Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT), Toronto, Ontario
Wind Energy has become a controversial topic in Ontario over the past couple years. Join us as 2 top opinion leaders debate the issues! CEO vs CEO. Our last debate was our biggest attendance ever, selling out early, so get your tickets early to avoid disappointment.
Sherri Lange, CEO North American Platform Against Wind Power
Sherri Lange is a writer, educator, photographer, who became interested in industrial wind and energy issues as a result of a proposed near 400 turbine installation near her East Toronto home. After working to achieve several moratoria, including the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Town of Ajax, City of Pickering, and the off shore Ontario moratorium, she worked towards the organization of several groups around the Great Lakes, and was appointed the CEO of the North American Platform Against Wind Power, NA-PAW. Sherri writes for various print media, and contributes to an Energy Blog out of Atlanta, “Master Resource.” She has been awarded a Humanitarian Award at Queens Park.
John Kourtoff, President and CEO – Trillium Power Wind Corp.
With over 20 years’ experience in renewable energy, John is a member of several regulatory and standing national and bi-national committees pertaining to green energy and sustainable solutions, with a particular focus on offshore wind, advanced transmission solutions, hydro-electric and hydrokinetic generation and cutting edge geothermal technologies. John is President, CEO, and a founder, of Trillium Power Wind Corporation, a Toronto-based pioneer of offshore wind development in North America and The Great Lakes. Trillium Power is planning to develop the four most optimal Great Lakes offshore wind sites, which combined will generate 3,500 MW of clean, perpetual and reliable electricity. John is a Director with Unified Clean Power Inc., a Toronto based clean energy investment and development company focused on global clean energy and sustainable development initiatives.
John was the Canadian delegate for a low-carbon economy at the G8 Environment Conference in Siracusa, Italy and continues to Chair and/or be a keynote or invited speaker at numerous international conferences. John is a former co-chair of the Ontario Government Finance Advisory Committee and member of its Energy Advisory Committee. Formerly, John was the founder, and served as President, of a noted high-tech company, was VP and part owner of a Canadian Mutual Fund Management Company and was an advisor at a large Canadian Investment Company. Read more