Canadian Biomass Magazine

WPAC to host pellet AGM & Conference in Quebec City

October 17, 2012
By Scott Jamieson

October 17, 2012, Prince George, BC - The Wood Pellet Association of Canada AGM and Conference is slated for November 27 and 28 in beautiful old Quebec City. It includes a tour, networking evening, conference, and supplier showcase.

Housed in the stunning Chateau Laurier boutique hotel inside
the walled city, the WPAC AGM and Conference preliminary agenda has been

November 27
We are trying to arrange a visit
to the Cité Verte district heating system – an urban central heating
system composed of four boilers using wood pellets for space and
domestic water heating (see the Sept/Oct issue of Canadian Biomass for details). This will be followed by a networking cocktail at the Chateau Laurier.

November 28

  • Executive director's report on 2012 accomplishments
  • Update on research activites
  • Eastern Canadian logistics study
  • Joint Canadian co-firing study with CCPC
  • Review of carbon balance project being conducted with European partners
  • Review of European Initiative Wood Pellet Buyers activities
  • Canadian coal power emissions regulation and implications for Canadian industrial market
  • Review of Canadian domestic market
  • Review of international markets
  • Evolving European sustainability requirements
  • Supplier showcase
  • IMO fire extinguishing update
  • Business plan for 2013
  • Election of officers

Supplier Showcase
We would like to give
associate members an opportunity to give short (ten minute)
presentations to promote their products and services to the producing
members.  We will have room in the agenda for six suppliers.  If you are
interested, please contact me.  Note – this opportunity is limited to
members only.


For more information, to register, or book your special rate hotel room in Old Quebec, click here.

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