Day 1 – June 8, 2015

Welcome and introduction

General context of risk management

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  • 8:00 – 8:15 AM– Registration
  • 8:15 – 8:30 AM– Introduction of the topic and the objectives of the Summer school
  • 8:30 – 9:00 AM– Welcome

By : David Grimes (President, World Weather Organization)

By : René Côté (Vice-rector UQAM)

By : Caroline Roger (SEPSI UQAM)

  • 9:00 – 9 :45 AM– Weather and environmental forecasting : a quiet revolution

By : Gilbert Brunet (Environment Canada)

  • 9:45 – 10:00 AM– Pause
  • 10:00 – 10:45 AM– Canada : Meteorological Services in support of risk management

By : Denis Gosselin (Environment Canada)

  • 10:45 – 11:30 AM– Atmospheric environmental emergencies response

By : Dov Bensimon (Environment Canada)

By : Catherine Calmet (Météo France)

  • 12:15 – 1:15 PM– Lunch (supplied on site)
  • 1:15 – 2:00 PM– History of natural disasters in Canada and Lessons Learned

By : Michel Doré (UQAM)

Moderator : Yves Baudouin (UQAM)

Panelists : Jennifer Milton (Environment Canada, Meteorological Service of Canada), Catherine Calmet (Météo France)Michel Doré (UQAM)Jacques Lavigne (Améthyste Communication)

  • 4:00 – 5:15 PM– Welcome cocktail

 

Note : This program in is draft form and may be subject to change without notice

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