Training Canada's Future Leaders in Low-Carbon Energy

... Because Canada's Energy Sector is Changing

Talent Grows Here

REDEVELOP provides soft skills training to graduate students in Geoscience, Engineering and Public Policy as they work across disciplines, distance and cultures, preparing them for future leadership within industry, government and Indigenous communities with technical knowledge that crosscuts western views in the natural sciences and traditional knowledge that will support informed decision-making.


REDEVELOP Certification

Upon completion of the program, graduates are awarded the valuable REDEVELOP Certification, symbolizing excellence in talent, adaptability, and professionalism.

Indigenous Relations Certification

REDEVELOP grads are certified by the University of Calgary's Writing Symbols Lodge in Indigenous Relations, an essential skill in high demand across Canada.


Project Management

Students learn project management by completing projects in collaboration with multiple partners.

Conflict Resolution

Through theory and practice, students learn the fundamentals of conflict resolution.

Occupational Psychology

Our graduates learn to identify strengths and weaknesses in themselves and others, and what they need to succeed on teams.

Public Communication

Communicating complex topics to the public is difficult but essential. Our students learn how to.

Participating Universities

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Scholarship Funding Provided By


Funding for REDEVELOP comes from NSERC's Collaborative Research and Training Grant #386133824 in the amount of $1.625M over 6 years (2017-22)
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REDEVELOP Conference 2020

May 4 - 9, 2020

Bringing people together from industry, government, academia and Indigenous communities to discuss Canada’s energy future. This annual conference is free and by invitation only. It includes includes the REDEVELOP Challenge, workshops, spirited panel discussions and field trip (not free).  Industry friends save the date. Contact the REDEVELOP Program Manager to request an invite.
May 4 - 5, 2020 (Mon - Tue)

Competition, where teams demonstrate the intersection of science and policy, in Dragon’s Den format. This year’s Dragons will judge entries on LNG, Orphan Wells, Fugitive Gas Emissions, and Pipelines!


May 6 - 7, 2020 (Wed - Thu)

There will be a Geothermal Worshop by Dr. Maurice Dusseault (U.Waterloo), an Isotope Geochemistry Workshop by Karlis Muehlenbachs (U.Alberta) & Bernhard Mayer (U.Calgary), and much more!


A Rocky Mountain Transect to the Trench

May 8 - 9, 2020 (Fri - Sat)

In collaboration with GeoConvention 2020, we will host this scenic guided field tour featuring links between geology, structural architecture, fault-fluid interaction, hydrology, geophysics, and geothermal resources. Transportation will be a 56-passenger bus (with bathroom) and accommodations/meals will be provided by the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. This is an all-inclusive trip, leaving the Hilton Friday (7:30 am); returning Saturday (5:00 pm). Follow the link below to view details of the route, tour guides and accommodations. Fee: $500 (Regular) or $400 (Student). Registration will be via GeoConvention and the REDEVELOP Project Manager.

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Community Partners