BluWave-ai Spotlights Women Advancing Cleantech Solutions

Ottawa, November 11, 2020

‘Global Energy Transition Summit’ features women innovators in the climate change ecosystem

Next up in its ongoing series of free online summits tracking the Global Energy Transition, BluWave-ai is focusing on women innovators. These women are leaders in various sectors of the larger ecosystem tackling humanity’s pressing climate change issues.

The summit is moderated by BluWave-ai’s Dr. Nasrin Sadeghianpour, Senior Smart Grid and AI Scientist, who will also present how BluWave-ai’s AI-enabled energy optimization software is contributing to decarbonization around the planet.

The summit is presented in partnership with Invest Ottawa, the national capital’s premier economic development agency for knowledge-based industry. Summit introductions will be given by Invest Ottawa's Sonya Shorey, Vice President of Strategy, Marketing and Communications, and Caroline Croft, Manager of the Scape-up Program.

Nasrin will be joined by presenters:

  • April Bolduc, President and CEO, S Curve Strategies
  • Leah Lawrence, President and CEO, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)
  • Shirley Speakman, Senior Partner, Cycle Capital
  • Camilla Kullborg, VP Global Startup Technology Scouting, Synerleap, AB
  • Wrenna Robertson, Program Lead for Women in CleanTech Challenge, Natural Resources Canada
  • Meera Makim, Program Manager, Energy Technology Sector, Natural Resources Canada

Leah Lawrence, SDTC President and CEO, comments, “SDTC supports and champions Canadian entrepreneurs with the potential to become world leaders in technologies that address climate change, clean air, clean water and clean soil. I’m pleased to participate in this summit and share how our portfolio companies are commercializing the sustainable solutions that will take net zero from promise to reality.”  

“I’m very proud to be moderating this event on behalf of BluWave-ai, profiling the fantastic work of all of these accomplished women in the industry,” says Dr. Nasrin Sadeghianpour, “There are so many incredible women making groundbreaking strides in science, engineering, and business that are driving the global energy transition.”

“I’m delighted to be moderating a BluWave-ai summit for the first time and to be bringing together this inspiring panel of trailblazing women. Each speaker has a unique perspective and I’ll present how BluWave-ai’s energy optimization software is helping to mitigate climate change, particularly as it applies to vehicle electrification.”

This Global Energy Transition Summit is a free one-hour event:

DATE: Wednesday November 18, 2020

TIME: 10:00am-11:00am Eastern

For more information on the speakers, visit our event page.

To register for this free event visit the Eventbrite website.


About BluWave-ai

BluWave-ai is focused on driving the proliferation of renewable energy and electric transportation worldwide. Our solutions apply artificial intelligence to optimize the cost, availability, and reliability of different energy sources, both renewable and non-renewable, in real-time. This lets our customers -- communities, corporations and utilities -- improve their energy decisions for sustainability, reliability, and affordability.   

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