TORONTO, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Centennial College is hosting its third annual Education for a Sustainable Energy Economy (E3) Symposium on May 3, bringing together some of today's top industry leaders, educators and employers who share a common interest in the fledgling green energy economy in North America.
E3 Symposium 2013 will showcase some of the awe-inspiring innovators across the energy, transportation and manufacturing sectors. The shift to a sustainable energy economy touches all segments of the economy and represents tremendous opportunities for those with the right business model.
The Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation, will provide his opening remarks to participants of the day-long conference. Guest speakers include Kevin Sheehan, Assistant General Manager, Magna Closures; Irene Sterian, Director, Technology & Innovation Development, Celestica; Dan Mepham, Engineering Specialist, Electrical Technologies, General Motors Canada; Scott Hendershot, Project Manager, Sustainable Development, Pratt & Whitney Canada; Zbigniew Ewertowski, Director of Engineering, Gay Lea Foods; and David Teichroeb, Business Development, Alternative & Emerging Technology, Enbridge.
"Ontario has already established itself as a North American leader for renewable energy and sustainable manufacturing solutions," said Minister Moridi. "The E3 Symposium is a valuable forum to explore ways to deepen industry, educator and government collaboration to maintain that momentum. It's actually a tremendous opportunity for Ontario: we can strengthen our economy while also protecting the environment."
The E3 Symposium is taking place on Friday, May 3 at Centennial's Progress Campus in Scarborough. The E3 Symposium is a presentation of the Centennial Energy Institute in partnership with the School of Engineering Technology & Applied Science and the School of Transportation. For more information, visit www.centennialcollege.ca/e3symposium or contact Patrick Kelly at 416-289-5000, ext. 8323, or [email protected].
|When:||Friday, May 3, 8 am to 5 pm|
|| Auditorium L1-02, Library Building,
Progress Campus, Centennial College
941 Progress Ave., Scarborough ON
SOURCE: Centennial College
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Media contact: Mark Toljagic, Communications Officer, Centennial College,
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