TORONTO, March 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To celebrate this International Women’s Day, the Ontario Energy Association (OEA) is hosting the 2019 Women In Energy event featuring Hon. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, and Imogen R. Coe, Ph.D., Academic Leader, founding dean, Faculty of Science (2012-2018), Ryerson University. The keynote addresses will be followed by a diverse panel of speakers that will discuss the opportunities and challenges the sector is facing in attracting women to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) careers in the energy sector.

DATE:   
Friday, March 8, 2019
             
TIME:

Keynote Speaker Addresses:

12:50 PM:  •    Hon. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, Executive Council of   
                                Ontario

1:10 PM:    •    Imogen R. Coe, Ph.D., Academic Leader, founding dean,  Faculty of Science (2012-2018),
                              Ryerson University

1:30 PM:    Panel Discussion Featuring:

  • Laurie Swami, President & CEO, Nuclear Waste Management Organization
  • Dr. Kim Jones, Chair, Ontario Network of Women in Engineering, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
  • Jim Sanders, Senior Vice President, Enbridge Gas Inc.
  • Jennifer Moore, Powerline Maintainer, Alectra Utilities
  • Sushma Narisetty, Manager of Engineering Services, Toronto Hydro                     

LOCATION:        
Arcadian Court 
401 Bay Street, 8th Floor
Toronto, ON
M5H 2Y4

View event details at: https://energyontario.ca/women-in-energy-2019/

ABOUT THE OEA

The Ontario Energy Association (OEA) is the credible and trusted voice of the energy sector. We earn our reputation by being an integral and influential part of energy policy development and decision making in Ontario. We represent Ontario’s energy leaders that span the full diversity of the energy industry.

For more information: 
Vince Brescia, President & CEO
Ontario Energy Association
416.961.8874
vince@energyontario.ca

Leanne Ryan, Marketing & Communications Associate
Ontario Energy Association
647.463.5244
leanne@energyontario.ca