The following are confirmed speakers and moderators for the BioCleantech Forum. Check back soon, as new participants will be added daily.

Rod Albers, Manager, Energy and Bioproduct Development, West Fraser

Heli Antila, Chief Technology Officer, Fortum Oyj
Heating Large Cities with Biomass

John Arsenault, Pellet Group Director Quebec Wood Export Bureau and Director, Market Access, Wood Pellet Association of Canada
Wood Pellets: Reducing Fossil Fuel Demand in Canada

Richard Aspinall, Vice President (Technology), Amazon Regional University IKIAM

Getachew Assefa, Associate Professor, University of Calgary

Atul Bali, CEO, Competitive Green Technologies

Amanda Bambrick, Senior Policy Advisor, Alberta Environment and Parks

Etienne Bélanger, Director of Forestry, Forest Products Association of Canada
Canada as the World Leader in Sustainable Forest Certification

Donald Beverly, Senior Advisor – Renewable Energy, Gaz Métro
Deploying RNG in the Grid and Investing in Novel RNG Technologies

Xiaotao Bi, Professor, University of British Columbia
International Collaborative Research and Development on Biomass Energy at the University of British Columbia

David Bressler, Professor, University of Alberta & Co-Founder, Forge Hydrocarbons
Commercializing New Biofuel Technologies in Canada: Opportunities for Collaboration with the Oil Industry

Gary Bull, Professor & Department Head, University of British Columbia

Ellen Burack, Director General, Environmental Policy, Transport Canada

Doug Campbell, Senior Advisor, Nova Scotia Power

Douglas Cardinal, Principal, Douglas Cardinal Architect

Paul Cheliak, Director, Innovation and New Markets, Canadian Gas Association
Renewable Natural Gas: Providing Affordable, Renewable Energy For Canada

Jinwen Chen, Director, Hydrocarbon Conversion, CanmetENERGY, Natural Resources Canada
Integrating Biocrudes into Bitumen Upgrading and Petroleum Refining via Co-Processing

Catherine Cobden, President, Cobden Strategies

Rob Cumming, Director of Environment, LafargeHolcim
BioCleantech in the Thermal Industrial Context

Frank Des Rosiers, Assistant Deputy Minister, Innovation and Energy Technology, Natural Resources Canada
Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors

Bridgette Duniece, VP External Affairs and Operations, Permolex
Biofuel Production Adaptability and Responding to Market and Policy Demands

Todd Eastman, Trade and Investment Specialist, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines

Mahmood Ebadian, Biomass and Bioenergy Research Group, University of British Columbia
Required Logistical Resources to Support the Development of a Sustainable Corn Stover Bioeconomy

Thomas Echterhof, Senior Engineer, RWTH Aachen University
GREENEAF: European Projects on Greener Steel via EAF and Biomass

Christiane Egger, Deputy Director, O.Ö. Energiesparverband
Job Creation and Economic Benefits of Bioheat: How Upper Austria Became a Leading Bioheat Market

Christian Felske, General Supervisor - Engineering Innovation Utility Services, City of Edmonton
Public Private Partnerships in the Municipal Sector

Kerry Flick, Director of Energy, Pulp & Energy, North America, Valmet
From Fossil to Bioenergy in Large Scale Through Gasification

Sandy Ferguson, Vice President, Corporate Development, Conifex Timber
Stakeholder Engagement and Partnerships to Support Forest Sector Transformation

Caroline Gaudreault, Program Manager, Life Cycle Assessment, NCASI
Challenges and Environmental Trade-offs in Using Harvest Residues in Energy Production

Malini Giridhar, Vice President, Market Development, Public & Government Affairs, Enbridge
Bio Fuels for Heating and Transportation

Joerg Goetsch, General Manager of Corporate Affairs, Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. (DMI)
Partnering with the Forest Sector

Jennifer Green, Executive Director, Canadian Biogas Association
The Potential of Renewable Natural Gas in Canada

