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Past Programs

Registration, Networking, Full Breakfast


Master of Ceremonies - Pam Cholak, Director of Stakeholder Relations, AIHA

AIHA Welcome

Gale Katchur, Vice Chair of AIHA, Mayor of Fort Saskatchewan

Greetings and Update from the Government of Alberta

Honourable Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development and Trade

Alberta's Industrial Heartland Update

Garret Matteotti, Director of Business Development, AIHA

Regional Investment Updates - Part 1

  • North West Refining - Ian MacGregor, President, Chairman and CEO
  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation - Bob Lock, Vice President, Midstream - NGL
  • Inter Pipeline - Michelle Dawson, Director, Public and Regulatory Affairs


Regional Investment Updates - Part 2

  • Field Upgrading - Lisa Doig, Commercialization
  • ​ATCO - Justin Heskes, Manager, Storage Solutions
  • Keyera - John Hunszinger, Director, Alberta EnviroFuels Plant

Industry Outlook - The Petrochemical Sector

​Bob Masterson, President and CEO, Chemistry Industry Association of Canada

Policy Perspectives and the Path Forward

Gil McGowan, Co-Chair, Energy Diversification Advisory Committee


Message from AIHA Chair

Ed Gibbons, Chair of AIHA, Councillor from the City of Edmonton

Keynote Presentation - The Global Energy Markets & Alberta

Mark Eramo, Vice President, Global Business Development - Chemicals, IHS Markit

Industry Outlook - The Oil & Gas Sector

Ben Brunnen, Vice President Oil Sands, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

Executive Panel Discussion
  • Carlos Murillo, Economist, Forecasting & Analysis, Industrial Economic Trends, Conference Board of Canada

Panel includes:

  • Gord Dawson, Business Development Manager, Petrochemical Development, Inter Pipeline
  • ​Tom Corscadden, Vice President, Marketing, Engineering and Operations, MEG Energy 
  • Ian MacGregor, President, Chairman and CEO, North West Refining
  • Stu Taylor, Senior Vice President, NGL & Natural Gas Facilities, Pembina Pipeline Corporation
Draw Prizes, Closing Comments
Draw prizes include:
  • Two business class round-trip tickets to Amsterdam or any European destination that KLM flies to during the winter months of January 19, 2017 – April 30, 2017 or October 30, 2017 – April 30, 2018 - prize sponsored by Edmonton International Airport and KLM
  • ​Canadian Rockies Golf Package for two - includes two nights accommodation at the Falcon Crest Lodge in Canmore; 1 round of golf at Silvertip Resort; 1 round of golf at Canmore Golf & Curling Club


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3:15 - 4:30 pm



Update & Luncheon

January 19, 2017

Program at a Glance

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