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GLIN==> Hotel deadline for "Managing Shared Waters"



Posted on behalf of Krista Friesen <kfriesen@pollutionprobe.org>
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JOIN YOUR MARINE AND FRESHWATER COASTAL COLLEAGUES AT THE MANAGING SHARED
WATERS - Towards Sustainable Transboundary Coastal Ecosystems

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
HAMILTON, CANADA
JUNE 23-28, 2002

It is now time to register for the MANAGING SHARED WATERS International
Conference if you want to take advantage of special hotel rates for
conference delegates.

The FINAL deadline for hotel bookings at the SPECIAL rates is WEDNESDAY, MAY
22.  Please visit our website for further information

MANAGING SHARED WATERS planning is well underway. The MSW Preliminary
Program for the morning and afternoon is now posted on the MANAGING SHARED
WATERS website at:

http://www.pollutionprobe.org/managing.shared.waters/index.htm

MORNING PROGRAM

The keynote speakers and plenary panelists for the morning program
are now confirmed. They include:

MONDAY

THEME: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PUBLIC AWARENESS RAISING

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
The Honourable David Anderson, President, Governing Council for the
United Nations Environment Programme, and Minister of Environment Canada

Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Chair, Counterpart Canada, and former Executive
Director of the United Nations Environment Programme

PANELISTS
Ralph Daley, Executive Director, United Nations University International
Network on Water, Environment and Health

Larry Hildebrand, Manager of Sustainable Communities and Ecosystems,
Environment Canada - Atlantic Region and Director, Coastal Zone Canada
Association

TUESDAY

THEME: INSTITUTIONAL AND PARTICIPATORY FRAMEWORKS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Margaret Catley-Carlson, Chair, Global Water Partnership

PANELISTS:

Veerle Vandeweerd, Coordinator, UNEP Global Programme of Action for the
Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities

Micheni Ntiba, Executive Secretary, Lake Victoria Fisheries Commission

Michael Donahue, President and CEO, Great Lakes Commission

WEDNESDAY - MEASURING AND UNDERSTANDING COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Chua Thia-Eng, Regional Programme Director, Partnerships in
Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA)

PANELISTS

Gail Krantzberg, Director, Great Lakes Regional Office, International
Joint Commission, Windsor

Harvey Shear, Canadian Co-chair, State of the Lakes Environment
Conference (SOLEC)

Monthip Tabucanaon, Deputy Director General, Department of Environmental
Quality Promotion (DEQP), Thailand

THURSDAY - INFRASTRUCTURE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Andrew Benedek, Chairman and CEO, ZENON Environmental Inc

PANELISTS

Vicente Santiago-Fandino, Chief of Freshwater Management Unit, United
Nations Environment Programme International Environmental Technology
Centre

Bowdin King, International Director, Water Campaign, International
Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)

George Kuper, President, Council of Great Lakes Industries

FRIDAY - FINALIZATION OF CONFERENCE STATEMENT

PRESENTION ON THE WORLD SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVEVOPMENT PRESENTER FROM
ENVIRONMENT CANADA - TO BE ANNOUNCED.

AFTERNOON PROGRAM

Each afternoon there will be two 90-minute timeslots with 8 - 12
simulataneous special sessions. Some sessions will feature up to four
presenters while others will function as roundtables for discussion.

The Preliminary Program for the afternoon sessions is posted on the
MANAGING SHARED WATERS WEBSITE.

We are continuing to confirm speakers for the presentations and to add
new sessions. Please check the website regularly for updates.

FOR INFORMATION ON HOTELS AND CONFERENCE REGISTRATION, PLEASE CHECK THE
MANAGING SHARED WATERS WEBSITE AT:

http://www.pollutionprobe.org/managing.shared.waters/index.htm

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION YOU CAN CONTACT THE MANAGING SHARED WATERS
SECRETARIAT DIRECTLY

EMAIL ADDRESS  managing.shared.waters@pollutionprobe.org

FAX:	+1-416-926-1601
TEL:  +1-416-926-1907 EXT. 237
ADDRESS:
MANAGING SHARED WATERS Secretariat
Pollution Probe
625 Church St., Suite 402
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M4Y 2G1



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