QUEST and Pollution Probe released the first Innovation Sandboxes project report: Enter the Sandbox: Developing Innovations Sandboxes for the Energy Sector.
Download the report here: https://questcanada.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Innovation-Sandboxes-Report-1-EN.pdf
The report identifies best practices and lessons learned to design and develop Innovation Sandboxes in Canada by looking at sandboxes implemented, or being developed, in ten jurisdictions worldwide.
QUEST and Pollution Probe will present key findings of the report during this webinar.
About the presenters:
Aïda Nciri, Manager, Policy & Research at QUEST
Aïda is passionate about low-carbon and resilient energy systems. She manages and delivers projects advancing Smart Energy Communities in Canada. With over eight years of research and consulting experience, Aïda brings a sound interdisciplinary expertise in energy systems, urban governance, and climate and energy policies. Aïda has experience in facilitation and community engagement techniques that bring together stakeholders from various backgrounds to develop collaborative solutions and initiatives on urban sustainability.
Richard Carlson, Director Energy Policy at Pollution Probe
Richard brings extensive energy policy and energy-literacy experience, most recently at the University of Toronto’s Mowat Centre. A recognized expert on energy policy and engagement, Richard has presented at numerous industry events. Media often invite him to provide commentary and context on energy stories. Beyond Canada, Richard has worked professionally and academically on energy development and policy in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East, and East Asia. He also sits on the board of Transition Énergétique Québec, the Québec government’s energy transition agency.