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LECTURE NOTICE:Water resource evaluation and plann
Time :2016-05-29

SpeakerProf. Christopher Kennedy

ThemeWater resource evaluation and planning

Speaker introduction

Christopher Kennedy is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto, where he teaches courses in Infrastructure Economics, Engineering Ecology, and the Design of Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities. His work involves applying principles of Industrial Ecology to the design of urban infrastructure, including buildings, water systems, and urban transportation. Amongst his publications are studies of urban metabolism, greenhouse gas emissions from global cities and processes for developing sustainable urban transportation systems. His wider work includes contributions to probability theory, regional economics and engineering education. His book The Evolution of Great World Cities: Urban Wealth and Economic Growth was published by University of Toronto Press in 2011.Chris has worked and studied in Europe and North America. He holds qualifications in Civil Engineering (Imperial & Waterloo), Economics (Warwick) and Business (Toronto). In 2004/05, Chris was a visiting professor at Oxford University and ETH Zürich. In 2011/12, he was seconded to the OECD in Paris, to work on Cities, Green Growth and Policies for Encouraging Investment in Low Carbon Infrastructure. He has conducted professional work for the Ontario Ministry of Finance, Infrastructure Canada, Clinton Climate Initiative, California Energy Commission, US National Science Foundation, UN-HABITAT and the World Bank. Chris is Director of the Cities and Engineering Management Program at University of Toronto and is President–elect of the International Society for Industrial Ecology.

Time 10thSeptember to 12nd, September,  20 hours in total.

See below attached schedule to find the venue and preliminary agenda:

Attention please: due to the time coordination problems with experts, lecture time and place will be updated and released in the website and school hall electronic display.

conference room,of,6th floor, faculty ofenvironment

Sep10th,2014

11st

12nd

8:00-8:45

Introduction to water resource assessment

Reservoir: river or lake?

Water metabolism: mechanism

9:45-10:30

Decision support system (DSS) for river

Reservoir ecosystems: properties

Natural water cycle

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

11:00-11:45

A review of former studies

Reservoir ecosystems: needs

Naturalmetabolism: process

14:00-15:30

Assessments of ecosystem services

Social water cycle

Water footprint

ENA theories

Related software practice

15:30-15:45

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

15:45-16:30

International practices

Water metabolism: process

Q&A

16:45-17:15

Summary

Summary

Closing remarks