MONTREAL, Oct. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Thierry Vandal has been chosen as the Energy Council of Canada's 2012 recipient of the Energy Person of the Year Award. The award will be handed out tonight at the Energy Person of the Year dinner taking place tonight at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel.
The Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award was established by the Energy Council of Canada, supported by the sectoral energy associations of Canada, to recognize and pay tribute to leaders in Canada who have made a significant contribution to Canada's energy sector, both nationally and internationally. The dinner will feature speeches beginning at 7:00 pm including by - Thierry Vandal, Serge Dupont, federal Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, and Patrick Déry, Quebec's Deputy Minister Ministry of Natural Resources and Wildlife - in front of more than 500 energy, business, government, academic, and community leaders.
ALL MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND.
|ENERGY COUNCIL OF CANADA GALA|
|DATE:||Wednesday, October 10th, 2012|
|TIME||6:00 pm reception, 7:00 pm Speeches|
|PLACE:||Ballroom, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900 Rene Levesque Blvd. W, Montreal, QC|
ABOUT THE CANADIAN ENERGY PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Canadian Energy Person of the Year is nominated for this prestigious annual award based on their remarkable accomplishments in the energy and business or government sectors, as well as the community at large. One of their foremost characteristics is their strong sense of social responsibility and belief in giving back to the community by focusing on environmental and social issues, and economic development. Through their forward thinking and innovative spirit, these leaders promote the Canadian energy sector and Canada's role as a major player in the world energy market.
ABOUT THE ENERGY COUNCIL OF CANADA
The Energy Council of Canada is the Canadian Member Committee of the World Energy Council. With over 75 members from Canada's energy sector, they are a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of our national energy strategy. www.energy.ca
SOURCE: Energy Council of Canada
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For media access to the dinner please contact:
Marie-Élaine Deveault, Hydro-Québec, t: (514)289-4307, [email protected]
Brigitte Svarich, Energy Council of Canada, t: (613) 232-5544 c: (613) 613-323-1254
Susan Smith, Bluesky Strategy Group t: 613-241-3512 x 221 c: 613-371-0624