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September 19-21, 2023
Edmonton Convention Centre
Alberta, Canada

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Conference Speakers

Ian Kuwahara

Ian Kuwahara

Director, Energy and Industrial Innovation
Verra

As Director of Energy and Industrial Innovation, Ian leads Verra’s work related to the industrial and energy sectors. His focus lies in accelerating emission reduction opportunities related to Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage (CCUS), hydrogen, methane management, and accelerating the clean energy transition.

 

Ian previously worked at the Alberta Energy Regulator. There, he helped develop a number of methane emission reduction regulations, helped develop an online reporting platform, served on numerous committees for emission reductions and quantification of emission sources. Prior to this, Ian was a Director at Cap-Op Energy, a sustainability consulting company specializing in emission reductions in the energy industry. He led offset development and quantification projects related to carbon capture and storage, enhanced oil recovery, biofuel development, renewable energy, and methane destruction. 

 

Ian is based in Calgary, Canada, and completed mechanical engineering at the University of Calgary and an M.Sc. in Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy from Ecole Des Mines de Nantes in France.