Top 5 Features of Solar Canada
#1 – An Insightful Agenda Loaded with High Profile Speakers
Our program is loaded with high profile speakers who are uniquely positioned to provide insight into Canada’s changing energy landscape.
Our speaker lineup features The Honourable James Carr (Federal Minister of Natural Resources), The Honourable Glenn Thibeault (Ontario Minister of Energy), Monica Curtis (Energy Efficiency Alberta), Terry Young (Independent Electricity System Operator) and many more!
Join moderator the Honourable Sergio Marchi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) as leaders from a selection of the Canadian energy sectors are brought together for “The Great Canadian Electricity Conversation”.
See our full agenda and filter by track and location.
We are pleased to announce our presenting partner Quadra Power.
#2 – New topics and education streams
This year, Solar Canada is proud to welcome new subjects like Corporate Power Purchase Agreements (CCPA) and an entire new education stream focused on Residential, Commercial and Industrial.
Builders, Facilities Management and Operations professionals, we have a new education stream just for you. Our Residential, Commercial and Industrial track offers an overview of technology, project economics/profitability, case studies, best practice for rooftop maintenance and information about City of Toronto financing programs.
#3 – In Depth Post-Conference Workshops
Post-conference workshops offer an opportunity to take a deeper dive into specific subjects of interest.
- Corporate Power Purchase Agreements 2.0
- Living Off-Grid with Solar (HES PV)
- PV System Operations and Maintenance (HES PV)
Please note that post-conference workshops require separate and individual registration. Post-conference workshop registration does not include entrance to the Solar Canada Conference or Exhibition.
#4 – Networking Opportunities
Make connections that will go well beyond the conference! Solar Canada has many opportunities to connect with stakeholders. Highlights include:
- SolarPalooza (sponsored by PCL Construction Leaders) – ticket required
- “5 à 7” Reception (sponsored by Jones Brown)
- CanSIA’s Game Changer Awards (sponsored by Grasshopper) – Included in your Full Conference registration or buy your ticket (or your corporate table)
- Farewell Dessert Reception (sponsored by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP)
Find more information on networking events at Solar Canada.
Want to know who will be at Solar Canada? View our list of delegates who shared consent to be included in our delegate list.
#5 – Exhibition Hall Highlights
Exhibition hall: Solar Canada brings together the entire solar industry supply chain, designed to encourage business development. If you do business, or want to do business, in Canada, this is the only exposition of its kind in the country.
Gowling WLG Theatre: brings education sessions directly to the trade show floor, making some of our education sessions accessible with only an expo hall pass. See our full list of education sessions in the Gowling WLG Theatre.
Racking competition (sponsored by the North American Solar Academy): Our racking competition is back! Find out which solar module racking option is the fastest to install! See who is competing in this year’s challenge!
EV Lounge: Our EV Lounge will feature not one but two electric cars! Frankensolar has offered to bring a BMW i3 electric vehicle to charge under a solar car port and the University of Toronto will be showcasing its solar powered racing car.
Solar Heating and Cooling Pavilion: to learn more about solar thermal technology visit dsh (Digital Solar Heat) in booth #611 and Conserval Engineering (Solarwall) in booth #609.
Startup row: Come see what new technologies, ideas and innovations are in development and how they might impact the future of the solar industry! Companies like Exactus Energy Inc. who are harnessing the power of drone technology for its robust visual and technical outputs – saving time and money over conventional industry methods. Visit booth #900 to learn more!
Ready to register and attend as a delegate?
For a full list of registration types and rates, visit our registration page.