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presented by Niagara Sustainability Initiative

Niagara Energy Summit 2016


The Niagara Fallsview Casino. Over 11 000 feet squared of space. More than 25 vendors. Product demonstrations every 30 minutes. It's time to take Energy Demand Management by the horns.


Connect with other organizations in the region and share and learn from each other’s experiences.


Have questions about the Cap-and-Trade program coming to Ontario? Didn't know you can get paid for updating your HVAC? Learn this and more with a VIP pass.


VIP Passes

Provides all day access to tradeshow floor to meet vendors, the sit down conference area and exclusive VIP area. Continential breakfast and lunch buffet are included.

Tradeshow Passes

Provides all day access to tradeshow floor to meet vendors as well as a sit down conferences area. All attendees will have the opportunity to hear from the keynote speakers. Meals are not included.


Register HERE: bit.ly/1SYEZ4M


  • $175 - VIP Passes (Limited Qty)
  • $50 - Tradeshow Passes
  • $15 - Student Passes

* Taxes included in all prices


Conference Speakers

Bob Willard

Sustainability Advantage

Joanna Kyriazis

Zizzo Strategies

Keith Brooks

Environmental Defense

John Armstrong

President, Armstrong Strategy Group

Danielle Piluso

Energy Manager, Niagara College

Brian Smith

Chief Conservation Officer, Horizon Utilities

Peter Gray

Founder, Air Solutions Hamilton

Dave Thompson

Project Manager, Walker Environmental

Declan Doyle

Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)

Conference Schedule

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Registration & Networking 

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast with Opening Remarks
John Armstrong (MC)

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

State of Energy Industry
Bob Willard, President of Sustainability Advantage 

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Low Hanging Fruit: Green Teams and Engagement 
Ben Dunbar, Manager of Waste Operations, AET Group

9:20 AM - 9:35 AM

Low Hanging Fruit: CDM Incentives

Brian Smith, Chief Conservation Officer, Horizon Utilities 

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

Networking Break

Product Presentation: Air Solutions Hamilton, Alan Hopkins 

10:05 AM - 10:20 AM

Low Hanging Fruit: Lighting Retrofits 

Lorna Hazen, Executive Assistant to the CEO of White Oaks Resort

10:25 AM - 10:40 AM

Innovation and Opportunities

Declan Doyle, Independent Electricity Systems Operator (IESO)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

Innovation and Opportunities: Process System Upgrade Initiative 

Dave Thompson, Project Manager, Walker Environmental 

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

Networking Break

Product Presentation: Halcyon, Sustainability Program Manager, Michael Schwartzentruber

11:35 AM - 11:50 AM

Innovation and Opportunities: Compressed Air 

Air Solutions Hamilton, Peter Gray and Alan Hopkin

11:55 AM - 12:10 PM

Innovation and Opportunities: Green Roofs 

Nate Smelle, Executive Director of Greening Niagara 

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

Innovation and Opportunities: HVAC

Danielle Piluso, Energy Manager for Niagara College 

12:25 PM - 12:55 PM

Networking Break

Product Presentation: EV Window Films, Gary Bellhouse 

Coffee Available!

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Global Community: FAQ about the emerging Clean Economy

Keith Brooks, Director of Clean Economy Program, Environmental Defense 

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Global Community: The Cap and Trade system and how it affects you

Joanna Kyriazis, Policy Director, Zizzo Strategies 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lunch and Networking 

Sponsored by: Sustainable Environmental Solutions, David Katz 

Tradeshow Vendors

Evolution Window Films

EnerFreeze Canada Inc.

HTS Engineering

Air Solutions Hamilton

Intellimeter Canada Inc

Timbro Design Build

GO with LED

K3D Inc.

Halcyon Systems


P2D Innovations

Niagara College

Violin Power Solutions


Environmental Sustainability Research Centre

CANDURA Instruments

Z3 Controls

AET Group

Grimsby Power Inc.

Raw Materials Company

UPside Energy Management

Sustainable Environmental Solutions

Quartek Group

Horizon Utilities

Niagara Sustainability Initiative

Thank you to our Sponsors

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Horizon Utilities

Niagara Peninsula Energy

Niagara Industrial Association

Walker Environmental


What is Sustainability?


This video was created by NSI in April 2015 for our 4th Annual Evening of Recognition. It features interviews with the City of St. Catharines, Water Superstore and Niagara Health System.

February 3, 2016

Fallsview Casino Resort

6380 Fallsview Blvd

Niagara Falls, ON L2G7X6




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