CHOA Fall Conference

  • November 6 & 7 2019
  • Hotel Arts, Calgary, Alberta

Schedule

6:00pm
Cocktail Reception
7:30pm
Dinner Served
8:00pm
CHOA Awards
8:15pm
Keynote: Vivian Krause
9:30pm
Closing Remarks
7-7:45am
Registration & Hot Breakfast
8-10am
Opening Session

Moderator: Heath Williamson, Principal- CutBlack Ventures

Chris Slubicki President, CEO & Director of Modern Resources Inc-Keynote
Canadian Energy Leadership- Courage to stand up for Canadian Energy
Allan Fogwill President & CEO Canadian Energy Research Institute
Future challenges and opportunities for Canadian Oil Sands
Randy Ollenberger Managing Director, Oil & Gas Equity Research-BMO Capital Markets
Competitive Position of the Oil Sands
10-10:15am
Break
10:15-11:45am
Economics & Market Access

Moderator: Scott Curry, Managing Director- CQ Strategy Ltd.

John R. Auers, P.E. Executive Vice President Turner, Mason & Company & Ed Koshka, P Eng., MBA, Turner Mason & Company
Clearing the Bitumen Bottleneck: Assessing Processing, Transportation and Marketing Options for Alberta Bitumen
Cal Broder Chairman, BitCrude Energy LP
Bit Crude
Heather Scott General Manager Oilsands, PetroChina Canada
Marketing Matters– Markets and access from perspective of a producer
11:45am-12:45pm
Lunch
12:45-2:15pm
Technology

Moderators: Julio Jimenez, P.Eng, Consultant & Nael Sadek, Oil & Gas Solutions Consultant

Geoffrey Cann Author, Broadcaster, Publisher
Bits, Bytes, and Barrels
Paolo Bomen Senior Manager of Clean Technology Development, Alberta Innovates
Bitumen Beyond Combustion
Robert Mereau Partner, Head of Machine Intelligence, White Whale Analytics
Artificial Intelligence in the Energy Industry
Carrie Fanai, Program Lead Bitumen Value Chain Optimization for Enterprise Technology, Suncor Energy
Creating a Culture of Innovation
2:15-2:30pm
Break
2:30-4:00pm
Political & Social Environment

Moderator: Deborah Jaremko, DOB Oilsands Editor

Dr. Francoise Robe Strategic Director, RWDI
Climate Change Impacts on the Canadian Heavy Oil Industry
Dr. Lianne Lefsrud Assistant Professor Engineering, University of Alberta
Risk Communication to Support Sustainability Discussions
Dr. Soheil Asgarpour, Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC)
Methane Emissions Reduction
Bianca Boyd General Manager, Edelman Calgary
Who Trusts? Who Doesn’t? And Why it Matters. The Edelman Trust Barometer 2019
4-5:30pm
Project Updates

Moderator: Dimitra Katsuris, Tre-Altamira

Michelle Squires Operations Technology Lead, Suncor Energy
Water Technology Development Center Overview: Purpose & Accomplishments
Martin Belanger Senior Vice President Goldboro LNG, Pieridae Energy
Pieridae's Goldboro Project: The Golden Knights of LNG. Poised to be the first Canadian company to market LNG globally
Kevin Jabusch President & CEO, Enhance Energy
Alberta Carbon Trunk Line
Paul Vander Valk Chief Operating Officer, Harvest Operations Corporation
BlackGold Project Update
5:30pm
Afterparty