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Canada Session: A New Model for Global Industrial Innovation & Decarbonisation

19 Sep 2023
Auditorium 2
Canada Session
Moving beyond the grab-bag of buzzwords in the energy transition, this interactive ‘Ted Talk’ & panel will explore how major industrial players formed a new model for industrial innovation in Canada that is now being exported around the world to the United States, India, Vietnam and the Netherlands. Unique in the Avatar Innovations model is the empowerment of employees in large cap energy firms to collaborate on breakthrough technologies and bring them to market at record speed. Learn from some of Canada’s most senior energy leaders on how to reinvigorate the energy workforce of the future to solve some of the planet’s biggest challenges.
11:15 - 12:15 : A New Model for Global Industrial Innovation & Decarbonisation (Panel Discussion)

Hon. Gary Mar, CEO, Canada - Canada West Foundation
Kevin Krausert, CEO and Co-Founder - Avatar Innovations Inc.
Byron Neiles, Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer - Enbridge Inc.
Drew Zieglgansberger, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer   - Cenovus
Deborah Yedlin, CEO - Calgary Chamber of Commerce