What is the Energy Futures Lab Leadership Bootcamp?

Energy Futures Lab (EFL) is a world-class platform that builds leadership skills for collaboration. The EFL facilitates constructive dialogue around Alberta’s energy future and enables real-world experimentation and learning while identifying, testing and scaling new initiatives.

The EFL Leadership Bootcamp is an intensive learning experience to enable and empower innovators and influencers to play a leading role in the emerging transition in the Albertan energy system. The state-of-the-art tools and techniques are tested and refined in the Energy Futures Lab and we want to share them with you.

Who should apply?

The Bootcamp is open to all people who are playing an active role in Alberta’s energy system and its future.

Those who complete the Bootcamp will be given special consideration for more formal participation in the Energy Futures Lab.

What Does it Offer?

  • A dynamic, interactive and intensive three-day in-person workshop, including lunches
  • A set of facilitators’ guides with materials, e.g. slides, worksheets
  • An award-winning e-learning course
  • A follow up coaching call as you apply the workshop teachings
Complete the brief application form here.

Deadline: April 26th, 2017
Bootcamp Dates: May 3 – 5, 2017
Location: Global Business Centre, Terrace View Room, 5th Floor – 136 8th Ave SE, Calgary
Fee: $1299

Bootcamp Agenda*

May 3
  • The Newtonian Shift Energy Transition Simulation
May 4
  • Energy Narratives
  • Energy Trends Cafe
  • Energy System Mapping
May 5
  • Backcasting from Success
  • Vision 2050 and Innovation Pathways
  • Stories from the Innovation Edge

*Subject to change

What are others saying?

Here is what others are saying about their learning experience in the Energy Futures Lab…

quotes We have found that we have been able to leverage this EFL work with external partners, while also sharing the learning internally in a series of workshops that parallel the work of the EFL.”

– Cathy Glover, Suncor Energy Foundation and Community Investment


quotesAs a result of my involvement with the EFL, we have adjusted our company strategy to focus on more collaborative responses – we realize that there will not be one single solution for energy transition.”

– Audrey Mascarenhas, CEO, Questor Technologies


quotesThe fact that an ambitious, unproven, yet bold idea such as the Energy Futures Lab is flourishing in our province, gives me a sense of pride that we are once again embracing our potential to truly think, and act as global leaders.”

– Sean Collins, Co-Founder and Manager of Fundraising | Student Energy


quotesBeing able to see Alberta’s energy future from so many different perspectives and to have my perspective and voice as a First Nations leader welcomed by the group makes me believe that a better energy future really is possible.”

– Desmond Bull, Councillor, Louis Bull Tribe


quotesWith collaborative support like this for our entrepreneurs and innovators, I believe that we can see new and effective innovations and technologies. Ideas and technologies that could unlock the next deposit, reduce the impact of tailings, create energy from waste or accomplish something we haven’t even thought of yet. These technologies will help create new jobs and help build our knowledge economy.”

– Honourable Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks


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