Poster Sessions

There will be fascinating poster sessions for you to explore at Adaptation Canada 2020. Take a look!

Check back for updates and an introduction to our poster presenters.

Track 2: Showcasing Solutions

BC Parks Living Lab for Climate Change and Conservation: Understanding Climate Implications to Inform Protected Area Management

— Jennifer Grant, BC Parks


 Implementing Climate Change Adaptation Actions on Western U.S. National Forests

— Jessica Halofsky


Adaptation Towards Low Carbon Resiliency in Existing Buildings

— Ainaz Bozorgzadeh, Prism ENgineering Ltd. 


Adaptive Mitigation: A framework for assessing synergies, conflicts, opportunities and trade-offs between climate mitigation and adaptation in urban neighborhoods.

— Ilana Judah, BC Housing


Mapping Slush and Sea Ice for Spring Travel Safety in Inuit Nunangat

— Trevor Bell, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Track 3: Ecological Resilience

Examining Future Groundwater Resources for Use in Agricultural Production

— Jana Levison, University of Guelph


Green Roofs and Infrastructure: Challenges, Opportunities, and Gaps

— Malamarie Sinha, BC Housing


Nature-Based Solutions for Coastal Highway Resilience

— Susan Asam, ICF


Implementation of Managed Realignment and Salt Marsh Restoration to Enhance Resilience of Dykeland Communities to Climate Change Impacts in the Bay of Fundy, Canada

— Danika van Proosdij, Saint Mary's University

Track 4: Professional Practice and Capacity-Building

Stormwater and Sewerage Collection Infrastructure Case Studies for Climate Change Adaptation

— Allyson Bingeman, GHD


Incorporating Climate Change into Infrastructure Design under Uncertainty in Water Resources Engineering

— Joseph Daraio, Memorial University of Newfoundland


The Canadian Centre for Climate Services: the authoritative source for relevant, useful and timely climate data and information

— Casey Clunas, Environment and Climate Change Canada


Programmation scientifique visant le renforcement des capacités en matière d’adaptation des travailleurs aux impacts des changements climatiques au Québec (Canada)

— Ariane Adam-Poupart, Institut national de santé publique du Québec


An Adaptation Pathways Framework for Agricultural Communities

— Cheenar Shah, BC Ministry of Agriculture


The Overheating and Air Quality Design Guide: An Introduction

— Lisa Westerhoff, BC Housing


Mobilizing Building Adaptation and Resilience (MBAR) Training and Capacity Building for the Construction Sector

— Magdalena Szpalda, BC Housing


Integrating Climate Change into Environmental Assessments: Principle and Practice

— Andy Smith, Jacobs


Ecosystem-based approaches to community planning and design. How Canadian landscape architects are facilitating local and global collaboration towards climate action

— Hope Parnham


Coastal Flood Mitigation Canada: Promoting Evidence-based Approaches to Coastal Flood Risk Reduction

— Jackie Yip, Natural Resources Canada


Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise (BRACE)

— Dominique Auger, Natural Resources Canada

Track 5: Raising Awareness and Broadening Engagement

Building Literacy on Climate Resilience in the Okanagan

— Eva Antonijevic, South Okanagan Real Estate Board


The George Gordon Climate Observatory - An inter-generational perspective on climate change and climate change adaptation

— Wilfred Bitternose, Wicehtowak Limnos Consulting Services Ltd. 


A Framework for Deep and Durable Results in Climate Adaptation

— Mark Mackew, BC Housing


Integrating Traditional Knowledge and Western Science Data for Community-Based Climate Monitoring

— Kristen Marini, Chu Cho Environmental LLP


Okanagan Basin Flood and Debris Flow Risk Assessment

— Robert Larson, Ebbwater Consulting Inc. 

Track 6: Addressing Climate Change Inequities

Changing Coastal Dynamics and Adaptation in Nunavik Communities, Northern Quebec

— Antoine Boisson, Geological Survey of Canda (Atlantic)


CanCoast 2.0: Data and indices describing the sensitivity of Canada's marine coasts to changing climate

— Gavin Manson, Geological Survey of Canada - Atlantic

Track 7: Health

Climate-Resilient Rural Health Systems: Adaptation Selection and Evaluation for Building Resilience


Assessing Adaptive Capacity to Urban Heat Waves in Fast-Growing, Mid-sized Cities: Insights from Ontario's Experience

— Assim Sayed Mohammed, Bishop's University


Infectious Disease and Climate Change Program

— Morgann Reid, Public Health Agency of Canada


Measure What You Manage: Climate Impacts and Resilience on Health Facilities

— Angie Woo, Lower Mainland Facilities Management, Fraser Health Authority


Mental Health Adaptation in Canada

— Shawna Hamilton


Health of Canadians in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action

— Rebekka Schnitter, Health Canada

Track 8: Youth

Youth Stories of Climate Impacts, Adaptation and Resilience

— Cherry Tam, Fraser Basin Council