Global Learning Forum 2017

Meet Global Learning Forum 2017’s speakers, session leaders, and facilitators. This page will be continually updated as new leaders are added and is subject to change. A final list of speakers, session leaders, and facilitators will be available before spring.

Canadian correspondent
GreenCarReports
Councillor
City of Vancouver, British Columbia
Climate and Energy Project Coordinator
ICLEI Canada
President
Constructive Public Engagement
Senior Manager, Cities North America
CDP
Software Engineer
Google
Vice President of US Programs
Institute for Sustainable Communities
Vice President, Cities and Infrastructure Projects
Siemens Canada Limited
Chief Sustainability Officer
City of Chicago
Director-General
International Renewable Energy Agency
Councillor
Oxford County, Ontario
Director of Advocacy and Government Relations
Union of B.C. Municipalities
Executive Director
Clean Energy Canada
Director
Simon Fraser University Centre for Dialogue
Professor
York University
Deputy Mayor
Sønderborg, Denmark
General Manager of Planning, Urban Design and Sustainability
City of Vancouver
Head of Sustainable Development; Partner and Senior Scientist
Institute Decentralised Energy Technologies (IdE); KMK
‎Senior Director
Innergex
Director
MEETS Accelerator Coalition
Team Leader, Communities Group
Natural Resources Canada
Senior Vice-President
BC Hydro
Senior Associate
World Resources Institute
Mayor
City of Växjö, Sweden
Chief Environment Officer
TD Bank Group
Executive Director
Center for Sustainable Energy
Adjunct Professor, Schools of Environmental Studies and Business
University of Victoria
Project Manager
Northern Alliance for Greenhouse Action (NAGA)
Environmentalist and writer
Vice President and General Counsel
Meister Consultants Group
Undersecretary of Innovation of Management
City of Niterói, Brazil
Chief Executive Officer
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Former Mayor
City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Head of Innovation Management
ie3 Institute of Energy Systems - TU Dortmund University
Chief Executive Officer
The Atmospheric Fund (TAF)
Associate Professor
Humphrey School of Public Affairs - University of Minnesota
Energy Program Specialist
BC First Nation Energy and Mining Council
President
The Valley Centre
Secretary
Pingala Community Renewables
Senior Energy Policy Advisor
New York City Mayor's Office of Sustainability
Director of Research and Outreach
Simon Fraser University’s Sustainable Transportation Action Research Team (START)
Equity Specialist, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
City of Portland, Oregon
Senior Advisor on the Environment, Office of Mayor Edwin M. Lee
City and County of San Francisco
Chief Sustainability Officer
City of San Diego
Director, Economic Development
City of San Diego
Policy Lead, Climate Change Program
Sustainability Victoria
Director
Vancouver Economic Commission
Director, Cities and Communities
Smart Prosperity Institute
Managing Director and CEO
Sustainable Capital Advisors
Convenor
Pingala Community Renewables
Co-Founders
Modacity
Principal Laboratory Program Manager for State, Local, and Tribal Audiences
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Director
Alaska Center for Energy and Power
Manager of Strategic Initiatives
Oxford County
Vice President
AddÉnergie
Vice President
UniverCity
President
Climate Smart
Senior Programme Manager – Climate, Energy and Cities
World Future Council
Director
Klaus Hoppe Consulting
Managing Director
MaRS Advanced Energy Centre
Director
Global Initiative for Distributed and Local Energy
Director, Ready for 100
Sierra Club
Founder, Principal
LO3 Energy
Managing Director
Future Smart Strategies
Mayor
City of Vancouver, British Columbia
Scott Sinclair is the President & CEO of SES Consulting
President & CEO
SES Consulting