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CSEE Seeking Qualified Professional for Member Recruitment Role

CSEE is seeking a qualified professional to join our team as a Membership Coordinator! This role is crucial for the growth and sustainability of our organization. Key responsibilities include identifying potential new members within a diverse range of companies, establishing contacts, and setting up meetings to attract them to the society. The Membership Coordinator will provide management with weekly progress reports detailing measurable achievements and present prospective members with the CSEE Value Proposition to compellingly encourage membership. Additionally, the role involves assembling and maintaining a comprehensive Membership Brochure, developing long-term strategies to increase the membership base, and actively engaging

By |June 11th, 2024|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on CSEE Seeking Qualified Professional for Member Recruitment Role


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

MOOC Testimonials

Our Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) – “21st Century Energy Transition – How do We Make it Work?” ( has been online for over a year, and has been a great success, with more than 4100 students enrolled. It continues to garner widespread interest, top star ratings and rave reviews. We are currently working on an update for the MOOC, as the energy world moves so quickly that year-old information is sometimes old news! See below for some our student testimonials of those enjoying the opportunity. Check out the link above and join us today.

By |March 2nd, 2024|Categories: MOOC, Outreach Program, Society News|Comments Off on MOOC Testimonials

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.

By |October 10th, 2023|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on News from Cenovus Energy

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
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