The Energy Council of Canada is a vehicle for strategic thinking, collaboration and action by senior energy executives in the private and public sectors with an interest in national, continental and global energy issues. The Energy Council’s mission is to forge a better understanding of energy issues in order to optimally shape the energy sector for the benefit of all Canadians. Energy corporations, energy industry associations, Canadian federal and provincial government departments and agencies, academic organizations, professional services firms, as well as Crown corporations are members of the Council. Their energy interests cover all forms of energy. The Energy Council holds public policy forums, various member activities, and hosts the annual Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award. The Energy Council is a founding member of the World Energy Council (1923). We represent Canada and coordinate participation in WEC activities, contributing to development of information and policy perspectives, global expert knowledge, energy information and policy perspective.
Join us for Toronto Regional Event Energy Infrastructure: Issues, Opportunities and Implications
March 7-8, 2016: Allstream Center Toronto
Five sessions on the following day will address:
- Energy infrastructure issues, recent developments, and upcoming infrastructure decisions. The essential, but often overlooked, role of energy infrastructure in ensuring competitiveness, access to markets.
- Municipal Perspectives - Role of energy infrastructure in ensuring safe and reliable energy at reasonable energy costs, meeting the energy needs of remote communities;
- Provincial Perspectives - Form and function of new energy infrastructure as a consequence of new energy technologies, energy storage, and real-time energy management, competitiveness, access to markets
- National Perspectives - Climate impacts on existing and new energy infrastructure, building in resiliency, Insurance, competitiveness, access to markets. Ingredients needed to finance energy projects?
- Experiences and Insights from COP-21, what the outcomes mean for Canada’s energy sector, key elements in earning public acceptance for major energy projects.
Thank you for joining us for 2016 Canadian Energy Industry Update and Insights: February 2nd The Westin, Ottawa
The 2016 Updates and Insights event will focus on: energy supply, transportation and transmission, energy storage, human resources, and issues related thereto. The program will open with an introduction to the Energy Council of Canada and the highlights on the recent reports issued by the World Energy Council. Two sessions during the afternoon will provide updates and insights from the leading executives of Canada’s major energy associations, starting with the oil and gas sector, followed by the electricity sector. The impacts of the outcomes from the COP 21 conference will be discussed during an open session. Mr. Michael Cleland, the 2015 recipient of the Energy Council’s Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award, will wrap up the discussions and provide personal insights on emerging Canadian energy issues in the year ahead.
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