Energy Forum 2009

Date Held

April 15-17, 2009

 

Venue

Sheraton Centre, Toronto

 

CIF Co-Chairs

V.I. Lakshmanan

Manoj Pundit

 

Session Topics

Renewable Energy

Fossil Fuels

Nuclear

Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions and Investment

Policy

Going Forward

 

Special Guest Speakers

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, 11th President of India (via video link)

Hon. Lisa Raitt, Minister of Natural Resources, Government of Canada

His Excellency Shashishekhar Gavai, High Commissioner of India in Canada

Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Vice-Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India

Hon. George Smitherman, Deputy Premier, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Govt. of Ontario

Hon. Sandra Pupatello, Minister of International Trade and Investment, Government of Ontario

 

Other Speakers and Panelists

Patrick Daniel                         CEO, Enbridge – Canada

Mrityunjay Athreya               Athreya Management Systems – India

Duncan Hawthorne             CEO, Bruce Power – Canada

Deepak Gupta                          Secretary – Ministry of New and Renewable Energy – India

Bharat Bhargava                     Senior Scientist, Ministry of New/Renewable Energy – India

Terry McIntyre                       Senior Science Advisor– Environment Canada

M.S. Unnikrishnan              Managing Director, Thermax – India

Sam Sampath                           Senior Fellow, Pratt & Whitney – Canada

Nairn McQueen                      Vice-President, Hydro-One – Canada

Linda Bertoldi                          Partner, Energy Practice, Borden Ladner Gervais – Canada

Debashis Majumdar              Chairman and MD, IREDA –

Alan Polak                                 Principal, Genuity Capital Markets– Canada

S.C. Sharma                              OSD (Petroleum), Planning Commission- Govt. of India

Krish Krishnamoorthy         Former Exec. Vice-President, SNC-Lavalin – Canada

Smarajit Chakrabarti            CMD, Eastern Coalfields Limited – India

Alan O’Brien                             Managing Director, Hatch Energy – Canada

Sunil Jain                                    Joint Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum& Natural Gas – India

Muralidhar Gupta                   CANMET, Natural Resources Canada

Bruce Lawrence                      Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais – Canada

Kirit Parikh                               Member, Planning Commission – Govt. of India

Milena Sejnoha                       Director, Natural Resources Canada

Jatin Nathwani                       Professor, University of Waterloo – Canada

Janusz Kozinski                     Dean of Engg, Univ. of Saskatchewan – Canada

Saurabh Kumar                      Secretary, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India

Joseph Odhiambo                 Senior Policy Analyst, Environment Canada

Pierre Charlebois                  COO, Ontario Power Generation – Canada

Gerald Grandey                     CEO, Cameco – Canada

Ron Denom                            President – SNC-Lavalin International – Canada

Ala Alizadeh                            Vice President, AECLCanada

L. Viswanathan                     Partner, Amarchand & Mangaldas – India

Neil Alexander                       President, Org. of CANDU Industries- Canada

Krish Krishnamoorthy       Former Exec. Vice-President, SNC-Lavalin – Canada

Chandra Shekhar Jain        Executive Director, ONGC – India

Prashant Pathak                   Managing Partner, ReichmannHauer Capital Partners – Canada

S. Padmanabhan                  Executive Director, Operations, Tata Power – India

Larry Galajda                         Vice-President, Stantec – Canada

Tony Loria                              Lead Analyst, Genuity Capital Markets – Canada

Ungad Chadda                       Vice-President, Toronto Stock Exchange – Canada

Louis Levesque                     Deputy Minister, DFAIT, Govt. of Canada

Tulsi Tanti                               Chairman, Suzlon Energy – India

David Kassie                           Founder and CEO, Genuity Capital Markets – Canada

Gerald Offet                           COO, Enterprise Saskatchewan – Canada

 

Funding Sponsors

Government of Ontario

Ontario Power Generation

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Process Research ORTECH Inc.

State Bank of India

Export Development Corporation (EDC) Canada

Genuity Capital Markets

Evaluserve

Ontario Auto Council