BC Bioenergy Network

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West Coast Bioenergy Guild

The West Coast Bioenergy Guild is a BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) initiative that allows individuals with interest in the bioenergy sector to connect and share insights. BCBN hosts a monthly Guild Event at the Devil’s Elbow, where guests can network and enjoy presentations from relevant speakers within the bioenergy community. If you are interested in joining the West Coast Bioenergy Guild, you can receive updates and additional information through our LinkedIn page.


About The West Coast Bioenergy Guild

Objective: The objective is for attendees to share knowledge and develop relationships. This foundation will accelerate the sector.

Background: Established in 2009, the Guild is a monthly social gathering in the bioenergy/cleantech sector. A key opinion leader from the bioenergy/cleantech sector is invited to share their insights to enrich the community. Previous Special Guests include Jack Saddler (UBC-Forestry), Don Roberts (Nawitka Capital), Paul Austin (Fort Capital), and Ken Shields (Conifex Timber) to name a few.

Audience: The Guild is aimed at passionate people in the bioenergy/cleantech sector in BC. Students are welcome to attend. Attendees are encouraged to invite colleagues.

Format: Drinks and dinner (optional) starts at 5:30pm. Introductions start at 7pm followed by a presentation by the Special Guest for 30 minutes (powerpoint optional) followed by questions and group discussion. The event finishes at 8pm but attendees are welcome to continue networking.

Location: Devil’s Elbow, 562 Beatty St, Vancouver (about one block from the Stadium / Chinatown skytrain station).