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For Immediate Release:
April 18, 2012

Register Now for Peel Regionís Annual Energy Matters Summit, May 28-29

BRAMPTON, ON. (April 18, 2012) Ė Registration is now open for the eighth annual Energy Matters Summit, taking place on May 28-29 at the Toronto Congress Centre. The Summit is hosted by the Region of Peel, in partnership with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA). Registration is available online at energymatterssummit.ca/register.htm.

“One of the priorities for Peel Regional Council is to protect, enhance and restore the environment,” said Regional Chair and CEO Emil Kolb.† “The Energy Matters Summit strives to create dialogue between local governments, public and private sectors as they share and learn about energy management practices, while taking ownership of environmental initiatives.”†

Building Partnerships for a Sustainable Energy Future is the theme of this year’s Summit. The two-day conference joins some of the world’s most influential leaders from the field of energy management to support activities to reduce energy costs at a corporate level. In addition to networking opportunities and tradeshow access, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in workshops and seminars in four streams that focus on:

  • Building Energy Efficiency
  • Integrated Community Energy Solutions
  • Smart Grid
  • Energy in Sustainability

This year’s Summit also includes a keynote presentation by renowned author and speaker Alex Steffen, one of the world's leading voices on sustainability, social innovation and planetary futurism.

“This year’s theme focuses on enhancing our understanding of how energy choices and changes can affect resource lifetimes,” said Steven Hall, Director, Real Property Asset Management, Region of Peel. “We will also look at the tools and information necessary to make informed energy management decisions.”††

The Energy Matters Summit is the leading public sector energy management conference, exploring key issues facing the efforts to strengthen sustainable energy management programs. For more information, visit energymatterssummit.ca.

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than 1.3 million people and approximately 88,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the town of Caledon.

For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800, or visit peelregion.ca.



Steven Hall
Director, Real Property Asset Management
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4207

Natalia Villegas
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4478

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail



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