1 June 2017 at Hotel Arts, Calgary, Canada
Canada Oil & Gas Assembly

250+ upstream and midstream executives looking for deals and investment
Join one of the largest C-Level oil and gas networks in Canada


2017 CANADA ASSEMBLY AGENDA
June 1st, Hotel Arts, Calgary

08:00-08:45AM: BREAKFAST PANEL: HOW TO MAKE CANADA MORE COMPETITIVE IN RENEWABLES SECTOR?

U.S. policy effect on Canada’s ambitions of zero-carbon electricity grid and shifting from fossil duels to clean electricity by 2050. How can the industry work together to achieve these goals? Successful projects on the way. Investor’s ambitions and concerns in the renewables sector. Renewables export strategy.

Dan Balaban, President and CEO, Greengate Power Corporation

08:45-09:00 Networking and Coffee

08:55-9:00AM: Welcome Address by the Oil & Gas Council, Alexandra Ashikhmina, VP, Americas

09:00-10:00AM: EXECUTIVE PANEL: SUCCESS STORIES

How has the U.S. trade and energy policy influenced Canadian energy companies? Climate Change Action plan and the E&P strategies. The best performing companies: what made the difference in the past 12 months? How does 2017 strategy differ? Specifics of continuous efficiencies and post implementation analysis. Where is the production focus?

Moderator: Bob Peterson, Partner, Oliver Wyman
Stephen Willis
, President and Chairman, BP Canada
Sherri Brillon
, Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, Encana
Derek Evans
, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Pengrowth Energy Corporation

10:00-10:30AM: Networking Coffee Break

10:30-11:30PM12 MONTHS EVALUATION OF CANADA’S M&A AND A&D MARKET

Comparing deals in Q1 and Q2 to the previous year. What types of partnerships and deals are being observed more frequently? What financing strategies are they looking for? Do we see a lot more collaboration? In what forms?

Moderator: David Potter, Head of Global Investment Banking – Energy, Scotiabank
Brian Schmidt
, President & CEO, Tamarack Valley Energy
Marty Proctor
, President & COO, Seven Generations Energy ltd.
Steve Reynish
, Executive Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development, Suncor Energy
Phil Hodge, President and CEO, Pine Cliff Energy Ltd.
Cam Proctor,
Chief Operating Officer, PrairieSky Royalty Ltd

== 11:30-12:45PM: Networking Lunch ==

12:45-1:30PM: TECHNOLOGY PANEL: COST-SAVING WITH CUTTING-EDGE DEVELOPMENTS  

Evaluating how automation and digital technologies helped to decrease the bottom line. Drilling: activity and forecast analysis. Which innovations are in the highest demand?

Dale Dusterhoft, CEO, Trican Well Services
Kevin Neveu
, President & CEO, Precision Drilling Corporation

1:30-2:20PM: INFRASTRUCTURE: REALITY CHECK ON PROPOSED PROJECTS & THEIR IMPACT

Gord Salahor, CEO, Wolf Midstream
Terrance Kutryk
, President & CEO, Alliance Pipeline Ltd.
David G. Smith
, President and CEO, Keyera

2:20-3:00PMNetworking Coffee Break

 
3:00-3:15PM: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE

Monica Rovers, Head, Business Development - Global Energy, Toronto Stock Exchange

3:15-4:00PM: FINANCING STRATEGIES IN THE CANADIAN ENERGY SECTOR

The different types of alternative capital available to energy companies in Canada. What options do small to mid-cap E&Ps have in the equity & debt markets? Selling royalties as a means of raising development capital. Advice on top priorities to focus on to successfully raise debt & equity in the public markets.

Moderator: Glenn Kalyniuk, Managing Director – Energy, ATB Corporate Financial Services
Jim Kinnear
, Chairman & CEO, Kinnear Financial Ltd.
Vincent Hahn
, Principle – Energy Mezzanine Group, The Carlyle Group

4:00-5:15PM: PRIVATE EQUITY & INVESTMENT PANEL

How did the investors mindset change since the price drop? Have priorities shifted? What non-upstream opportunities do investors consider? What changes in priorities are anticipated towards the end of 2016? Is there more talent available for private equity due to wide-spread lay-offs across the sector? US vs Canadian private equity: is there a price arbitrage for the US funds? Which areas are most attractive? What types of assets?  

Moderator: Mike Tims, Vice Chairman, Matco Investments Ltd.
Avik Dey
, Managing Director & Head - Natural Resources, CPPIB
Adam Waterous
, Managing Partner, Waterous Energy
Rakesh Wilson
, Senior Partner, Apollo Management LP
Rob Cook
, Managing Director - E&P, ARC Financial
Brian Thomas
, Managing Director & Head – Energy, Prudential Capital Group


== 5:20-7:00PM: COCKTAIL RECEPTION
== 7:00-9:00PM: VIP DINNER and LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD CEREMONY == 
Featuring 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient ADAM R. WATEROUS

* Please Contact Alexandra Ashikhmina for more information on the agenda

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