Bitumen Beyond Combustion (Part 3) - Asphalt and Transportation

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Series Background: This 4-part webinar series is designed to provide an overview of the recent BBC study, Bitumen Beyond Combustion - Phase 2 Report, conducted by Stantec Consulting for Alberta Innovates which addresses the potential for using bitumen as inputs to non-combustion products. View the Report. Alberta Innovates is leading this new initiative called Bitumen Beyond Combustion (BBC) that is advancing the development of non-combustion products (carbon fibres, asphalts, polymers, etc.) from Alberta bitumen.

Building on the Introduction to Bitumen Beyond Combustion webinar COSIA hosted in partnership with Alberta Innovates and Stantec Consulting, this follow-up webinar (and the third webinar in the series) will address Asphalt Transportation.

Bitumen Beyond Combustion (Part 3) – Asphalt and Transportation

The Asphalt Transportation webinar will provide an overview of asphalt composition, transportation and key definitions; and expand on domestic as well as global markets, demand, and trends for asphalt. It will present a business case focused on pricing, infrastructure, and transportation economics to advance audience understanding of the social and environmental aspects, technology readiness levels nationally and globally, and share thoughts on key issues and leading opportunities. It will conclude with a question answer session and a sneak peak of webinar 4 – Polymers (February 28, 2019, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. MST)


  • Nathan Ashcroft, Strategic Business Development - Energy & Resources, Stantec Engineering

  • Paolo Bomben, Senior Manager, Clean Technology Development, Alberta Innovates

  • Axel Meisen, Senior Advisor, Alberta Innovates

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