Presentations

Presentations

Canadian Water Economics

 2012

Bjornlund, H. (2012) "Water Markets in Alberta: A Panacea or the Root of all Evil, or how to Share Alberta's Water?" Presented as the Canadian Water Resources Association Workshop. Banff, Alberta, June 7. Presentation Available Here. 

Dupont, D.P. (2012) "CWN Workshop and the Value of Water". Presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association Workshop. Banff, Alberta, June 7. Presentation Available Here.

Dupont, D.P. (2012) "Households' Water Use". Presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association Workshop. Banff, Alberta, June 7. Presentation Available Here.

Dupont, D.P. (2012) “Household Water-Saving Retrofit and Outdoor Watering Decisions: The Role of Prices and Conservation Programs” (with S. Renzetti). Presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association 2012 Conference. Banff, Alberta, June 5-8.

Dupont, D.P. (2012) “Thirsting for knowledge: An economist’s approach to water issues”. Inaugural invited speaker at “Virtual Events” (on online speaker series to connect students and young professionals from across Canada to discuss water-related projects, concepts and ideas). April 5.

Dupont, D.P. (2012) “Women, Water and Local Economics” Presented as part of the Transdisciplinary Round Table Discussion on “The importance of women to water: local and global challenges” in celebration of International Woman’s Day sponsored by the BUFA Status of Women Committee, the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies, and the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, Brock University, March 8.

Dupont, D.P. (2012) “Climate Change and Water Utilities: The Role of Economics in Encouraging a More Sustainable Use of Water”. Presented at the 47th CENTRAL Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, Ontario, February 22.  

Dupont, D.P. (2012) “The Contribution of Water to Niagara’s Economy” presentation at Brock Environmental Sustainability Research Centre’s Annual Rodman Hall Seminar Series, January 26.

Madramootoo, C.A. (2012) “Innovations in Agricultural Water Management ”. Presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association Workshop. Banff, Alberta, June 7. Presentation Available Here.

Renzetti, S. (2012) "Water Pricing in Canada". Presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association Workshop. Banff, Alberta, June 5-8. Presentation Available Here.

Renzetti, S. (2012) "Water Recirculation Decisions by Canadian Manufacturing Firms". Presented at the Canadian Water Resources Association Workshop. Banff, Alberta, June 5-8. Presentation Available Here.  

Renzetti, S. (2012)  “Good to the Last Drop? Assessing Water's Contribution to Canada's Well-being” University of Waterloo World Water Day Graduate Research Fair.Renzetti, S. (2012) “Putting a price on Water” National Roundtable on the Environment and Economy Water Forum, Ottawa, January 12. 

2011 

Carter, B. (2011) “Using GIS to Assist in Understanding Residential Water Conservation” Presented at the Brock University Map Library GIS Day, St. Catharines, Ontario, November 15. 

Dupont, D.P. (2011) “Current Research in Water Economics: Application of Demand Side Management to Support Conservation and Water Efficiency Goals” Presented at the Canadian Workshop on Water Efficiency and Conservation (Canadian Water and Wastewater Association), Ottawa, October 18.

Dupont, D.P. (2011) “Reclaimed Wastewater and the WTP to Avoid Summer Water Restrictions: Incorporating Endogenous Free-Riding Beliefs” Presented at the 85th annual conference of the Agricultural Economics Society at the University of Warwick, Coventry, England, April 18-20.

Dupont, D.P. (2011) “Reclaimed Wastewater and the WTP to Avoid Summer Water Restrictions: Incorporating Endogenous Free-Riding Beliefs” at the 1st annual workshop/meeting sponsored by the Centre for Water Economics, Environment and Policy at the Crawford School at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, March 30.

Dupont, D.P. (2011) “Thirsting for Knowledge: An Economist’s View on Challenges and Opportunities for Municipal/Urban Water Systems” at Connecting Water Resources 2011, the Canadian Water Network’s National Conference,Ottawa, March 1-3.

Dupont, D.P. (2011) “Reclaimed Wastewater: Household Views and Acceptability of Alternative End Uses” at the 46th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, February 22-23.

Dupont, D.P. (2011) “Thirsting for Knowledge: An Economist’s Investigation of Pressing Water Issues” to St. Catharines Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), January 11.

