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Major U.S.-Canada Energy Conference in Boston Nov. 8-9 to Address Cross-Border Energy Issues, Uncertain U.S. Trade Stance


Government Policymakers and Energy Industry Executives Will Address Cross-Border Energy Issues and the Impact of Uncertain U.S. Trade Stance in Boston on November 8-9: Coverage is invited

BOSTON, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The impact of the Trump Administration on energy policy, energy trade and climate change initiatives between the U.S. and Canada is among the topics at The New England-Canada Business Council's (NECBC) 25th Annual Energy Trade and Technology Conference in Boston, being held November 8 and 9 at the Seaport Hotel.

Time and Place:

1:00 pm- 5:30 pm Wednesday, November 8; 8:30 am - 2:15 pm Thursday, November 9, Seaport Hotel, Boston. 

Keynote Address:

1:15 pm Thursday Nov. 9, Hon. Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Canada's Minister of Small Business and Tourism.

Also featured are executives from clean energy providers, gas pipelines, electric and gas utilities, as well as academic leaders and other experts.

Entitled "Energy Partners Yesterday…Today…Tomorrow," the NECBC conference will cover opportunities and constraints in cross-border energy exchanges, and the impact of a potential U.S. withdrawal from NAFTA on energy trade and prices.

"This region is on the verge of major commitments to clean energy options involving Canada," said Jon Sorenson, president of the NECBC, adding, "Working together with Canada, we believe we can find solutions that are mutually beneficial and obtain the necessary project approvals to assure a bright energy future for our region and its economic growth. Canada has been a great partner to New England and we hope that current trade agreement uncertainties don't undercut that relationship."

The program with details on speakers and sessions is available on the NECBC web site at

You must pre-register to attend.

For further information and to register, please contact:

Jim Grasso at 781-455-0226 ( or 
Dick Pirozzolo at 617-959-4613 ( ).

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SOURCE New England-Canada Business Council

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