2019 Emerging Issues December 5, 2019

December 5, 2019
Canad Inns Destination Centre Club Regent Casino Hotel
Winnipeg
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MEIA's Emerging Issues Conference

Thursday, December 5th, 2019
CanadInns Destination Centre Club Regent
1415 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Register by filling in the online registration form or by calling MEIA at (204) 783-7090. Only a limited number of tickets will be made available for this year’s event so register soon!

Emerging Issues is a high-profile event within the environmental industry sector, bringing together business, government, and academia. Participation offers an exceptional opportunity to gain insight into current environmental issues, strategies and potential resolutions to common interests and concerns.

DRAFT AGENDA AT NOVEMBER 17, 2019 *Presenters and details subject to change

8:00am

Breakfast, Networking & Registration

8:30am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:45am

Invited Minister Sarah Guillemard, Manitoba Conservation & Climate

9:00am

Panel/Plenary Session 1: Climate Change & Competitiveness – Perspectives from Key Industries and Sectors of Manitoba’s Economy (panelists to be announced)

10:00am

Networking Break

10:30am

Breakout Room 1

City of Selkirk’s Climate Change Adaptation

Strategy 2019-2029

(Duane Nicol, CAO, City of Selkirk)

Breakout Room 2

Climate Change and Sustainability: Emerging Issues in Manitoba’s Transportation Sector

(Terry Shaw, Manitoba Trucking Association)

11:10am

Breakout Room 1

Investing in resiliency: How leading businesses and industries are preparing themselves for a changing climate (Pinchin Environmental)

Breakout Room 2

The Electrification of Urban Commercial Trucks and Public Transportation Fleets (Lion Electric Company)

11:50am

12:00pm

Kevin Nilsen, President & CEO, ECO Canada

LUNCH

12:45pm

Keynote Speaker – Dr. David Barber, Canada Research Chair in Arctic-System Science at the University of Manitoba

1:45pm

  • Inspiring Citizens and Building Resilient Communities and Businesses (Dr. Ian Mauro, Prairie Climate Centre, University of Winnipeg)
  • Panel/Plenary Session 2: Climate Change & Competitiveness – A Broader Stakeholder Perspective (panelists to be announced)

2:45pm

Networking Break

3:15pm

Breakout Room 1

Emerging technology: Mapping and monitoring changes in lake ice in near real-time using synthetic aperture radar (Dr. Paul Cooley, NextGen Environmental Research)

Breakout Room 2

Climate Action Examples and Tools for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (Chuck Davidson, Manitoba Chambers of Commerce; International Institute for Sustainable Development)

3:55pm

Breakout Room 1

Planning, designing and implementing carbon emission reduction solutions at Southport (Dean Rennie, Southport Aerospace Centre)

Breakout Room 2

Collaborative Approach towards Indigenous Renewable Energy Projects (Darrell Brown, Kisik Clean Energy)

4:40pm

Wrap-up and closing

 

Tickets:

MEIA Members: 

  • First registration = $300/person
  • Subsequent registrations from same organization = $250/person

Non-Members:

  • First registration = $350/person
  • Subsequent registration from same organization = $300/person

Students:

  • MEIA Student Chapter Members = $30
  • Other Students = $50

Small Communities (<5,000pop), Non-Profit Organizations and SMEs (<$1M annual sales)

  • Special discounted rate = $150/person

 

 

 

 

 

Questions? Contact MEIA at 204-783-7090 or by email at hroscoe@meia.mb.ca.