Canadian Consulting Engineer

Virtual Event
Decarbonizing Remote Communities Virtual Summit
April 11, 2024 at 1:00pm ET

Keynote: Past, Current and Future Efforts to Decarbonize Remote Communities

Speaker: Michael Wrinch, president and CEO, Hedgehog Technologies

Starting with the end in mind, engineers need to work in collaboration with locals on logistics in isolated communities, consider all uses of energy (including heating, transportation and electrical utilities) and ensure the process of consultation and engagement is continual.

Michael Wrinch
Michael Wrinch, president and CEO of Hedgehog Technologies, has led the development and delivery of electromechanical systems for marine, mining, amusement, utility and other industries for more than 23 years. With offices in Burnaby and Calgary, he and his engineers specialize in solutions for harsh and hazardous environments, energy infrastructure and advanced controls. He has served as a board member and president-elect for Engineers Canada, a board member for Technical Safety BC and an adjunct professor of engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC).