CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 13, 2014) - The Walrus Talks Energy, presented by Suncor Energy, features eighty minutes of lively, thoughtful ideas on a sustainable energy future, the challenges of energy production and ideas and inventions that will change the world. Speakers at The Walrus Talks include perspectives on the key to sustainable energy, energy consumption, the role technological innovations can play in our energy future, youth engagement, and more.

What: The Walrus Talks Energy, presented by Suncor Energy
When: Tuesday, March 25 at 7 p.m.
Where: Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Who: The Walrus Talks Energy features talks by:
  • National Aboriginal Economic Development Chair Kekinusuqs, Judith Sayers
  • The Globe and Mail's Gary Mason
  • MaRS Discover District's Tom Rand
  • Carbon Talks' Shauna Sylvester
  • University of British Columbia's William E. Rees
  • Axine Water Technologies' Jonathan Rhone
  • Student Energy's Kali Taylor

In addition to the event speakers, the following people will be available for interviews:

  • John Macfarlane, editor and co-publisher of The Walrus
  • Arlene Strom, vice president, Sustainability and Communications, Suncor Energy

Tickets are $20 for the general public and $12 for students. Purchase your tickets at walrustalksenergy.eventbrite.ca.

All Canadians can take part in the ongoing conversation about energy in Canada and the rest of the world through a Walrus-hosted, live-stream online conversation at thewalrus.ca/the-walrus-talks-energy-vancouver.

Suncor Energy is Canada's leading integrated energy company. Suncor's operations include oil sands development and upgrading, conventional and offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. While working to responsibly develop petroleum resources, Suncor is also developing a growing renewable energy portfolio. Suncor's common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.

For more information about Suncor Energy visit our web site at suncor.com, follow us on Twitter @SuncorEnergy, read our blog, OSQAR or come and See what Yes can do.

Contact Information:

Media inquiries:
Nicole Fisher
Suncor Energy
403-296-3906
media@suncor.com

Miranda Newman
The Walrus Foundation
416-971-5004 x227
miranda.newman@thewalrus.ca