Conference listings from IPPSO FACTO

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Dates: 01 September 2016 To 31 December 2020
Energy Storage Canada National Conference: Storage is Power

Bram and Bluma Appel Salon (at the Toronto Reference Library)

The largest conference in Canada solely focused on energy storage, this event brings together top business executives, technical experts, investors, innovators and policy makers to discuss and gain insight into energy storage solutions, services and policy changes that are transforming grid operation, manufacturing, mining, building management and more!

Find out what’s driving the market today and connect with leaders in the industry. Energy storage is an energy solution that is optimizing our energy systems and offering flexibility at all customer levels.

Dates: 01 October 2019 To 02 October 2019

APPrO members use "APPRO2019" for a special 10% registration discount.


Omni King Edward Hotel, 37 King St East, Toronto


Dates: 07 October 2019 To 07 October 2019

The conference is perfectly timed to discuss “New Energy Directions” in Ontario’s energy sector. This event focuses on the key issues facing the energy industry in Ontario, the factors that are driving change, and the associated policy and regulatory implications. The conference will address the key public policy issues, priorities and proposals that are changing Ontario’s current energy landscape and setting a new course for the future.

Power of Water Canada Technical Conference and Trade Show

White Oaks Conference Resort, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Register before July 1st and save $100

Dates: 21 October 2019 To 23 October 2019
Contact Number: 1-866-743-1500 ext. 23

The Power of Water Canada Technical Conference and Trade Show is the largest hydroelectric networking event of its kind. With more than 400 delegates, 60 exhibitors and 50 speakers - this is the must attend conference of the year for the hydropower industry!

GTEN 2019 Symposium

The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Banff, AB

The GTEN Committee is pleased to announce that the 2019 Symposium Program is now online!  Register now – space is limited! We encourage you to also book your hotel accommodations asap before they sell out. Symposium registrations and hotel bookings may be made at anytime through the Welcome Page of the event site as well.

To view the program, register, or access the Welcome Page, please see the link below.

Dates: 21 October 2019 To 23 October 2019
Operational Excellence Week Canada

Old Mill, Toronto

Join us at Canada’s only cross-industry event on Operational Excellence – where over 150 operations leaders will help you get aligned and show you how to drive enterprise operational excellence. This year’s program will help you eliminate inefficiencies in your operations, drive customer excellence, harness digital transformation and build a sustainable culture of operational excellence.

We have added all new tracks on Leadership & Culture, Process Excellence, Business Transformation, Lean, Customer Excellence, Digital Excellence and Operations Management Systems.

The global speaker line-up features world class leaders from TD, Hydro One, PepsiCo, Maple Leaf Foods, Air Canada, Sick Kids, Sanofi Pasteur, Duke Energy and many more  – all speaking on this year’s agenda and there to guide you on your business transformation journey.

APPro members are entitled to receive a 15% discount* on standard rates when quoting promo code APPRO15.

Dates: 21 October 2019 To 24 October 2019
Contact Name: Leslie Allen
Contact Number: +1 705 707 1301
Contact Email:
Distributed Energy Conference

Gaylord Rockies, Denver, CO

The Distributed Energy Conference is the power generation industry’s foremost event about distributed generation, bringing together utility-scale electricity providers with power generators utilizing distributed energy resources (DERs), including commercial and industrial facilities, cooperatives, and private enterprise. The conference focuses on real-life applications of DERs, providing insight and information about renewable energy sources such as solar and wind, energy storage, microgrids, combined heat and power (CHP), generators, microturbines, and hybrid systems utilizing a variety of technologies. The event also delves into the business and financial aspects of distributed generation, including the emerging world of blockchain.

Dates: 30 October 2019 To 01 November 2019
Contact Name: Jill Dean
Contact Number: 1-713-343-1880
Contact Email:

The Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff, Canada

At the Decentralised Energy Forum we’ve seen profound changes in the way we create and consume energy. New technologies, climate change policies, and market drivers are all triggering the industry’s largest shakeup in over a century. There’s no doubt in our minds that the global economy is in transition and a new role has emerged for decentralised energy.

It’s time we seize this opportunity and forge our power industry into the 21st century. We’re bringing together like-minded industry experts who are ready to make contemporary energy an integral part of our modern built environment. Where the journey to interactive and automated energy is showcased. Where you meet inspirational business leaders who spark your imagination and can put your business on a clear path to future success. Where innovation integrates into real projects.

Dates: 05 November 2019 To 06 November 2019

APPrO Members receive a 15% discount: use code "APPRO15"

APPrO 2019 - the 31st Annual Canadian Power Conference & Networking Centre

November 21 & 22, Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

The future belongs to those who can see the inflection points ahead and institute the necessary strategies to embrace them. 

APPrO 2019 presents industry experts on a range of topics from massive electrification, to storage, responsive energy management technology, digitization and many more. Discover major innovators designing new options for remaking the power system.

Participate in important discussions on the coming industry changes, current business plans and commercial opportunities in Canadian power.

Make valuable connections with hundreds of top-tier industry professionals, across all power technologies, in one place - at one time, at the Canadian Power industry’s only comprehensive power generation  event.

Register now for APPrO 2019. Join us and discover the inflection points that will be key to your business interests.

Dates: 21 November 2019 To 22 November 2019
Contact Number: 416-3226549
Contact Email:

Current speaker highlights include:

  • Hon. Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, Minister of Indigenous Affairs (Invited)
  • David Butters, President & CEO, Association of Power Producers of Ontario (APPrO)
  • Neva Espinoza, Director, Enabling Technologies and Advanced Generation, EPRI - Electric Power Research Institute
  • Heather Ferguson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Ontario Power Generation (OPG)
  • Tim Gibson, Vice President, Product and Systems Sales, Smart Infrastructure, Siemens Canada Limited
  • Susan Uthayakumar, CEO, Schneider Electric Canada

Check the conference website often for ongoing updates to the speaker roster and conference agenda (coming soon).

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