The Power of Nanotechnology: Alberta's Energy Future

December 2nd, 2010

Event Information

When Tuesday, December 2nd, 2010
5:30-6:00 - Reception / Snacks
6:00-7:30 - Presentations / Q&A
7:30-8:00 - Networking and Wrap up
Where University of Alberta, ETLC Solarium
Poster PDF


Jointly presented by the UofA Energy Club and the UofA Nanotechnology Group. Sponsored by the Faculty of Engineering, School of Energy and Environment, and National Institute for Nanotechnology.

Nanotechnology is the current forefront of science and innovation, while energy production is tied to global development, competitiveness, and quality of life. Together Nanotech and Energy will impact different aspects the economy, environment, and social welfare, both in Alberta and Globally. Our panelists will talk about Alberta’s current energy state, developments in the renewable energy sector and Oil Sands operations, how these developments diversify Alberta’s economy, and the government’s role in financing this research.

Our panelists include:

  • Dr. Jillian Buriak, Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta
  • Mr. Peter Watson, Alberta Deputy Minister of Energy
  • Dr. Murray Gray, Scientific Director for The Centre for Oil Sands Innovation


Volunteer Opportunities

There are lots of ways to get involved!
If you are looking to help out with this event, a list of Volunteer Opportunities can be found here. Any time you can spare is appreciated!

Contact Erich, moc.liamg|nesrednahcire#moc.liamg|nesrednahcire, if you have any questions

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