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Marine Renewables Canada 2015 Annual Conference – Speaker Presentations

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Canada in an Emerging World Industry

November 4-5, 2015
Fairmont, The Queen Elizabeth Hotel

Montreal, Quebec

Marine Renewables Canada wishes to thank all speakers, sponsors and attendees for helping make the 2015 Annual Conference a success. Over 140 attendees heard from more than 35 industry experts on topics ranging from “Large Scale Tidal” and “Solutions to Remote Communities”……..to “Supporting the Next Phase on Industry Development”.

This year’s Marine Renewables Canada Annual Conference explored the range of development potential across the country – areas untapped, and those that are growing into the first stages of industrial-scale development.

Please see below for the list of speakers and links to their respective presentations:

Day ONE: November 4, 2015

9:00 am – 9:30 am     Opening & Welcome

Elisa Obermann, Executive Director, Marine Renewables Canada

9:30 am – 10:45 am   Session 1: The Emergence of Large-Scale Tidal

Champion: Tony Wright, General Manager, Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE)

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11:15 am – 12:30 pm     Session 2: Providing Solutions for Remote Communities

Champion: Dana Morin, Director of Business Development, Fundy Tidal Inc.
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12:45 pm – 1:30 pm       Luncheon Session: Laying the foundation for wave energy in Canada: How are we making it a reality?

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2:00 pm – 3:15 pm        Session 3: The Quebec Opportunity

Champion: Pierre Bourassa, Programme d’aide à la recherche industrielle / Industrial Research Assistance Program, Conseil national de recherches du Canada / National Research Council of Canada
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3:45 – 5:00 pm        Session 4: Seizing the Global Supply Chain Market

Champion: Elisa Obermann, Executive Director, Marine Renewables Canada
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Day TWO: November 5, 2015

9:00 – 10:30 am        Session 5: Marine Renewable Energy and the Bigger Picture

Champion: Jessica McIlroy, Board Director, Marine Renewables Canada
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11:00 am – 12:30 pm    Session 6: Discussion – Where are Canada’s first tidal projects taking us?

Champion: Chris Campbell, Strategic Advisor, Marine Renewables Canada
**No presentations for this session – panel format

Speakers:

  • Jeremy Poste, OpenHydro Canada Country Manager,  Cape Sharp Tidal
  • Paul Laberge, Senior Council Special Projects, Emera Inc.
  • Sue Molloy, President and General Manger, Black Rock Tidal Power
  • Simon De Pietro, Director, DP Energy
  • John Woods, Vice President of Energy Development, Minas Energy
  • Dana Morin, Director of Business Development, Fundy Tidal Inc.

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm     Keynote Address – FORCE’s role in the                                       Industry’s Future

2:15 – 3:45 pm        Session 7: Supporting the Next Phase of Industry Development

Champion:  Tracey Kutney, Policy and Planning Branch, Natural Resources                     Canada
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THANK YOU to our CONFERENCE SPONSORS:

Platinum Sponsor:

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Gold Sponsor:                 

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Welcome Reception Sponsor:  

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Silver Sponsor:

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Refreshment Sponsor:

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Lunch Sponsors:    

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Partner:    

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Supporters:  

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