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Pellet heating conference program ready

The program, exhibitor and sponsorship details have been finalized for the 2013 Canadian Wood Pellet Heating Conference, to be held in Quebec City February 27 to March 1. See all registration, exhibit and sponsorship details here!


January 13, 2013
By Scott Jamieson

Recent years have seen the emergence of wood pellet heating in various applications and industries. Highly common in Europe, the development of this renewable fuel in Canada is in its early stages and shows great potential.

The 2013 Canadian Wood Pellet Heating Conference is the first event strictly dedicated to wood pellet heating in Canada. Organized by the Wood Pellet Association of Canada and the Quebec Wood Export Bureau, this event will allow you to learn, share and discuss issues and opportunities regarding the wood pellets heating sector. The goal is to introduce the concept and the benefits of modern pellet-based heating systems to a wider audience, from consumers and small businesses to heating specialists and installers, agricultural professionals and more.

The conference will treat a wide range of topics: the Canadian heating market, international development, environmental aspects, installation and innovation in heating systems, the regulatory framework, distribution network, and more.

Who should attend?

The conference and trade show is aimed at anyone lookng for a way to put Canad’s heating mix on a more sustainable footing. This includes:

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  • Professionals of the wood pellet industry: pellets producers, distributors, manufacturers or distributors of stoves or pellet boilers, retailers, heating supplies installers, etc.
  • HPAC professionals looking to diversify their offerings.
  • Agricultural professionlas, especially those looking for alternatives to oil, coal or propane.
  • Developers
  • Building professionals: architects, engineers, operators of heating systems, etc.
  • Economic development officers
  • Environmental organizations
  • Professionals of the insurance business
  • Remote communities
  • Potential clients

 

To register

Conference fees are $200 (taxes not included) for all the activities of the conference and the trade show. An online registration form for the participant is available here

We also advise you to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible, either on line or by calling the Hilton Quebec City at 1 800 447-2411 or 418 646-6500 and mentioning Wood Pellet Conference to get access to the conference rate of $159/night +TX.

 

The program

The 2013 Canadian Wood Pellet Conference will cover a wide range of topics, getting underway with pellet heating site visits on Wednesday, February 27th. Look for more details of these visits on this site. The conference offers simultaneous translation between French and English for all presentations.

 

Wednesday, February 27th 2013

SITE VISITS (Event starts at 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

 

Thursdays, February 28th 2013 (Event starts at 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

SESSION 1 MARKETS AND TRENDS
The Canadian and international wood pellet situation

SESSION 2 PELLETS HEATING APPLIANCES
Great potential, vast possibilities!

SESSION 3 ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND SUSTAINABILITY
How pellet heating systems are sustainable for the environment?

SESSION 4 PANEL SESSION
Challenges related to wood pellets heating in Canada: how to set this energy option as a fuel of the future?

Cocktail reception

 

Friday, March 1st 2013 (Event starts at 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM)

SESSION 5 CASE STUDIES: RESIDENTIAL HEATING
Experiences and testimonials: examples of projects that work!

SESSION 6 CASE STUDIES: COMMERCIAL AND INSTITUTIONNAL
Experiences and testimonials: examples of projects that work!

Trade Show

The Pellet Industry Trade Show will run February 28 and March 1. 

Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities

The trade show at the 2013 Canadian Wood Pellet Heating Conference in Quebec City will be the perfect place to promote your pellet industry related products and services. Don’t miss the first Canadian conference dedicated to pellet heating! The event offers various opportunities to become a sponsor and enhance the visibility of your organization? Various packages are available. Download our Visibility Package or contact us at jaubin@quebecwoodexport.com or at 418 650-6385 #322 for more information.