Conference 2010


AIPA 2010 Conference
Calgary Alberta
February 22 -24

Alberta’s Water Balancing Act
Monday, February 22
7:00 pm Wine and Cheese
(Sponsors: Western Financial Group, Precon Precast Products, FORTIS Alberta, Eastern Irrigation District, Western Irrigation District)
Tuesday, February 23
7:30 am Registration continues
8:45 am Opening Remarks – AIPA Chair,  Richard Phillips
Keynote Address
9:00 am Water: New Directions – Minister Rob Renner
Alberta’s Water Policy Review
9:30 am Where Does Our Water Come From – John Pomeroy
10:00 am Water Allocation and Re-allocations: Past, Present and Future – Dave McGee
10:30 am Networking Coffee Break – Sponsor: St. Mary River Irrigaiton District
11:00 am First in Time, First in right (FITFIR) Panel FITFIR – Whey is it Important for Irrigation – Len Ring
FITFIR – Whey it is Important for Municipal Licenses – Paul Fesko
FITFIR – What Needs to be Changed and the Alternatives – Barry Robinson
FITFIR – Legal Review and the Expected Cost of Change – Richard Jones
12:15 pm Lunch – Sponsor: Alberta Water Research Institute
Managing Water for Society
1:30 pm Conservation