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Energy Futures Roadshow • Devon • March 25th, March 26th, June 3rd

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Devon Community Centre

Braun Hall Room

20 Haven Avenue

Devon, AB T9G 2B9

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The Energy Futures Lab (EFL) invites you to explore what an energy transition could look like for Devon. The EFL will host the Energy Futures Roadshow and will involve different audiences in the community, including municipal government, local businesses and economic development authorities, schools, and the general public.

ROADSHOW OBJECTIVES

  • Increase understanding about the energy system at a high-level and in a local context.

  • Explore polarities in energy transition and inspire action on initiatives that move towards an energy future that honours both polarities.

  • Secure a commitment by community members to take collaborative action on initiatives surfacing from the workshop.

  • Establish an ongoing connection between the Energy Futures Lab, its broader network and the municipality.

ROADSHOW WORKSHOP #1 DETAILS

March 25th - Energy Transition Simulation

Through a role-playing simulation, this session will provide an opportunity for participants to experience decades of energy transition in one day. This event will take place from 9 am - 4:30 pm.

March 26th - Community Resilience

The second day will take a workshop format and be a place for participants to explore the implications of energy-related issues for Devon with each other. The workshop will offer guest speakers and provide other activities that will help participants better understand the opportunities and risks of energy-related issues to Devon, showcase existing local initiatives, and explore what near-term initiatives (existing or new) are most important and needed to become a more resilient community. This event will take place from 9 am - 4:30 pm.

ROADSHOW WORKSHOP #2 DETAILS

June 3rd - Taking Stock & Action Planning

This workshop will be an opportunity for participants to come together to discuss how collaboration and action has been undertaken since Workshop #1. In light of this, learning will be shared and captured and participants will then have an opportunity to plan for the next round of action. This event will take place from 9 am - 4:30 pm.

REGISTRATION OPTIONS

If you are interested in learning more about energy transition and taking action in your community we would value your particpation.

While it is ideal for participants to attend both days of Workshop #1 and the one day Workshop #2 if possible, we encourage you to participate in any of the days of the workshops that you can. Registration is now open for Workshop #1 and will close on Sunday, March 24th.

Registration for Workshop #2 will open on March 25th and will close on May 31st.

Refreshments, snacks and lunch will be provided for all days of the workshops. Space is limited, so register soon.

ROADSHOW CONTACTS

For more information, please contact:

  • Andy Tchir at ATchir@devon.ca;

  • EFL at info@energyfutureslab.com; or

  • Scott Clements at scott@areteinitiative.ca

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