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Alberta Next: Energy and Environment

May 7, 2024 | 1PM – 6PM

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Alberta’s storied legacy as a global energy pioneer continues to evolve, solidifying its role as a leader in the ongoing energy transition. Nestled in the heart of this transformation, Calgary stands as a testament to groundbreaking cleantech innovations, fostering unparalleled industry collaboration and drawing substantial investment. It proudly hosts Canada’s energy sector, propelling the frontiers of technology development in clean energy, renewable resources and carbon capture and storage (CCS).

Join us and key industry stakeholders as we delve into the synergy of the circular economy and decarbonization and explore how this dynamic interplay diminishes emissions tied to resource extraction, manufacturing and waste management. Additionally, we will learn more about Alberta’s pivotal role in environmental stewardship, sustainability and clean technology development that continues to position our province as a leader in energy transition across the globe.

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Keynote: Hon. Christy Clark, Senior Advisor at Bennett Jones and former Premier of British Columbia

Join us for an insightful keynote event featuring Hon. Christy Clark, former Premier of British Columbia and senior advisor at Bennett Jones, delving into the future of energy in Western Canada. Ms. Clark will discuss the energy industry as it fits into the national political landscape, and the major opportunities on the horizon.

With considerable experience in infrastructure, Canada-Asia trade and natural resources, Ms. Clark will also shed light on the global market forces that are impacting energy markets, and the economic trends to focus on in the coming years. This conversation promises to be an enlightening exploration into the past, present and future of energy in the Western Canadian context.

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Panel: Leading the path to sustainability and a circular economy

This panel will explore how businesses, industries and Indigenous partners can collaborate to address environmental challenges effectively. From implementing solutions to reduce carbon emissions and rethinking product lifecycles to enhance environmental stewardship, the discussion will examine strategies, best practices, and opportunities for collaboration essential to fostering a sustainable future. Panelists will share insights, experiences, and actionable solutions aimed at driving systemic change and accelerating the transition to a circular economy.

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Panel: Innovation in public policy and industry practices to combat greenhouse gas emissions

This panel will examine the critical role of public policy and innovation in addressing the challenge of greenhouse gas emissions and Canada’s role as a leading producer of green energy and products. Panelists will explore how government policy, technological advancements and research initiatives are reshaping industry practices to reduce emissions and promote sustainability. The discussion will cover local, national and global policy frameworks and highlight innovative solutions, and how we can work together to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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Networking Reception

Connect with other thought leaders and organizations from the sector at a networking reception to conclude the day.

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