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GLIN==> 8th Annual St.Lawrence River Ecosystem Conference Call for Session Chairs



Posted on behalf of Christina Collard <ccollard@riverinstitute.com>

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FIRST CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSION CHAIRS

8th Annual St. Lawrence River Ecosystem Conference
May 15-16th, 2001
at the NavCanada Conference and Training Centre
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada

We hope that you will participate in the 8th Annual International
Conference on the St. Lawrence River Ecosystem. Host of the conference, is
the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences (SLRIES), a
non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to environmental research and
education.

The theme for this year's conference is

Our Future Water Supply - Is There Cause for Concern?

to be held on May 15-16th, 2001 at the NavCanada Conference and Training
Centre in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada.  This year's theme reflects the
increasing demand to question the safety of our future water supply, its
quality, quantity, and its management with a focus on the St. Lawrence
River and its watersheds.

WE INVITE YOU TO BECOME A SPECIAL SESSION CHAIR

Below is a list of themes for Special Sessions. The final arrangement and
number of session topics will depend on the abstracts received. We will
welcome your suggestions for additional or alternate themes.

Tentative Special Session topics include:

        Water Quality Issues
        Aquatic Habitats in Rivers
        Water Resource Planning - Anticipating Climate Change
        Challenges to a Secure Groundwater Supply
        Challenges for Water Use and Management for Urban and Rural
Communities
        Contaminants in the  St Lawrence River and Tributaries
        Impacts of Water Quality and Quantity on Fisheries
        Remedial Action Plans/ Restoration Activities
        Environmental Education and Outreach
        Community Partnerships for the Environment
        Human Health Issues
        Effects of Water Quality and Quantity on Power Generation and other
Uses
        Watershed Management
        Exotic Species

To suggest a special session or if you would like to organize an additional
session as soon as possible please contact:

Christina Collard
Conference Coordinator
St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences
1111 Montreal Road, Suite 144
Cornwall, ON
K6H 1E1
613-936-6620 fax: 613-936-1803
Email:
ccollard@riverinstitute.com
Deadline: November 30, 2000
Web site:
http://www.riverinstitute.com
Check out the Conference site in Cornwall, Ontario
http://www.navcanada.ca/ncti/english/efacil.htm


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