Opening Plenary – Official launch of Adaptation Futures

October 3, 8:30am-10:30am

Location: Agora of the Palais des congrès


  • Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, Government of Canada
  • Benoit Charette, Minister of the Environment, the Fight Against Climate Change, Wildlife and Parks (Quebec)
  • Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montreal
  • Sheila Watt Cloutier, Quebec Inuk environmental activist, essayist and politician
  • Alain Bourque, Executive Director Ouranos
  • Anne Hammill, Associate Vice-President, Resilience at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
  • Mikko Ollikainen, Head, Adaptation Fund
  • Guy Cormier, President and CEO of Desjardins Group