2017 Power of Water Canada Conference




Largest Hydroelectric Event in the Country

Niagara-on-the-Lake, (Oct 2, 2017) – The Ontario Waterpower Association’s (OWA) annual Power of Water Canada Conference and Tradeshow is scheduled to take place October 23rd – 25th at the White Oaks Conference Resort in Niagara-on-the Lake.

The conference will feature the Long Term Energy Plan, Market Renewal, defining the waterpower brand, the electrification of the economy, federal regulatory reform and many other topics, click here to access the full program…

The opening keynote will be delivered by the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy. On the evening of October 24th participants will hear perspectives from the Progressive Conservative Party, the New Democratic Party and the Green Party Ontario. This discussion will be moderated by television and media producer John Michael McGrath. MPP Patrick Brown, Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, will be the keynote speaker the morning of October 25th.

Due to the tremendous interest in this event, the deadline for registration has been extended to Monday, October 16th. For further details regarding the OWA’s Power of Water Conference or to register, please visit https://conference.owa.ca/.

This year OWA is also celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday with support from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport’s Ontario 150 Fund. As part of Ontario 150, OWA implemented a public outreach campaign that delivered five (5) waterpower facility public tours in Ontario and developed an educational catalogue with OWA members featuring the facilities in Ontario over 100 years old