Keynote Presenters:


David Helliwell, Founder and CEO, Pulse Energy


Dr. Mark Jaccard, Professor, School of Resource and Environment Management, Simon Fraser University


Jessica Matthews, Co-Founder & CEO, Uncharted Play, Inc


Peter Mansbridge, Chief Correspondent CBC News


Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Director-General of TERI (Tata Energy Research Institute)


Dianne Dillon-Ridgley, Board of Directors at Interface, Inc


Julia Silverman, Co-Founder of the Soccket


Scott Tudman, President and Co-Founder, Energy in Common


Breakout/Panel Presenters:


Robert Abenante, Managing Director at International Eco Endeavor

Svend Andersen, GHG Accountant and carbon credits and carbon management Consultant


Ross Beaty, Chairman and CEO, Alterra Power Corp


Professor Duane Bratt, Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Policy Studies at Mount Royal University


Christopher Brownfield, A former US Naval Officer and author of My Nuclear Family


Professor Michael Byers, Liu Institute for Global Issues & Political Science University of British Columbia


Dr. Maxwell Cameron, Professor of Political Science at UBC specializing in Latin American studies

Alberto Cayuela, Associate Director, University Sustainability Initiative, University of British Columbia  


Lisa Coltart, Director of Power Smart, BC Hydro


Al Cormier, Founding Executive Director of Electric Mobility Canada


Glen Darou, President and CEO, Clean Current


Michael Delage, VP Business Development at General Fusion


Dr. Chris Edwards, HiPER Fusion Project Director


Bob Elton, Executive Chair, Powertech Labs


Dr. José Etcheverry, Assistant professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University


Dr. Hassan Farhangi, SM-IEEE, Director, Group for Advanced Technology, British Columbia Institute of Technology


Kate Gasner, Prize Manager, Imagine H20


Dr. Ursula Goodenough, Washington University in St. Louis


Dr. David Goodstein, Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Caltech and Author: Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil


Jennifer Grant, Oilsands Program Director, Pembina Institute


Dr. Dale Griffin, Advisory Council Chair in Consumer Behaviour


Emily Grubert M.S., Environmental and Water Resources Engineering


Chris Henderson, Co-Founder, Delphi Group


Dr. George Hoberg, Professor, Dept of Forest Resources Management


Dave Hughes, Fellow, Post Carbon Institute


Jeanette Jackson, CEO of Light Based Technologies


Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson, Stanford University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Dr. Wenran Jiang, Chair of the China Institute at the University of Alberta and Senior Fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.


Antonia Juhasz, Author of Black Tide:The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill and Energy Program Director at Global Exchange


Dallas Kachan, Managing Partner, Kachan & Co.


Stephen Kaufmann, Director of Business Development, Suncor Energy


Gary Killack Chief Operating Engineer, Southeast False Creek Neighbourhood Energy Utility (SEFC NEU)


Ron Klopfer, CEO of Etalim


Erik Kyeang, Professor of Mechatronic Systems Engineering, School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University


Janice Larson, Renewable Energy Development, BC Ministry of Energy


Dr. Andrew Leach, Assistant Professor, Energy and Environment, Alberta School of Business


Dr. Michael A. Levi, Senior Fellow for Energy and Environment, Council on Foreign Relations


Professor Giacomo Luciani, Senior Advisor, Gulf Research Center and Senior Consultant, The Gulf Research Center Foundation, Geneva


Richard MacKellar, Managing Director, Chrysalix


Dr. Ana Brito Melo, Wave Energy Centre, Portugal Executive Secretary of the Implementing Agreement on Ocean Energy Systems of the International Energy Agency (OES-IA)


Naeem Mawji, Fourth Year UBC Chemical Engineering student and recipient of UBC’s prestigious: International Leader of Tomorrow award


Dr. John S. Macdonald, Co-founder of MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates and CEO of Day4 Energy Inc


Timo Mechler, Senior Associate, Pittsburgh Equity Partners and Co-Founder and CEO POW Solutions


Dr. Mohamed A. Ramady Associate Professor Of Economics KFUPM (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals)


Alexander Munro, Environmental Opportunity Fund Advisor at Cenovus Energy


Roger Ramcharita, Director, Clean Energy Branch, Alberta Environment


Jonathon Rhone, CEO, Nexterra Doug Richardson, CEO, General Fusion


David M. Rubenstein, Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change

Malcolm Shield, PhD Student(Engineering), University of British Columbia  


Dr. Blake Simmons, Vice-President, Deconstruction, Joint BioEnergy Institute Manager, Energy Systems Department, Sandia National Laboratory


Dr. Ralph Sims, Professor of Sustainable Energy, and Director, Centre for Energy Research, Massey University, New Zealand


Ted S. Singh, Business Development Manager, Co-Founder, Embedded Automation, Inc.


Doug Stout, Vice President, Energy Solutions and External Relations, FortisBC


Dr. Mehrzad Tabatabaian, Mechanical Engineering Program Head, School of Energy, British Columbia Institute of Technology


John W. Tak, President and CEO, Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA)


Dr. James Tansey, Director, ISIS Research Centre & CEO and Founder of Offsetters


John Walker, President and Chief Executive Officer


Dr. Don Witt, Senior Instructor, Theoretical Physics / Particle & Subatomic & String Theory, University of British Columbia


Dr. John Zhou, Executive Director, Environmental Technologies at Alberta Innovates-Energy and Environment Solutions


Joshua Zoshi, President and Co-Founder of Saltworks Technnologies


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