• Certificate of Attendance: You will receive a certificate upon completion of this training program.

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD): You will receive 1.0 credit hour upon completion of this program.

About this speaker Series

Economy & Environmental Sustainability

This speaker series designed to help you prepare to enter the SARIT Scholarship (www.saritscholarship.com) where you can share your thoughts on what you would do if you were Prime Minister of Canada, and win prizes (including $100,000, $50,000 and $25,000 scholarships plus 20 micromobility electric vehicles).

This Speaker Series is co-curated by CIFAL @ York University and BEST Lab.

Why participate in this speaker series?

Our goal is to encourage students to build on insights and content from the speaker series in their essay as part of our mission to increase understanding of complex social issues, to empower students to impact their own futures, and to catalyze your universities' role so that it may play a more strategic role in developing a more sustainable, equitable and just society.

SARIT Scholarship Explained

Franck Stronach , Founder of Magna International

Review the Content


Kevin Krausert

Kevin Krausert is the CEO & Co-Founder of Avatar Innovations, which is a leading- edge energy innovation and investment company. Kevin has spent the last two decades on the cutting edge of energy innovation in a variety of executive leadership and governance roles in the oil and gas industry. He began his career in the energy industry as a roughneck on Northern Alberta oilrigs and rose through the ranks to become the CEO of Canada's oldest drilling company. Kevin has been an articulate and major champion for unlocking the energy transition solutions inside oil and gas for a better future while leading a major corporation through the disruption of the Canadian energy industry. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science from McGill University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Haskayne School of Business and serves on the steering committees of both the Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) and the Energy Futures Lab (EFL).