october 10-11, 2018
Holiday Inn
St. John's, NL

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CONFERENCE AGENDA

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Day 1 - October 10
8:00
Conference Registration
8:30
Conference Opening
Hon. Andrew Parsons
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment
Minister Responsible for the Office of Climate Change & the MMSB
Minister of Justice and Public Safety & Attorney General
Government House Leader
9:00
The Chair's Address - NEIA in 2018 and Beyond
Alex Templeton
Chair of NEIA
& Associate w/ McInnes Cooper
9:15
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Putting a Price on Carbon and the State of the Economy
Glen Hodgson
International Economist & Author
10:15
Networking Break
10:45
Prepare and Succeed in a Lower Carbon Economy
JOINT PRESENTATION
Ashley Smith, Director, Fundamental Inc.
Dr. Yogendra Chaudhry, Vice President - Professional Services, ECO Canada
11:30
The Next Generation: Driving the Green Economy in Newfoundland and Labrador
PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator: Erin Stapleton, Stapleton Environmental Consulting
Joshua Green, Co-Founder & CEO, Mysa Smart Thermostats
Ashley Noseworthy, Managing Director, EDGEWISE Environmental
Delia Warren, East Coast Director, Iron and Earth
12:15
Networking Lunch
13:15
Newfoundland, the Caribbean, and the Environment
PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator: Abbie Lacey, NEIA Manager of International Business Development
Caron Hawco, President, Caron Hawco Group
Jeff Daniels, President, Safe Work Solutions
Marlene Power, International Program Officer, Marine Institute
14:00
Cleantech Innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador
The Launch of NL's Cleantech and Environmental Services Directory

PANEL DISCUSSION
Participants to be Announced
14:45
Networking Break
15:15
Financing Clean Technology Development and Adoption
PANEL DISCUSSION
Andrew Noseworthy, Assistant Deputy Minister, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Éric-Aimé Patry, Manager of Outreach & Communications, Innovative Solutions Canada
Elisa Obermann, Manager - Atlantic Partnerships, Sustainable Development Technology Canada
Roseanne Leonard, Executive Director, NL Association of Community Business Development Corporations


6-8
NEIA's Industry Awards Reception

FEATURING: Hon. Christopher Mitchelmore
Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation






Day 2 - October 11
8:00
Continental Breakfast
8:30
Keynote
Hon. Siobhan Coady
Minister of Natural Resources
9:00
Cleantech in Newfoundland and Labrador's Natural Resource Industries
PANEL DISCUSSION
w/ an introduction by NEIA's Executive Director Kieran Hanley
Allan Cramm, VP – Innovation and Development - Anaconda Mining
Mark Cumby, Regional Director Energy - HATCH
Elizabeth Barlow, Sustainability Manager - Marine Harvest Atlantic Canada
10:00
Networking Break
10:30
Major Natural Resource Projects from the Environmental Perspective
Erin Cullen, Sustainability Engineer, Vale
Shelly Adams, Environmental Technician, Canada Fluorspar
Marion Organ, Manager of Environment and Sustainability, Nalcor Energy
Jackie Wells, EA Commitments/Environmental Effects Monitoring Programs Lead, Nalcor Energy
12:00
Networking Lunch
13:00
What's New in Cleantech in Newfoundland and Labrador?
Rapid Fire Presentations from New Firms and on New Ideas
FEATURING:
alooki technology inc.
Duxion
Fytics
Green Space
Polyamyna
SmartICE
14:30
Networking Break
15:00
Court Report 2018: Recent NL Court Decisions regarding Environmental Assessment and Regulatory Approval
Alex Templeton - Associate w/ McInnes Cooper
& Chair of NEIA's Board of Directors
15:30
Reducing Diesel Dependency in Remote and Northern Communities
PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator: TBA
Bob Moulton, Senior Manager - Rural Planning, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
Neil Hawkes, Energy Facilitator, Nunatsiavut Government
Dave Brothers, Project Manager, Frontier Power Systems
16:30
Conference Closing Remarks
* Schedule subject to change *

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