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Why CanWEA 2017?

A Strong Industry Outlook

Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is committed to working with the federal and provincial governments to deliver concrete solutions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and building a clean growth economy. Wind energy is a Canadian success story. Today, Canada stands among the world’s leaders. Yet we have only begun to scratch the surface of Canada’s wind energy potential.

The 33rd CanWEA Annual Conference & Exhibition takes place October 3-5 in Montreal, Quebec. Uniquely focused on Canada’s wind energy market, the event provides a venue for more than 1,500 industry leaders and decision-makers to make connections, discuss the latest developments, learn about leading edge technology, and identify opportunities for future growth.

Now is the ideal time to increase your involvement in this powerhouse industry. And attending the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) Annual Conference & Exhibition is the best way to make that happen.


Program Themes

This year’s program will provide attendees with valuable industry insights, including an overview of current trends and future prospects for wind energy in Canada. Our plenary sessions will engage industry experts, political leaders and key stakeholders in discussions about the main opportunities and challenges currently faced by Canada’s wind energy industry. The conference will also feature educational sessions that will explore a variety of themes in detail.

CanWEA 2016 addressed topics such as:

  • Evolving analysis of wind energy economic opportunities and challenges across Canada’s markets
  • Asset management to maximize value
  • Innovation: Integration and interconnection into the grid
  • Social aspects of wind development for emerging markets
  • International opportunities: Developments and updates from leading markets around the world
  • Latest developments and advancements in resource assessment
  • The future potential of wind energy storage
  • Industry initiatives and advancements to reduce impacts on wildlife and specifically bat populations


At this year’s event, we welcome wind energy experts and related industry professionals from a wide range of sectors, including:

  • Development
  • Asset Managers
  • Government
  • Supply Chain
  • Construction
  • Operations & Maintenance (O&M)
  • Utilities
  • Cutting-Edge Software Technology
  • Financing
  • Community Planning
  • Manufacturing
  • Research

Join over 1,500 industry leaders at CanWEA’s Annual Conference and take your career to new heights.