Session Recordings 2021

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

 

Scaling Up 2021 - Nov 2 - all sessions recording link - https://youtu.be/gN8opqbaDx4
 

Delivering on Canada’s $200 billion industrial bioeconomy opportunity: The Who, the What, and the How

  • Welcome / Opening remarks:

                    Jeff Passmore
                    Founder, Scaling Up
                    CEO, Passmore Group Inc.

     

  • Opening Keynote Panel:  Host – Iogen Corporation


               Session Chair: Sandy Ferguson, Principal, SF Consulting
 

“Deep Shift – Catalyzing a High Impact Bio-Economy”
Chris Henderson, President Lumos Energy, Founding Executive Director Indigenous Clean Energy, Co-Founder Delphi Group, Board Chair Globe Series

 

“The post-petroleum energy system - a role for biomass?”

Ralph Torrie. Research Director, Corporate Knights; President, Torrie Smith Associates

The Net Zero Energy Transition, and the role for Biofuels”

Brian Foody, CEO Iogen Corporation

  • Special presentation - “The BDO Zone Initiative: Accelerating and de-risking bio-based investment and infrastructure development in rural communities”

Session Chair - Sarah Van Exan, Executive Director, GreenPAC

Keynote speaker: Jordan Solomon, President and CEO, ECOSTRAT Inc.

  • Industry Scale Up Case Studies: 

 

Alex Gorodetsky, Director Business Development, Steeper Energy Canada Ltd.

Chad Joshi, CEO Advonex International Corporation

  • Canada and the United States Policy Perspectives: 
     

Session Chair: Bliss Baker, Chairman, Cumberland Strategies

Canada’s Clean Fuel Standard - Ian Thomson, President, Advanced Biofuels Canada

The U.S. ‘Whole of Government’ Climate Strategy - Chris Hessler, Managing Partner, AJW Inc.

 

Day 2     Wednesday, November 3, 2021


Scaling Up 2021 - Nov 3 - all sessions recording link: https://youtu.be/MW-hs21MO0w

 

  • Finance Panel:  Host – New Energy Risk  

         

         Assembling the pieces for a Successful Project Finance

          Session Chair: Matt Lucas, Managing Director, New Energy Risk, California

 

Panelists:
 

Jim Pepper, Director of Engineering, Wood Renewable Energy and Power USA

Karim Ibrik, Vice President, Azimuth Capital Management       

Duncan Ramage, Partner, Head of Private Equity, Forum Equity Partners

Jean-Philippe Nolet, Director, Global Head of Renewables and Sustainable Technologies, Structured & Project Finance Team, Export Development Canad

David Berliner, Head of Deal Structuring, Clean Energy, VanCity Community Investment Bank

 

  • Special Presentation - De-risking Technology, Feedstock & Offtake for successful Scale Up of Bio-based Projects

 

Session Chair - Mahima Sharma, M.Eng., Director Environment, Innovation, and Mill Regulations, Forest Products Association of Canada

Keynote speaker:  Don Roberts, President & CEO, Nawitka Capital Advisors Ltd.

  • Closing remarks:
     

          Jeff Passmore, Founder, Scaling Up

          CEO, Passmore Group Inc.