Media Advisory - The Canadian Institute's 4th Annual BC Power Conference

VANCOUVER, Oct. 7 /CNW/ - The Canadian Institute's 4th Annual BC Power conference will be held on January 26 & 27, 2010 in Vancouver. Each year, this event brings together the province's power industry players for two days of critical information on the latest projects, best practices, policies and regulations.

    Conference highlights include:

    -   BC Hydro on results of LTAP and future planning
    -   BC's first commercial wind project
    -   The latest climate change policy direction from the U.S. and Canada
    -   How to address power reliability and demand growth
    -   The most up-to-date details on the transmission inquiry

    2010 speaker faculty features industry experts, including:

    AltaGas                              FortisBC Inc.

    BC Hydro                             IPPBC (Independent Power Producers
                                         of BC)

    BC Ministry of Energy, Mines &       Ontario Power Authority
    Petroleum Resources

    BC Transmission Corporation          Ocean Renewable Group

    BC Utilities Commission              Plutonic Power Corp.

    Capgemini                            Powerex Corp.

    City of Vancouver          

                                         Terasen Gas

    Conference Title:  The Canadian Institute's 4th Annual BC Power
    Date:              January 26 - January 27, 2010
    Location:          The Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver

    About The Canadian Institute

For over 20 years, The Canadian Institute's conferences, summits and executive briefings have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision makers need to respond to challenges and opportunities both here at home, and around the world. The Canadian Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, in the law, and in public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge. Headquartered in Toronto, The Canadian Institute produces over 180 events a year, attended by thousands of senior and C-level delegates from across the country. For more information, visit

Media passes are issued at the discretion of The Canadian Institute and must be arranged in advance. Passes require two business days to process. Media can register in advance. For media accreditation contact: Jessika Hunt, 416-927-0718 Ext. 324or

SOURCE Canadian Institute

For further information: For further information: Jessika Hunt, The Canadian Institute, 1329 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2C4, (416) 927-0718 Ext. 324,

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