National Forum on Clean Energy and Industry

National Forum on Clean Energy and Industry
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 8:30am - 5:30pm

Location

House of Commons
Room 237-C, Center Block
Ottawa, ON
Canada
45° 26' 26.5308" N, 75° 38' 32.604" W

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.