The energy sector is essential to living in a modern world and enhancing our quality of life. As a resource driven economy, Canada has a unique opportunity leveraging expertise in oil & gas, energy and mining to play a key role in the clean energy transition. Canada’s manufacturing sector can help create better parts for reduced wear, improved reliability and increased efficiency aimed at boosting our productivity and competitiveness as a nation. This panel highlights the active collaboration in the strategy to build a skilled workforce and advanced manufacturing capabilities across academia, industry, and service providers. The goal is to provide solutions for immediate benefit to the province while transitioning to a net zero footprint for this vital industry.
Panel Moderator – Billy Rideout (Exergy)
- Tonya Wolfe (Manager Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing, Red Deer College)
- Ira Laughy (President, Rapid 3D)
- Stefano Chiovelli (Research and Development, Syncrude)
- Hamid Rajani (Manager and Lead Scientist, SAIT)