KW in brief; March 9, 2011

Location of telecommunications tower uncertain

To date, no decisions have been made regarding a location for the proposed 30-metre telecommunications tower in Waterloo.

The City of Waterloo, along with the office of member of parliament Peter Braid, Industry Canada and WIND mobile, are working together to find a solution to meet everyone’s needs regarding the possible location of the tower. As more information becomes available, residents as well as media will be advised.

Equinox Summit: In search of young leaders

Waterloo Global Science Initiative presents Equinox Summit: Energy 2030 — a new strategy to help tackle our world’s future energy crisis by collaborating between some of the world’s greatest minds using cutting-edge science and technology.

They are accepting applications to develop a forum of future leaders to work directly with top experts and visionaries in the sciences, engineering, policy and industry from all around the world.

They are searching for young leaders in policy, politics, civil society and business aged 20 to 30 to attend.

The Summit runs from June 4-9, 2011. Applications can be found on the WGSI website.

–Compiled by Samantha Polzin