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Webinar on the Roadmap to Resilient, Ultra-Low Energy Buildings, with Deep Integration of Renewables
Join us on May 4th, 2023 from 11 am - 12:30 pm ET for a panel discussion on the Roadmap to Resilient, Ultra-Low Energy Buildings, with Deep Integration of Renewables moderated by Robert Crawhall, CAE's Executive Director.

May 4, 2023 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Andreas Athienitis, Eng., FCAE, FASHRAE, FIBPSA
Professor, Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering @Concorida University
Dr. Andreas K. Athienitis is a Professor of Building Engineering at Concordia University. He obtained a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (1981) from the University of New Brunswick and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo (1985). He is the founder and Scientific Director of the NSERC Smart Net-zero Energy Buildings Strategic Research Network (SNEBRN: 2011-2017) and the founding Director of the NSERC Solar Buildings Research Network (SBRN: 2005-2011). He holds a Senior NSERC/Hydro Quebec Industrial Research Chair and a Concordia University Research Chair, Tier I. He was profiled as one of 25 top innovators in Quebec by Actualité Magazine (Sep. 15, 2009). He is a Fellow is of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (2011), a Fellow of ASHRAE (2017) and a Fellow of IBPSA (2017). He was named Concordia University Research Fellow (Senior) in 2010.
Dr. Chris Kennedy, FCAE
Professor, Director of Industrial Ecology Program @University of Victoria
Dr. Kennedy has worked for over 20-years on strategies for addressing global climate change, drawing upon economics, technology, policy and industrial ecology perspectives. Much of his current work involves biophysical analysis of economies towards deep decarbonization. Previous research helped the development of a standard approach for city-wide greenhouse inventorying – as well as mitigation strategies. Holding qualifications in civil engineering, economics and business, he conducted consulting work on sustainable infrastructure and cities for several national governments, as well as the World Bank and others. In 2011/12, he was seconded to the OECD in Paris, to work on Cities, Green Growth and Policies for Encouraging Investment in Low Carbon Infrastructure. He previously served as President of the International Society for Industrial Ecology. He is a Senior Fellow at the Global Cities Institute and author of The Evolution of Great World Cities: Urban Wealth and Economic Growth.
Dr. Rosamund Hyde, P.Eng.
Manager of Research and Innovation Services @Stantec
Dr. Rosamund Hyde is Manager of Research and Innovation Service at Stantec. She holds two degrees in mechanical engineering and a doctorate in civil engineering. She’s a licensed professional engineer in British Columbia and Ontario. For the past 18 years, Rosamund has led the growth of research resources for Stantec consultants. She manages claims for more than $5 million annually in research- and design-related tax savings and coordinates the input of business line research and innovation leaders to these Stantec programs. In 2010, Rosamund established the Stantec R&D Resource eLibrary to make up-to-date technical literature available to employees. Since launch, downloads have grown from 3,000 to 70,000 publications per year and the eLibrary is now available to all Stantec employees worldwide. From 2007 to 2012, Dr. Hyde served on the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board, a standing committee of Engineers Canada.
Andrew Pape-Salmon, P.Eng., MRM, FCAE, FCSSE
Commissioner @BC Utilities Commission
Expert leader and engineer in the public and private sectors with 25 years’ experience in system design engineering, economics and public policy, including 18 years’ experience in government policy and legislation, energy efficiency and demand-side management, building and safety standards, renewable energy and decarbonization of buildings and energy supplies. Employed by the BC Utilities Commission. Completed a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Resource Management. Former Executive Director, BC Building and Safety Standards Branch.