Ont. Geothermal Association annual conference announced


The Ontario Geothermal Association will hold its annual conference in Mississauga, Ont. Feb. 21-22.

OGA Conference 2017 will take place at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale and features two full days of industry speakers talking about issues of critical importance to the industry.

Program highlights include:

  • Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan: one year later
  • The Enbridge proposition: can a natural gas utility change the rules for geothermal
  • Infrastructure Ontario’s energy strategy and the potential for geothermal
  • American and European Perspectives on the Ontario Marketplace
  • The link to energy efficiency and the role of IESO
  • The latest research from the Toronto Atmospheric Fund studies
  • Private sector low carbon initiatives (EllisDon)

The speakers include Martin Forsen, manager, international affairs, NIBE/WaterFurnace; Malini Giridhar, vice president, market development and public and government affairs, Enbridge; Bob Wyman, renewable energy consultant; Bryan Purcell, director of policy and programs, Toronto Atmospheric Fund; Andrew Bowerbank, global director of sustainability, EllisDon; Howlan Mullally, building sustainability specialist, Infrastructure Ontario; Terry Young, vice president, conservation and corporate relations, Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and Jay Egg, president, Egg Geothermal.

The Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) is a not-for-profit organization representing geothermal energy system designers, drillers, installers, equipment manufacturers and distributors to advance Ontario’s geothermal heating and cooling industry.
For more information, please visit www.ontariogeothermal.ca.


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