6th International Conference
Novel Methods for Subsurface Characterization and Monitoring:
From Theory to Practice
NovCare 2019
May 28-31, 2019
Waterloo, Canada

 Conference Schedule

May  28, 2019

(Tuesday)

Registration

Place:
Crush Space, Federation Hall

Time:
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM


Welcome Reception

Place: Columbia A & B

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Welcome Reception is open to all conference participants. You have the opportunity to meet the other conference participants at Columbia A & B. The reception is an informal and highly interactive environment that gives participants the opportunity to engage with one another in discussions about relevant, ongoing work and critical issues in key areas. The welcome reception is included in the conference registration fee.

May 29, 2019

(Wednesday)

Registration

Place:
Crush Space, Federation Hall

Time:
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM


Conference

Place: University of Waterloo, Federation Hall

  • Welcome address (8:30 AM – 9:00 AM)
  • Keynote lectures:
  1.         The Global Groundwater Crisis as Revealed from Space: Implications for Human Security (Jay Famiglietti, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM)
  2.         High resolution head profiles to calibrate geologic frameworks for use in contaminated sites (Jessica Meyer, 11:25 AM – 11:55 AM)
  3.         Assessing geophysical techniques for geolocating and characterizing anoxic groundwater  discharges along the river corridor (Lee Slater, 12:50 PM – 1:20 PM)
  • Presentations
  • Poster Presentation
  • Company Exhibition


May  30, 2019

(Thursday)

Conference

Place: University of Waterloo, Federation Hall

  • Keynote lectures
  1.     Big-data to enhance sustainability of agricultural systems (Bruno Basso, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM)
  • Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Exhibitor Introductions (1:20 PM – 1:50 PM)
  • Field demonstrations (2:10 PM – 5:00 PM)
  • Banquet reception (6:00 PM – 6:30 PM)
  • Conference Banquet Keynote: Groundwater Contamination: Past and Present and Implications for the Future (John Cherry, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM)


May 31, 2019

(Friday)

Conference

Place: University of Waterloo, Federation Hall

  • Keynote Lectures:
  1.         Advancing the Use of the Airborne Electromagnetic Method for Mapping Groundwater      Systems (Rosemary Knight, 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM)
  2.         Past and Future Directions for the Family of Point Velocity Probe (PVP) Instruments (Rick  Devlin, 12:40 AM – 1:10 PM)
  • Presentations
  • Poster Presentation 
  • Company Exhibition
  • Closing remarks and farewell


Conference Organizers

University of Waterloo
Michigan State University
UFZ- Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
Kansas Geological Survey
University of Guelph G360 Group
Water institute at the University of Waterloo

IMPORTANT

Exhibitors

SkyTEM
Solinst
Vista Clara
Geoprobe
QED Environmental Systems, Inc.
Environmental Isotope Lab
Westbay Instruments
Waterloo Hydrogeologic
TerraPlus

Contact us

NovCare 2019 European Coordinator
Uta Koedel (Sauer)
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Department Monitoring and Exploration Technologies

+49 341 235-1979
+49 341 235-1837

Past Conferences

NovCare 2009 (May 13-16, 2009 in Leipzig, Germany)

NovCare 2011 (May 9-11, 2011 in Cape Code, USA)

NovCare 2013 (May 13-16, 2013 in Leipzig, Germany)

NovCare 2015 (May 19-21, 2015 in Kansas, USA)

NovCare 2017 ( June 6-9, 2017 in Dresden, Germany)