New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers (NEG-ECP) Annual Conference

Start: Sunday, September 08, 2019

End: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Nova Scotia organizations are invited to the 43rd Annual New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers Conference. The Conference is a unique opportunity to explore trade, investment and business partnerships in the region, and includes a business-to-business matchmaking program.

The mission of the Conference is to advance the interests of the six states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont) and five provinces (New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec). 

Join the conference for policy conversations, innovation insights, private sector solutions, and discussions around the role of governments in the fields of:

  • cybersecurity across public and private sectors
  • energy grid modernization
  • climate change adaptation and disaster mitigation

The Conference encourages cooperation in five ways:

  • developing networks and relationships
  • taking collective action
  • engaging in regional projects and endorsing projects by others
  • undertaking research
  • increasing public awareness of shared interests

Why attend?

  • Explore collaborative opportunities and become better positioned to engage in regional projects and initiatives
  • Build and strengthen relationships at networking events and through the business-to-business (B2B) matchmaking program which will pair conference delegates in pre-arranged meetings
  • Take part in the Saint John Region Energy/Industrial Tour with world-class port, refining and LNG assets on Tuesday, September 10
  • Learn how government policies and innovative solutions impact one another and how the region benefits from shared expertise
  • Gain knowledge and insights on trends and transitions and listen to three panels of policy and solutions experts

Organizations involved in the following sectors across the region will especially benefit from attending this year’s conference:

  • smart grid, grid modernization
  • clean technologies
  • cybersecurity
  • infrastructure planning

For more information or to register, please click here or contact:

Karen Peknik
Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Mines
T: 902-424-6116



Saint John, NB, Canada