Blue Networking Vancouver

Thursday, October 26 to Thursday, October 26

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Speed Networking for the Water Sector


Join us for a fast-paced networking event with students and professionals from multiple water-related fields. Identify common areas of interest and opportunities to collaborate, and then follow up one-on-one afterwards over refreshments.

October 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Location: Toby's, 2733 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

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Ontario Water Innovation Week

Monday, October 30 to Friday, November 03


A conference hosted by WaterTAP

Ontario Water Innovation Week 2017 offers unparalleled opportunities to strengthen global networks, share best practices,and explore innovative solutions for water challenges. 

On behalf of Ontario's thriving water sector, WaterTAP and our partners invite you to join us.

Join us on October 30th - November 3rd in Toronto!

For more information, please visit the conference website.

Blue Drinks Toronto

Tuesday, October 31

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HackNight with Civic Tech Toronto

Blue Drinks Toronto and Civic Tech Toronto are teaming up to share ideas as part of Ontario Water Innovation Week. Sylvie Spraakman and Jill Crumb will be sharing their experience as finalists in the AquaHacking 2017 Challenge. They are developing CyanoSleuth, a citizen science monitoring kit and app that can help lakeside communities track blooms to find out when its safe to swim.

Afterwards, if you have your own ideas for data projects or tools that could engage the public with water issues, there will be a breakout session to talk them over with people who work in water, data, planning, civic engagement, academia and more. 

Put on your water costumes and join us for a  sp-o-o-o-ky night of water innovation!


Wednesday, October 31

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm 
Lighthouse Labs
45 Spadina Avenue, Toronto 


Blue Networking Hamilton

Thursday, November 02

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Field Trip to the Canadian Centre for Inland Waters

The Canadian Centre for Inland Waters in Burlington, Ontario, accommodates staff from Environment Canada, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the Canadian Coast Guard and the RCMP. Tour the research facilities, chat with government scientists and participate in a demonstration of state-of-the-art equipment. 


Thursday, November 2

Meet outside the Life Sciences Building in front of the sign. 
You MUST bring a government issued photo ID.

For tickets and details, please register or email

This event is in conjunction with McMaster Water Week 2017. Check out the other events that will be held during that week!


CWWA: National Water and Wastewater Conference

Sunday, November 05 to Wednesday, November 08


A conference hosted by Canadian Water and Wastewater Association.

Bringing utility leaders, researchers, policy makers and technology providers together.

Merging all aspects of water management - from wastewater to drinking water to water and wastewater research to utility and infrastructure challenges, this event is a truly unique event that fosters national dialogue on the most important national water issues.

Join us on November 5th - November 8th in St. John's, Newfoundland!

For more information, please visit the conference website.

Blue Networking Edmonton

Wednesday, November 08

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Tour of the Advanced Water Research Lab at the University of Alberta

Organized by CWN's Student & Young Professional Committee and Canadian Water Resources Association

Researchers at the Advanced Water Research Lab conduct cutting-edge research on the development of high-performance membrane materials, processes and characterization methods of water recycling and reuse, particularly in the in situ oil sands extraction industry. Research programs contribute to the science of polymer and nanocomposite materials in various applications, including desalination and wastewater treatment, energy and pharmaceuticals.

Wednesday, November 8th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm 

Free to participate; limited spots available.



Resources for Future Generations Conference

Saturday, June 16 to Thursday, June 21

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Resources for Future Generations 2018 (RFG 2018) is the first international conference dedicated to the availability of resources needed to sustain future generations.

Led by the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), RFG 2018 will bring together academia, government and business to tackle the issue of the ever-increasing demand for resources, as well as the changes in the delivery of existing ones.

RFG 2018 will attract a diverse group of Canadian and international stakeholders, with interests related to energy, minerals, water and the earth. More than 5,000 delegates and 120 exhibiting companies from North America and around the world are expected to participate.

Join us on June 16, 2018 - June 21, 2018 in Vancouver, BC!

For more information, please visit the conference website.

Singapore International Water Week

Sunday, July 08 to Thursday, July 12


The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is the global platform to share and co-create innovative water solutions.

The biennial event gathers stakeholders from the global water industry to share best practices, showcase the latest technologies and tap business opportunities. SIWW is part of the strategic program of the Singapore Government to grow the water industry and develop water technologies.

Join us on July 8, 2018 - July 12, 2018 in Singapore!

Water convention call for papers is open!

For more information, please visit the conference website.