CSEE Outreach activities during 2023 expanded in scope and reach to both membership and to the public. Our main initiative is the joint CSEE / University of Alberta Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) – “21stCentury Energy Transition – How do we Make it Work?”, offered on the Coursera educational platform at Since its launch in late September 2022, more than 5200 students have enrolled in the MOOC. Reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, with a 4.9/5 rating and a high completion rate. Energy is a dynamic, constantly-changing and critically-important issue for humanity, so a major update is in the

By |April 22nd, 2024|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on CSEE OUTREACH 2023 UPDATE

CSEE Outreach Director Receives Prestigious Award

CSEE is very proud to announce that BIG Media, a publication dedicated to impartial, factual reporting on important issues of the day, has honoured Brad Hayes as their Person of the Year for 2023, recognizing his writings on energy, environment and industry. Check out the article here

By |January 15th, 2024|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on CSEE Outreach Director Receives Prestigious Award

News from Cenovus Energy

Avatar Innovations, a Calgary-based innovator in the global energy transition, announced the launch of the Avatar Leadership Fund I with a $750,000 lead investment from Cenovus Energy late last year.  The Fund is targeting a $3 million total raise to provide early-stage risk capital to emerging energy transition technologies developed through the Avatar Program. The goal of the Fund is to help solve for the near absence of risk capital available to early-stage energy technologies in Canada. Since 2021, Avatar has generated nearly 1600 applications from industry professionals to participate in its ground-breaking energy transition and technology entrepreneurship program.

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Energy Ambassadors

Check out our Program's New Landing Page! Energy Ambassador Program The Energy Evolution is here. Emerging leaders championing Environmental, Social, and Governance are driving credibility, and businesses need an energy roadmap to navigate the energy transition. The Energy Ambassadors program is designed to extend relationships throughout the industry, champion all energy industry sectors, and support the next generation of leaders around which the energy evolution can coalesce. Providing mentorship from global business leaders and leading academics, the program looks to develop answers to critical industry challenges and help delegates develop genuine relationships within the energy industry to sustain and

By |June 20th, 2023|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on Energy Ambassadors

CSEE 2022 Annual Report

Your Society achieved several significant accomplishments in 2022. We weathered the storm of COVID and emerged in a strong financial position, ready to continue to serve our members and our industry. We changed our name on October 1st to the Canadian Society for Evolving Energy, and we also launched our Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in the same month. So many things to share from the last year.  Check out this years Annual Report to see all the highlights and updates for 2022

By |May 25th, 2023|Categories: General, Member News|Comments Off on CSEE 2022 Annual Report

U of C PES Industry Mixer

The University of Calgary's Petroleum & Energy Society (PES) held its winter session industry mixer on March 29. Wally Kozak, past chair, attended the event on behalf of CSEE. The event was centered on a panel Q&A session. Representatives of five energy focused entities spanning upstream oil and gas, clean-teach, midstream & services were questioned on energy-career issues. While each of the panelists brought their own experiences and perspectives forward there was consistency in the responses. Questions included: changes in the energy sector over the past decade; the importance of field work early in one's career; transferability of skills

By |May 15th, 2023|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on U of C PES Industry Mixer
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