Advisory: Media Accreditation Available for Canada’s Largest Annual Wind Energy Operations Event in Toronto, January 29-30

January 21, 2020

Who: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) proudly welcomes more than 250 wind energy experts from across Canada and the United States, as well as accredited media to gather at CanWEA’s 6th Annual Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Summit at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, January 29-30.

What: The CanWEA O&M Summit is a critical meeting ground for key stakeholders from across wind energy’s O&M sector. The two-day event will offer a comprehensive series of sessions that include cutting-edge, technological insights and interactive, knowledge-sharing discussions, alongside an exhibition featuring leading companies in the sector. This year’s Summit presents a solutions-focused program with topics that include driving wind energy growth, cyber security, end of financed life, multiple technologies, advanced inspections, climate change and the future of wind energy in Canada and around the world. A new special session, Health and Safety Spotlight, will highlight the development of robust health and safety programs, while an Elevator Pitches session will have five speakers pitch a product or service in just five minutes each. Please see our program for more details. Two annual O&M Awards will be presented in recognition of excellence in Canada’s wind energy industry: the O&M Outstanding Achievement Award and the Health and Safety Excellence Award.

Where: Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 2L3

Why: As wind fleets expand and age, the sector’s knowledge base advances and strengthens. The CanWEA O&M Summit has proven to be the best place to get up to speed on the latest technologies, innovations and services. Gathering O&M professionals and stakeholders from across the industry, the Summit will address both the global and regional issues facing a mature industry that seeks in-depth expertise and actionable solutions.

Media: For accreditation, please send your request to Anastasia Smolentseva, Communications Advisor, at [email protected]. Please include a brief description of your primary area of interest.

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