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Please see below for highlights of the 2021 Value of Biogas West Conference program. Please click here for the full program.

Day 1: Tuesday November 9th

7 – 8 am: Registration and Breakfast

8 – 8:30 am: Opening Remarks
Welcome to 2021 Value of Biogas West.

8:30 – 10 am: Policy Drivers & Market Forces Shaping Biogas/RNG
Surging demand for cleaner energy sources and climate action is driving biogas/RNG growth. This panel looks at current key government policies and market forces, as well as international examples for policies Canada should adopt to accelerate a new decade of growth.

10 – 10:15 am: Exhibitor Showcase Part 1
Hear a quick introductory word from some of our 2021 Value of Biogas West exhibitors.

10:15 – 11 am: Networking and Refreshments

11 – 12:15 pm: The Importance of Feedstock Pre-Treatment
Consistent, stable and reliable feedstock is the cornerstone of any successful biogas plant. Join this informative session to learn about separation, acidification and thermal hydrolysis feedstock pre-treatment technologies.

12:15 – 12:30 pm: Exhibitor Showcase Part 2
Hear a quick introductory word from some of our 2021 Value of Biogas West exhibitors.

12:30 – 2:00 pm: Lunch and Networking

2 – 3:10 pm: Biogas & RNG Projects in Action Take 1
Hear examples of biogas and RNG projects blazing trails into the new decade. Panelists will discuss the challenges, strategy, planning, and requirements for successful development and completion.

3:10 – 3:50 pm: Networking and Refreshments

3:50 – 5 pm: Biogas & RNG Projects in Action Take 2
Join us for the second half of biogas/RNG projects in action.

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Networking Reception
Network with intelligent, likeminded individuals while enjoying some snacks and a few drinks.

Day 2: Wednesday November 10th

8 – 9 am: Registration & Breakfast

9 – 9:10 am: Introduction to Day 2 of 2021 Value of Biogas West
Welcome to day 2 of 2021 Value of Biogas West.

9:10 – 10:20 am: Delivery Models for Municipal Biogas & RNG Development
Public private partnerships (P3s) sometimes cause increased costs, risk, delays, disputes and even project cancellations. This panel will discuss alternative contracting models to increase collaboration, flexibility and transparency for municipal biogas projects. Join in to share your ideas.

10:20 – 10:50 am: Networking & Refreshments

10:50 – 11:40 am: Environmental & Economic Benefits of Biogas
Biogas plants are environmentally and economically beneficial. These presentations will provide insight into the true benefits of biogas plants in Canada.

11:40 am – 12:30 pm: The GGRR & RNG Branding
Hear from our Presenting Sponsors as they discuss what the new Greenhouse Gas Reduction Regulation actually means for biogas, and the importance of RNG branding.

12:30 – 2:00 pm: Lunch and Networking

2 – 2:20 pm: Getting Ready for a Decade of Climate Uncertainty
2021 has been a stark reminder that climate change can have a devastating impact on infrastructure. How does the biogas/RNG industry adapt? Hear about the operational challenges recently experienced by a B.C. biogas plant.

2:20 – 3:40 pm: The Power of Data Collection & Analytics
Without adequate data, decision making is often fraught with unknowns. Join this informative session to learn about biogas plant data collection to increase efficiency, avoid biological crashes and achieve optimal loading rates.

3:40 – 4 pm: Wrap-Up
Join us for a final wrap-up and to learn about 2022 Value of Biogas East conference in Toronto (April 12 - 13th).

Presenting Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor Archaea logo
Presenting Sponsor FortisBC logo


Gold Sponsor

Gold Sponsor BCNB logo
Gold Sponsor Anessa logo


Gold Sponsor Enbridge logo
Gold Sponsor Waga logo


Gold Sponsor Evergen logo



Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor PlanET Biogas logo


Silver Sponsor The Canadian Agricultural Partnership logo


Bronze Sponsors

Bronze Sponsor DMT
Bronze Sponsor Lethbridge logo
Bronze Sponsor Fitec logo


Bronze Sponsor Bird logo
Bronze Sponsor Walker logo
Bronze Sponsor Terravest logo


Bronze Sponsor Azura logo
Bronze Sponsor Sentry logo
  Bronze Sponsor Evonik


Carbon Neutral Sponsor

Carbon Neutral Sponsor Modern Niagara logo


Lanyard Sponsor

Lanyard Sponsor Scovan Engineering logo


Media Partners

Media Sponsor APPrO logo
Media Sponsor Biogas World logo
Media Sponsor Biomass Magazine logo
Bundesverband Bioenergie e.V. (BBE) logo


Media Sponsor Biogas Channel logo
Media Sponsor Bioenergy News / Bioenergy Insight logo