Sunday 05/15/2016 - Wednesday 05/18/2016
Le Centre Sheraton Montréal

Director, Energy and Environmental Policy and Assistant Professor of Economics
The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary
Jennifer Winter Area Director, Energy and Environmental Policy, The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary Dr. Jennifer Winter (PhD, Calgary) is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Energy and Environmental Policy Area at The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary. Her research is focused on the effects of government regulation and policy on the development of natural resources and energy, and the consequences and trade-offs of energy development. Jennifer is one of The School’s most prolific authors. She has authored several School of Public Policy research papers, including three examining Canadian energy literacy, two on the safe transportation of crude oil, and a paper on the idea of “green jobs.” Other projects she is currently working on are an analysis of Alberta’s emissions-reduction policies, and the role of internal trade barriers in diminishing productivity. Jennifer is actively engaged in increasing public understanding of energy and environmental issues, and was recognized for this with a 2014 Young Women in Energy Award. Prior to joining The School of Public Policy, Jennifer worked at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, researching Canadian labour markets. Dr. Winter also serves on the Future Leaders Board of Directors of the World Petroleum Council Canada.