The Summit will feature six internationally renowned speakers who will address Climate Change from different perspectives. The talks will culminate in a panel discussion that will form the basis of the Summit communiqué.

The following speakers will provide Summit participants with a solid foundation for discussing solutions for a warming world:


Stewart Elgie

Professor in Environmental Law
and Economics at the University
of Ottawa and Chair of Sustainable


Andy Heintzman

CEO and co-founder of Investeco

Elizabeth May

Leader of the Green Party of

David Miller

President & CEO, World Wildlife
Fund Canada


Catherine Potvin

Professor, Department of Biology,
McGill University


Nigel Roulet

Professor of Biogeosciences,
McGill University


Special Guests

Summit Moderator:

David Pearson

Laurentian University

Panel Session Moderator:

Paul Kennedy

CBC Radio