Western Canada Water
2015 Annual Conference and Exhibition
September 15 – 18, 2015
Matthew McCandless is the Executive Director of the International Institute of Sustainable Development Experimental Lakes Area Inc. (IISD-ELA), the world’s only whole-ecosystem freshwater research facility. Based in Winnipeg, Matt oversees the research and field station operations, administration, human resources, and fundraising. Matt has also worked extensively on projects on water, climate change, agriculture and bioindustrial development in Canada, Africa, Asia and Latin America. Matt will speak on the almost 50 year history of the ELA, its future under the leadership of IISD, and its importance to the world’s scientific community and to water professionals. Matt will also speak on his international experiences dealing with water issues globally.
For more information on Matt and IISD, please see https://www.iisd.org/biography/matthew-mccandless