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Blue Cities 2023

Event Date: October 24, 2023 at 8:00AM
Location: The Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St W Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z4 Canada
Status: Past
Canadian Water Network: Blue Cities Conference 2023

Genome Canada is pleased to sponsor and attend Blue Cities 2023 hosted by the Canadian Water Network

About Blue Cities 2023

Blue Cities, hosted by the Canadian Water Network, is a focal point for dialogue and collaboration amongst decision-makers in local government, the private sector, researchers, students, knowledge/technology providers, and various government agencies. The 2023 program will focus on issues of strategic importance for municipal water management and public health protection.

Whether you’re attending the conference or not, you are invited to join us at a Genome Canada-sponsored networking event.

Blue Networking Event

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023 from 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm ET. 
Location: 3 Brewers, 275 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

The Blue Networking event is the perfect opportunity to meet and network with water and public health decision makers from across the country. Conference attendance is not required to join this event—it is open to anyone interested in connecting with GTA water and public health communities.

We are excited to see you there!

If you’re attending, we invite you to join us for a Genome Canada-moderated panel.

“How Can Advances in Environmental Water Monitoring Support Public Health Decision Making?”

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023
Time: 11:15 am – 12:30 pm ET (Session 4C)

Join us at this panel to hear about advances in monitoring methods used to track pathogens, contaminants and illicit drugs in water and wastewater. The panel features Lawrence Goodridge, Director at Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety and Professor at University of Guelph, Thomas ter Laak, Senior Researcher at KWR Water Research Institute, Sandy Watts, Public Health Industry Manager at Esri Canada, and is moderated by Koko Bate Agborsangaya, Director of Strategic Programs at Genome Canada.

Learn more about the panel here.