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Forest, Patrick. (2010) "Régimes juridiques de l'eau" (Water and Law). Guest speaker. Institut québécois des hautes études internationales. Université Laval. October 19th.


Forest, Patrick. (2010) "Water Law in Canada: Territorial Jurisdictions, Political Boundaries and Water Uses." Guest lecturer. Department of Geography, Université de Montréal. April 17th.


Forest, Patrick. (2010) "L'eau : enjeux internationaux."  (Water: International Challenges) Guest speaker. Jean-de-Brébeuf College. March 27th.


Forest, Patrick. (2009) "Interlocal Diplomacy and Transboundary Collaboration: A Look at Transboundary Local Water Supplies Between Communities Located Along the Canadian-American Border." Colloque sur la gouvernance de l'eau dans les Amériques. Observatoire de recherches internationales sur l'eau, Institut québécois des hautes études internationales, Université Laval. October 15th-16th.


Forest, Patrick. (2009) "Transferring Bulk Water Between Canada and the United States: More Than a Century of Transboundary Municipal Water Supplies." Fellow writing group, Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College. May 20th.


Forest, Patrick. (2009) "Social Practices and the Implementation of a Transboundary Hydrosocial Cycle: A Case Study From the Canada-U.S. Border." Las Vegas, Association of American Geographers. March 23rd.


Forest, Patrick, Mathieu Tremblay & Philippe LePrestre. (2009) "From International Relations to International Studies: Toward a Research and Action Agenda." (Des relations internationales aux études internationales : éléments de construction d'un champ de recherche et d'action) Québec, Institut québécois des hautes études internationales, Université Laval. February 23rd.

Forest, Patrick. (2009) "Surveying Water Issues." Guess lecturer, GEOG01: Introduction to Human Geography (Sharlene Molett). Department of Geography. Dartmouth College. January 23rd.


Forest, Patrick. (2008) "Transboundary Collaboration Between Canada and USA: A Century of Bulk Water Transfers at the Local Scale." Ottawa, Policy Research Initiative. December 17th, and Ottawa, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. December 18th.


Forest, Patrick. (2008) "Collaboration transfrontalière Canada-États-Unis dans le domaine de l'eau : un siècle de transferts d'eau en vrac au niveau local." (Transboundary Collaboration Between Canada and USA: A Century of Bulk Water Transfers at the Local Scale) Université d'Ottawa, Laboratoire d'étude et de recherches en sciences sociales sur l'eau. December 17th.


Forest, Patrick. (2007) "Water: Past Projects and Its Future." (L'eau : projets passés et source d'avenir) Department of Political Science, Université de Sherbrooke. November 23rd.


Forest, Patrick. (2007) "Spatial Encroachment On Public Land: Assessing Geo-legal Strategies in Grands-Jardins National Park." Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco. April 17th.


Forest, Patrick. (2006) "Rescaling Water Exports: Does the Local Matter?" Middle Atlantic & New England Council for Canadian Studies. Montréal. September 22nd.


Forest, Patrick. (2006) "Marginal Zones: Trojan Horses for Water Exports?" The 2006 Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association. Session: The Borders of Law, Territory, and Community. Baltimore. July 6th-9th.


Forest, Patrick. (2006) "Banning Canadian Water Exports: An Environmental Discourse Taking Place Within an Economic and Territorial Framework." (Bannir l'exportation d'eau au Canada : un discours environnemental qui s'inscrit dans une logique marchande et territoriale) Second Student Colloquium. Environnement, développement et société. Interrelations entre les dynamiques environnementales, économiques et sociales. Institut Hydro-Québec en environnement, développement et société. Université Laval. May 11th.


Forest, Patrick. (2006) "Theorizing Water Exports In the Context of Transboundary Municipal Water Supplies: Assessing the Geo-legal Approach." Québec Studies 2006: A Multi-disciplinary Undergraduate and Graduate Students Conference on Québec.  State University of New York College at Plattsburgh. March 31th.


Forest, Patrick. (2006) "Chicken and Egg: Toward a Geo-legal Nexus." Les Rencontres du troisième cycle. Faculty of Law. Université Laval. March 17th.


Forest, Patrick. (2005) "Flowers In the Bathtub: Boundary Crossings At the Public-Private Divide." Invited talk for a tutorial in Social Geography (Geog 241). Simon Fraser University. November 4th.


Forest, Patrick. 2005. "Canadian Water Exports and Transboundary Municipal Water Supply: A Case Study." Crossing Borders Conference 2005. The Center for the Study of Canada, State University of New York at Plattsburgh. April 1st.


Forest, Patrick. (2005) "Toward a Syncretism Between Geography and Law: The Case of Transboundary Municipal Water Supplies." (Vers un syncrétisme entre le droit et la géographie : l'approvisionnement transfrontalier en eau municipale) Paper presented to a seminar of the Research Group in International Development (GREDIN), Université Laval. March 23rd.


Forest, Patrick. (2005) "Meridian or Diffuse Continentalization? The Case of the Provinces Exports Toward the United States." (Continentalisation méridienne ou diffuse? Le cas des exportations des provinces canadiennes à destination des États-Unis). Colloquium Géorecherche 2005, Géographie sans frontière, Université Laval. First prize: Best Communication Award. March 18th.