ATTENTION: Energy, Environment, National and International, Broadcast, Photo and Assignment Editors

Waterloo, Canada - Over 200 leading experts and policymakers from around the world will convene in Waterloo, Canada, on October 26 and 27, to discuss energy and the environment at a conference hosted by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

"A Moment of Truth: Towards Sustainable Energy Futures?" - the third annual Conference on International Governance Innovation (CIGI'07) - will focus on issues related to energy and the role of international governance institutions in addressing environmental sustainability.

SPECIAL GUESTS IN ATTENDANCE: (INTERVIEW AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITY)

Ángel Gurria, Secretary-General, OECD

Henri Philippe Reichstul, former president of Petrobras

Joseph Cirincione, Senior Fellow and Director for Nuclear Policy, Center for American Progress

Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, Government of Canada

Louise Fréchette, CIGI Distinguished Fellow; former UN Deputy Secretary-General

Jim Balsillie, CIGI Chairman of the Board and Co-CEO of Research In Motion

Paul Martin, former prime minister of Canada

Maureen O'Neil, president of IDRC

Elizabeth Dowdeswell, former executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme

Clement Bowman, FCAE founding chair, Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority

ALL INTERVIEWS MUST BE PRE-BOOKED BY WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

EVENT: 2007 Conference on International Governance Innovation (CIGI'07)

"A Moment of Truth: Towards Sustainable Energy Futures?"  - will focus on issues related to energy and the role of international governance institutions in addressing environmental sustainability.

DATE: Friday, October 26 - Saturday, October 27, 2007

TIME: Friday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm, Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

LOCATION: The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), 57 Erb Street West, Waterloo

PARTNERS: The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), University of Waterloo, Royal Society of Canada

CONTACT:

Neve Peric
Media Relations
CIGI
Phone: +1.519.885.2444 ext 390

[email protected]

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