Canada has become a hotbed for clean technology innovation.
The sector is driven by strong public investment in R&D and world-class education, as well as a deep and diverse talent pool enriched by progressive immigration policy. The result is a robust ecosystem of cleantech entrepreneurs punching above their weight as the search for globally scalable climate solutions races forward.
How can we dramatically accelerate the deployment of low-carbon, climate-friendly technologies?
What role do investors, corporates and governments play? And what can we learn from past efforts? These are some of the questions we aim to answer with our thought-provoking program.
- Scaling for global impact
- Women in cleantech
- Cities and industry 4.0
- Climate moonshots
From scaling for global impact to climate moonshots, learn from some of today’s biggest thinkers and leaders in cleantech.
A path to hope
Calling on history, cutting-edge research, complexity science and even The Lord of the Rings, Thomas Homer-Dixon lays out the tools we can command to rescue a world on the brink.
Hear from Nicole Stott, engineer, retired NASA astronaut and author of the upcoming book Back to Earth on learnings and observations working aboard the International Space Station, and the importance of collaboration.
Three entrepreneurs discuss the immense potential of their groundbreaking climate innovations and the challenge of achieving global impact. What barriers lie in their way? What will it take to speed up their journey?