Renzetti, S. and Dupont, D. (2011) “Recent research on consumer perceptions & attitudes and water re-use”. Canada Water Works Association Water Efficiency Committee, Woodbridge, Ontario.

Renzetti, S. (2011) “The Economics of Water”. Invited Presentation at The Value of Water- Environmental Finance Workshop Centre for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto, September 20.

Renzetti, S. and Dupont, D.P. (2011) “Household behaviour related to water and energy retrofits” presented at 9th International Water Resource Economics Consortium conference, Banff, Alberta, June 26.

Renzetti, S. (2011) “Water: Human Right or Market Commodity?” Invited panel discussion to Ontario chapter of Canadian International Commission, Toronto, May 24.

Renzetti, S. (2011) “To market, to market, to buy a…?” invited presentation at the Water Innovation Forum, Lawrence National Centre For Policy And Management, Richard Ivey School Of Business, University of Western Ontario

 Renzetti, S. (2011) “What Can We Learn From An Economic Analysis Of The Value Of Water?” at the Water Innovation Forum Workshop. Held at the Lawrence National Centre For Policy And Management, Richard Ivey School Of Business, University of Western Ontario, January 23.

2010

Bruneau, J. and Renzetti, S. (2010) “A Longitudinal Study of Water Recycling in Manufacturing Plants” presentation at the 4th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economics, Montreal, July.

Bruneau, J. and Renzetti, S. (2010) “A Longitudinal Study of Water Recycling in Manufacturing Plants” presentation at the 44th annual meeting of the Canadian Economics Association, Quebec City, May.

Bruneau, J. and Renzetti, S. (2010)  “A Longitudinal Study of Water Recycling in Manufacturing Plants” presentation at the 4th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Montreal, May.

Dupont, D.P. (2010) “Managing Water Resources: What Matters to Consumers” presented at the Integrated Water Resource Management meetings sponsored by the Safe Water for Health Research Team, University of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, October 25-27.  

Dupont, D.P. (2010) “Political Affiliation and Willingness to Pay for Publicly vs. Privately Provided Environmental Goods” (with I. Bateman). Presented at the Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics Study Group 20th annual meeting. Guelph, October 1-3, 2010.

Dupont, D.P. (2010) “Left and right differences in valuing goods using stated preference surveys : the role of public versus private provision” (with Ian J. Bateman) presented at the 4th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Montréal, Jun 28-July 2, 2010.

Dupont, D.P. (2010) “At Odds with Water: Perceived Health Risks & Water in Canada” Paper (with C. Schram and V. Adamowicz) presented at the 3rd Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, Ithaca, NY, June 20-23.

Dupont, D.P. (2010) “Ensuring Sustainable Infrastructure Goals” Invited Presentation to Principal Investigators Workshop of the Canadian Water Network, Toronto, June 9-10, 2010.

Dupont, D.P. (2010) "Municipal Water Supply: Challenges and Opportunities" Invited talk to St. Catharines Sunrise Rotary Club, January 19.

Renzetti, S. (2010) “The value of water: Infinity, zero or somewhere in between?” invited presentation to the Site 41 Symposium, University of Western Ontario, London, September 14.

Renzetti, S. (2010) “Full Cost Accounting and Pricing for Water: Challenges and Opportunities” invited presentation to the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada annual conference “Canadian Water: Myths, Issues and Realities: Towards a National Water Strategy” McGill University, March 25-26.

Renzetti, S. (2010) “Municipal Water Supply: The Business Case for Metering and Pricing Reforms” invited presentation to the Canadian Water Meter Summit, Toronto, February 1-2.

Renzetti, S. and Dupont, D.P. (2010) “Household behaviour related to water and energy conservation” presented to 20th annual meeting of Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics Study Group, Guelph, October 1-3.

2009

Bruneau, J., Renzetti, S. and Villeneuve, M. (2009) “Self-selection bias and manufacturing firms’ demand for water recirculation” International Water Association 2nd International Conference on Water Economics, Statistics, and Finance Alexandroupolis, Thrace, Greece, July 3-5. 

Dupont, D.P. (2009) "Thirsting for Knowledge: An Economist¹s Investigation of Pressing Water Issues" Chancellor's Chair for Research Excellence Lecture, Brock University, November 10.

