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Public–private roundtables provide an opportunity for ministers and heads of delegations to engage in facilitated, closed-door discussions with thought leaders from the private sector, public sector, industry and more. Breakout tables will then aim to identify concrete opportunities where we can align strategic and policy-oriented interests and work together to transition to a clean growth economy.

All roundtables are by invitation only

Advanced Innovations for a Clean Energy Future

A new way of thinking about clean energy innovation is at the intersection of disruptive technologies in energy services and the transformation of business models. Digitalization, automation, electrification and decentralization are fundamentally altering the way energy is produced, managed, delivered and used, creating a range of new opportunities and demonstrating the need to adapt business models and adopt new technologies.

This session will focus on the opportunities and impacts of disruptive technologies and business models along the clean energy value chain:

  • Power and grid edge
  • Industry and manufacturing
  • Transportation
  • Buildings


(All roundtables are by invite only)


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Industry and Manufacturing I: Smart Manufacturing for a Sustainable Energy Future

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Power Systems: The Digital Economy of an Electric Future

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Industry and Manufacturing II: Transformation of the Industrial Sector


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Buildings: Scaling and Financing Sustainable Cooling Solutions

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Transportation: Towards a Clean Mobility Future

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Partner: Canada is pleased to partner with the World Economic Forum to deliver the Public-Private Roundtable sessions.