A COSIA Newsletter
Issue 06 - Feb 2016
March 2 to 4, 2016
Clean technologies are the focus of the GLOBE 2016 Innovation Expo. Why? Because GLOBE believes our economy is on the brink of major transformation, and the cleantech sector will play an important role in providing innovative, efficient, and cost-cutting solutions to some of industry’s toughest challenges.
Attend the expo and conference in Vancouver, BC to take in workshops, and special presentations; learn about new sustainable business practices; and interact with influential leaders from business and government.
COSIA representatives will be participating in the presentations at the GLOBE Energy Connections exhibition space. Stop by to learn more about COSIA and how you can contribute to achieving our vision of accelerated environmental performance improvement!
March 16 to 17, 2016
Propel Energy Tech 2016
PROPEL Energy Tech Forum will take place in Calgary, Alberta on March 16 & 17, 2016 to bring together the best, boldest, most innovative emerging and established energy technology companies. Calgary has the opportunity to establish itself as the global leader in fostering and commercializing energy technologies. The pace of change in the development of emerging technologies has never been faster, and will become increasingly important. The Alberta oil sands are in the world’s view and Canada has an unprecedented opportunity to demonstrate the critical role of emerging energy technologies in its stewardship of this resource.
March 22 to 23, 2016
2016 COSIA – AI-EES Oil Sands Water Conference
COSIA’s second Water Conference will take place in partnership with Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions (AI-EES) on March 22 to 23, 2016 at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta.
The event will build on the success of COSIA’s first Water Conference in 2014, to continue the legacy of best-in-class discussions on water management in Alberta’s oil sands industry set by CONRAD’s five Water Usage Workshops.
2015 COSIA Performance Update Webcast
The 2015 Performance Update allowed us to share the progress our member companies made towards achieving our vision; to enable responsible and sustainable growth of Canada’s Oil Sands while delivering accelerated improvement in environmental performance through collaborative action and innovation. We showcased the many ways innovators from other sectors and industries can contribute to achieving that vision including through the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE.
The event included panel sessions with members of COSIA’s Shareholder Steering Committee, as well as with Member Company CEOs, Associate Members and a representative from the XPRIZE Foundation.
BC Innovation Council’s Cleantech Energy Innovation Challenge Webcast
The Cleantech Energy Innovation Challenge was presented by BCIC and COSIA in partnership with energy industry partners. This workshop brought together BC cleantech firms and university researchers to learn more about key innovation challenges identified by COSIA.
BCIC, COSIA and several industry partners provided updates on innovation in Canada’s oil sands, discussed information on funding opportunities with partner organizations and presented detailed introductions to COSIA’s water and greenhouse gases Challenges.