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2024 Sustainable Energy Conference: Shaping Manitoba's Energy Landscape

Join us for ManSEA's 2024 Sustainable Energy Conference and AGM!

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2024 Sustainable Energy Conference: Shaping Manitoba's Energy Landscape
2024 Sustainable Energy Conference: Shaping Manitoba's Energy Landscape

Time & Location

Apr 03, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CDT

Selkirk, 180 Easton Dr, Selkirk, MB R1A 0W6, Canada


About the event

Join us at ManSEA’s annual Sustainable Energy Conference, where we'll delve into the sustainable energy strategies driving Manitoba's energy transformation.

Don't miss your chance to connect, collaborate, and catalyze change for a greener Manitoba.


CURT HULL, Climate Change Connection

"A Better Power Choice"

Curt Hull, P.Eng. has a consulting practice in sustainability and has been Project Director of Climate Change Connection in Manitoba since 2007. He works with NGOs, businesses, universities & colleges, as well as all levels of government to build a fossil-fuel-free future. He currently serves on the board of Sustainable Building Manitoba and the Climate Reality Project Canada. He has worked on clean energy and sustainability projects with diesel and winter road dependent First Nations in Northern Manitoba. He has worked with and advised Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba on their climate change initiatives. He is lead author of Manitoba’s Climate Action Team’s Road to Resilience suite of analyses and documents.

BRUCE DUGGAN, Boke Consulting

"Steps Towards a Renewable Energy Future: 7 Manitoba Municipalities Chart Courses Forward"

Bruce Duggan is the CEO of Boke Consulting and the Associate Professor of Management at the Buller School of Business at Providence University College in Otterburne, Manitoba. He has lead teams that have begun to replace diesel with renewables in the remote northern community of Lac Brochet, He and a group of renewable energy engineers have charted courses with Lac Brochet, Brochet and Tadoule Lake to end their dependence on diesel for both heat and electricity. He has also worked with those and other communities for set up recycling programs and local food initiatives. 

CORMAC FOSTER, Vermillion Growers

“Sustainability at the Grassroots Level: A Homegrown Story of Canada’s Path to Food Sovereignty”

Cormac Foster is the Vice President of Engineering & Development at Vermillion Growers, a home-grown Manitoba business pioneering the field of high-tech commercial greenhouse vegetable production in the Prairie region. He has brought a wealth of knowledge and passion to the team along with his technical engineering background to manage the design and construction of Manitoba’s largest, and first of its kind, commercial vegetable production greenhouse.

Cormac graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2017 as a Biosystems Engineer with a specialization in Environmental Engineering. Awarded the 2021 Intern Award by Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba in recognition of his exceptional work achievements and contribution to society while training as an engineer, Cormac aspires to make a significant positive impact on society and works to promote and educate on sustainability and a shift in focus to the triple bottom line.

DANY ROBIDOUX, Éco-Ouest Canada | Eco-West Canada

Dany Robidoux brings several years of experience and a passion for the green economy to his work at Eco-West Canada (EWC). As leaders in the promotion and adoption of EVs and charging infrastructure throughout the Prairies, Dany and his team at EWC have informed and guided municipalities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan with sound advice as they begin their transition into the realm of low carbon/zero emission transportation. He specializes in explaining environmental economic development opportunities to municipalities, and in leading teams to design projects and write successful funding applications. With a background in economics, Dany is particularly interested in applying a circular economy lens to understanding and addressing sustainability issues. As executive director of EWC, Dany works with businesses, community organizations and all three levels of government to foster widespread commitment to sustainable development in Canada's rural municipalities.  Dany holds a B.A. and a B. Comm. Comm. (Honours) from the University of Manitoba, and a Certificate in Circular Economy and Sustainability Strategies from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

TIM FEDUNIW, City of Selkirk

The full conference agenda and speakers list will be available soon!


  • 30 minutes

    Registration and Networking

  • 15 minutes

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

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