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CNA2017

Social Values and Energy Policy Panel at CNA2017

Join Monica Gattinger, Jatin Nathwani and Alan Young at CNA2017 as they debate social values and energy policy on Thursday, February 23, at 2pm.

Monica Gattinger is the Director of the University of Ottawa’s Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP). She is an internationally sought-after speaker, author and researcher with extensive expertise in interdisciplinary research and teaching, notably in the areas of energy, culture, policy and governance.

Jatin Nathwani is the founding Executive Director of the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) and holds the prestigious Ontario Research Chair in Public Policy for Sustainable Energy at the University of Waterloo. He is also the Co-Director of the consortium “Affordable Energy for Humanity (AE4H): A Global Change Initiative” that comprises 130+ leading energy access researchers and practitioners from 30 institutions and 16 countries.

Alan Young is the Co-Director of the Materials Efficiency Research Group, which works with international governments, companies, First Nations and civil societies to develop effective strategies and strong governance. He is a facilitator, mediator, strategist and activist seeking to advance sustainable development concepts and initiatives.

For more information about CNA2017 visit cna.ca/2017-conference.

CNA2017

Join Kirsty Gogan at CNA2017

gogan2Kirsty Gogan is co-founder of Energy for Humanity, a global NGO with an ambitious agenda to broaden the climate and energy debate to include all low-carbon technologies.

Gogan is an established expert in climate and energy communications with extensive experience as a senior advisor to UK government, industry, academic networks and non-profit organizations.

Among her many accomplishments, Gogan created the Low Carbon Alliance between the nuclear and renewables industries, representing more than 1,000 businesses and welcomed by Greenpeace.

As Deputy Head of Civil Nuclear Security, Gogan reviewed the UK national communications response to Fukushima, made a number of recommendations, and implemented them.

Gogan also created the first UK chapter of Women in Nuclear (WiN).

Gogan’s Energy for Humanity co-founders include Academy Award Nominee Robert Stone, whose 2014 documentary Pandora’s Promise makes the case for nuclear energy, and Daniel Aegerter, a Swiss entrepreneur and new voice for the pro-nuclear environmental movement.