Energy 2.0 - A Changing World

Where are our energy policies taking us? By 2020, will Quebec have reached its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets? Will it have optimized the full range of its choices and developed renewable energy sectors to their full potential?

On February 19th and 20th, come hear what the experts have to say.
  • 100% renewable by 2050 
    Josh Laughren, Director of the WWF Climate and Energy Program and Marie-Claude Lemieux, Director for Quebec, share the results of the joint WWF-Ecofys study on the future of renewable energy worldwide.

  • Renewable Energy Development in the Shale Era 
    International energy expert Alvaro E. Pereira examines the relationship between renewable energy development and the shale gas market in New England.

  • Round table "New markets for renewables"  
    Between 2001 and 2011, the global production of electricity from renewable sources went from 2862.4 TWh to 4447.5 TWh, which represents a 4.5% increase. There were quite a few fluctuations over the course of the decade. What are the current market trends for renewable energy in Quebec and abroad? Jean-Pierre Lessard of KPMG and Dany Lemieux of Econoler take stock.

  • "Energy 2.0" Workshops  
    Targeted workshops on hot topics relevant to day-to-day activities in the field.

  • Technical training  
    • For engineers:
      Using Distributed Intelligence to Aid MicroGrid and Distribution Technology Deployment, with Robert Leigh, CEO of LocalGrid
    • For lawyers:
      Quebec's Loi 1 with Me Maxime Turcotte of Stikeman Elliott;
    • For managers:
      Optimisation des systèmes énergétiques : outils quantitatifs et perspective européenne with Arnaud Renaud, PhD, CEO Artelys and Guillaume Tarel, PhD, VP Artelys Canada

According to Ms Martine Ouellet, current Minister of Natural Resources, and Mr. Pierre Arcand, 2012 Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, "The AQPER is a must ! "

"An excellent opportunity to meet the decision makers of our industry and to discuss major issues." Mr. Denys Turcotte , President of Voith Hydro Canada and President of the Table de concertation de l'industrie Élecrique.


The MFE Exhibition Hall

See and be seen: reserve your booth in the Grand Hall des Exposants MFE of the AQPER 2014 conference. Located in the foyer just off the main conference rooms, the Grand Hall is where coffee breaks and networking cocktails are held. For guaranteed visibility, book your space today (only eight booths are available)! For more information , contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Having a booth in the Grand Hall des Exposants is an excellent way to network. Showcase your contribution to the Quebec renewable energy sector by reserving your booth today.