Workshop explores CCUS with finance experts
Registration: 7:30 to 8:00 am
Program: 8 am to 12:30 pm, with lunch to follow
Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
There’s growing excitement around technologies that reduce industrial greenhouse gas emissions through carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).
Through this half-day workshop attendees will meet innovators, large-scale industrial players, policy-makers and financiers and learn what they are doing to scale up and deploy these solutions. We’ll also discuss investment opportunities and challenges facing the sector.
Who should attend?
This workshop is primarily for private and public sector investors and lenders, large industry, clean technology companies and other stakeholders with an interest in learning more about CCUS and examining ways to incentivize investment in these technologies.
Panel 1 – Business Drivers for CCUS
Panelists discuss market opportunities for carbon, factors that allow for the profitable integration of CCUS technologies into operations, and drivers pushing companies to invest in carbon reduction.
- Moderator: Sandra Odendahl, President and CEO, CMCRI
- Eric Dunford, Director of Sustainability, CarbonCure
- Tyler Hamilton, Senior Manager, Partnerships, Cleantech, MaRS Discovery District
- Alex Ip, Director of Research and Partnerships, CERT (carbon conversion)
- Martin Vroegh, formerly Senior Director with Ontario Centres of Excellence
Panel 2 – CCUS Investment at Every Stage
Learn more about financing available to CCUS technologies and what makes for an attractive investment at different technology stages.
- Moderator: Bruce Lourie, CEO, Ivey Foundation
- Jonathan Hackett, Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, BMO Financial Group
- Peter McArthur, Senior Account Manager, RBC, and chair at Ontario Clean Technology Industry Association
- Joe Regan, Managing Partner, Business Development Bank’s Industrial Innovation Fund
- Elizabeth Shirt, Executive Director, Policy and Strategy, Emissions Reduction Alberta
These panels will be followed by a working session led by Energy Futures Lab to further explore incentives and business drivers to support investment in CCUS technologies.
By invitation only. If you are interested in attending contact firstname.lastname@example.org