WiRE & WaterPower Canada Joint Webinar Featuring Patrick Bateman

Start: Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 13:00

End: Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 14:00

Join discussions that focus on building skills and networks for jobs and roles in the energy sector.

About this event

For this virtual networking meet-up with WiRE and WaterPower Canada, we'll be learning from Patrick Bateman, Interim President of WaterPower Canada (WPC). After his featured presentation, we'll also have some (virtual) casual networking time to reconnect and meet fresh faces with other women and allies in the sector from across Canada.

This event consists of two parts:

1. Presentations,


2. Interactive, which includes:

  • Q&A with our guest speaker, and
  • virtual networking through small conversation groups.

This virtual event will take place through Zoom. For joining on Zoom at the time of the event, attendees can either log in to Eventbrite to be directed to the Zoom event or can access it by following instructions that will be emailed to registered attendees ahead of time.

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Guest Speaker Biography: Patrick Bateman

Patrick D. Bateman is a clean and renewable energy professional who has spent the last decade working in policy and market development leadership roles in Canada's electricity industry. As the Interim President with WaterPower Canada, Patrick serves as the spokesperson for the hydropower sector at the national-level, and leads and shapes the Association's involvement in federal legislative, regulatory, and policy initiatives including on topics such as: climate change policy; environmental assessment; and fisheries, wildlife and habitat stewardship. Patrick holds a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Biology from University College Dublin's School of Biology and Environmental Science (Ireland), and a Master's degree in Renewable Energy from the University of Reading's School of Construction Management and Engineering (England). Patrick's vision for Canada in 2050 is: 100% emissions-free electricity; electricity as our single largest energy source; and hydroelectricity as the flexible and dependable backbone of the reliable and resilient electricity supply-mix.

Non-Attendance Policy: To those with tickets to attend this event, we ask that if you can no longer attend, to please cancel your ticket as soon as you can out of courtesy to others who may be on a waitlist for event tickets (there is a limit for the number of participants we can host in our virtual events on Zoom). If you can no longer use your ticket to attend the event, then cancelling your ticket will give the chance to someone on the waitlist to participate instead. Thank you!