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Author and University of Calgary fellow to address future risks to the Bow River

Sept. 13, 2013

Find out more about our Bow River challenges and the policy responses required to manage future risks. On Monday, September 16, the Enbridge Centre for Corporate Sustainability from the Haskayne School of Business will host Robert Sandford, EPCOR Chair of the UN Water for Life Decade in Canada, at the University of Calgary's downtown campus.

WHAT:   Discussion: Enbridge Centre for Corporate Sustainability, Haskayne
        School of Business.                                                
WHEN:   Monday, September 16, 2013, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Discussion     
        starts promptly at noon)                                           
WHERE:  University of Calgary Downtown Campus - 906 - 8th Avenue SW        
WHO:    Robert Sandford is the director of the Western Watersheds Climate  
        Research Collaborative, an associate of the University of          
        Saskatchewan's Centre for Hydrology and a fellow of the            
        Biogeoscience Institute at the University of Calgary. He is also   
        the author of numerous books, including Water, Weather, and the    
        Mountain West (2007), Ethical Water: Learning to Value What Matters
        Most (2011) and, most recently, Cold Matters: The State and Fate of
        Canada's Fresh Water (2012). He was recently honoured by Venture   
        Magazine as one of Alberta's 50 most influential people of 2013.