Speakers

 

June 15, 2016 – Sustainability Seminar – Global Sustainable Cities, Part 2 of 3: Water, Floods and Extreme Weather

Blair Feltmate, Head, Intact Centre on Climate Change, University of Waterloo
David Lapp, Practice Lead, Globalization and Sustainable Development, Engineers Canada
Dunan Phillips, Principal, RWDI
Krystyn Tully, Vice President, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

Moderator: Jeanette Southwood, Vice President – Strategy and Partnerships, Engineers Canada

May 26, 2016 – PipeThink Seminar – The Energy East Pipeline: Separating Fact from Fiction

Stefan Baranski, Regional Director, Ontario, Energy East, TransCanada
Richard Carlson, Senior Energy Policy Associate, Mowat Centre
Nicole Swerhun, Principal, Swerhun Facilitation
David Sword, Ontario Advisor, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

April 7, 2016 – Sustainability Seminar – Global Sustainable Cities: Part 1 of 3

Alex Gill, Executive Director, Ontario Environment Industry Association
David MacLeod, Senior Environmental Specialist, Environment & Energy Division, City of Toronto
Glenn Miller, Senior Associate, Canadian Urban Institute

Moderator: Jeanette Southwood, Vice President – Strategy and Partnerships, Engineers Canada

March 24, 2016 – M1 Seminar – The Reboot of the Hydrogen Sector in Canada

Adrian Bradford, Senior Business Development Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Employment, & Infrastructure
Matthew Fairlie, CEO, Next Hydrogen
Rob Harvey, Director, Energy Storage, Hydrogenics
Bob Oliver, Chief Technology Advisor, Pollution Probe

Moderator: Bob Stasko, Principal & CEO, Science Concepts International

February 24, 2016 – PipeThink Seminar – The Role of Natural Gas Infrastructure in a Low-Carbon Energy Environment

David Teichroeb, Business Development – New Ventures, Enbridge Inc.

Alexander Ip, Director of Research and Partnerships, Sargent Group, University of Toronto

Julie Tartt, Air & Climate Practice Lead, ICF International 

January 21, 2016 – Sustainability Seminar – What happened at COP21: Outcomes from the UN Climate Negotiations in Paris

Anthony D’Agostino, Director of Emissions Markets, Royal Bank of Canada

Lisa DeMarco, Partner, DeMarco Allan LLP

Ginny Flood, Vice President Government Relations, Suncor Energy

Alex Wood, Executive Director, Ontario Climate Change Directorate

Moderator: Ed Whittingham, Executive Director, Pembina Institute

June 18, 2015 – M1 Seminar – Climate Change, Carbon Pricing, and Ontario’s Cap-and-Trade Announcement

Tom Rand, Managing Director, ArcTern Ventures

Dr. Phil Ludvigsen, Market Area Director, First Environment

Moderator: Gray Taylor, Principal, Gray Taylor Law

April 29, 2015 – M1 Seminar – An Ontario Capacity Auction: Analysis of Feasibility and Criteria for Design Elements

Jason Chee-Aloy, Managing Partner, Power Advisory LLC

Tom Chapman, Markets Group, IESO

Cliff Hamal, Managing Partner, Navigant Economics

John Vellone, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

February 19, 2015 – M1 Seminar – The Future of Energy Storage in Ontario

Annette Verschuren, Chair and CEO, NRStor

Shawn Cronkwright, Director of Renewables Procurement, IESO

October 21, 2014 – M1 Seminar – Tackling Barriers to Innovation in the Ontario Energy System

Ron Dizy, Managing Director, Advanced Energy Center

September 16, 2014 – M1 Seminar – Ontario’s Energy Storage RFP and other updates

George Pessione, Director, Resource Integration, OPA

Kim Warren, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, IESO

April 15 2014 – M1 Seminar – Buildings and Energy Efficiency: Investing for Returns

Bala Gnanam, Director, Sustainability and Building Technologies, BOMA Toronto

Rosemary Martin, Chief Sustainability Officer, First Capital Realty Inc.

Tim Stoate, Vice President, Impact Investing, Toronto Atmospheric Fund

January 18 2014 – M1 Seminar – Energy Storage: a Secular Approach

Brian Hewson, Energy Storage, Ontario Energy Board

Ken Nakahara, Director, Transmission and Distribution Policy, Ontario Ministry of Energy

Geoff Osborne, Analyst, NRStor

January 14, 2014 – M1 Seminar – Microgrids and the Network of Power Networks

Antoine Paquin, President, CEO, Founder, Solantro Semiconductor Corp.

December 11, 2013 – M1 Seminar – Energy In Remote Communities: Canadian Market Advantage

Rick Whittaker, VP and Chief Technical Officer, Sustainable Development Technology Canada

November 5, 2013 – M1 Seminar- Extreme Weather: Finance Implications

Blair Feltmate, Associate Professor and Program Director, Sustainable Practice, Waterloo University, and Chair, Climate Change Adaptation Project Canada

September 12, 2013 – M1 Seminar Dinner – The Future of Nuclear Energy

Richard Lester, Head of the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT

September 5, 2013 – M1 Seminar Lunch – Smart Grid: National Context and Green Button

Jennifer Hiscock, Science & Technology Advisor, CanmetENERGY Research Labs

Bruce Orloff, Smart Grid Leader, IBM Canada

Sasha Sud, Energy Data Project Manager, MaRS Discovery Institute

July 9, 2013 – M1 Seminar Lunch – Natural Gas: Impact On The Energy Mix

Bryan Gormley, Director, Policy, Economics and Information, Canadian Gas Association (CGA)

Andrew Pietrewicz, Director of Resource Integration, Ontario Power Authority (OPA)

Dave Simpson, Vice President, Infranchise Sales, Marketing and Customer Care, Union Gas

Kristopher Stevens, Executive Director, Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA)

June 6, 2013 – M1 Seminar Lunch – Energy Storage: Selection and Deployment Strategies

Cam Carver, CEO, Temporal Power and Chair, Energy Storage Alliance

Sam Mantenuto, Chief Development Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Northland Power

George Pessione, Director, Resource Integration, Ontario Power Authority (OPA)

David Teichroeb, Business Development, Alternative & Emerging Technology, Enbridge

Kim Warren, VP, Operations and Chief Operating Officer, Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)

April 24, 2013 – M1 Seminar Lunch – Nuclear Power: The Case For Refurbishment

Peter Fraser, Managing Director, Regulatory Policy, Ontario Energy Board (OEB)

Dietmar Reiner, Senior Vice President, Nuclear Refurbishment, Ontario Power Generation (OPG)

Greg Rzentkowski, Director General of Power Reactors Regulations, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)

Amir Shalaby, Vice President of Power System Planning, Ontario Power Authority (OPA)

March 5, 2013 – M1 Seminar Lunch – Derisking Renewable Energy Finance

Shawn Cronkwright, Director of Renewables Procurement, Ontario Power Authority (OPA)

Kim Warren, VP, Operations and Chief Operating Officer, Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)

Todd Williams, Managing Director, Navigant Consulting

Michael Barrett, Partner and Co-head of Power and Renewable Energy, Bennett Jones

February 5, 2013 – M1 Seminar Lunch – Economic Framework for Renewables

Donald N. Dewees, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Law, University of Toronto