Aquatic biomonitoring science forum

Science Forum 2017

Edmonton, Alberta, February 28 - March 1, 2017
Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures Building, 250 Karl Clark Road NW

  • Agenda 
  • Proceedings available soon

Environment and Climate Change Canada will be co-hosting a biennial Science forum in Edmonton, AB, to provide CABIN (Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network) partners and those interested in biological assessment an opportunity to learn and share their experiences, provide advice on the direction of the CABIN program, and interact and find collaborations with others.

Presentation themes

  • Status and direction of the program
  • CABIN applications in government for environmental conservation and protection
  • CABIN application in the natural resources sector and its role in decision making
  • Biomonitoring activities in the Prairies
  • CABIN methodological considerations for lab, field and statistical assessment
  • CABIN Research and Development

Interactive discussions

  • How can CABIN be more effective for monitoring, assessment and decision-making?
  • How can collaborations among biomonitoring activities be enhanced to achieve common goals?
  • What are some challenges encountered by users applying CABIN?
  • What improvements can be made to CABIN, including training, method development, online tools, and communication?
  • Are there other areas of research that might be important for CABIN?


CABIN Science Forum 2014

Guelph, Ontario, December 2-3, 2014


CABIN Science Forum 2012

Fredericton, New Brunswick, November 14-15, 2012


CABIN Science Forum 2010

Vancouver, British Columbia, November 17-18, 2010


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