October 11, 2017 - 11:22 AM EDT
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Media Advisory - Minister Carr Holds Press Conference at Generation Energy Forum

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OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, will hold a press conference and media call-back to discuss the outcomes of the Generation Energy Forum in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

More than 700 people — from youth to industry and academic representatives, to Indigenous and community leaders — came together in Winnipeg to explore Canada's path to affordable energy, the next generation in technology and innovation, energy governance and Canada's role in the global energy transition.

Keynote speakers at the Forum included international energy experts, such as: 

  • Jeremy Rifkin — President, Foundation on Economic Trends and Advisor to the European Union
  • Fatih Birol — Executive Director, International Energy Agency
  • Eldar Saetre — Chief Executive Officer, Statoil Global
  • Annette Verschuren — Founder and Chief Executive Officer, NRStor
  • Elyse Allan — President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Canada


Date and

Thursday, October 12, 2017


3:30 p.m. CDT


RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg

375 York Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3C 3J3
Room #17


613-954-9003 / 1-866-206-0153

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SOURCE Natural Resources Canada

View original content: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2017/11/c7329.html

Media Relations: Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, 343-292-6100, [email protected]; Alexandre Deslongchamps, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Natural Resources, 343-292-6837Copyright CNW Group 2017

Source: Canada Newswire (October 11, 2017 - 11:22 AM EDT)

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