Innovating energy for Alberta’s future
Join sustainable energy experts from UCalgary and Shell Canada to explore the innovative technologies fuelling change in Alberta’s energy system.
To address economic realities and growing demand for lower carbon resources, we must reimagine the energy industry. Technological and social innovations in oil and gas are carving a path towards greater sustainability and changing the future of energy in Alberta.
Explore the potential of negative and net-zero emission technology with Shell Canada President and Country Chair Michael Crothers, and Joule Bergerson, Associate Professor in the Schulich School of Engineering at UCalgary and Canada Research Chair in Energy Technology Assessment.
Webinar | Thursday, Nov. 19, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
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About the speakers
Michael Crothers was born and raised in Calgary. He has a dual role as both Vice President, Canada Integrated Gas in Royal Dutch Shell and Shell Canada President and Country Chair. Mr. Crothers has led large, complex operations, joint ventures and the development, execution, and start-up of mega projects. Michael has led teams across Shell’s upstream, chemicals and downstream businesses and his assignments have taken him to more than 30 countries.
Dr. Joule Bergerson, PhD
Dr. Joule Bergerson, PhD is Associate Professor in the Schulich School of Engineering at UCalgary and Canada Research Chair in Energy Technology Assessment. Dr. Bergerson’s primary research interest is systems-level analysis for policy and decision making of energy system investment and management. The focus of her work is developing tools and frameworks for the assessment of prospective technology options and their policy implications from a life cycle perspective.
About the moderator
Community leader and Calgary journalist Deborah Yedlin was elected the 14th chancellor of the University of Calgary, effective July 1, 2018. She has been observing, commenting and writing about business and politics for more than two decades, as a journalist for the Financial Post, Globe and Mail and Calgary Herald. In addition to her writing, she has been a regular commentator for CBC Radio and Television, and CTV since 1996.