Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, June 11-13
Join clean energy industry professionals, project developers, operators, policy designers, innovators, First Nations and academics for this three-day conference + trade show. As a signature event, Generate has run for 19 years and features a dynamic exhibitor hall, plenary sessions on cutting-edge topics, a keynote luncheon, an industry awards presentation and networking opportunities with the industry’s top experts on a trade show floor. With the release of the New Action Energy Framework and the CleanBC Roadmap to 2030, BC is recognizing the need for more clean electricity to meet climate targets and attract investment to the province. Panel topics at this year’s Generate conference include BC’s ambitious government initiatives, current trends in the clean energy sector, Green Hydrogen and much more. There will also be a project showcase session, a student poster competition and a scholarship award.

*Student Member’s Price = the student belongs to a university or college that has an Academic Membership with Clean Energy Association of BC already.

**Indigenous rate – must represent your BC First Nation community. This ticket is not available to Indigenous people attending on behalf of or representing a company/corporation.

Travel funding is available, restrictions apply and limited funds available. Click here for more info.


Sunday, June 11

5:00pm – 7:00pm – Chairman’s Welcome Reception – Cedarbridge Room

Special Guest: Honourable Josie Osborne, Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation

Free to attend for Generate 2023 registered conference attendees with Clean Energy BC membership

RSVP by selecting a free ‘Add-on’ ticket on Eventbrite

Monday, June 12

8:00am – Registration + Tradeshow opens

9:00am – 9:30am – Intro and MST Land Acknowledgement

MC: Kwatuuma Cole Sayers

9:30am – 10:30am – Setting the Stage: Clean Electricity and Net Zero

10:30am – 11:00am – Networking coffee break

11:00am – 12:30pm – Powering Reconciliation: A Leaders’ Roundtable

12:30pm – 1:30pm – Buffet Lunch with Keynote speaker

  • Penny Favel, Vice President Indigenous Relations, HydroOne

1:30pm – 2:30pm – Fireside Chat

2:30pm – 3:00pm – Networking coffee break

3:00pm – 4:30pm – Decarbonizing of industries

4:30pm – 6:30pm – Cocktail Reception in Tradeshow Exhibits (Westminster Salon)

Tuesday, June 13

8:30am – Registration + Tradeshow opens

9:30am – Conference begins

Co-MCs: Kwatuuma Cole Sayers and Brian Yates

9:30am -11:00am – Powering BC’s Net Zero Economy

11:00am – 11:30 – Networking coffee break

11:30am – 12:30pm – Regulatory and Permitting Efficiency: Federal-provincial coordination on regulatory issues and permitting and on related Indigenous consultations

12:30pm – 1:30pm – Buffet lunch

12:30pm – 1:30pm – CEBC AGM – CEBC members only  – Cedarbridge Room

1:30pm – 2:30pm – Awards Presentation

  • Environmental Stewardship + Community Improvement
  • Anitra Paris Female Youth Leadership
  • Project Excellence
  • Community of the Year
  • $2,000 Scholarship presented by sponsor, Ecofish Research
  • Student Poster Competition winner announcement

2:30pm – 3:00pm – Networking coffee break

3:00pm – 4:00pm – Project Showcase

4:00pm – 4:30pm – Closing Remarks

Wednesday, June 14

9:00am – 12:00pm – Transmission Equity Meeting

First Nations are welcome to attend a meeting to advance discussion on transmissions equity options and the development of regional First Nations Power Authority/Indigenous Utilities throughout BC.

Please RSVP on Eventbrite as space is limited. The free ticket is in the add-on section.

Location: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

*Timing subject to slight adjustments as agenda is finalized. Detailed conference agenda in progress, to be posted as topics and presenters confirm.


Sponsor Registration Deadline: May 26

Exhibition Trade Show

Exhibitor registration Deadline: May 26

Sold out

Download Exhibitors Application Form

  • Environmental Stewardship & Community Improvement
  • Anitra Paris Female Youth Leadership
  • Project Excellence
  • Community of the Year
View Details and Nomination Form

Student Poster Competition

  • Students will present their research in a poster board format during the conference to delegates and judges for a chance to win a $500 prize and will be recognized during an awards presentation on the second day of conference.
  • Deadline for application to participate in student poster competition is May 26, 2023. 

Click here for details.

Scholarship Opportunity

Ecofish is once again generously awarding a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating grade 12 student who is pursuing an academic future in clean energy at a post-secondary institution. To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled on a full-time basis, be graduating in 2023 and be a Canadian citizen.

Submissions for nomination deadline is May 12, 2023.

Click here for details.

Hotel Room Reservations – conference hotel

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel – 7551 Westminster Hwy, Richmond – 604-273-7878

Other nearby hotels:

Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel – 7571 Westminster Hwy, Richmond – 604-276-2112

Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel – 5911 Minoru Blvd, Richmond – 604-273-6336

Free Conference Parking

Click here to pre-register your vehicle for free conference parking at the conference hotel: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Hwy, Richmond