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POSTPONED - Luncheon: The Future is Green - An Energy Discussion

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Name: POSTPONED - Luncheon: The Future is Green - An Energy Discussion
Date: April 16, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM ADT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
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Event Description:

Premier McNeil is encouraging organizations to limit public gatherings to 150 people. We respect and support this decision. More information regarding The Future is Green - An Energy Discussion will be available soon. 

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Together, with industry leaders, we aim to inform the business community on the following themes:

  • Energy transition within Nova Scotia

  • Leadership and collaboration with various energy sectors to reach the goals

  • Affordability & remaining competitive with other cities in the country and around the globe

  • Innovation – what we’re doing here to accelerate a greener future.  

Ultimately, we will discuss collaboration, leadership and innovation to take Nova Scotia from where it is today in energy utilization to the sustainable goals set out for 2050.

Meet The Speakers

John Hawkins President, Heritage Gas Limited

John is Professional Engineer with 20-years of experience in the energy industry.  Prior to serving as President of Heritage Gas, John was the Vice President Engineering, Construction and Operations.
Before joining Heritage Gas, John held a variety of positions with Nova Scotia Power. In his role as Director, Fuels, Energy & Risk Management, he oversaw the daily dispatch of the utility?s thermal and renewable energy fleet and $500M in annual commodity purchases. Other positions included Senior Plant Manager for a 480-MW, gas-fired generating station, Manager of Hydro and Wind Generation, and Transmission and Distribution Manager for the Central Region of Nova Scotia. He has also held a variety of senior management roles in the pulp and paper industry. 
John is a Professional Engineer with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from the Technical University of Nova Scotia (now the Sexton Campus of Dalhousie University) and currently serves on the board of directors for the Canadian Gas Association.

Meghan McMorris Community Energy Coordinator, Ecology Action Centre

As the Community Energy Coordinator at the Ecology Action Centre, Meghan McMorris brings climate change down to the level of peoples everyday realities, and then applies these connections to provincial policy.

Meghan is also an advocate for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and is an entrepreneur at heart, having owned three small businesses related to agriculture, education and research.

Meghan leans into her diverse experiences, from doing her PhD (ABD) to working as a welder in an automotive factory, in order to bring everyone to the table to create resilient steps forward, together.


Marriott Harbourfront 
Halifax ABC
1919 Upper Water Street
Halifax NS, B3J 3J5

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Contact Information:
Sandra Thomson, Event Coordinator, (902) 481-1226

$59.95 / Table of 10 $599.50
Future Members:
$89.95 / Table of 10 $899.50
All prices subject to HST

Not-for-Profit / Student Discount available upon registration

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Bring your small business questions, your concerns, your ideas, and your support! We know that when we all work together we can create a community of stronger businesses as we grow from this experience together.

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