Bringing together professionals from across the sector and province, the inaugural EBIC Conference a huge success.  Taking place on October 17 & 18 at the Hilton Meadowvale Hotel In Mississauga, the EBIC conference focused on best practices, tools and information to help hone company business plans and grow your network in a rapidly evolving industry.

The EDA would like to thank everyone for attending as well as our corporate sponsors who make events like this possible.  Stay tuned for announcements regarding next year’s event!

2018 EBIC Presenters

We are thankful to our 2018 EBIC presenters, who shared their valuable perspectives on the challenges and opportunities around innovative energy initiatives and insights into the future market place.

Cara Clairman
President & CEO
Plug'n Drive

"Progress Report: Facilitating Electric Cars"
Tony Chapman
Business Strategist and Marketing Consultant, Host of the City TV's Nissan Innovation Challenge
Professor Monica Gattinger
Full Professor - School of Political Science
Vikram Singh
Director - Advanced Planning, Alectra Energy Solutions Planning
Tom Stevenson
Senior Associate, Torys LLP
Vince Molinaro
President, Molinaro Group
Dan Guatto
Vice President - Engineering & Operations, Burlington Hydro
Brent Jackson
Director - Transaction Group, Grant Thornton
Dave de Sylva
Owner - Howland Green Homes
Tony Cupido
Chief Building & Faculties Officer, Mohawk College
Luc Levasseur
Vice President, NATIONAL Public Affairs
Anurag Gupta
Partner. KPMG
Julie Rusciolelli
President, MAVERICK PR
Ilana Ben-Ari
Founder, Twenty One Toys

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2018 EBIC Presentations

Keynote Speakers

Tell a Story. Sell a Brand

Tony Chapman,  Business Strategist and Marketing Consultant, Host of the City TV’s Nissan Innovation Challenge

System Under Stress: Energy Decision-Making in Canada and the Need for Informed Reform – A University of Ottawa Positive Energy Project

Professor Monica Gattinger, Full Professor – School of Political Science, University of Ottawa

Empathy is the #1 Job Skill: The Future of Work & Learning  (Presentation Unavailable)

Ilana Ben-Ari, Founder, Twenty One Toys

Regulatory Landscape/ Finance

Communications/Corporate Culture

Blockchain Experiences in Energy from a Consumers Perspective (presentation pending)

Vikram Singh, Director – Advanced Planning, Alectra Energy Solutions

Cannabis Legalization and the Workplace

 

Tom Stevenson, Senior Associate, Torys LLP

Facilitating EVs in your Community: A Case Study in Collaboration (presentation pending)

Dan Guatto, Vice President – Engineering & Operations, Burlington Hydro
Vince Molinaro, President. Molinaro Group
Moderator: Cara Clairman, President, Plug’n Drive

LDC Consolidation: How to Do it Right

 

Brent Jackson, Director – Transaction Group, Grant Thornton

Net-Zero: Balancing the Energy Budget – Who Wins?

Tony Cupido, Chief Building & Faculties Officer, Mohawk College
Dave de Sylva, Owner, Howland Green Homes Ltd.

Digital Communications: Identifying & Working with your Online Influencers

Luc Levasseur, Vice President, NATIONAL PR

 

DERs Spawning New Financial Models

Anurag Gupta, Partner, KPMG

Crisis Communications in a Digital Age

Julie Rusciolelli, President, MAVERICK PR