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On February 21st – 22nd, market leading companies and key thought leaders, across the globe, in the geothermal industry will be gathering at the 7th annual OGA Conference 2017.

Contractors, wholesalers, consultants, utilities, designers, geothermal enthusiasts and anyone with a passing interest in the development of the industry in Ontario, will be eager to attend the OGA Conference 2017, to get exclusive access to informative and engaging conversations with national and international industry leaders, including:

  • Martin Forsen, Manager, International Affairs, NIBE
  • Malini Giridhar, VP, Market Development and Public and Government Affairs, Enbridge
  • Bob Wyman, Renewable Energy Consultant
  • Bryan Purcell, Director of Policy & Programs, Toronto Atmospheric Fund
  • Andrew Bowerbank, Global Director of Sustainability, EllisDon
  • Howlan Mullally, Building Sustainability Specialist, Infrastructure Ontario
  • Terry Young, VP, Conservation and Corporate Relations, Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
  • Jay Egg, President, Egg Geothermal

The conference takes place at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale (Mississauga, Ontario) and will be the must-attend networking and knowledge building opportunity of the year for the Ontario geoexchange sector. Some program highlights include the following:

  • Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan: One Year Later
  • The Enbridge proposition: can a natural gas utility change the rules for geothermal
  • Infrastructure Ontario’s energy strategy and the potential for geothermal
  • American and European Perspectives on the Ontario Marketplace
  • The link to energy efficiency and the role of IESO
  • The latest research from the Toronto Atmospheric Fund studies
  • Private sector low carbon initiatives: Ellis Don leads the way

Early bird rates for a full (2-day) conference pass start at $450 CAD and are available for a limited time (ending Dec 13th).

Sponsorship opportunities are available starting at $850 CAD.

The Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) is a not-for-profit organization representing geothermal energy system designers, drillers, installers, equipment manufacturers and distributors to advance Ontario’s geothermal heating and cooling industry.  The OGA Conference 2017 is just one way the OGA is acting as a bridge between consumers, government and industry professionals while acting as a voice to increase awareness for the importance of working towards the use of a greener, cleaner and self-sustainable energy source.

Prospective attendees can visit ontariogeothermal.ca for more information about the OGA, conference updates and registration details. For sponsorship opportunities please contact Kendy Sandy at ksandy@hrai.ca.