Vancouver

2 days / 12 talks
Transformation through Electrification

November 26-28

Speakers

Transformation through Electrification. How do we transition to a low-carbon future? Enjoy this lively dialogue, brought to you by our diverse speakers and moderators.
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Cameron

Brown

As the founder of The Thriving Collective, Cameron speaks to audiences around the world on how to thrive in an ever-changing world.

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Gareth

Brown

Gareth is an entrepreneur, chartered engineer, and CEO of Clir Renewables, a software start-up in the renewable energy industry.

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Daniela

Carcasole

Daniela Carcasole is an Assurance Partner at Ernst & Young with deep experience in the renewable energy sector.


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Lynn

Casey

Lynn is the Vice President, Western Canada of Natural Forces. She has over 25 years of experience in the N. American energy sector.

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Autumn

Cousins

Autumn is the Lead, Regulatory Strategy and Environmental Compliance at Ecofish Research, with a focus on conflict resolution.

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Bryan

Cox

Bryan is the President & CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia, acting as the preeminent voice for the mining industry in BC.

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Greg

D’Avignon

What does a low-carbon future look like for BC’s associations? Greg is the President and CEO of the Business Council of BC.


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Steve

Davis

Steve is the co-author of “Power Forward: Assessing the Economic & Environ-mental Benefits of Extensive Electrification in BC.“

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Isabelle

Deguise

As BluEarth Renewables Inc.’s Lead, Regulatory and Environment, Isabelle will be the Moderator for Plenary 8: Clean Energy Showcase.

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Julian-Alberto

Fernandez-Orjuela

Julian-Alberto is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of BC.




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Andrew

Frank

Andrew Frank is the CTO of Efficient Drivetrains Inc. and is recognized as the father of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.


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Colleen

Giroux-Schmidt

VP of Corporate Relations at Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.




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James

Glave

James is an author, editor, and communications professional focused on the low-carbon economy and solutions to climate change.

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Jim

Gudjonson

Jim is the director of the Sustainability Office at TRU and developed the university’s first Strategic Sustainability Plan.

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Richard

Harper

Richard is Practice Leader, Infrastructure BC for WSP, chair of CEBC’s marketing committee, and a contributor to the white paper.


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Matthew

Klippenstein

Matthew worked in the fuel cell and renewable energy consulting sectors, and currently helps administer a government EV infrastructure program.

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Val

Litwin

Val is the President and CEO of the British Columbian Chamber of Commerce and he also co-founded the organization Extreme Kindness in 2002.

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Jae

Mather

Jae is the active Executive Director of the Clean Energy Association of BC who will be speaking at plenary 1 and moderating plenaries 2 and 4.

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Dina

Matterson

Dina is a Business Development Manager with the Business & Economic Development team at BC Hydro and has been with the company since 2003.


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Diego

Mandelbaum

Diego is a Mechanical Engineer and the Business Center Sector Leader for Stantec, which is bringing renewables to Thompson Rivers University.

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Blake

Mertens

Blake is the Vice President of Energy Supply and Delivery Operations at Empire District Electric Company located in Joplin, Missouri.

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Brian

Moghadam

Brian is responsible for Business Development at Powerex and speaks about green & renewable power development and markets across N. America.

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Ron

Monk

Ron is a Principal of Kerr Wood Leidal and leads KWL’s Energy Sector with over thirty years of experience in the energy industry, including a senior role with BC Hydro.


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Anthony

Morgan

Anthony is a passionate and multi-disciplined engineer, eco-entrepreneur, and co-founder of Carbon Free Group.

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Dave

Nikolejsin

Dave is the Deputy Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources for the British Columbian Government.

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Kelly

O’Neil

Kelly is the Senior Manager of Environment at TD Bank where she helps to deliver on the bank’s corporate environmental strategy.

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Bobbi

Plecas

Bobbi Plecas is the Deputy Minister of Climate Change in the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy.


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Mark

Porter

Mark is the Manager, Business Renewables Centre at the Rocky Mountain Institute located in Boulder, Colorado.

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Judith

Sayers

Kekinusuqs, Dr. Judith Sayers is a member of the Hupacasath First Nation who will be facilitating the First Nations workshop.

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Jaap

Siekman

Jaap is a business advisor and project management professional who will be moderating Plenary 6 at Generate.

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Stephen

Simpson

Stephen joined InstarAGF in 2014 to lead the evaluation, negotiation and structuring of acquisitions and investment opportunities.


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Kevin

Smith

Kevin is the CEO, Leadship at MAAS Blockchain Ltd., which services the Blockchain, Crypto, and AI industries.

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Merran

Smith

Merran is a fellow at Simon Fraser University and the founder and executive director of Clean Energy Canada.

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Tanya

Smith

Tanya is the CEO of Blockchain Infrastructure Research who advises clients on cryptocurrency mining infrastructure.

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Karen

Tam-Wu

Karen is the managing director for British Columbia at the Pembina Institute, Canada’s leading energy think-tank.


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Dennis

Thomas

Dennis “Whonoak” is a member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation who works to enrich his community through sports and dance.

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Tim

Thompson

Tim Thompson is the Chairman and past CEO of Canadian Geothermal Energy startup company, Borealis GeoPower.

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Juvarya

Veltkamp

Juvarya is an economic development specialist who currently leads VEC’s green economy and economic transformation programs.

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Kim

Vinet

Kim Vinet is an energy professional and freeskier whose love of adventure and the outdoors led to an interest in environmentalism.


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Nancy

Wright

Nancy has served as Chief Operating Officer of GLOBE Series since 2015 where she’s responsible for operations and events.