Enhancing Climate Resiliency into Manitoba Infrastructure: A Dialogue of Current Issues and Opportunities


University of Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Over thirty-five engineers professionals representing a wide range of government, academia and association groups converged on the University of Winnipeg on January 28, 2015 to learn about how a changing climate is leading to greater vulnerabilities and risks to infrastructure in Manitoba and beyond.

Decision support tools to assess climate vulnerabilities and risks were presented as well as some other adaptive measures were presented from presenters from Engineers Canada, Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship and Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and leading Engineering firms facilitating use of the PIEVC climate vulnerability decision support tool.