Canadian Hydropower Association

Canadian Hydropower Association

November 05, 2007 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: Annual Hydropower Conference Focuses on Innovation and Adaptation

Attention News/Assignment Editors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 5, 2007) -

When: Nov. 6 & 7, 2007

Where: Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa

Media are invited to attend the annual Forum on Hydropower to be held on November 6 and 7 at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa. This year's event focuses on the industry's unique ability to adapt to changing times and to develop in innovative ways. Industry leaders and experts will address such topics as climate change, tidal energy, innovative approaches to hydropower development, community consultation and aboriginal relations.

Quebec's Minister of Natural Resources, Claude Bechard, will present the keynote address on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. (Laurier Room).

The Forum will close with a round table on the future of Canada's energy mix, with speakers from the Pembina Institute, Corporate Knights and Columbia Power.

For the complete program, visit

An annual conference organized by the Canadian Hydropower Association, the Forum on Hydropower is an eco-friendly and carbon neutral event certified by Planetair.

Contact Information

  • Gabrielle Collu