Join the Québec Government Office in New York, the Canadian Consulate General of New York, Pace University Law School’s Energy and Climate Center for a comprehensive look at the policy implications of the growing renewable energy sector, including solar, hydro, wind, biomass, and geothermal power.
What are the effects of the Copenhagen agreement, and what are the anticipated outcomes of the upcoming climate change conference in Cancun?
How might the 2010 U.S. mid-term elections shape American and Canada/U.S. policy?
Where do renewables fit in the energy security concerns of both nations?
Andrew Revkin (moderator) authors The New York Times blog, “Dot Earth,” an interactive exploration of trends and ideas in the sustainability sector. He also serves as a Senior Fellow at the Pace University Academy for Applied Environment Studies.
Jatin Nathwani is the Executive Director for the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy at the University of Waterloo. He has extensive experience in the energy sector, focusing on strategy, policy development and regulatory affairs, as well as the evolution and innovation of the industry’s structure.
James Van Nostrand is the Executive Director of the Energy and Climate Center at Pace University Law School. His previous 20-year career in private practice included serving as a partner in the Environmental and Natural Resources practice group in Perkins Coie LLP, a large Northwestern U.S. law firm.
Pierre-Olivier Pineau is an Associate Professor in Management Sciences at HEC Montréal, studying the intersection of energy policy, market integration, and institutional reform.
Ann Powers is a Pace University Law School Professor at the Center for Environmental Legal Studies. She has worked on a range of international and local environmental issues throughout her career.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
5:30 p.m. Registration
6-7:15 p.m. Panel discussion
7:15 p.m. Post-event reception
Downtown Conference Center
157 William Street, northwest corner of William & Ann Streets, 18th Floor
RSVP required via email or phone, (212) 596-1696