What is Canada Assembly & Dinner?
Canada Assembly is a half day packed with energy transition and renewables discussions, D&I and capital raising – the biggest trends driving Canadian energy industry today.
Every year, the Awards Dinner attracts 350+ industry leaders to celebrate the Lifetime Achievements of one of their colleagues. In 2020, we will be celebrating Mike Rose, President & Chief Executive Officer of Tourmaline Oil Corp. We will also be awarding winners in the following two categories D&I Champion of the Year and Energy Transition.
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New date announced
Following the global outbreak of COVID-19 we made the decision to re-schedule the 2020 Canada Assembly. We are pleased to let you know that the Assembly will now be taking place on 30 July 2020 in Calgary at Hotel Arts.
Please feel free to get in touch with Alexandra Ashikhmina should you have any questions.
Please note that we continue to monitor the latest public health and government advice in relation to COVID-19 for each of our markets around the world and acting in accordance with government and public health advice and World Health Organisation (“WHO”) guidelines. We remain committed to delivering our events in a safe environment.
Agenda at a Glance
Thursday 30 July 2020
12:00 Registration & Networking
12:25 Welcome Remarks
- Alexandra Ashikhmina, MD – Americas, Energy Council & President, Women’s Energy Council
12:30 Opening Keynote: Looking Forward to the Energy Company of 2025
- Peter Tertzakian, Chief Energy Economist & Managing Director, ARC Financial Corp
12:45 Energy Transition in Canada
What does energy transition mean in Canada? Success stories of technology adoption, sustainable operations and cooperation with renewables companies from oil and gas operators. Breaking down energy transition’s biggest challenges. What can the oil and gas industry learn from renewables? What do service companies do to adapt?
13:25 Opportunities in Renewables Projects Across Canada
How can E&Ps benefit from working with renewables companies? Regulatory hurdles. Top solar/wind opportunities in Canada.
- Dan Balaban, Founder, President & CEO, Greengate Power
- Marc Stachiw, President, Alberta Wind Energy Corporation
- Bruce Kolesnik, Senior Development Manager, EDF Renewables
14:05 Best Practices for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
What can Canadian O&G Companies do Manage Their Abandonment Liability, Reduce Their Carbon Footprint, and Increase the Sustainability of their Operations.
- Moderator: Thomas McInerney, Partner, Bennett Jones SLP
- Ryan Smith, CEO, 360 Energy Liability Management
14:45 Networking Break
15:15 Practical D&I Developments that Make the Biggest Positive Change
- Heather Culbert, Board of Directors, Whitecap Resources
- Mona Jasinski, Executive Vice President, People and Culture, Vermilion Energy
- Ian Dundas, President & CEO, Enerplus
16:05 Financing and Investment Strategies in Canadian O&G and Energy
- Moderator: Kevin Kynoch, Managing Director, ATB Corporate Financial Services
- Adam Waterous, CEO, Waterous Energy Fund
- Brian Thomas, Managing Director – Oil & Gas, Prudential Capital Group
- Mike Rose, President & CEO, Tourmaline Oil Corp
17:00 Drinks Reception
18:30 Call to Dinner
19:20 D&I Champion of the Year Award
19:30 Energy Transition Award
20:30 Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony for Mike Rose
21:15 End of Dinner
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Our Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates the triumphs and successes of those who have made a true difference to the Canadian oil and gas industry and local communities. They are responsible for pioneering new frontiers, pushing boundaries, inspiring others and achieving growth in challenging markets whilst always giving back to communities. They inspire us.
We’re pleased to announce the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Recipient is Mike Rose, President & CEO of Tourmaline Oil Corp
We will also be celebrating the achievements of a winner in each of the following categories.
D&I Champion of the Year
This award will celebrate an individual who have made a significant positive change to Diversity & Inclusion in energy industry in Canada, an advocate for change and equality and who have been a driving force for best D&I practices inside and outside their business
Energy Transition Award
This award will celebrate a company that turned energy transition into an opportunity. Criteria includes embracing sustainable operations, innovation, reducing carbon footprint and making a positive impact on local environment/community
Previous Award Winners
Meet John Dielwart, our 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Meet Adam Waterous, our 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Meet Jim Davidson & Brett Wilson, our 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
Meet Mike Tims, our 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient