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

28/06/2015

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.

Workshop Agenda

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Agenda - Enhancing Climate Resiliency For Manitoba Infrastructure: A Dialogueof Current Issues and Opportunities

Presentations

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Heather Auld, Risk Sciences International - Climate Impacts to Infrastructure
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Dirk Nylan, BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Transport Engineering - Adaptation to Climate Change: The Challenge for Transportation Infrastructure Design
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Roger Rempel, Stantec Consulting and David Lapp, Engineers Canada - Enhancing Climate Resiliency into Manitoba Infrastructure: Dialogue of Current Issues and Opportunities
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Ruby Shamayleh, Stantec Consulting - Maryland Climate Resiliency Project: Case Study Illustrating the Use of Decision Support Tools
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Randall Shymko, Government of Manitoba - Setting the Context: Climate Resiliency Planning Within Manitoba and the Prairies
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Terry Zdan, Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation - Current State of Transportation Adaptation in Manitoba