Welcome to
Energy & Resources for Tomorrow
June 20-21, 2019

 University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada 

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Graham T Reader

BA, BTech (Hons), PhD, psc, FEC, PEng, CEng, CMarE, Eur Ing, FIMarEst

Keynote Lecture: “Tomorrow’s Energy, Renewables Alone?

Dr. Graham Reader is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Windsor. He served as the Dean of the Faculty from 1999 to 2010, and as Special Advisor (CEI) to the University President from 2010 to 2011. June 2011. He has earned degrees in Engineering, Arts and Management and has been involved in powertrain and related research areas since 1970 and his particular areas of interest are Diesel engines, Stirling engines and Underwater Intervention Systems. He has published  5 books and over 350 articles and has taught at Universities in the UK, Alberta and Ontario. He worked in the UK Mining Industry and was a Commander in the Royal Navy prior to coming to Canada. 

Dr. Elsayed Elbeshbishy


Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Dept., Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

Keynote Lecture: " Renewable Energy Production from Municipal Solid Waste "

Dr. Elsayed Elbeshbishy is an assistant professor at Ryerson University. He is collaborating with different Canadian industries and municipalities for developing new technologies for value-added products recovery from wastes. He investigated different pretreatment technologies for enhancement of biohydrogen and biomethane production from municipal solid wastes. He introduced ultrasonication, for the first time, as a novel pretreatment method for enhancing biohydrogen production from solid waste as opposed to the common application of ultrasonication prior to anaerobic digestion to enhance methane formation. He has more than 50 peer reviewed journal article, 70 conference proceeding, and three book chapters with h-index of 22. Dr. Elbeshbishy focuses in developing new solid pre-treatment technologies to enhance the anaerobic digestion process 

About Us


 According to dictionary.com, a resource is a source of supply, support, or aid, especially one that can be readily drawn upon when needed. As for energy, it is the capacity for vigorous activity; available power. The example given by dictrionary.com, I eat chocolate to get quick energy, is particularly appropriate. As such, the ENERGY AND RESOURCES FOR TOMORROW 2019 symposium at the University of Windsor will bring together energy and resources enthusiasts and experts from academia, industry, and policy arenas to uncover the challenges and solutions to ensuring sustainable energy and resources for tomorrow. This symposium will disseminate the most recent advances in these field and promote collaborations to maximize opportunities for innovative solutions.

Possible topics include: advanced energy technologies, biomass and biofuels, climate change solutions, conservation, energy resources management and development, green buildings, oil and gas clean technologies, pollution prevention, smart grids, sustainable exploitation of resources...

Important Dates


  • Abstracts/papers are still welcome
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance will be provided within 2 weeks of submission
  • May 17, 2019 Final Paper Submission Deadline

** Please see Paper Template**



Late Registration until June 6, 2019

  • Standard Package: $315
  • Student/Special Package: $275
  • Companion Package: $380

Register at: https://webapps.uwindsor.ca/conferences/TandE/index.php 

Paper Template

Journal/Proceedings/Book Publication

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their papers to the special issues of well indexed international journals.

Our Energy & Sustainability 2018 and Energy & Natural Resources 2017  conferences were followed by:

1. “Furthering Integration and Advancement of Sustainability”, a special issue with Sustainable Energy Technology and Assessments (ELSEVIER)

2. “The Energy Mix for Sustaining our Future”, proceedings with Springer

3. “Four Life-Supporting Elements: Energy, Food, Water, Air”, a book with Taylor and Francis

4. “Natural Resources and Energy Usage”, a special issue with Sustainable Energy Technology and Assessments (ELSEVIER)

5. “Energy and Sustainability”, a special issue with  International Journal of Sustainable Energy (Taylor & Francis)

6. “Advances in Sustainable Energy”, a book with Springer

Please use the word template and email it to TELab@uwindsor.ca

EART19 WordTemplate (doc)



Dear Registered Delegates,

Please email TELab@uwindsor.ca regarding the entrée of your banquet, i.e., Chicken, Perch or Vegetarian Risotto. The default is Vegetarian Risotto, in the event that we do not receive your preference in time for the order.

Thank you.

EART2019 Logistics Committee

Student Awards Information

In order to encourage student participation and showcase the talents of students, there will be two awards for best students’ presentations sponsored by Ryerson University: cash prizes of $300 to 1st place winner and $200 to 2nd place winner. Both winners will get certificates acknowledging their performances.



Honorary Chair: Dr. Rupp Carriveau, University of Windsor

Conference Chair: Dr. David S-K. Ting, University of Windsor

Technical Program Chair: Dr. Ahmadreza Vasel-Be-Hagh, Tennessee Technological University

Energy Market: Dr. Lindsay Miller-Branovacki, University of Windsor

Logistics Chairs: Dr. Jacqueline Stagner & Marissa Hatt, University of Windsor

Conference Overseers:  Joanna Asuncion, University of Windsor

Sponsorship: Katie Mazzuca, University of Windsor

Media: Kristie Pearce, University of Windsor

Registration Details


Late Registration until June 6, 2019

Standard Package: $315

Student/Special Package: $275

Companion Package: $380

 ** Banquet ticket is included in the companion package ** 

Last Minute Registration (June 7-21, 2019)

Standard Package: $315

Student/Special Package: $275

Companion Package: N/A


Banquet will be held at Oxley Estate Winery on June 20th, 2019.

Shuttle bus will leave CEI (Centre for Engineering Innovation) at 4:45 pm. 

Hotel Information

Caesars Windsor Hotel -377 Riverside Dr E, Windsor, Ontario 

To reserve a guestroom, please call Caesars Windsor Reservations at 1-800-991-8888

by May 20, 2019.  Please quote the group code SUW0619 to receive the group rate.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott - 250 Dougall Ave, Windsor, Ontario 1-888-236-2427

To make reservation, go to www.marriott.com/yqgts  and use UOW as special booking code.

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

  Email us at TELab@uwindsor.ca  

Energy & Resources for Tomorrow

401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4, CA

(519) 253-3000


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

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