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Panel 3 – A Just Transition, Keynote 2 and Reception

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McGill Faculty Club and Conference Centre

3450 McTavish St

Montreal, QC H3A 1X9

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How can we help communities create 21st century jobs? What are the economic implications a green economy transition? Can we de-couple economic growth from GHG emissions such as to open new economic possibilities for Canadians across the country? How can legal participation catalyze the movement towards a green economy? How does administrative law wield the coercive power of the state to guide transitions according to the collective will? What legal structure might help advance a sincerely just transition?

15:20-16:40 A Just Transition - Two Speakers (30 minutes each + 20 minutes Q and A)

Heidi Binko (Executive Director, Just Transition Fund)

Josh Galperin (School of Law, University of Pittsburg) – Just Transition, Democratic Practice, and Lessons from U.S. Administrative Law

16:40-17:30 Keynote Address 2: The Necessary Balances

Brian Topp (Partner at KTG Public Affairs) The necessary balances; the real debate

(40 minutes + 10 minutes Q and A)

17:30-19:30 Reception McGill Faculty Club Ballroom

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