March 21, 2005

Calendar (March 21, 2005)

April 5-6: Green Building Materials Forum, presented by the Strategy Institute; to be held at the Mississauga Convention Centre, Mississauga, Ont. The program features presentations, discussions and case studies on materials, technologies and processes to achieve a sustainable built environment. Details from: Nicole Geneau at the Strategy Institute, 416/944-9200, ext 293, E-mail, Web site,

April 6-8: Americana 2005 Pan-American Environmental Technology Trade Show and Conference, organized by RĂˆseau Environnement, Quebec's environment industry association; to be held at the Montreal Convention Centre, Montreal. The sixth event in the biennial series, this year's theme is "Eco-City: Generating Sustainable Environmental Solutions." Highlights include: a three-day conference with more than 150 workshops, panels and case studies on issues such as air quality, water quality, climate change, solid waste and renewable energies; trade show displays by more than 400 companies and organizations; and the International Business Matchmaking Forum, bringing together Canadian companies and potential foreign partners to investigate business development opportunities. Details are available on the Americana Web site, www.

April 17-19: 2005 Water Environment Association of Ontario 33rd Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition, to be held at the Deerhurst Resort, Huntsville, Ont. Details from: Julie Vincent, WEAO executive administrator, 416/410-1626, E-mail, Web site

May 10-11: 2005 Corporate Social Responsibility Conference: CSR Case Studies, presented by The Conference Board of Canada; to be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto. The conference will provide a current overview on the state of CSR in Canadian organizations, along with practical information on putting CSR into practice, including forming corporate and public/private-sector partnerships, building stakeholder confidence, measuring CSR efforts and initiatives and balancing CSR investments with competing interests. Details from: The Conference Board of Canada, 613/526-3280, FAX 613/526-4857, Web site

May 11-12:13th Annual Canadian Environmental Conference and Trade Show (CANECT 2005), presented by Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine; to be held at the Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto. Details from: Registration Desk, 905/727-4666, toll-free 1-800-254-8769.

May 24-25: Energy 2005 Industrial Energy Efficiency Conference marking the 30th anniversary of CIPEC, the Canadian Industrial Program for Energy Conservation; to be held at the Chateau Laurier Hotel in Ottawa. The one and one-half day conference will include optional afternoon workshops on "7 Steps to Good Energy Management" and financing industrial energy efficiency projects, plus a tour of Natural Resources Canada's CANMET Energy Technology Centre (CETC) in Ottawa. A highlight will be CIPEC's 30th anniversary dinner on May 24, featuring the presentation of the Industrial Energy Innovators awards to selected companies participating in CIPEC. The full-day conference on May 25 will focus on the theme of "Energy Efficiency-Good for Business, Good for the Environment." Details are available on the conference Web site,

May 25-27: EECO Environment and Energy Conference, presented by the Globe Foundation and the Ontario government, with support from the city of Toronto and the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA); to be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto. Presentations and discussions will focus on four conference tracks: Eco-Efficiency, Environment and Energy Technologies, Cities, and Canada-U.S. Dialogue. Plenary sessions will address corporate sustainability, innovative approaches to boosting environmental performance and sustainable energy. The program will also include the presentation of the Globe Awards for Environmental Excellence. Full details are available on the EECO Web site,

June 6-9: Eighth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, sponsored by Battelle; to be held at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland. Details from: Battelle, 614/488-2030, toll-free 1-800-783-6338, FAX 614/488-5747, E-mail, Web site

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