Wednesday, June 1, 2011
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, Québec 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.
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.