1. Alistair Baird, Business Development Officer, Natural Resources, County of Renfrew. Mr. Baird offers the rural perspective on a number of cleantech issues and opportunities, using examples from Renfrew County, Ontario.

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  2. Al Cormier, Executive Director, Electric Mobility Canada. Mr. Cormier provides an update of the electric vehicle market in Canada. While there is no Canadian OEM for electric vehicles, there are numerous suppliers to OEMs in major centres across Canada. Other topics include the varying degree of financial support from different governmental levels, the capacity of the grid to handle electric demand of these vehicles, and the comparative highway capabilities of electric vehicles as well.

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  3. Claude Haw, President & CEO, Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation. Mr. Haw outlines the positive environment in Ontario for clean technology. He attributes that to several factors, including a large customer base, good access to research facilities, positive government policies, a strong investment environment and improved tax rates.

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  4. Don G. Roberts, Vice Chairman, CIBC World Markets. Mr. Roberts discusses cleantech legislation in Ontario, specifically the Feed-In Tariff, favourably compares Ontario's green resources to its global competitors and offers his thoughts on what's next for Ontario in cleantech legislation.

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  5. Dr. Sabrina Schulz, Climate Security Project Leader, British High Commission, Ottawa. Dr. Schulz discusses climate security and the threat it poses to national security, using Darfur as one example of the way climate (in this case, a drought) acts as a multiplier to security threats. She talks about possible future security threats and elaborates on climate security problems Canadians can expect in the future.

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Canadian Cleantech Summit

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Join representatives of leading multinationals, research institutions, Canadian cleantech companies, trade commissioners, and federal, provincial and municipal governments as they identify, discuss and determine the future direction for Canada’s globally…


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Join representatives of leading multinationals, research institutions, Canadian cleantech companies, trade commissioners, and federal, provincial and municipal governments as they identify, discuss and determine the future direction for Canada’s globally competitive stance on clean technology.

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