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Dec 1st 2021

COP26 : Opportunities for Exchange and Sharing for Ouranos

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Aug 30th 2021

Webinar | Climate change and resilience: Indigenous perspectives and approaches

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Aug 9th 2021

Climate Change Accelerating and Intensifying

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Board of Directors
  • Yves Langhame, President of the board, retired employee from Institut de recherche d’Hydro-Québec (IREQ)
  • Pascale Champagne, Director Research and Academic Affairs, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS)
  • Yves Jalbert, Deputy Director of Public Health Protection, Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS)
  • Stephane Bouchard, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministère des Affaires Municipales et de l’Habitation (MAMH)
  • Lo Cheng, Executive Director Canadian Centre for Climate Services, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
  • Hani Zayat, Director, Production and exploitation, Hydro-Québec
  • Isabelle Chartier, Director, Research and Innovation – Production, IREQ
  • Jean-François Gibeault, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC)
  • Christian Agboli, Vice-Rector, Research and Creation, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
  • Michel J. Tremblay, Assistant Vice-Rector, Research and Creation, Université Laval
  • Kristina Öhrvall, Director, Strategic initiatives, McGill University
  • Anne-Marie Leclerc, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministère des Transports (MTQ)
  • Francis Zwiers, Director, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
OBSERVERS – administrators without voting rights
  • Jonathan Gaboury , Innovation Advisor, Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation (MEI)
  • Alain Bourque, Executive Director, Ouranos
  • Yves Renaud, Administrative Director, Ouranos

Scientific council
  • Gregory Flato, Manager and Research Scientist, Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis (CCCma)
  • Stéphane Hallegatte, Senior Economist, Climate Change Group, World Bank
  • Vincent Fortin, Scientist, Environment Canada
  • Michel Jebrak, President of the Scientific council, UQAM
  • Linda Mearns, Director, Institute for the Study of Society and the Environment (ISSE) National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
  • Linda Mortsch, Researcher, University of Waterloo
  • Jean-Pierre Revéret, Professeur titulaire Dpt de Stratégie, responsabilité sociale et environnementale, ESG Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Denis Salles, Research Director, Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l’environnement et l’agriculture (Bordeaux, France)
  • Roger Street, Technical Director, UKCIP, England

Financial management is handled by senior management and overseen by a firm of auditors reporting to the Board of Directors.

Logistics are handled by an administrative group and a computer services group.

Senior management oversees the scientific program, subject to approval by the Board of Directors. An external scientific council, consisting of independent researchers, advises the Executive Director on scientific aspects of the program.

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