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Suncor Energy and the Walrus Foundation present The Walrus Talks Energy

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Suncor Energy and the Walrus Foundation present The Walrus Talks Energy16:05 EDT Thursday, March 21, 2013CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 21, 2013) - The Walrus Talks Energy, presented by Suncor Energy, features eighty minutes of lively, thoughtful ideas on our sustainable energy future, our collective impact and the value of energy in our lives. What:The Walrus Talks Energy, presented by Suncor EnergyWhen:Thursday, April 4 at 6 p.m.Where:MaRS Discovery District Auditorium101 College Street, TorontoWho:The Walrus Talks Energy features talks by:University of Calgary's David Layzell on Visualizing Energy Postmedia columnist Andrew Coyne on Canada's Role MaRS Discovery District's Tom Rand on Seven Ideas That Will Change Everything Sustainable Development Technology Canada's Vicky Sharpe on Financing Innovation Macdonald-Laurier Institute's Ken Coates on Building Community KPMB Architect Marianne McKenna on The Sustainable Idea Investeco Capital's Andrew Heintzman on Getting Closer to the Sun Student Energy's Kali Taylor on Mobilizing for ChangeIn addition to the event speakers, the following people will be available for interviews: Gordon Lambert, executive advisor of sustainability and innovation, Suncor Energy Shelley Ambrose, executive director, the Walrus Foundation Tickets are $20 for the general public and $12 for students. Purchase your tickets at Canadians can take part via a Walrus-hosted live stream and interactive online conversation through The Walrus Soapbox at This innovative public forum will foster a vital ongoing conversation about energy in Canada and the rest of the world. A webcast of the presentation will be available at Energy is Canada's premier integrated energy company. Suncor's operations include oil sands development and upgrading, conventional and offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. While working to responsibly develop petroleum resources, Suncor is also developing a growing renewable energy portfolio. Suncor's common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.For more information about Suncor Energy please visit our web site at, follow us on Twitter @SuncorEnergy or read our blog, OSQAR. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Contact Information: Media inquiries:Nicole FisherSuncor Energy403-296-4000media@suncor.comDavid Leonardthe Walrus Foundation416-971-5004