Climate Change 2 Conference: Canadian Technology Development
2001 October 3-5, Holiday Inn on King, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Management Essential
Sources of Energy and Materials
Services Provided by Energy
Sinks and Salvaging of GHG Emissions from Energy Use
Human energy use is often cited as the root cause of greenhouse gas emissions. We are cautiously optimistic that human use of energy may also be the key to helping control greenhouse emissions.
We have structured the conference to bring out the role the wise use of energy can play in helping us to control greenhouse gas through opportunities to create and enhance natures sinks for carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.
Jay Ingram -
Talks From Ministers of Environment and Energy
Federal Technology Development Initiatives
Alternative Energy Supply
Life-Cycle GHG Emissions
Kyoto Negotiation Status
Dave Broadfoot CBC Royal Canadian Airfarce
In view of the general controversy on the actuality of climate change, We have commissioned Jay Ingram of the Discovery Channel to address the issue at our opening reception.
The role of federal and provincial governments is very important and we have invited ministers of energy and environment who are heavily involved.
Our technical papers cover emissions from energy use as well as opportunities to recover these emissions from the atmosphere through biological sinking processes.
Finally we have invited Dave Broadfoot to give us a
break from these serious discussions
David Anderson Environment Canada
The Honorable Ralph Goodale Natural Resources Canada
Stuart Smith National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
Graham Campbell Co-Chair of the Former Technology Issue Table
Robert Meneley Canadian Gas Potential Committee
James J. MacKenzie, World Resources Institute
David Layzell BIOCAP Canada Foundation
Bill Gunter Alberta Research Council
Matthew McCulloch, Pembina Institute
Bob Page TransAlta Corporation
Paul Fauteux Environment Canada
Allan Amey Alberta Climate Change Central
CANADIAN NUCLEAR ASSOCIATION
STUART ENERGY SYSTEMS INC.
ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LTD.
WARDROP TECHNOLOGIES INC.
THERMODYNE ENGINEERING LTD.
ORGANIZATION OF CANDU INDUSTRIES
KOCH ENGINEERING COMPANY LIMITED
SPECIAL ELECTRONICS & DESIGNS INC.
NU-TECH PRECISION METALS INC
We have assembled a multi-disciplinary conference which provides a broad perspective of opportunities for technology development related to greenhouse gas reduction.
The conference is set square in the context of the on-going international negotiations on the Kyoto Protocol. The content of the conference includes a good deal of information on the potential for biological and geological sinks as well as nuclear energy and transportation. These technology areas are considered to be significant opportunities for Canada and some figure very prominently in the international negotiations.
We believe this will be a unique opportunity for participants to acquire informed information on Canadas position with respect to technology development and the on-going negotiations the Kyoto protocol. Those responsible for setting Canadas direction on technology development will be in attendance at federal and provincial levels. The potential to develop contacts and insight to new perspectives to support development opportunities is significant. We hope you will be able to attend and look forward to meeting you again in October
Forty papers were presented at the 2001 conference to supplement the twenty-three papers of the 1999 symposium. Participation totalled about 225 for the two events. Additional details and most of the papers, presentations and abstracts remain posted at the joint conference-seminar website maintained by the Canadian Nuclear Association. (DRP 04/01/20)