Jim Grey, CEO, IGPC Ethanol

Jack Holmes Jr., CEO, Zilkha Biomass

Doug Hooper, Director Policy & Regulation, Advanced Biofuels Canada
Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuels: Measuring the Performance of Biofuels in Carbon Pricing & Compliance Schemes

Jeffrey Jacobs, President & CEO, Ensyn
Integration with Canada's Oil Industry

Gabriel John, Environment Lead, Electricity & Technology Integration, Government of Alberta

Chris Johnstone, Director General, Clean Technology, Innovation and Jobs, ?Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Matt Jones, Director General of Climate Policy, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Deborah Keedy, Head of Biomass Procurement, Drax Group
Large-Scale Biomass Use for Bioenergy

Mairead Kennedy, Senior Consultant, Ramboll
Waste Management and Energy: Denmark Case Study

Brenda Kenny, Past President & CEO, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association

John Kozij, Director General, Policy, Economics and Industry Branch, Canadian Forest Service
Bioeconomy: A Place for Forests

Claudia Krywiak, Vice President Corporate Development, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Ontario Centres of Excellence

Amit Kumar, Professor, University of Alberta
Biohydrogen from Alberta's Biomass Resources for Bitumen Upgrading

Marie-Hélène Labrie, Senior Vice-President Government Affairs and Communications, Enerkem
Deployment of Large-Scale Biorefineries: The Case of Enerkem

Ilich Lama, Project Leader Environmental Data Science, NCASI
Challenges and Environmental Trade-offs in Using Harvest Residues in Energy Production

David Layzell, University of Calgary
Biological Solutions to Climate Change: An Energy Systems Perspective

Mathieu Leblanc, President, ACFOR

Michael Leering, Director of Sustainability, CSA Group
CSA Group: Standards-based Solutions in Support of Technology Commercialization

Jason Linkewich, Principal, LinksEdge
Balancing Biomass Feedstock Cost and Quality

Marty Luckert, Professor, Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta
Competition for Land in the Development of Biofuels

Thierry Lysiak, Director of Marketing, Industrial Products, CN
CN: A True Supply Chain Enabler

Warren Mabee, Canada Research Chair in Renewable Energy Development and Implementation, Queen's University
The Role of BioCleantech in Meeting 2030 and 2050 GHG Targets in Canada
Critical Indicators of Sustainability for Biofuels

Steve MacDonald, CEO, Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation

David Mackett, Community Development Officer, Whitesand First Nation
Whitesand First Nation Community Sustainability Initiative

Sebnem Madrali, Engineering Projects Leader, CanmetENERGY
Canadian Bioheat Survey

Jim Manson, Principal, FVB Energy

John Marrone, Executive Director, BioFuelNet Canada

Glenn Mason, Assistant Deputy Minister, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada

Jonathan Matthews, Director, Greenhouse Gases EPA, Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance

Rob McCurdy, CEO, Pinnacle Pellet
A Successful Wood Pellet Project

Rob McMonagle, Senior Advisor, Green Economy, City of Toronto

Murray McLaughlin, Advisor, BioIndustrial Innovation Canada
Biomass Clusters and Building upon an Existing Industry

Greg Meredith, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Peter Milley, Principal, Halifax Global
Pulp Mills as a Basis for BioCleantech Development: Challenges, Lessons, New Directions

Gordon Murray, Executive Director, Wood Pellet Association of Canada

Chris Norman, Co-founder, SysEne
Alberta Woody Biomass Syngas to Renewable Natural Gas/ Combined Heat and Power(RNG/CHP) for Oil Sands

Ka Wing Ng, Research Scientist, Metallurgical Fuels Laboratory, CanmetENERGY, Natural Resources Canada
Bio-Carbon for Canadian Iron and Steel Production

Don O'Connor, President, S&T2
Opportunities to Improve the GHG Performance of Biofuels

Ilaria Peretti, Manager, Business & Development, Turboden – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Turboden ORC Technology: State of the Art

John Peters, Director of Energy & Environment, Silvacom
BRIMS: Biomass Feedstock Data Transparency to Support Certification

Arthur Potts, Parliamentary Assistant, Ontario Minister of Environment and Climate Change

Fernando Preto, Group Leader - Biomass and Renewables, CanmetENERGY
Reducing GHG Intensity of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Oil using Biomass

Steve Price, CEO, Alberta Innovates - Bio Solutions

Brent Rabik, Business Unit Leader Business Development and Government Affairs, AlPac
Carbon Offsets in Alberta: Where to From Here?

