Invited speaker: Kelly Munkittrick
Kelly Munkittrick is the CAIP Research Chair in Ecosystem Health Assessment at the University of Calgary. Kelly was a Research Scientists with the Federal government for 11 years (6 in Fisheries and Oceans and 5 at Environment Canada), a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Ecosystem Health Assessment at the University of New Brunswick for 14 years, and Director, Environmental Monitoring and Risk Assessment, at Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) in Calgary for 5 years. Most recently, he was the Executive Director of Cold Regions and Water Initiatives at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is a co-founder of the Canadian Rivers Institute, was Scientific Director of the Canadian Water Network, and has sat on scientific panels for UNEP, OECD, and the Great Lakes Fisheries Commission. He has designed monitoring programs in North and South America, and Asia, and has taught environmental monitoring study design in more a dozen countries.