Scaling Up™ 2023
The Future is Now
Canada's 8th annual industrial bioeconomy business conference
November 6 - 8, 2023
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:
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
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.
Jeff Passmore, Founder, Scaling Up
CEO, Passmore Group Inc.