Canadian Cleantech Summit

Canadian Cleantech Summit

February 09, 2010 15:04 ET

Media Advisory: The Canadian Cleantech Summit Brings Industry Leaders, Research Institutions and Technology Integrators to Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2010) - In April, Ottawa hosts the first annual Canadian Cleantech Summit ( This event presents a unique opportunity for participants to identify, discuss and determine the future direction of Canada's globally competitive stance in clean technology.

Four tracks of workshops, keynote speeches and a special plenary session will guide delegates as they explore international opportunities, urgent needs, and broad policy directions for the cleantech sector globally.

Mark your calendar and plan to attend this two day session that will showcase uniquely Canadian drivers and strengths in clean technology.

Date: April 27 - 29, 2010

Location: Westin Hotel, Ottawa

Speakers: Avrim Lazar, President and CEO, Forest Products
Association of Canada

Nicholas Parker, Co-founder, The Cleantech Group

Jay Ingram, Co-host of Discovery Channel's Daily

Tom Baumann, Co-founder and CEO, ClimateCHECK

Jeff Westeinde, CEO, Quantum Murray LP

Sabrina Schultz, Climate Security Project Leader,
British High Commission, Ottawa

Check the Summit website often for program updates.


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