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2012/05/24 - Annual General Meeting - May 24, 2012

posted May 12, 2012, 6:41 PM by Anton Dubov   [ updated May 9, 2013, 9:55 AM ]
 
The ASME Ontario Section cordially invites all members to attend our Annual General Meeting on May 24, 2012.

We are pleased to have Mr. Adam White, President of AITIA Analytics and President of the Association of Major Power Consumers in Ontario (AMPCO), to speak about  "Energy, Engineering and Public Policy: Understanding How Decisions are Made in Ontario". 

Over the past year, the Ontario Section has built a strong Executive Committee with a team comprised of 24 volunteers. The success of the Ontario Section was evident through a large number of high quality events and activities throughout the year in serving and bringing together our members. So far, in 2012, the Ontario Section has conducted 3 tours, 4 seminars and workshops, and 2 social events which were all well received. At the 
AGM, you will have an opportunity to meet the Executive Committee and the newly elected Section Officers for Fiscal Year 2013. In addition, to maintain a strong and active section, we will be seeking volunteers to serve on the Executive Committee for the term from July 2012 to June 2013.

Date:Thursday, May 24 , 2012  
Time:6:30pm (Reception)
7:15pm (Dinner)
Location:Hilton Garden Inn Toronto
92 Peter Street, Toronto
Registration:Closed
Registration fee:$25 for members
$40 for non-members or guests
Registration Deadline:May 22, 2012



Speaker: Adam White, President, AITIA Analytics Inc. and President, Association of Major Power Consumers in Ontario

Keynote Address: "Energy, Engineering and Public Policy: Understanding How Decisions are Made in Ontario"
 
About:

Adam White is the President of AITIA Analytics, an organization translating government energy policy and market information into business intelligence.  He has also been the President of the Association of Major Power Consumers in Ontario since August 2005, where, in his role, he advocates for power consumers' interests in public energy policy decisions.  Mr. White is also a member of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee of the Independent Electricity System Operator, representing wholesale consumers, and also teaches energy policy to students in the Engineering Science Division at the University of Toronto.  Mr. White has over 20 years experience in policy economics, analysis and advocacy, achieving energy, environmental and public health policy outcomes for clients and employers in the not-for-profit, public and private sectors.  He is a Fellow of the Leadership in Environment and Development programme of the Canadian National Round Table on the Environment and Economy, the International Development Research Centre and the Rockefeller Foundation.  Mr. White has a Bachelor of Arts economics from UBC and a diploma in Facilitative Leadership from the York University Faculty of Environmental Studies. 


For more information, please contact Twishansh Mehta at mehtat2@asme.org.