City of Ottawa Greenhouse Gas Roundtable

Saturday, March 23, 2013
9:00am –9:30am 9:30am–9:45am Check-in: JEAN PIGOTT – OTTAWA CITY HALL Opening: COUNCIL CHAMBERS Introductory Remarks: Maria McRae, Chair, City of Ottawa Environment Committee Panel Discussion: COUNCIL CHAMBERS Chris Henderson, President, Lumos Energy David Chernushenko, Councillor, Capital Ward Bryce Conrad, President and CEO, Hydro Ottawa Shannon Joseph, Manager, Research and Development, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Graham Saul, Executive Director, Ecology Ottawa Rodney Wilts, Partner, Windmill Development Group Nancy Schepers, Deputy City Manager, Planning and Infrastructure, City of Ottawa John Manconi, General Manager, Transit Services, City of Ottawa David McLaughlin, former President, National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy Open Mic - Questions to Panelists: COUNCIL CHAMBERS Lunch Break Mayor Jim Watson’s Remarks: JEAN PIGOTT – OTTAWA CITY HALL Keynote Speaker - Alex Wood, Senior Director, Policy and Markets, Sustainable Prosperity: JEAN PIGOTT – OTTAWA CITY HALL Enviro Cafés: Champlain Room; Festival Boardroom; Keefer Room; Festival Control Room Opportunity to learn as well as share ideas and strategies on questions such as: 12:30pm–2:00pm 1. 2. 3. 4. What practical strategies can Ottawa adopt to most effectively reduce GHGs? What GHG reduction solutions offer the fastest payback? What GHG reduction solutions have the lowest barriers to access? What utilities and companies can work together to provide effective GHG reduction synergies? 5. How can Ottawa best promote efficient appliances and building features? Closing: COUNCIL CHAMBERS Closing Remarks: Maria McRae, Chair, City of Ottawa Environment Committee Opportunity to hear about Enviro Café high level suggestions and next steps


10:30am–11:30am 11:30am–12:30pm 12:05pm 12:10pm