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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Sohi to Host International Clean Energy Conference/

OTTAWA, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will host the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial and the 4th Mission Innovation Ministerial in Vancouver, B.C., from May 27-29, 2019.

Canada will welcome over 25 countries to discuss a future that will be cleaner, brighter and more prosperous for coming generations. Canada will showcase its leadership in cleantech innovation, champion the issue of gender equality, youth and Indigenous peoples in clean energy and promote Canada as an investment destination.

Note: To gain access to CEM10/MI-4 press conferences, events and on-site interviews, media must be accredited. Please register for media accreditation: http://cem-mi-vancouver2019.ca/media/ 

For details of other Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation Ministerial events open to media, visit : http://cem-mi-vancouver2019.ca/about/




Monday, May 27, 2019 to Wednesday, May 29, 2019


Vancouver Convention Centre
999 Canada Place,
Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1


Monday, May 27

Event: Clean Energy Future as Reconciliation: Our Communities, Our Stories
Description: Projects and leadership of Indigenous peoples in clean energy will be profiled. Remarks by Minister Sohi. 
Location:  Room 220
Time: 2:30 p.m. PDT
Notes for media: Opening remarks only. 

Event: Minister's Tour, Innovation Showcase
Description: Minister Sohi will tour the CEM10/MI-4 Innovation Showcase and meet with the participants.
Location: Innovation Showcase
Time: 4:45 -5:30 p.m. PDT 
Notes for media: Open to media.

Event: Opening Ceremony CEM10/MI-4 
Description: Minister Sohi and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna to make a clean technology announcement.
Location: Ballrooms C&D
Time: 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. PDT
Notes for media: Open to media.

Tuesday, May 28

Event: Canada's Energy Future
Description: Minister Sohi holds a media availability to discuss Canada's Energy Future and make clean energy and clean technology announcements.
Location: Room 212-213 (Press Conference Room)
Time: 12:45 ? 1:15 p.m. PDT
Notes for media: Open to media.

Event: Liquefied Natural Gas Ministerial Event
Description: The Role of Liquefied Natural Gas in Global Energy Transitions hosted by Minister Sohi.
Location: Room 201
Time: 2:30 - 5:00 p.m. PDT
Notes for media: Open to media.

Wednesday, May 29

Event: Impact Canada Announcement
Description: Announcement of the four finalists of the Impact Canada Sky's the Limit Challenge.
Location: Room 212-213 (Press Conference Room)
Time: 8:15 - 8:45 a.m. PDT
Notes for media: Open to media. Media availability to follow.

Event: Welcome/Call to Accelerate Action
Description: Opening remarks by Minister Sohi followed by remarks by Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency.
Location: Ballrooms C&D
Time: 9:00 - 9:20 a.m. PDT
Notes for media: Open to media.

Event: Joint CEM-MI Closing Press Conference
Description: Remarks by Minister Sohi followed by a media availability.
Location: Room 212-213 (Press Conference Room)
Time: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. PDT
Notes for media: Open to media. Media availability to follow.

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SOURCE Natural Resources Canada

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