October 27-29, 2014 | Palais des Congrès de Montréal | Montréal, Québec

Current Best Practices to Responding to Common Concerns

As an industry we collectively have experience in evaluating and addressing a wide range of concerns raised by local opposition to wind power development. This session will bring the current best practices in both preventing and responding to opposition based on best available analytical, legal and communications experience.

Sponsored by:  DNV GL full color logo - on screen

Session Moderator:
Marlo Raynolds, Vice President Market Development, BluEarth Renewables Inc.

Turbine Impacts on Property Values: Public Perception vs Empirical Evidence
Richard Vyn, Assistant Professor, University of Guelph

Listen to the Wind: Meeting the (Legal) Challenge to Wind Power Projects on Health and Environmental Grounds
Selina Lee-Andersen, Counsel, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Creative Stakeholder Engagement Measures for Upcoming Power Calls
Michael Roberge, Team Leader, Environmental and Permitting Services, DNV-GL

Measuring Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Around Wind Turbines in Canada: Is There a Human Health Concern?
Christopher Ollson, Vice President, Environmental Health, Intrinsik Environmental Services