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Prioritizing Climate Change Risks: Workshop Participants

A two-day workshop, guided by the Expert Panel on Prioritizing Climate Change Risks, was held from October 22 to 23, in Montréal. Workshop attendees participated in a two day discussion to respond to the charge set out by Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS). The participants had expertise, experience, and demonstrated leadership in diverse areas of natural sciences and engineering, social sciences, health sciences, government and policy, as well as economic sectors and industry.

Trevor Bell, FRSC, University Research Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John’s, NL)

Alain Bourque, Executive Director, Ouranos Inc. (Montréal, QC)

Ian Burton, FRSC, Emeritus Professor, University of Toronto; Independent Scholar and Consultant (Toronto, ON)

Ashlee Cunsolo, Director, Labrador Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John’s, NL)

Darrel Danyluk, FCAE, President, D.J Danyluk Consulting Ltd. (Calgary, AB)

Ian de la Roche, Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC)

Jimena Eyzaguirre, Senior Climate Change Adaptation Specialist, ESSA Technologies Ltd. (Ottawa, ON)

Kathy Jacobs, Director, Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)

Ian Mauro, Principal, Richardson College for the Environment; Co-Director, Prairie Climate Centre, University of Winnipeg (Winnipeg, MB)

Deborah McGregor, Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (Toronto, ON)

Tamsin Mills, Sr. Sustainability Specialist, City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

Greg Paoli, Former Principal Risk Scientist and Chief Operating Officer, Risk Sciences International, Inc. (Ottawa, ON)

Rudiger Tscherning, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary (Calgary, AB)

Claudia Verno, Director, Climate Change and Catastrophic Risk Policy, Strategic Initiatives, Insurance Bureau of Canada (Toronto, ON)

Elaine Wheaton, Senior Research Scientist, Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, SK)

Angie Woo, Lead, Climate Resilience & Adaptation, Fraser Health (Vancouver, BC)

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