October 4, 2004

Calendar (October 04, 2004)

October 14: Innovation Network 2004, presented by CRESTech, a division of the Ontario Centres of Excellence; to be held at the Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto. More than 600 representatives from industry, government, academia and the financial community to outline partnership opportunities in clean water technologies, sustainable energy innovations, sustainable infrastructure, resource management and sustainable agricultural and agri-food. Details are available on the CRESTech Web site, www.crestech.ca.

October 21-22: Brownfields 2004: Turning up the Heat, the Canadian Urban Institute's annual conference, featuring the inaugural meeting of the Canadian Brownfields Network and the presentation of the 2004 CUI Brownie awards for achievements in brownfields cleanup and redevelopment; to be held at the Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, Toronto. The program will feature keynote addresses from Toronto Mayor David Miller, Vancouver Mayor Larry Campbell, Ontario Environment Minister Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing John Gerretsen, and federal Minister of State for Infrastructure and Communities John Godfrey. Details are available on the CUI Web site, www.canurb.com or at www.canadianbrownfieldsnetwork.com.

October 21: Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) 2004 Waste Minimization Awards presentation, to be held at the Woodington Lake Golf Club in Tottenham, Ont. Details are available on the RCO Web site, www.rco.on.ca.

October 25: SDTC Entrepreneurial Excellence Workshop, presented by Sustainable Development Technology Canada in partnership with Cleantech Venture Forum V; to be held at the Toronto Metropolitan Convention Centre, Toronto. The half-day session (from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.) will provide advice to clean technology developers on attracting investors and making their technologies more market-ready early in the pre-commercial phase. Details are available on the SDTC Web site, www.sdtc.ca.

October 27-28: Forum on Hydropower 2004, co-sponsored by the Canadian Hydropower Association, Brascan Power Corporation, Acres International, Columbia Power Corporation and Manitoba Hydro; to be held at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel in Gatineau, Que (formerly Hull). Details from: Canadian Hydropower Association, 514/844-7338, FAX 514/849-9689, Web site www.canhydropower.org.

October 28: Environmental Finance 2004: Emerging Environmental Risks, Strategies and Opportunities, co-sponsored by ONEIA, the Ontario Environment Industry Association, and the University of Toronto's Risk Management Institute; to be held at the Colony Grande Hotel, Toronto. The half-day workshop (7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., including networking breakfast and lunch) will feature an expert panel whose members will discuss the investor's perspective on environmental finance. They will address issues such as how environmental issues are already affecting corporate financial strategies; how environmental issues have affected investment decisions; the impact of environmental exposure on the cost of capital; and options available to investors for incorporating environmental issues into their investment strategies. Details from: Donna Workman, workshop co-ordinator, E-mail d.workman@utoronto.ca, Web site www.environmental-finance.utoronto.ca/workshops.htm.

November 24-25: Association of Power Producers of Ontario (APPrO) 16th Annual Canadian Power Conference and Trade Show; to be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto. The program includes the Green Power Conference and Trade Show Pavilion, featuring presentations on topics such as renewable energy project financing, development challenges, and technologies most likely to contribute to significant emission reductions in Ontario. Full details are available on the APPrO Web site, www.appro.org.

November 25: Year in Review Conference

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