Careers in the Green Energy Sector - Winter 2010

Tuesday, March 2nd, 5-8 p.m.


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When Tuesday, March 2, 2010 @ 5-8:00 pm
Where University of Alberta, ETLC ETLC Solarium

Careers in the Green Energy Sector - Winter 2010

5:00 p.m. : Doors open
5:30 p.m. : Green Energy Career Forum speakers begin presentations
7:00 p.m. : Resource Fair and Networking

Hosted by CAPS, the Energy Club, and the Campus Sustainability Coalition; Co-sponsored by the Office of Sustainability

Students from all faculties are welcome to attend and learn about green careers, eco-entrepreneurs, and innovative careers in this green energy sector. Each speaker on our panel works in a fascinating, dynamic industry and will share their career highlights and offer advice regarding the work search process. You are encouraged to ask questions.

Speaker Organization Occupation Title
Dr. Brian Fleck University of Alberta - Engineering Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Kyle Kasawski Conergy Inc. Managing Director
Brent Lakeman Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures Business Unit Manager - Carbon and Energy
Trevor Nickel Highmark Renewable Research Engineering and Analysis

The accompanying Resource Fair will be composed of UofA student groups and Edmonton based organizations and businesses. Representatives will be available for students to ask questions of, and obtain a better perspective of the work performed by organizations in the Green Energy and Sustainability sectors around the University and Edmonton.

APIRG (Alberta Public Interest Research Group) APIRG exists to provide students with resources to be active citizens
CAPS: Your U of A Career Centre CAPS: Your U of A Career Centre is a University student service and the source for career and employment information and expertise at the University of Alberta. We offer a number of career services and resources to assist University of Alberta students and alumni in making transitions to, and within, the world of work. We provide the essential link between those looking for work and those looking to hire. CAPS assists employers with their recruitment by helping them connect with students and alumni at the U of A.
CSC (Campus Sustainability Coalition) The Campus Sustainability Coalition is a working group of students, faculty, staff and community members at the University of Alberta whose mission is to promote economic, social and environmental sustainability at the University of Alberta through education, innovation, stewardship, and program development.
Canada Green Building Council - Alberta Chapter Lead the transformation of the built environment so as to create buildings and communities that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live, work and play. Engage and enable industry and government, and support related organizations to accelerate sustainable building and development in Alberta.
Carbon Environmental Boutique Ltd. Carbon’s mission is threefold – to showcase and support environmental manufacture, to encourage and fortify ethical business practices and to advocate and promote non-toxic living.
Conergy The know-how and commitment of our team make Conergy one of the leading suppliers in the area of renewable energies. Today we begin the environmentally conscious future, with intelligent systems that make the utilization of endless energy possible.
ECOS (Environmental Conservation Office of Students) ECOS focuses on the all-encompassing nature of sustainabilityincluding the physical environment, economics and social issuesand treats them as being interdependent.
Highmark Renewable Research Highmark Renewable Research's commercialization efforts have resulted in the construction of the world's only Anaerobic Digester using feedlot manure as a substrate (one of the world's largest digester facilities), and Growing Power Hairy Hill's under-construction Integrated BioRefinery project that makes use of HRR technology to produce biofuels with commercially unmatched energy efficiency.
Landmark Homes The Landmark Group of Builders are dedicated to creating better lives for people through the homes we build and through the world we leave behind. The creation of Landmark Green is a corporate initiative to expand the Group's efforts in environmental stewardship while creating better homes for their heath and happiness of future generations.
Threshold Energies Corp. Threshold Energies is a leading alternative energy design/build contractor in the Edmonton, Alberta area
University of Alberta Energy Club The U of A Energy Club is dedicated to serving as a forum for energy policy, science and issues at the University of Alberta and our beautiful province. We aim to encourage entrepreneurship, environmental awareness and clean technologies.
University of Alberta Office of Sustainability Guides the University of Alberta in making progress in four areas of sustainability – teaching, research, outreach and operations.

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