Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference and AGM


The Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference and AGM is Canada’s largest gathering of the Canadian wood pellet industry.

Each year, the event attracts hundreds of wood pellet, biomass and bioenergy professionals from across the country, as well the U.S., Europe and Asia, to discuss the issues that are having an impact on the industry here in Canada.

The WPAC Conference and AGM is your opportunity to learn about the most important issues from industry experts around the globe.




  • Learn from international experts about developments in the domestic and global wood pellet industry.
  • Hear about new research and development that is improving the science of biomass.
  • Visit regional operations currently operating in the wood pellet industry.
  • Meet companies that are producing the most innovative technologies for wood pellet production and consumption.
  • Network with peers and colleagues from across the broad spectrum of the Canadian and international wood pellet industry.


  • Anyone involved, or interested in, the Canadian wood pellet industry, including current biomass industry executives, educators, researchers, government officials, logistics personnel and equipment manufacturers.

We hope you’ll join us in September!

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Get ready to discover new technologies and solutions

Register to Attend

Should provincial guidelines not allow for social gatherings at the time of the event,
your registration can be transferred to our next event date or refunded


Monday Sept. 19

OptiPellet Co-Located with the 2022 WPAC Conference & AGM

OptiPellet is a one-day workshop focused on the current and future state-of-the-art in pellet production technology, including challenges and opportunities on the cutting edge of this side of the industry. It will offer a time effective and affordable learning and networking opportunity for those driving the future of pellet manufacturing in their operation. Learn more and register at www.optipellet.com
8:00 am to 9:00 am

Breakfast and registration

9:00 am to 9:30 am

Opening Remarks and Welcome

Speaker: Vaughan Bassett, President, Wood Pellet Association of Canada
9:30 am to 10:40 am


12:30 pm to 1:30 pm


Lunch in exhibition area
1:30 pm to 3:10 pm


3:10 pm to 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

Networking in exhibition area
3:30 pm to 4:20 pm


5:20 pm to 7:20 pm

Cocktail Reception

8:00 am to 9:00 am

Breakfast and networking

9:00 am to 11:00 am


11:00 am to 11:30 am

Coffee Break

Networking in exhibition area
11:30 am to 12:30 pm


12:30 pm to 12:45 pm

Wrap-up and Adjournment

Gordon Murray, WPAC: Summary and Wrap-up

Conference adjourns
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

WPAC Annual General Meeting

Open to all WPAC members. Lunch will be served. Board meeting to follow AGM from 2:30 to 3:30 pm.


Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

Holiday Inn & Suites Conference Centre


Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel welcomes you to British Columbia with style, substance and award-winning hospitality. You’ll find this venue in Coal Harbour, in the very heart of the city center; Rogers Arena, Stanley Park and the cruise ship terminal are moments away, as is the Vancouver Convention Centre.
We are excited to host the 2019 Wood Pellet Association AGM and Conference at this historic venue!


Group rates at the Marriott hotel will be posted soon!


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