The University of Victoria’s sixth Ideafest will be held between March 7th and 12th, showcasing the work of some of Canada’s best researchers. As a part of this event, PCIC and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) are presenting a panel discussion on hydro-climatic change in BC. Titled, Hotter, Drier Summers? Implications and Adaptations for BC, the discussion will feature topical presentations followed by a conversation between researchers and experts in agriculture, fisheries, water supply and forestry in which they will discuss the climate impacts in their sectors. Finally, there will be a general discussion on how our knowledge informs adaptation and solutions strategies for B.C. It will be held on on March 10th, seven to nine p.m. in room A104 of the Bob Wright Centre at the University of Victoria.

The panel will be moderated by PICS Executive Director, Dr. Sybil Seitzinger and will include the following presenters: Emily McNair (BC Agricultiure & Food Climate Action Initiative), Kim Hyatt (Fisheries and Oceans Canada), Robbie Hember (PICS post-doctoral fellow), Anna Warwick Sears (Executive Director, Okanagan Basin Water Board), and Johanna Wolf (Climate Action Secretariat). For more information, see the page for this event.