U.S. Consulate General Toronto and CleanTech North
invite you to a
Cross-Border Collaboration on Water
U.S. Consulate General Toronto and Cleantech North, in collaboration with the Government of Ontario, WaterTAP, Water Canada, and GreenCentres Canada, invite you to an ideas/brainstorming roundtable on water.
As key stakeholders in the water sector, we are looking to you for help identifying the regional challenges and opportunities with respect to water and water technologies, and advancing regional cross-border collaboration. Our goal is to identify ways we can help further develop cross-border cooperation in the water sector, resulting in the creation of an action plan to support this essential sector.
Your participation will help us clarify the issues the water community faces and gain insights that will be shared with stakeholders on both sides of the border. The details for the roundtable are provided below:
- Time: 1:00 - 5:00 P.M. (Including a networking reception following the roundtable)
- Date: April 4, 2016
- Location: Gowling WLG, First Canadian Place, Suite 1600, 100 King St W, Toronto, ON M5X 1G5
Based on participants and expertise, we will focus on 5 of the below sectors/topics. We will notify you ahead of the session about the themes selected.
- Great Lakes Ecosystem Preservation
- Clean Water Technologies/Innovations/Collaborations
- The Clean Great Lakes
- Indigenous Communities in the Great Lakes Basin
- Watershed Health and Management
- Great Lakes and Outdoors---Recreation and Tourism
- Water Infrastructure in the Great Lakes Region
- Climate Resilience and Adaptation
This invitation is non-transferable. Please register using the password provided to you to let us know if you are able to attend these sessions.
Thank you to our partners in this initiative:
1:00PM to 1:05 PM – Introductory Remarks & Background
1:05PM to 1:10 PM – Remarks by U.S. Consul General, Juan Alsace
1:15PM to 1:20 PM – Remarks by Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray
1:20PM to 2:45PM – Roundtable Discussions
2:45PM to 3:30PM - Summary & Consensus
3:30PM to 4:00PM - Networking
When & Where
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