UOIT The Future is Bright in Renewable Energy

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22 September

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

University of Ontario Institute of Technology


“The Future is Bright in Renewable Energy” is an event to provide an understanding of the Renewable energy sector in Ontario by encourage students, young professionals the opportunities in this field. Not only will our panelists discuss what projects they have been doing as of now, but also sharing their experience from the beginning of their energy careers and how they ended up in the field.

Robert Stasko (CEO at Science Concepts International) – Robert had been a director for many energy industries from Energy Storage Canada, Kinectrics and Ontario Centre of Excellence for Energy (OCE). He has worked for the Ontario Ministry of Energy to implement new programs and policies in energy efficiency. Robert has been involved with numerous R&D projects from fusion devices, fuel cell technology, battery and photovoltaics.

Dr. Daniel Hoornweg (Professor and Chair in Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science at UOIT) – Dr. Hoornweg had been the Lead Advisor for Sustainable Cities for the World Bank for a number of years. He helped develop a climate change program that includes solid waste management, economic development, climate change mitigation and adaptation and community consultation.  Currently, Dr. Hoornweg is involved with a number of research projects such as energy policy, urban development, sustainable cities and waste management.

Wayne Chu (Senior Renewable Energy for the City of Toronto) – Wayne has been involved with Solar PV and Energy Storage Systems since 2008 for off grid projects like Cottage and Cabins locations as well as implemented this system in his own home. Currently, he is working on a FIT4 project, which is installing 6MW Solar PV on building rooftops for the City of Toronto.

Bonnie Hiltz (Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs Advisor for ENGIE) – Bonnie has been involved with many stakeholders and public relations for renewable energy contracts, policies and procurement. As a former manager of Renewable Energy for Ontario Power Authority, Bonnie had managed 1300 renewable contracts with a combined capacity of 2700 MW and involved with a number of policies for renewable energy while working for the Ministry of Energy.


Bookings are closed for this event.