FRIDAY OCTOBER 3rd, 2014 FROM 8:30AM TO 5:00PM
House of Commons Room 237-C, Center Block
This forum aims to bring together parliamentarians, experts and the public, to continue our dialogue on renewable energy and clean technology in Canada, and how it can be harnessed to create green jobs, foster sustainable growth and protect our environment.
Join the conversation and participate in the forum!
Hosted by: Peter Julian, Official Opposition, House Leader, Anne Minh-Thu Quach, Official Opposition Deputy Critic for Industry, François Choquette, Official Opposition Deputy Critic for Environment.
The forum will consist of four panels of experts, each centered on different dimensions of clean energy and industry. The four panels will be: Renewable Energies, Energy Efficiency, Sustainable Industries & Urban Centers, and finally, International models. The forum is open to MPs, the public, civil society organizations, and the media.
Opening speech by Thomas Mulcair, the Leader of Canada’s Official Opposition
Keynote Speech by Romeo Saganash, MP (Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou) and Official Opposition Deputy Critic on Intergovernmental Aboriginal Affairs
Our panelists will include:
Merran Smith, Clean Energy Canada
Mark Rowlinson, Blue Green Canada
Celine Bak, Canadian Clean Technology Coalition
Dr. Sabrina Schulz, Head of E3G’s Berlin Office
Renée Gratton, Construction Resources Initiatives Council
Ben Thibault, Pembina Institute
Peter Christensen, Samsoe Energy Academy
René Drolet, Environmental Consultant
Tim Gray, Environmental Defense
Dr. Tim Weis, Canadian Wind Energy Association
Peter Denton, Red River College
Michel Letellier, Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.
Wes Johnston, Canadian Solar Industries Association
Please note that space is limited at the event venue. RSVP by September 26th to Isabelle Bourassa by email AnneMinh-Thu.Quach.A1@parl.gc.
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