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APEGGA Annual Conference - Alternative Energy Sources Seminar


The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) has included a one-day seminar on alternative energy sources in the professional development program of its upcoming 2007 conference. Non-members of APEGGA are welcome to register for the conference.The alternative energy sources seminar is facilitated by Marlo Raynolds, Executive Director of the Pembina Institute, and includes the following topics:

  • Context for New Energy Economy, by Marlo Raynolds of the Pembina Institute;
  • Drake Landing Solar Community, by Gordon Howell and John Kokko;
  • Wind, by Ray McKay of Enmax
  • Non-Conventional Methane Production, by Ian Thomson of Canadian Bioenergy Corporation; and
  • Solar Case Study, by Kaz Schmocha of the Alberta Research Council.

The seminar will conclude with a panel discussion.The alternative energy sources seminar runs from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Friday, April 27, 2007, in the Telus Convention Centre in downtown Calgary. Registration costs $350.00 and must be paid before April 5, 2007. Registration includes lunch with guest George Roter of Engineers Without Borders speaking on "Engineering a Better World".More information is available on the APEGGA web site at: can register online at: or by fax or mail.John Martin SESCI Calgary

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