Second Network Meeting

Lake Pulse 2nd Annual Network Meeting: November 7-8, 2017

Celebrating the field teams and their achievements and planning what’s to come!


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Our field teams have just rolled in from sampling 217 lakes, and everyone wants to see… data!

Join us at our 2nd Annual Network Meeting!

When: November 7-8, 2017

Where: Université de Sherbrooke, Longueuil Campus, Quebec

Who is invited? Lake Pulse participants!

Registration deadline: October 6, 2017

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Additional meetings

HQP workshop: Monday, November 6, 2017 (1-6 p.m. in L1-12745). An HQP networking event (dinner, beer night) will be held in the evening.

Scientific Committee Meeting: Monday, November 6, 2017 (2-6 p.m. in L1-10745)

Board of Directors Meeting: Thursday, November 9, 2017 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in L1-2637)

Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

9 to 10:15 a.m. in L1-2633: 

  • Welcome, Introduction and Network Update
  • Review of the 1st field season: Sampling, shipping and processing

Morning break: 10:15 to 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in L1-2633:

  • Update on the Lake Pulse database and GIS work
  • Keynote speaker on policy issues

Lunch: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Salle B1

1:30 to 3:15 p.m. in L1-2633:

  • Update on the budget and communications
  • Lighting talks and project presentations

Afternoon break: 3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in L1-2633:

  • Project presentations and poster session


  • Group dinner; location TBA

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

9 to 10:15 a.m. in L1-2633: 

  • Keynote speaker on the science of the EPA NLA program

Morning break: 10:15 to 10:30 a.m.

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in L1-2633: 

  • Hands On: Accessing and working with the database

Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Salle B1

12:30 to 3:15 p.m. in L1-2633: 

  • Break-out sessions
    • Discussions within projects on upcoming work, sample processing, thesis work, etc.
    • Field campaign review – how to make it even better next year
  • Group review of break-out sessions

Afternoon break: 3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in L1-2633:

  • Workshop on existing data
    • QC group
    • New/mini projects
    • Selecting lakes/samples to process
  • Closing Remarks

*Agenda is subject to change.



Bringing together all Lake Pulse participants


The Network Meeting is a great opportunity to meet our core team of Lake Pulse professionals!

We are ready to discuss your data needs and expectations as well as your field campaign ideas!

Jelena Juric (database specialist)

Geneviève Potvin (geomatics specialist)

Marie-Pierre Varin (field coordinator)

Updates will be added to this webpage

General travel information

Travel and meal reimbursements: After the meeting, you will need to send scanned receipts for your travel (including boarding passes for plane travel) and accommodation to Catherine Brown with this form (if you need assistance, ask Catherine). Note that lunch will be provided on November 7 and 8, and we have reserved a room and buffet for our group at the Sandman Hotel for the evening of November 7. Most hotels provide breakfast included in their rate. If you have additional meals that need to be reimbursed, the costs covered are as follows: breakfast $10.40; lunch $14.30; and supper $22. The Network provides reimbursements for our students, postdocs, research professionals, co-PIs, Scientific Committee, Board of Directors; NSERC rules do not permit reimbursements for our partners, collaborators or summer student interns.

Questions? Feel free to get in touch with our Network Manager with your comments or queries.

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