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AWMA & MWIN sponsor one-day conference

Energy and Environmental Innovations:...

Energy and Environmental Innovations:
Opportunities to Save Money and the Environment

Tuesday, November 16, 2004
Copper Creek Golf Course and Convention Facility
11191 Hwy #27, Kleinburg, Ontario


8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
John Nicholson, Chair
EBC Canada

8:40 a.m. Green Municipal Fund Success and Use
Speaker, Canadian Federation of Municipalities

9:20 a.m. Federal Government Grants and Funding
Ray Klicius, Head, Incentives Program,
Environment Canada

10:00 a.m. Break Trade Show Exhibits

10:20 a.m. Sustaining Ontario’s Energy Future
Garry McKeever, Coordinator, Energy Economics
Ministry of Energy

10:50 a.m. Funding for Municipal Infrastructure
Dino Radocchia, Senior Policy Advisor
Ministry of Public Infrastructure Renewal

11:20 a.m. Energy Audits and Energy Savings at Municipal Buildings
Speaker, Natural Resources Canada

Noon Lunch

Luncheon Speakers

Greetings from the City of Vaughan
Michael Di Biase, Mayor, City of Vaughan

The State of Ontario’s Environment
Mr. Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

1:30 p.m. Break Trade Show Exhibits

2:00 p.m. Municipal Fleets Technologies for Reducing Emissions Tadger Group International

2:20 p.m. Biomass Energy Case Studies from Around the World
Renee Venendaal, Biomass Technology Group

2:40 p.m. Bio-Augmentation – Optimization of Municipal Wastewater Treatment
Michael Beckley, Hydrologic Systems Inc.

3:00 p.m. Break Trade Show Exhibits

3:20 p.m. Bio-Stabilization, Anaerobic Digestion, and Composting – Proven Technologies and Practices
Ward Janssens, Orgaworld,

3:40 p.m. Report on European Trade Mission.
Andrew Campbell, Director of Waste Management, Region of York

4:00 p.m. Prioritizing Environmental Objectives – Integrated Decision Making
Daniel Cayen, Director, Transformation Secretariat,
Ministry of the Environment

4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Many Thanks to our Association Sponsors

Air & Waste Management Association
Municipal Waste Integration Network

Many Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors

Consulate General of the Netherlands

City of Vaughan

Tadger Group International
Hydralogic Systems Inc.
Biomass Technology Group
BGD Consulting

For more information, contact John Nicholson at 905-271-2845 or

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