April 24/25, 2018
Halifax, Nova Scotia


Connecting today’s smart energy sector with smart solutions.

Smart Energy returns to Halifax in April 24/25, 2018,  where you can network with over 250 delegates and speakers from across North America to discuss clean energy trends, storage innovations, electric vehicles, efficiency practices, tidal and ocean technologies and listen in on five pitches from the region’s top energy startups during the Pitch event.

Entering its 14th year, Smart Energy 2018 has established itself as the #1 conference in the smart, clean & renewable sector. Participate in this conference as an attendee, sponsor, start up or speaker and you will get to meet, network and exchange ideas with energy leaders, commercial consumers, technology innovators, academics and policy makers.

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The demand for smart energy is changing the face of our regional markets and how we collaborate as businesses.

Join us to learn about how companies are responding to the opportunity and share their examples of clean energy technologies and solutions that are being deployed across Atlantic Canada today.

Get to Know the 2018 Speakers

Dr. Josipa Petrunic

Josipa G. Petrunic is the Executive Director & CEO of the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC). She is leading the formulation of several national transportation technology trials related to zero-emissions transportation and...

Gaetan Thomas

Serving as CEO of NB Power since February 2010, Gaëtan Thomas is a committed industry leader and agent of change, driven by his deep connection to customer and employee grassroots. His vision for NB Power includes a made-in-New Brunswick smart grid...

Greg Gaudet

As Director of Municipal Services, Greg brings 25 years of engineering experience and expertise to the City of Summerside. In this role, Greg directs capital projects and all operations aspects of the infrastructure for the City of Summerside municipal...

Hon. Geoff MacLellan

The Honourable Geoff MacLellan was first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as MLA for Glace Bay in a by-election in 2010 and was re-elected in 2013 and 2017. He has served as Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal and Minister...

Hon. Rick Doucet

Rick Doucet represents the riding of Fundy-The Isles-Saint John West. He was reelected to the 58th Legislature in the provincial election held September 22, 2014. On October 7, 2014, he was sworn in as Minister of Economic Development and Minister of...

Mark Vasu

As Executive Vice President, Mark Vasu leads and supports revenue-generating activities that sustain and grow Greentown Labs. He manages a portfolio of (40) corporate sponsors, partnerships with organizations in the cleantech ecosystem, and oversees the...

Michael Voll

Mike Voll is the Global Sector Leader for Stantec’s grid modernization services.  He has over 30 years of experience with both industrial and power clients serving positions with equipment suppliers, manufacturers, system integrators and the last 15 years...

Michelle Chislett

An electrical engineer by trade, Michelle Chislett was bitten by the renewable energy bug and decided to complete her MBA to broaden the roles she could play in the field. She is passionate about the ever-changing renewable energy field and advises women...

Ramona Doyle

Ramona is a graduate of the University of Victoria and has a degree in Environmental Studies & Anthropology. She is currently enrolled as a first year student in the Masters of Environment and Business program at the University of Waterloo. She has worked...