2024 AGENDA

DAY 1 - OCTOBER 8

Tuesday, October 8, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
 
Corey Diamond
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

This session explores what energy poverty means, why home energy justice is important, and how leading with energy efficiency solves multiple problems. This introduction to our conference theme(s) will help you understand the challenges of energy poverty and the importance of home energy justice for everyone in Canada. 

Abhilash Kantamneni
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
 
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM

This session will pick up from themes and questions from the plenary and roundtable discussions on where energy poverty shows up in Canada, who it affects, why an energy justice perspective is needed to address it and how it can be implemented in practice. 

 
11:40 AM - 12:40 PM
 
 
12:40 PM - 1:10 PM

In this fast-paced session, experts will showcase the wide-ranging benefits of leading with energy efficiency as the solution, including public health, economic, and environmental impacts. Learn how targeted energy efficiency programs can address multiple challenges for residents and governments alike. Special attention will be given to benefits for vulnerable communities. Join us to discover these benefits and hear from those who work on the frontlines with vulnerable communities.

 
1:10 PM - 1:55 PM

This is your chance to connect with different subject matter experts to dive deeper into their expertise, or to ask about a problem you're facing. No need to talk, you're welcome to join a table and listen, and move from table to table to catch all the interesting conversations.

 
1:55 PM - 2:40 PM

This panel brings together speakers from different levels of government to discuss their current efforts towards home energy justice and what could be achieved with more resources and collaboration. They will highlight how cooperation across boundaries and institutions can enhance their work. Learn about the initiatives underway and explore the possibilities for future collaborative actions to improve home energy justice. Join us to see how working together across boundaries can make a difference.

Brittany Tran
2:40 PM - 3:10 PM
 
 
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

In this fast-paced session, experts will showcase the wide-ranging benefits of leading with energy efficiency as the solution, including public health, economic, and environmental impacts. Learn how targeted energy efficiency programs can address multiple challenges for residents and governments alike. Special attention will be given to benefits for vulnerable communities. Join us to discover these benefits and hear from those who work on the frontlines with vulnerable communities.

 
3:40 PM - 4:25 PM

This is your chance to connect with different subject matter experts to dive deeper into their expertise, or to ask about a problem you're facing. No need to talk, you're welcome to join a table and listen, and move from table to table to catch all the interesting conversations.

 
4:25 PM - 4:40 PM
 
Corey Diamond

DAY 2 - OCTOBER 9

Wednesday, October 9, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
 
Abhilash Kantamneni
9:05 AM - 9:45 AM

This plenary serves as a hype session to build on what we've learned about the current challenges and opportunities in energy justice. Speakers will discuss how we can raise our ambitions and achieve more in the future. This session will set the stage for upcoming collaborative problem-solving groups, aiming to turn ideas into actionable strategies. Join us to be inspired and get ready to work together on innovative solutions after the break.

 
9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Topic 1: Integrating Home Energy Justice into Climate Action 
  • Topic 2 Measuring and defining energy poverty in Canada
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
 
 
12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Topic 3: Wider benefits: Measuring impacts and non-energy benefits of home energy justice
  • Topic 4: Rental Energy Justice 
 
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
 
 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
 
Corey Diamond