/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Munk School of Global Affairs examines water risks to investors from hydraulic fracturing/

TORONTO, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Program on Water Issues at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs will host a conference on the water risks associated with hydraulic fracturing for shale oil and gas on Thursday May 29, 2014. The Munk conference is part of Canada's inaugural Responsible Investment Week and will bring together leaders from the scientific, environmental, academic, and First Nations communities in discussion with experts from the energy, investing, legal and insurance sectors.

Conference: Water and Hydraulic Fracturing in Canada: Information for Investors and Everyone Else

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT

The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility
Munk School of Global Affairs
University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place

Media registration begins at 8:15 a.m. EDT

About the Munk School:

The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto is home to more than 35 programs of advanced research and education on the challenges, organizations and ideas that are reshaping the global landscape.

SOURCE Program on Water Issues, Munk School, University of Toronto


Contact: Simon Avery swja@outlook.com  416-451-2932 

For the agenda, speaker bios and access to the conference webcast: www.powi.ca

For information on Responsible Investment Week: www.riacanada.ca/riweek/