Canadian Hydropower Association

Canadian Hydropower Association

October 25, 2010 07:30 ET

Media Invitation-Canadian Hydropower in the North American Context: Opportunities, Challenges and Perspectives

Ottawa Hosts the 11th Forum on Hydropower

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 25, 2010) -

Attention News/Assignment Editors

Media are invited to attend the 11th Forum on Hydropower, October 26, 2010, at the Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive (Room Confederation III). Organized by the Canadian Hydropower Association, the annual event focuses this year on Canadian hydropower in the North American context.

Speakers include well known journalists and political commentators Jane Taber and Craig Oliver; Québec's Delegate General to New York, John Parisella; Manitoba's Official representative to Washington, Marianne Rude; and the Carty Chair in Business and Financial Journalism, Christopher Waddell, among others. Hon. Christian Paradis, Minister of Natural Resources, will present keynote remarks at 4:45 pm.

In addition, the Forum features a panel of Voices from America moderated by National Hydropower Association's Linda Church Ciocci. This panel of experts on the U.S. government will provide an inside perspective on how our closest trading partner perceives Canadian hydropower.

The Forum begins on October 26 at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast, networking and discussions. The one-day Forum will be followed by an evening reception and dinner.

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

  • Media interested in attending:
    Gabrielle Collu
    514 943-6557