MaRS Climate Impact panel debate

A panel debate featuring our CEO Dr. Anya Waite with a focus on marine carbon dioxide removal and ocean alkalinity enhancement.

Event details

Date & Time:
November 29, 2023 9:30 AM
November 29, 2023 10:10 AM
Time Zone:
Toronto, Canada
Registration Deadline:
November 29, 2023


Can we alter the chemistry of the oceans to save the climate? Our oceans offer a way to absorb carbon from the atmosphere, permanently storing emissions. But are we tempting fate by interfering with such a rich and complex ecosystem? Panelists debate the pros and cons.


The following people will participate, with additional participants to be confirmed closer to the event:

Na'im Merchant

Na'im Merchant (moderator)

Carbon Removal Canada

Anya Waite

Dr. Anya Waite

Chief Executive Officer and Scientific Director, Ocean Frontier Institute

Mike Kelland

Mike Kelland

Chief Executive Officer, Planetary

Gwenaelle Chaillou

Gwenaelle Chaillou

Professor, UQAR ISMER

Luke Connell

Luke Connell

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, CarbonRun

About MaRS Climate Impact

The MaRS Climate Impact conference is a new innovation conference that brings together the global cleantech ecosystem.

The conference focuses on the most promising ideas and innovations that could help prevent the most disastrous consequences of climate change and build a cleaner economy.

This year, the conference will be held in downtown Toronto and online from November 29 to 30, 2023 and will feature interactive panel discussions, thought-provoking debates, company demos and more.

Please click the titles below to learn more about each event.
Date: December 1, 2023
Time: 17:00 - 18:00  GST
Location: Ocean Pavilion
Date: December 2, 2023
Time: 17:00 - 18:00 GST
Location: Jameel Arts Centre
Date: December 3, 2023
Time: 10:00 - 13:00 GST
Location: Plenary 2
Date: December 6, 2023
Time: 15:30 - 16:30  GST
Location: Ocean Pavilion
Date: December 7, 2023
Time: 10:00 - 17:00  GST
Location: Off-site from COP28 (invite only)
Date: December 9, 2023
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 GST
Location: Main Theatre, Climate & the Living Ocean
Date: December 9, 2023
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 GST
Location: Clean Resource Innovation Network Pavilion
Date: December 9, 2023
Time: 17:00 - 18:00 GST
Location: Canada Pavilion
Date: December 10, 2023
Time: 17:00 - 18:00 GST
Location: Clean Resource Innovation Network Pavilion
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