Media Adivsory: Debut Conference on Innovation in Canada's Resource Sector


Calgary-Leading Canadian authorities in the private, public and academic sectors are gathering today in Calgary to explore productivity, sustainability and competitiveness in Canada's resource industries. This is the first such gathering focused exclusively on showcasing exceptional resource innovation taking place in Canada today in the mining, oil and gas, and forestry industries.

The lunchtime keynote and closing session are open to all media. Avrim Lazar, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada will deliver a keynote on Innovation in Public Engagement to all participants from 11:30 to 1pm. From 2:15 to 3pm the closing session will provide a summary of the day including setting the next steps by CEO of Laricina Energy, Glen Schmidt and conference chair, Elizabeth Cannon.

Event hosted by the Public Policy Forum (PPF), an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of government in Canada.

Visit the event page for more information.

Thursday, October 22, 2010
Fairmont Palliser Hotel
Alberta Ballroom
Calgary, AB

For further information:
Caitlin Kealey, Director of Communications
(613) 513-9756

Julie Cafley, Vice-President
(613) 286-3202