Matt Rahimi, Business Development Manager, CSA Group
CSA Group: Standards-based Solutions in Support of Technology Commercialization

Ziyad Rahme, VP Partnerships, Sustainable Development Technology Canada

Reg Renner, Financing Specialist, Atticus Financial
Strengthening your Project for Financing

Michael Rensing, Director Low Carbon Fuels, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines
Low Carbon Fuels in British Columbia

Kim Rudd, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister of Natural Resources

Mena Salib, Manager, Aircraft Noise and Emissions, Air Canada

Brad Saville, Professor, University of Toronto
Life Cycle Assessment of Electricity Generation with Steam-Treated Pellets

Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director, International Sustainability & Carbon Certification
BioCleantech to Meet Global Environmental and Social Goals

Christine Schuh, Principal, le-ef.com Consulting
Carbon Tax vs. Cap and Trade: Bio-energy Implications

Medhi Sheikhzadeh, Dean, Applied Research and Innovation, Lambton College

Elizabeth Shirt, Director, Policy and Planning, Emissions Reduction Alberta and Alberta Innovates

Grace Skogstad, Professor, University of Toronto
Successful and Unsuccessful Biofuel Policies Around the World

Rob Sinclair, Manager Generation Procurement Operations, Independent Electricity System Operator

Don Smith, Scientific Director, BioFuelNet Canada

Jordan Solomon, President & CEO, Ecostrat
De-Risking Biomass Feedstock Supply Chains: How Advanced Predictve Analyics Can Lower Debt Cost

Jamie Stephen, Managing Director, TorchLight Bioresources
How Can BioCleantech Reduce Emissions? Examples from Alberta & Ontario

Carla St. Croix, Director, Innovation and Growth Policy Division, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
AAFC's Role in the Canadian Agri-Based Bioeconomy

Dennis St. George, Senior Biosystems Engineer, Manitoba Hydro
Bioenergy Optimization Program Demonstration Project

Bill Strauss, President, Future Metrics
Industrial Wood Pellet Fuel in Pulverized Coal Power Plants

Katie Sullivan, Director, The Americas & Climate Finance, International Emissions Trading Association
Leading the Way: Canada's Global Leadership Opportunity in a Post-Paris World

Hannu Suopajärvi, Fellow, University of Oulu
Techno-Economics and Life Cycle Performance of Green Steel

Geoffrey Tauvette, Director of Fuels and Environment, WestJet

Evelyne Thiffault, Assistant Professor, Université Laval
Environmental Considerations of Forest Biomass for Energy

Ian Thomson, President, Advanced Biofuels Canada
Realizing the Promise of Advanced Biofuels

Henrik Thunman, Professor and Head of Division, Chalmers University of Technology
GoBiGas a First-of-a-kind-plant Forest Biomass to Biomethane (SNG)

Ted Todoschuk, Principal Researcher, ArcelorMittal Dofasco
Developments of Biocarbon for Canadian Steel Production

Dan Wicklum, CEO, Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance

Michael Wiggin, Technical Advisor, Energy Services Acquisition Project, Public Services and Procurement Canada

Susan Wood-Bohm, Executive Director, Biological Greenhouse Gas Management Program, Alberta Innovates
Why Is BioCleantech Right for Canada?

Barry Wortzman,Vice President, Business Development, GreenField Specialty Alcohols
Making Investments In Biofuel Capacity Based Upon Policy Objectives: Building On Our Core Alcohols Business

Bradley Young, Executive Director, National Aboriginal Forestry Association
BioCleanTech Forum: Perspectives from the Indigenous Forest Sector