MEDIA ADVISORY: Positive Energy Conference

Posted on Thursday, November 5, 2015

The University of Ottawa Positive Energy Project and the Economic Club of Canada invite members of the media to attend a conference on positive energy entitled the Positive Energy Big Ideas Energy Leaders Dialogue.

WHAT: A conference on positive energy, including remarks from Monica Gattinger
WHEN: Friday, November 6, at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Château Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

Panelists will discuss a number of “big ideas” that could help the country move past its current gridlock to address factors such as the environment, federalism and inter-regional relations, Aboriginal peoples and Canada's energy system.


Brenda Kenny(President and CEO, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association)
Brian Ferguson(President and CEO, Cenovus Energy)
Jean Paul Gladu(President and CEO, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business)
Michael Cleland(Chair of Board of Directors, Canadian Energy Research Institute, and Senior Fellow, University of Ottawa)
Stéphanie Trudeau(Vice President, Strategy, Communication and Sustainability, Gaz Métro)
Peter Robinson(Chief Executive Officer, David Suzuki Foundation)

The Honorable Perrin Beatty, President and CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, will be the moderator for this event.

Monica Gattinger, Chair, Positive Energy and Director, Institute for Science, Society and Policy at the University of Ottawa, will address the issues discussed.

Watch the live Stream of the event  

For more information on the Positive Energy Big Ideas Energy Leaders Dialogue, visit Positive Energy website.

Media inquiries

Mila Roy
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2529
Cell: 613-762-2908

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