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West Coast Bioenergy Guild




The West Coast Bioenergy Guild Makes it Fun and Easy to Learn More About Innovation in the Bioenergy Sector. Join us for a Great Evening!


Location: The Devil’s Elbow Ale and Smokehouse, 562 Beatty Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Upcoming Event: Wednesday, March 11 2020

Timing: 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Special Guest: Anna Stukas, Vice President of Business Development at Carbon Engineering 

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It is our pleasure to invite you to attend the West Coast Bioenergy Guild, hosted by BC Bioenergy Network.

Our Special Guest for the February March 11th Guild is Anna Stukas, Vice President of Business Development at Carbon Engineering 

About the Special Guest: 

Anna Stukas is an innovative Professional Engineer with 15+ years proven success bridging the gap between technology and business to overcome barriers to product commercialization. She is an influential leader known for building productive and cohesive teams across disparate business units to solve complex problems. Anna is passionate about novel clean technology solutions and promoting diversity and leadership in the STEM fields.

Anna is currently leading Canadian business development for Carbon Engineering, a clean energy company leading the commercialization of technology that captures excess carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere (DAC). DAC can be used to create large-scale “negative emissions” and to produce clean transportation fuels.

More About the 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 start at 5:30pm. Introductions start at 7pm, followed by a presentation by the Special Guest for about 30 minutes. After the presentation, there will be time for 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)

The event is aimed at creating a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere to share ideas, learn about new projects and expand networks. The West Coast Bioenergy Guild will meet monthly, and each event will feature a different Guest Speaker. We would love for those interested to join us at the Guild Event for some insights into the sustainable energy sector. For further information and updates, please request to join our Linkedin Group, or join the mailing list through our Website Sign Up Page.

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Save the Date: 

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020: Special Guest: David Dubois, Manager of Business Development at Fink Machine Inc.
Wednesday, May 13th, 2020:  Special Guest: Ian Thompson, President, Advanced Biofuels Canada.