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Webinar (Donation): Urban flooding in Ontario - May 18, 2017 @ 1PM (EDT)
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Webinar (Free): Urban flooding in Ontario - May 18, 2017 @ 1PM (EDT)
Please consider making a donation. This webinar is made available to build support for communities in reducing risks of urban flooding. RAIN Community Solutions is a service of Green Communities Canada, a national not-for-profit association working to reduce our impact on the environment.
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Urban flooding in Ontario – toward collective impact solutions

May 18, 2017, Thursday,1-2pm (EDT)

Join us for a free, 1 hour webinar. We will present the overview of the findings from our 2017 Urban flooding in Ontario: Toward Collective Impact Solutions report. Our research includes the causes of urban flooding, focusing on land use changes and urbanization interrupting the water cycle. Aging stormwater infrastructure and climate change are also explored as other contributing causes. We explain the economic, social, health and environmental impacts of urban flooding events. We conclude by describing current and past initiatives to address urban flooding in Ontario by many stakeholders from various sectors. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and discuss our report directly with the authors, learn more about the next phase of this project and ways to get involved.


About the presenter:

Anastasia Kaschenko is the Lead Researcher for the Urban Flooding in Ontario: Toward Collective Impact Solutions report released in final draft by Green Communities Canada in April this year.


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1. What do I need to participate in the webinars?

  • high-speed internet connection (hard-wired is preferred over wireless connections)

  • a desktop, laptop or a mobile device (tablet or smartphone running iOS or Android)

  • a headset or a headphone with mic connected to your device is recommended. Microphone is not required if you prefer "listen only" to the webinar; a chat box is available in the virtual webinar room to type in your questions or comments.   

  • a browser (if you are using desktop or laptop computers)

  • Adobe Connect Mobile Apps (if you are using a mobile device) available for free download from Apple App Store or Google Playstore

 

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The webinars will run on Adobe Connect. You should test your computer prior to attending the webinar with this link.

The test checks your computer to make sure all system requirements are met.

 

3. How do I join the webinars?

You will receive an email invitation with webinar access information two days before the webinar day and a reminder email on the morning of. To join the webinar using desktop or laptop computers, click on the link or enter the URL from the email invitation into your favorite web browser and follow instructions on screen. If you are using a mobile device, your device will prompt you to open or install Adobe Connect Mobile App. You may then follow the instructions by the App to join. Please join the webinar about 10 minutes before the webinar start time. 

 

4. Where can I get more information about the webinars?

For more information about the content or update about the webinars, please visit RAIN Community Solutions web site at http://www.raincommunitysolutions.ca/en/webinar-series/

For more information on how to join and participate in the webinars, please read the Adobe Connect Visual Quick Start Guide for Participants.  

 

5. What if I were not able to attend a webinar at the scheduled time?

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