Date

Oct 29 2020
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Time

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

CIM National Distinguished Lecturer – Nathan Ashcroft

Nathan Ashcroft is a 2020 CIM National Distinguished Lecturer with with 22+ years of experience as a professional engineer.

The CIM Saskatoon Student Chapter is proud to present 2020 CIM National Distinguished Lecturer, Nathan Ashcroft. Nathan will be our first distinguished lecturer of 2020-2021. This online event will cover the topic of “Bitumen Beyond Combustion”. Please see the following additional details about the event.

Abstract:

The BBC program determines the potential of Alberta oil sands components for producing non-combustion products (i.e., products that are not fuels, such as gasoline, diesel, and heating oil). Examples of BBC products could include carbon fibers, graphene, polyurethanes, polycarbonates, controlled-release fertilizers, and high-quality asphalts. Work proceeded to 5 webinars presented to an audience all over the globe.

Biography:

Nathan Ashcroft is a professional engineer and has over 22 years of experience in a wide range of leadership roles. His career has spanned the development of a range of energy projects across different parts of the globe in engineering and project management roles, including work in a startup company.

Nathan has strategically formed initiatives and is a leader within energy transition and clean technology as it applies to our ever-changing energy world. Nathan has expertise in forming specialist teams to tackle major multi-faceted challenges. He has worked as advisor to government on energy related policy and initiatives. He led the high-profile Bitumen Beyond Combustion study and follow up, has led the Stantec Hydrogen team to take on global projects, along with now leading efforts for Geo-thermal adoption. Nathan is currently a director with the Alberta Clean Technology Industry Alliance.

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