"Cumberland County: Trailblazers in Climate Change"
This years Symposium theme, Cumberland County: Trailblazers in Climate Change, is focused around building off of last years Climate Change Retreat. This year, on Thursday, May 24th, join us for this FREE event, where we will bring together past thinkers, community members, academics, & members from the renewable energy sector. This year we will be exploring the outcomes of the fall Climate Change Retreat, and will be applying this to the region of Cumberland County and moving forward. Cumberland County has a vast amount of resources that will aid in the County being trailblazers for the future.
"This year’s Energy Symposium’s theme is ‘Cumberland County: Trailblazers in Climate Change.’ We are pleased to see representation from the federal, provincial, and municipal governments, energy associations, renewable energy developers, FORCE, renewable energy program coordinators, academic institutions and residents interested in renewable energy development registered for the Symposium,” said Cumberland Energy Authority Chair, Rennie Bugley.
The Centre for Local Prosperity will also be joining us to showcase their documentary film "Climate Change & the Human Prospect", that was inspired by the outcomes and events from the Thinkers Lodge Climate Change Retreat.
Confirmed panelists for this free event include:
● Robert Cervelli: Centre for Local Prosperity
● Rebecca Cope-Moore: Ecology Action Centre
● Adam Fenech: University of Prince Edward Island
● Gregory Heming: Centre for Local Prosperity
Sessions throughout the event will address climate change action in the Cumberland County Region, building relationships with Indigenous communities, Cumberland County’s energy resources, the outcomes of the last retreat, and more. Confirmed speakers for Keynote sessions include Fundy FORCE General Manager Tony Wright, Cumberland Energy Authority Executive Director Ray Hickey, and Capital Projects Engineer Brian Herteis from the Municipality of the County of Cumberland.