy for adapting to climate change.
Jérôme Dupras, Professor, Département des sciences naturelles, Université du Québec en Outaouais

9:40 am Question period

10 am - Avenues of reflection for revising Québec’s normative framework.
David Paradis, Urban Planner, Vivre en ville

10:20 am Question period

10:30 am Break

10:45 am - New pathways for the future.
Pierre Thibault, Architect, Atelier Pierre Thibault

11:15 am Question period

11:30 am - Returns on resilience: Value generation through resilient design and water management
Katharine Burgess, Director, Urban Resilience, Urban Land Institute, Washington, DC

Noon Question period

12:45 pm Jessica Grannis, Adaptation Program Director at the Georgetown Climate Center and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law, Washington, DC

1:25 pm Question period

1:45 pm Break

2 pm - Flood Management in Alberta., Andre Corbould, Alberta Deputy Minister of Environment and Parks

2:30 pm Question period

2:45 pm - Development of well-balanced strategies to enhance flood resilience.
Herman van der Most, Flood Risk Management Strategy Specialist (Deltares) The Netherlands

3:25 pm Question period