Ontario Energy Minister and Other Leading Influencers to Speak on Energy Policy

TORONTO, March 6, 2015 /CNW/ -


Electricity Distributors Association (EDA) AGM & ENERCOM Conference


Fairmont Royal York, Concert Hall, Convention Level (Toronto)


March 9-11, 2015


Senior representatives of major regulatory agencies and other influential energy policy makers, stakeholders and commentators will address electricity industry delegates from across the province. Speakers include Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli.


Full event programs are at: http://goo.gl/XKCHc6 and http://goo.gl/ZXZJ1I and highlights include:

Monday, March 9

  • Rosemarie Leclair, Chair & CEO of the Ontario Energy Board on the local electrical utility role in delivering customer value (8:40 a.m.)
  • Bruce Campbell, CEO of the Independent Electricity System Operator, on the "New IESO", following its recent merger with the Ontario Power Authority (9:15 a.m.)
  • Gary McNamara, President of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, provides a municipal perspective on local electricity delivery (9:45 a.m.)
  • Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli, keynote address (approximately 8:30 p.m.)

Tuesday, March 10

  • Chantal Guimont, President & CEO of Electric Mobility Canada on the electrification of transportation
  • Matthew Bishop, Globalisation Editor of The Economist magazine, on "capitalism and its troubles"

About the EDA

The Electricity Distributors Association is the voice of Ontario's local electricity distribution sector, which consists primarily of municipally and privately owned local distribution companies. The distribution sector delivers power to Ontarians through 4.9 million residential, commercial and institutional customer accounts. The sector employs 10,000 people directly and makes hundreds of millions in direct contributions to both municipal and provincial revenues.

SOURCE Electricity Distributors Association

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For further information: or to request EDA commentary on any topics addressed during these events, please contact: Kevin Hanson, Director, Corporate Affairs & Communications, 905-265-5337 / 647-627-1826, khanson@eda-on.ca


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