Dupont, D.P. (2009) "At Odds with Water: Perceived Health Risks and Water in Canada" (with C. Schram and W.L. Adamowicz) presented at the 19th annual Canadian and Resource Environmental Economists meeting in Edmonton, Alberta, October 3-5.

Dupont, D.P. (2009) "Choosing Filtered and Bottled Water Over Tap: An Examination of Motivations for Water Consumption Choices in Canada" (with W. Adamowicz and A. Krupnick) presented at the 2nd International Conference On Water Economics, Statistics, and Finance (International Water Association ­ IWA), Alexandroupolis, Thrace, Greece, July 3-5.

Dupont, D.P. (2009) "Gender, Household, and Regional Differences in Water Consumption Choices" (with W. Adamowicz and A. Krupnick) presented at the Canadian Economics Association meetings, May 30.

Renzetti, S. (2009) “Municipal Water Supply: Challenges and Opportunities”. Invited presentation at the Institute for Research on Public Policy Working Lunch: "Water Policy Challenges: From the Municipal to the National" Ottawa, September 30.

Renzetti, S. (2009) “Economics and IWRM: Opportunities and Challenges” invited presentation to the Conservation Ontario symposium “Integrated Watershed Management: Navigating Ontario’s Future”, Mississauga, Ontario, May 21.

Renzetti, S. (2009) “Economic and/or Market-Based Instruments to Allocate Water and Promote Conservation: Water Pricing” invited presentation to Alberta Water Resources Institute symposium “WATER: How Alberta Can Do More With Less!”, Calgary, Alberta, March 4-5.

2008

Dupont, D.P. (2008) "The Role of Altruism in the Valuation of Community Drinking Water Risk Reductions" (with J. Zhang, V. Adamowicz and A. Krupnick) presented at 18th annual meeting of the Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics Study Group, Ryerson University, October 3-5.

Dupont, D.P. (2008) "Gender, Household and Regional Differences in Water Consumption Choices" (with V. Adamowicz and A. Krupnick) presented at the Mid-Western Economics Association meetings in Chicago, March 14-16.

Renzetti, S. (2008) “The Economics of Old Pipes and the Legacy of Under-pricing Water” invited paper presented to the Institute for Public Administration Professional Development Workshop Public Infrastructure and Services: New Challenges and Changes, Burlington, April 24.

Renzetti, S. (2008) “The State of Knowledge of Water Value Assessment in Canada” invited presentation to the “Water Value Workshop” Edmonton, Alberta, March 26.

Renzetti, S. (2008) “Balancing Efficiency, Equity and Sustainability in Water Pricing” Invited inaugural talk in the Ontario Ministry of the Environment’s Water Thinker Series, Toronto, January 25.

Renzetti, S., Bruneau, J. and Villeneuve, M. (2008) “Modeling water recirculation decisions by Canadian manufacturing firms” paper presented to the Southern Ontario Resource and Environmental Economics workshop, Guelph, May 5.

Renzetti, S. and Dupont, D.P. (2008) “Measuring the Technical Efficiency of Municipal Water Suppliers: the Role of Environmental Factors” paper presented at Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics (CREE) Study Group annual conference, Toronto, October 3-5.

2007

Bruneau, J., Renzetti, S. and Villeneuve, M. (2007) “Micro-economic analysis of the factors influencing water recirculation decisions by Canadian manufacturing firms” presented at 60th annual Canadian Water Resources Association conference, Saskatoon, June 28.  

Dupont, D.P. (2007) "Drinking Water Valuation: Challenges, Approaches, and Opportunities" Invited address to the National Academy of Science, Institute of Medicine's (IOM) workshop entitled "Global Environmental Health: Research Gaps and Barriers for Providing Sustainable Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Services", Washington, October 18

Dupont, D.P. (2007) "Canadian water valuation and demand modelling: state of the art and future directions" Invited presentation with co-author, Steven Renzetti, Economics, to the Mathematical Modelling of Water Resource Allocation Strategies at the Banff International Research Station, Banff, September 8-9.  

Renzetti, S. (2007) “Alternative strategies for modelling irrigation water demands and their implications for water management” invited paper presented at the 7th annual “Water, Agriculture and Climate” Symposium, Brace Centre for Water Resources, McGill University, May 24.