Date: Thursday June 13 - Thursday June 13, 2019
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 655 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7
Clean Energy BC’s full-day Operations Workshop will be taking place on Thursday, June 13th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Vancouver. BC’s Innovation Commissioner, Dr. Alan Winter will be this year’s Luncheon Keynote Speaker.
This popular full-day session is open to plant operators, supervisors, managers, project developers and those simply interested in operations. There are over 100 wind, solar, biomass and hydro plants in BC. This workshop creates a forum to discuss challenges faced by these operations. Join us to explore and discuss new equipment, emerging tools and innovative ideas. Networking and discussion will bring to light everyone’s burning questions and experienced operators will be there to share their perspective on challenges and solutions. Registration for the workshop includes lunch and a keynote luncheon with BC’s Innovation Commissioner, Dr. Alan Winter.
Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Dr. Alan Winter
Alan Winter has a breadth of experience at senior levels in the technology sector and in government, including such roles as the president and CEO of Genome B.C. from 2001 to 2016. He was the founding president and CEO of the New Media Innovation Centre in Vancouver, the president of the ComDev Space Group in Ontario and the president and CEO of MPR Teltech Ltd. in Vancouver (at that time the largest technology company in BC).
Winter is a director of the Victoria Hospitals Foundation, Ontario Genomics and Geoscience BC, an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson school of business and a member of the University of British Columbia’s Research and Innovation Council.
In 2007, he received a Leadership Award from LifeSciences BC, and in 2017 he received its Don Rix Award for Lifetime Achievement. He has served as a director of more than 30 organizations, including the Business Council of British Columbia and Alberta Innovates.
Dr. Winter will be speaking about new opportunities for tech companies in BC, fostering innovation across industries to diversify the province’s economy, and generating jobs for British Columbians. Clean technology and innovation is a vital investment that will help pave the way for renewable energy projects to thrive in BC, creating lasting partnerships and spearheading the fight against climate change.