DMG events to host global carbon capture event in Edmonton
by CM Staff
The international convention is intended to emphasize Canada's role in the development of the global carbon capture industry and will aim to target climate-conscious investors
EDMONTON — DMG events has announced a major convention showcasing carbon capture utilization and storage as a key pillar of Canada’s net-zero emissions strategy by 2050, Carbon Capture Canada.
The organization will host the event from Sept. 20 to 22 at the Edmonton Convention Centre in Alberta.
The federal government is reportedly in the process of developing a CCUS strategy for Canada that will enable the Canadian CCUS industry to realize its decarbonization and commercial potential.
This conference will host conversations on carbon capture projects along with discussions around sustainable jobs and economic development, new technologies and the economics of CCUS.
Edmonton Global is the key development agency for the region and will co-host the convention.
“By hosting Canada’s only carbon capture, utilization, and storage convention, we are demonstrating the unique strengths we have in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region in CCUS and related technologies and how we can play a pivotal role in helping the Government of Canada reach its emission reduction targets,” said Malcolm Bruce, CEO, Edmonton Global in a statement.
Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association will also co-host the convention that expects to see representation from Asia, United Arab Emirates, the United States and Europe.
The event will feature an exhibition with more than 100 exhibitors, 3,000 domestic and international attendees, and a conference with over 100 speakers and 500 delegates.
Alberta’s Associate Minister of Natural Gas, Dale Nally; Chief George Arcand of Grand Chief Treaty 6; CCS Canada’s general manager Tim Wiwchar and James Millar, president & CEO of the International CCS Knowledge Centre are among some of the energy speakers at this inaugural conference.