Speakers

Below are the speakers from 2016. Check back Summer 2017 for the 2017 speaker list.

 

President and CEO of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA)
Elizabeth McDonald has ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­experience as a senior executive, industry advocate, industry advisor and board member with over 25 years experience in government relations, advocacy, organizational management, and communications with an accomplished record of service as a diplomatic intermediary between industry and government.   ... Read More
Director, Office of Sustainability, Dalhousie University
Rochelle Owen has worked in the environment and sustainability field for over 25 years at non-profit, government, and academic institutions. She currently works as the Director of the Office of Sustainability at Dalhousie University.  ... Read More
President, Selling Energy
Mark Jewell is an internationally recognized subject matter expert, coach, speaker, and Wall Street Journal best-selling author focused on overcoming barriers to implementing projects.  ... Read More
Acting Assistant Vice President, Office for a Healthy Environment, Carolinas HealthCare System
Kady works in the unique niche of greening healthcare. She makes sure hospitals, healthcare facilities and the healthcare workforce keep an eye on environmental sustainability.   ... Read More
Director, Facilities Management, Cape Breton University
Donnie was born and raised in Sydney, NS.  He graduated from Sydney Academy and attended the College of Cape Breton and St. F.X. graduating with a B.Sc. and a Diploma in Engineering.  He then graduated from TUNS in 1982 with a B.Eng. (Mechanical).... Read More
Principal, David C. Stewart & Associates Inc.
David C. Stewart is the president of the David C. Stewart & Associates Inc. and a senior mechanical/energy engineer, with over thirty five (35) years of experience in district energy system reviews, energy audits, energy planning, energy policy development, and energy training.... Read More
Associate Professor, Department of Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering, Memorial University
I received my B.Sc. (1990) and M.A.Sc. (1993) in naval architecture from Dalian University of Technology, China and Ph.D. (2001) in naval architecture/marine hydrodynamics from Dalhousie University. I worked as a senior hydrodynamicist with Martec Limited in Halifax from 2000 to 2004 and with Oceanic Consulting Corporation in St. John’s from 2005 to 2008. I joined Memorial University ... Read More
Certified Passive House Consultant, Passive House E-design
Passive Design is Canada’s most experienced company in Passive House design, consulting and construction.  The owner, Natalie Leonard is dedicated to promoting the Passive House Concept and creating cost effective, super efficient buildings ... Read More
Principal, Streamline Engineering Services
David McClelland is a Mechanical Engineer, Entrepreneur and Business Owner with over 18 years of Engineering and Management experience. David graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1998 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a diploma in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship.  After working ... Read More
NSCC Manager, Physical Plant and Energy NSCC Facilities Management
Jim has worked for NSCC for the past 20 years, 12 years as a Facility Manager and the past 8 as Manager Physical Plant and Energy. Jim is a Power Engineer, Certified Energy Manager and Auditor, a Building System Technician and ... Read More
Manager of on-site power generation for EPS AB Energy Canada
Pat Carr – Manager of on-site power generation for EPS AB Energy Canada- AB Energy has more than 30 years’ experience in the Cogeneration Industry, and has designed and manufactured ... Read More
Energy & Utilities Supervisor, Facilities Management, StFX University
Kevin Latimer has a Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology from the University College of Cape Breton. He has worked with several engineering consultants and in the Pulp and Paper industry over a twenty-one year period prior to joining St.F.X. ... Read More
Regional Director, Atlantic Chapter, Canada Green Building Council
Lara Ryan is the Regional Director – Atlantic Chapter, of the Canada Green Building Council. In this role she works with the organization’s senior management team and the local leadership board to advance the adoption of green building practices in Atlantic Canada ... Read More