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2014 Philomathia Water Forum: 21st Century Water Security Challenges for Society and Science McMasters University April 8, 2014

Distinguished Lecture

Professor David Grey

University of Oxford
Member, Global Agenda Council on Water Security, World Economic Forum;
Co-Chair, OECD/Global Water Partnership Task Force on Water Security and Sustainable Growth

This distinguished visiting lecture will outline pressing water security challenges for society and identify priorities for interdisciplinary science to respond.

The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion with leading water researchers across multiple disciplines at McMaster University, UN University and regional partners. Panelists will outline how McMaster and its partners are responding to these policy challenges.

The Philomathia Water Forum will serve as a springboard for McMaster’s interdisciplinary water initiatives, which aim to achieve research excellence, educate the next generation of water science and policy leaders, and deliver local and global impacts now and in the future.

  • The Atrium@MIP (175 Longwood Road South)
  • Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
  • 3:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Reception to Follow

If you have any questions, or are interested in being part of the panel to feature your interdisciplinary water research, please contact 

Dr. Dustin Garrick at dgarrick@mcmaster.ca.