Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
8:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration
Hotel Lobby

11:30 am - 5:30 pmGolf 18 Hole Stroke Play + Boxed Lunch (see optional activity)
See Golf Tab

Golf is complimentary for members and sponsors.  Costs may apply for non-member participants.  Please contact us at should you wish to register for golf as a non-member.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmWelcome Reception & Dinner
Heritage Room

9:15 am - 11:15 amMeeting of the Executive Committee of the Board
Nova Scotia /New Brunswick Room

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
7:30 am - 8:15 amRegistration & Networking Breakfast
Outaouais Room Foyer (Registration)/Aux Chantignoles (Breakfast)

8:30 am - 8:45 amWelcome and Opening Remarks
Outaouais Room
8:45 am - 9:45 amKeynote Presentation: Driving and Defining Responsible Materials for a Low-Carbon Future
Outaouais Room

Alan Young, Director, Materials Efficiency Research Group Steering Committee, Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance
9:45 am - 10:00 amBreak
Outaouais Room Foyer
10:00 am - 12:00 pmPanel 1 – Heavy Industry is Necessary in Canada’s Low-Carbon Future
Outaouais Room

Moderator: Ian Mondrow, Partner, Gowling WLG
Brendan Marshall, Vice President, Economic and Northern Affairs, Mining Association of Canada
Bob Masterson, President and CEO, Chemistry Industry Association of Canada
Joseph Galimberti, President, Canadian Steel Producers Association
Robert Larocque, Vice President, Forest Products Association of Canada
Chris Bataille, Associate Researcher , IDDRI

In a moderated discussion, association leaders representing Canada’s energy-intensive industries (mining, chemicals, forest products and steel) share their vision for the future of their sectors in a low-carbon future. The panelists will explore the challenges and opportunities of carbon reduction for Canada’s trade-exposed sectors.
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmPlated Lunch
Aux Chantignoles
1:15 pm - 1:30 pmMove to Outaouais Room
1:30 pm - 2:15 pmKeynote Address - Make Quebec’s Energy Transition a Reality!
Outaouais Room
Dominique Deschênes, General Manager, Operations & Innovation, TEQ – Transition Énergétique Québec
2:15 pm - 4:15 pmPanel 2 – Natural Gas Markets: Key Developments and Outlook
Outaouais Room

Moderator: John Voss, President, Aegent Energy Advisor Inc.
Stephanie Wilson, Vice President, Commercial East, TransCanada Pipelines
Dave Rhéaume, Deputy VP Regulatory Affairs, Tariff and Gas supply, Énergir
Jim Redford, Vice President, Business Development and Storage and Transmission, Union Gas
Dave Charleson, Vice President, Energy Supply and Customer Care, Enbridge Gas Distribution
Michael Berends, Managing Director, Origination, Clear Blue Markets

In a moderated discussion, gas distribution and transmission representatives and carbon trading experts will highlight the key developments of the past year and share their outlook for the near future that can impact natural gas markets and the landed cost of gas in Ontario and Québec.

(Coffee service at back of room)
4:15 pm - 4:30 pmConcluding Remarks & Adjourn
Outaouais Room

6:00 pm - 9:00 pmBoard of Directors

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

7:45 am - 8:15 amHot Breakfast
Aux Chantignoles
8:15 am - 8:30 amBoard of Directors Meeting - 2017-2018 Board
Le Club Boardroom
8:30 am - 9:00 amAnnual General Assembly (AGA)
Le Club Boardroom
9:00 am - 12:00 pmBoard of Directors Meeting - 2018-2019 Board
Le Club Boardroom
12:00 pmAdjourn + Traveler's Lunch