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Symposium: Renewable Energy in Remote and Indigenous Communities

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Convocation Hall - Peter MacKinnon Building

107 Administration Place

Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A2

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Panel Presentations

The University of Saskatchewan and SaskPolytech are bringing together international experts, government, industry, Indigenous and community members to share best practices and challenges for implementing renewable energy in remote, rural, Indigenous and Northern communities.

This event is free and open to the public, and will feature four diverse and engaging panel presentations composed of influential and experienced members discussing topics related to renewable energy. For more details about the intiative, visit our website.

*For information about our September 6 Stakeholder Workshop, please click here.*

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9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

  • Gary Merasty, President and CEO, Sage Power

  • The Honourable Gordon Wyant, Minister Responsible for SaskPower

  • Mike Marsh, CEO, SaskPower

9:20 a.m. Opening Panel Presentation: Indigenous and Remote Communities: Success Stories

10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break

11:00 a.m. Panel Presentation: Technological Advancements

12:15 p.m. Break for Lunch

1:45 p.m. Panel Presentation: The Business Case for Renewables

3:15 p.m. Panel Presentation: Indepedent Power Producers: Policy and Regulatory Frameworks

4:30 p.m. Concluding Remarks

Following the September 5 public sympsosium we are hosting the Renewable Energy Initiative Workshop, held at Wanuskewin Heritage Park on September 6. Attendance at the workshop is by invite only. Industry, utility and Indigenous contacts that would like more information about the workshop are welcome to get in touch with Michael Dawe, Project Coordinator at michael.dawe@usask.ca.


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