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The Canadian Energy Storage Supply Chain – Developing Stronger Links

MaRS Discovery District

Thursday, 9 April 2015 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

The Canadian Energy Storage Supply Chain – Developing...

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Learn, Collaborate, Network!

Be a part of the energy storage supply chain solution!

Please join the National Research Council Canada (NRC) and MaRS Discovery District for a day dedicated to information exchange, collaboration and solution building across the entire Canadian Energy Storage Supply Chain.

Participants will help identify and develop the solutions to Canada’s energy storage supply chain challenges through presentations, discussions and break-out sessions on topics related to current supply chain gaps, Canadian industry’s competitive advantage, and partnering to take advantage of trade/export opportunities.


Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure

Clive Witter, Senior Vice President, Export Development Canada

Panelists will include a broad array of thought leaders from technology
development, manufacturing and system integration.


8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:40 a.m. Introduction – Adam Tuck, Program Leader NRC

8:40 - 9:00 a.m. Keynote Presentation – Brad Duguid, Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Education and Infrastructure

9:00 - 10:15 a.m. Panel Session – Searching for the missing links in the chain

Moderator: Anissa Dehamna (Navigant Research)


  • Hari Subramaniam (CEO, eCamion)
  • Curtis VanWalleghem (CEO, Hydrostor)
  • Jason Rioux (Vice President, NRStor)
  • Rob Harvey (Director Energy Storage, Hydrogenics)
  • Shawn Cronkwright (Director, Renewables Procurement, IESO)

10:15 - 10:45 a.m. Break and Networking

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Panel Session – Creating new links by building on previous success

Moderator: Céline Bak (Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development)


  • Dan Henes (GM Product Realization, Smart Energy, Celestica)
  • Jill Tipping (VP Operations & CFO, Solar Business Canada, Schneider Electric)
  • Michael Kobzar (Regional Sales Manager, Siemens)
  • Jacob Janzen (PM Technologies, Hatch)

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Address – Clive Witter, Senior Vice President, EDC

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Break-Out Sessions

3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Break

3:45 - 4:15 p.m. Presentation of Results

4:15 - 4:30 p.m. Wrap-up and Next Steps

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Reception

Full-day Access


Includes keynote speeches, panel
discussions, workshops and exhibition;

Plus morning continental breakfast, buffet lunch and evening networking reception.


Your presence will greatly enrich our discussions. Please Register as soon as possible.

Space is limited!



Apprendre, collaborer, réseauter

Chaîne d’approvisionnement canadienne du stockage d’énergie : faites partie de la solution!

Joignez-vous au Conseil national de recherches du Canada (CNRC) et au District de la découverte MaRS pour une journée de partage d’information, de collaboration et de recherche de solutions avec des représentants de la chaîne d’approvisionnement canadienne du stockage d’énergie.

Au cours de l’atelier, les participants contribueront à trouver et à mettre au point des solutions aux défis touchant la chaîne d’approvisionnement canadienne du stockage d’énergie. La séance comprendra des présentations, des tables rondes et des discussions en petits groupes sur des sujets liés aux lacunes de la chaîne d’approvisionnement actuelle, à l’avantage concurrentiel de l’industrie canadienne et à la création de partenariats favorisant l’exportation et le commerce.


Brad Duguid, ministre du Développement économique, de l’Emploi et de l’Infrastructure

Clive Witter, premier vice-président, Exportation et développement Canada

Les groupes de discussion regrouperont de grands penseurs dans les domaines du développement de la technologie, de la fabrication et de l’intégration des systèmes.

Plein accès


Discours liminaires, discussions en
groupe, ateliers et expositions

Déjeuner continental, dîner buffet et
réception de réseautage, en soirée

140 $

Votre présence enrichira les discussions. Prière de vous inscrire dès que possible.

Le nombre de places est limité !

Have questions about The Canadian Energy Storage Supply Chain – Developing Stronger Links? Contact MaRS Discovery District

When & Where

MaRS Discovery District - Auditorium
101 College St.
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7

Thursday, 9 April 2015 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

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MaRS Discovery District

MaRS Discovery District (@MaRSDD) in Toronto is North America’s largest urban innovation hub. Our purpose is to help innovators change the world. MaRS supports promising ventures tackling key challenges in the health, cleantech, fintech and enterprise sectors as they start, grow and scale. In addition, the MaRS community fosters cross-disciplinary collaboration to drive breakthrough discoveries and new solutions to be adopted in Canada and beyond, growing our economy and delivering societal impact at scale.

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