Seminar Program

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
8:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration

11:30 am - 5:30 pmGolf 18 Hole Best Ball Scramble + 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 and Networking Dinner
Heritage Room OR Campfire

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

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration

7:00 am - 8:00 amBreakfast
Centre of Restaurant

8:00 am - 8:15 amWelcome and Opening Remarks
Speaker: John Creighton, Chair, IGUA

8:15 am - 9:00 amKeynote: The Shifting Canadian Political Landscape: a political overview of Canada with a focus on energy, environment and industry
Speaker: Chantal Hébert, National Affairs Columnist, The Toronto Star

9:00 am - 10:30 amPanel 1 - Regulatory and Social Backdrop
Moderator: Shahrzad Rahbar, President, IGUA
Speaker: Liane Langstaff, Associate, Gowlings WLG
Speaker: George Vegh, Board Member, CER
Speaker: Cynthia Chaplin, Executive Director, CAMPUT
Speaker: Ken Ogilvie, President, Ogilvie Environmental Consulting

10:30 am - 11:00 amNetworking Break
Foyer Outaouais

11:00 am - 12:30 pmPanel 2 - Renewable Natural Gas and Other Exotic Blends
Moderator: Yves Seguin, Corporate Director, Domtar
Speaker: Maxime Lemonde, CEO, Biogas World
Speaker: Jean Roberge, EVP and Managing Director, Greenfield Global
Speaker: Renault-Francois Lortie, Vice President, Customers and Gas Supply, Energir
Speaker: Scott Dodd, Director, Business Development, Enbridge Gas Inc.

12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch
Centre of Restaurant

1:30 pm - 2:15 pmKeynote Presentation
Speaker: Jean-Denis Charlebois, Chief Economist, Canadian Energy Regulator, Energy Markets in Canada

2:15 pm - 3:15 pmPanel 3 - Gas Infrastructure Outlook
Moderator: Rosa Twyman, Legal Services and Business Director, Regulatory Law Chambers
Speaker: Malini Giridhar, VP, Business Development and Regulatory, Enbridge Gas Inc.
Speaker: Renault-Francois Lortie, Vice President, Customers and Gas Supply, Energir
Speaker: Stephan Baranski, Director, Marketing, Eastern Markets (Canadian Natural Gas Pipelines), TC Energy

3:15 pm - 3:45 pmNetworking Break
Foyer Outaouais

3:45 pm - 5:00 pmPanel 4 - Breaking the Log Jam and Moving Forward
Moderator: Ian Mondrow, Partner, Gowlings WLG
Speaker: Tonja Leach, Executive Director, QUEST
Speaker: Francois Perras, CEO, ArcelorMittal Long Products QC
Speaker: Vincent Christ, CEO, Elysis

5:00 pm - 5:15 pmConcluding Remarks and Adjourn
Speaker: Dereck Francis, IGUA Incoming Chair, Suncor Energy

5:30 pm - 7:30 pmSpring Seminar Closing Dinner (Preregistration Required)
Centre of Restaurant

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

7:30 am - 12:00 pmMeeting Restricted to Board Members

Details to follow