Seminar Series

Exploring Energy Systems Seminar Series

The Energy Systems Signature Area Curriculum Committee is proud to present Exploring Energy Systems, a webinar series designed to introduce different aspects of energy systems through a holistic lens and featuring diverse experts representing a broad crosssection of the energy systems landscape.

Each session will break an issue or topic down to digestible pieces, examining a basic question or component critical to understanding our energy systems, both in their current form and how they might or should develop in the future.

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Global Energy Systems Seminar Series

Exploring the Tough Questions about Energy

The University of Alberta Energy Systems Signature Area (ESSA) and the Future Energy Systems (FES) research program are proud to present the Global Energy Systems Seminar Series, which unites the diverse, world-leading talent at Canada's leading energy research institution, with global expertise to provide valuable insights into energy today, tomorrow, and far into the future.

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Current Series: North American Energy Dialogue

The energy markets of Canada, the United States, and Mexico are becoming increasingly interdependent as physical infrastructure and commodities trade continues to grow across North America.

The University of Alberta, the University of Texas at Austin, and the Tecnologico de Monterrey, are leading research-intensive universities in their respective countries, each possessing strong energy focused expertise.

The three universities are uniquely positioned to create a platform that enables discussion and analysis on energy policy, through a North American perspective. These webinars will include insights from experts from the three countries as well as perspectives from government, academia, industry, and think tanks.

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Past and Upcoming Seminars

Energy Systems Pathways: How Does Energy Get To You?

Date: Thursday, 27 January 2022, 15:00 -16:30 MT

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Introduction to energy systems: What is an "energy system", anyway?

Date: Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 16:00 -17:30 MT

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North American Energy Policy post COVID-19: Perspectives from Canada, the United States and Mexico

Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020 (8:30 - 9:30 AM MST)

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The Mexican Energy Landscape: Perspectives from Canada, the United States and Mexico

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020 (8:00 - 9:00 AM MST)

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How Biden's Energy/Environmental Policy Could Impact US-Mexico-Canada Energy Trade

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021 (10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MST)

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Industrial Decarbonization & the Role of CCUS: a Canadian Outlook

Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 (10:00 AM MST)

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Accelerating the Net-Zero Transition: Can CCUS support keep pace?

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021 (11:00 AM MST)

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More information coming soon. Contact to be notified of future seminars.