Big Ideas Show
Transformation through Electrification
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.
As the founder of The Thriving Collective, Cameron speaks to audiences around the world on how to thrive in an ever-changing world.
Gareth is an entrepreneur, chartered engineer, and CEO of Clir Renewables, a software start-up in the renewable energy industry.
Daniela Carcasole is an Assurance Partner at Ernst & Young with deep experience in the renewable energy sector.
Lynn is the Vice President, Western Canada of Natural Forces. She has over 25 years of experience in the N. American energy sector.
Autumn is the Lead, Regulatory Strategy and Environmental Compliance at Ecofish Research, with a focus on conflict resolution.
Bryan is the President & CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia, acting as the preeminent voice for the mining industry in BC.
What does a low-carbon future look like for BC’s associations? Greg is the President and CEO of the Business Council of BC.
Steve is the co-author of “Power Forward: Assessing the Economic & Environ-mental Benefits of Extensive Electrification in BC.“
As BluEarth Renewables Inc.’s Lead, Regulatory and Environment, Isabelle will be the Moderator for Plenary 8: Clean Energy Showcase.
Julian-Alberto is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of BC.
Andrew Frank is the CTO of Efficient Drivetrains Inc. and is recognized as the father of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.
VP of Corporate Relations at Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.
James is an author, editor, and communications professional focused on the low-carbon economy and solutions to climate change.
Jim is the director of the Sustainability Office at TRU and developed the university’s first Strategic Sustainability Plan.
Richard is Practice Leader, Infrastructure BC for WSP, chair of CEBC’s marketing committee, and a contributor to the white paper.
Matthew worked in the fuel cell and renewable energy consulting sectors, and currently helps administer a government EV infrastructure program.
Val is the President and CEO of the British Columbian Chamber of Commerce and he also co-founded the organization Extreme Kindness in 2002.
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.
Dina is a Business Development Manager with the Business & Economic Development team at BC Hydro and has been with the company since 2003.
Diego is a Mechanical Engineer and the Business Center Sector Leader for Stantec, which is bringing renewables to Thompson Rivers University.
Blake is the Vice President of Energy Supply and Delivery Operations at Empire District Electric Company located in Joplin, Missouri.
Brian is responsible for Business Development at Powerex and speaks about green & renewable power development and markets across N. America.
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.
Anthony is a passionate and multi-disciplined engineer, eco-entrepreneur, and co-founder of Carbon Free Group.
Dave is the Deputy Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources for the British Columbian Government.
Kelly is the Senior Manager of Environment at TD Bank where she helps to deliver on the bank’s corporate environmental strategy.
Bobbi Plecas is the Deputy Minister of Climate Change in the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy.
Mark is the Manager, Business Renewables Centre at the Rocky Mountain Institute located in Boulder, Colorado.
Kekinusuqs, Dr. Judith Sayers is a member of the Hupacasath First Nation who will be facilitating the First Nations workshop.
Jaap is a business advisor and project management professional who will be moderating Plenary 6 at Generate.
Stephen joined InstarAGF in 2014 to lead the evaluation, negotiation and structuring of acquisitions and investment opportunities.
Kevin is the CEO, Leadship at MAAS Blockchain Ltd., which services the Blockchain, Crypto, and AI industries.
Merran is a fellow at Simon Fraser University and the founder and executive director of Clean Energy Canada.
Tanya is the CEO of Blockchain Infrastructure Research who advises clients on cryptocurrency mining infrastructure.
Karen is the managing director for British Columbia at the Pembina Institute, Canada’s leading energy think-tank.
Dennis “Whonoak” is a member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation who works to enrich his community through sports and dance.
Tim Thompson is the Chairman and past CEO of Canadian Geothermal Energy startup company, Borealis GeoPower.
Juvarya is an economic development specialist who currently leads VEC’s green economy and economic transformation programs.
Kim Vinet is an energy professional and freeskier whose love of adventure and the outdoors led to an interest in environmentalism.
Nancy has served as Chief Operating Officer of GLOBE Series since 2015 where she’s responsible for operations and events.