Get Power Smart Forum presentations, discussions online

BC Hydro's Jim Nicholson and Bob Purdy of the Fraser Basin Council at the Forum Tradeshow.

Miss the Forum? Presentations, webcasts now available on the website

If you weren't able to make it to this year's Power Smart Forum, you can catch up with highlights available online. You can view presentations and discussions, available whenever it suits you, right from your desk.

The Power Smart Forum website is now live with speaker presentations and archived webcast sessions from the event. Here are some recommendations for sessions of particular interest to industrial executives, operations staff, and energy managers:

  • Finding Hidden Financial Value in Your Efficiency Project
    Chris Russell, of Energy Pathfinder Management Consulting, explored ways to demonstrate the financial value of your energy efficiency project, including turning energy savings into financial gains, quantifying non-energy benefits, and assessing the lifecycle costs of a proposed project. Download his presentations:
  • LEAN: Understanding and Applying the Principles of Lean
    Christy Nichol, of Broad Arrow Consulting, led a workshop focused on maximizing productivity and minimizing waste through the Lean management approach. Download presentation [PDF].
  • The Turbulent Global Economy and Its Impact on B.C. Industry
    Market experts from forestry; oil and gas and mining industries explore global trends that are influencing the B.C. economy, to help you better understand what's on the horizon. Download presentations:
  • Webcast: Resilience & Adaptation: Adjusting to a Changing Climate in B.C. (Plenary Panel)
    This panel of experts explored the likely impacts of climate change on areas such as business interruption, asset management, economic development and security. Read the list of speakers, and access the session via webcast.
  • Webcast: Hot, Hungry & Hostile – the Geopolitics of a warming world (Key Note)
    Journalist Gwynne Dyer explores military and political perspectives on climate change, including dealing with refugee migration, water and food scarcity, and national security.