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Energy Day: Avatar Innovations and Energy Futures Lab

November 22 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Hosted by: Avatar Innovations & Energy Futures Lab @ the Energy Transition Center located at The Ampersand

Avatar Innovations:

The Next Energy Frontier: Avatar 2024 Program Reveal
10:00 – 11:00 AM

Join us at the edges of innovation to see firsthand the exciting details of the Avatar Program 2024, where the future of energy is not just imagined but engineered and constructed. We’re thrilled to invite you to the grand unveiling of the Avatar 2024 Program, a venture that promises to redefine the horizons of sustainable technology.

With an impressive legacy of 42 cutting-edge technologies already catalyzing change in under three years, the Avatar Program is a testament to human ingenuity and the relentless pursuit of progress. Our pioneering initiatives have not only taken flight but are soaring into the realms of real-world application, redefining what the energy sector is capable of – and what it means to work within.

Building from the previous wildly successful versions of the Avatar Program, Avatar 2024 has been updated for the demands and opportunities of our time, both delivering transformational energy solutions and leaders for an increasingly complex and rapidly changing world.

Join us. You’re not just reserving a seat at the event; you’re becoming a part of a movement shaping the future of energy. Engage with the minds behind the milestones, network with fellow trailblazers, and be part of the dialogue that’s driving change.

Energy Futures Lab:
Ideas to Innovation: Co-Creating Our Energy Future
11:00 – 12:00 PM

The Energy Futures Lab is a trusted convenor, connector, and catalyzer of innovative energy transition solutions committed to enabling an inclusive and equitable transition to the net-zero energy system of the future. Join us to hear how the Lab brings together stakeholders from across the energy system to collaboratively build an understanding of one of the greatest challenges facing us today and meet some of the Lab’s community of change-makers turning ideas into innovation.


  • Alison Cretney, Managing Director, Energy Futures Lab
  • Liz Lappin, CEO, Common Good Mining & Co-Founder and Board Member, Battery Metals Association of Canada (BMAC)
  • John Zhou, Chief Cleantech Officer & VP Clean Resources, Alberta Innovates
  • Geoff Tauvette, Executive Director, Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (C-SAF) & Vice President, Operations and Sustainability, FSM Management Group Inc.
  • Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2023
  • Time: 10 AM to noon
  • Location: Energy Transition Center located at The Ampersand
  • Cost: Complimentary
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