2010 Alberta Clean-tech Alliance Conference
Team Elected to Lead Alberta's Clean-tech Industry
The delegates voted to approve over 20 resolutions for advancing the adoption of clean technologies for Alberta covering a range of issues. Included among the resolutions was establishing an Alberta Clean-tech
Industry Alliance and the election of its founding Directors:
Following the election, an inspiring presentation by Satya Das created a buzz among delegates. Satya challenged the new-found Alliance to apply their mandate for establishing Alberta as a world leader in the application of clean technolgies. His presentation was followed by a panel of industry leaders in forestry, agriculture, oil and gas, manufacturing and clean-techaddressing the progress and the challenges Alberta faces in diversifying its economy.
The Conference commenced on Friday (Sept. 17th) at the Lacombe Memorial Centre, with eight workshops attended by over 120 delegates interested inclean-tech issues and oportunities: Local Food Marketing, Renewable Energies, Green Building Design, Water Management and Innovation, Financing Clean-tech, Rural Broadband Access, The Future of Mobility, and Leadership and Lifestyle. The evening Reception "Central Alberta Shines," at Red Deer College's Innovation Centre was attended by another 150 guests and was sponsored by several Central Alberta agencies.
Among the Conference's concluding remarks by Council President, Perry Kinkaide, were two announcements: 1) Dedication of ABCtech activities in 2011 to the theme of "Electriying Transportation" and 2) The launch of ABCtech's Student Support Program for engaging Alberta's post-secondary students in Council events free of change plus development of the ABCampus facebook.
CLICK HERE for the full Clean-tech Conference Program.
CLICK HERE to view the overall Conference evaluation.
David Bromley was interviewed on CHED's Dave Rutherford Show - Monday Septemebr 20 and reflects on the Clean-tech Conference and the Rampart-Avenir project. For the audio recording CLICK HERE
Clean-tech Alliance Conference – Sep 2010
Tom Rand – Sep 2010
Satya Das – Sep 2010
2010 Alliance Resolutions