Join us on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at the Bill Reid Gallery, 639 Hornby Street in Vancouver, for a discussion about the future of wind energy in British Columbia. Hosted by BC Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA) Vancouver Chapter and Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), this speaker event features presentations by experts on wind energy, energy policy and sustainability issues in BC.
Presenters will highlight both successful case studies and common concerns. The evening will conclude with a moderated discussion between everyone present. Audience members are encouraged to bring their questions and comments!
Featured speakers include Nicholas Heap, CanWEA’s BC Regional Director, Dr. Tim Weis, Renewable Energy & Efficiency Policy Director at Pembina Institute and Marc Soulliere, President and CEO of Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) Wind Power Inc.
For over a decade, Nicholas Heap has worked as a planner, policy analyst and campaigner in government, environmental organizations and industry to advance the implementation of low-impact renewable energy in BC. As CanWEA’s Vancouver-based BC Regional Director, he advocates for the responsible and sustainable development of wind energy, and is an active voice in the ongoing BC conversation on energy policy.
Dr. Tim Weis is a professional engineer who specializes in clean energy policy design, research and strategic decision making. He has written extensively on sustainable energy technical and policy issues at national, provincial and municipal levels, as well as opportunities specific to First Nations’ and northern communities.
Marc Soulliere has over 15 years of experience in senior sales and executive roles in the wireless technology industry, and has worked extensively with Fortune 500 companies on implementation of large-scale multi-million dollar IT projects. He entered the wind energy industry in 2008 and has been trained in wind site assessments, wind theory, turbine designs and energy production.
Doors open at 6:30pm. Limited tickets available.
Tickets are available online at http://futureofwindenergyinbc.eventbrite.ca/ or can be purchased with cash only at the door if space permits. $10.00; $8.00 for BCSEA members, seniors, students.