Agenda


Youth Event

October 23 | GeoCentre | St. John's, NL | Youth Event Registration is Free

9:15 - 9:20 Event welcome, and introduction of guest speaker Kaylen Hill
    NEIA Board Member
9:20 - 10:10 "Engaging Youth and the Environment" Bob McDonald
    Host of CBC's "Quirks and
    Quarks"
10:10 - 10:40 "Students in Free Enterprise and the Environment" enactus Memorial
BREAK
10:55 - 11:00 A Personal Introduction to NEIA Deidre Puddister
    NEIA Board Member
11:00 - 11:15 "Playlist for the Planet" - the story of ASHELIN
    (w/ performance)
Members of ASHELIN
11:15 - 11:40 "Measuring Environmental Impact" Dan Brake
    Chief Technology Officer,
    EMSAT
11:40 - 12:05 "A Life in the Environmental Sector Career Counsellor (TBA)
    College of the North Atlantic


Conference

October 24 | Holiday Inn | St. John's, NL

Breakfast & Welcome
7:30 Breakfast & Registration
8:00 - 8:15 Conference Welcome Frank Ricketts, NEIA Chair
8:15 - 8:50 "The Government of Newfoundland & Labrador and the Environmental Sector" Honourable Tom Hedderson,
    Minister of Environment and
    Conservation
Jackie Janes,
    Assistant Deputy Minister, Office of
    Climate Change, Energy
    Efficiency & Emissions Trading
Mark Ploughman,
    Assistant Deputy Minister,
    Innovation & Strategic Industries
BREAK
Conference Introduction
9:00 - 9:05 Greetings from the City Sheilagh O'Leary, City of
    St. John's Councillor
9:05 - 9:20 Overview of Conference Agenda & Process Overview Ted Lomond,
    Executive Director, NEIA
9:20 - 10:05 "Economic Development Opportunities
    Associated with the Green Economy in
    Newfoundland and Labrador"
Paul Shorthouse,
    Director of Special Projects,
    GLOBE Foundation
BREAK & NETWORKING
Waste Management
10:30 - 10:40 Introduction to Waste Management
    Opportunities
Ted Lomond,
    Executive Director, NEIA
10:40 - 11:10 Panel Discussion Leigh Puddester, MMSB
    CEO & Chair
Don Drew, Newco Metals
11:10 - 11:50 Waste Management Breakout Session
Lunch & Conference Keynote Address
12:00 - 1:00 "The Future of the Environmental Sector" Mike Harcourt, Former Premier of British Columbia and Mayor of Vancouver
BREAK
1:00 - 1:15 Waste Management Breakout Session Feedback
Green Building
1:15 - 1:25 Introduction to Green Building Ted Lomond,
    Executive Director, NEIA
1:25 - 1:45 Panel Discussion Ed Sexton, Director, Design &
    Construction (Department of
    Education)
Greg Hussey, Owner of Karwood
    Contracting Ltd.
1:45 - 2:15 Green Building Breakout Session
BREAK & NETWORKING
2:45 - 3:00 Green Building Breakout Session Feedback
Sustainable Resource Management
3:00 - 3:10 Introduction to Sustainable Resource Management Ted Lomond, Executive Director,
    NEIA
3:10 - 3:30 Panel Discussion Jim Lester, Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture
Stephanie Curran, Environment and
    Regulatory Manager, Worley Parsons
3:30 - 4:00 Sustainable Resource Management Breakout Session
Open Discussion
4:00 - 4:35 What Opportunities have the greatest potential for NEIA members?
4:35 - 4:50 Sustainable Resource Management Breakout Session Feedback
Closing Remarks
4:50 - 4:55 Conference Closing Remarks Frank Ricketts, Chair of NEIA


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