Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Great Lakes Cities To Hold Annual Conference

Jun 1: Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative will hold their Annual Meeting and Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 15-17, 2011. Keynote Speakers include: Consul General Kevin Johnson, U.S. Consulate; Minister John Wilkinson, Ontario Ministry of the Environment; Karel Mayrand, Qu├ębec Director General of the David Suzuki Foundation; and Chair Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the International Joint Commission. Panel Sessions will include: Green CiTTS – High Returns on Blue Investments; Spills on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence – are we ready?; Exchange with Mayors; Lessons for Cities on Shale Gas and Other Energy Exploration; and Cities In Action.
 
    Access complete conference information (click here). Access the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative website for more information (click here).

Great Lakes Governors Release Latest Newsletter

Jun 1: The Council of Great Lakes Governors (CGLG) has released its June 2011 edition of THE COMPASS newsletter. Highlights in the issue include: A Message from Council Co-Chair Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels; Regional Body and Compact Council to Hold Meetings on June 9; Naftzger Authors Chapter in New Book; State Trade Directors Strategize Regional Economic Development; Council participates in Taiwan Delegation; Council to Present at 54th IAGLR Conference; and U.S. Ambassador Visits with Great Lakes of North America.
 
    Access the CGLG newsletter (click here). Access the CGLG website for more information (click here).