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September Luncheon & Annual General Meeting (Click here for Agenda)

Date Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time 11:30am – 1:00pm
Location      The Bow Valley Club
250 – 6 Ave SW
Dining Room
Speaker      Dennis McConaghy
Commentator on Energy and Carbon Policy, Retired Transcanada Energy Executive, and Author of the book “Dysfunction: Canada After Keystone XL was recently interviewed - August 8th - on NewsTalk QR 770 radio with Danielle Smith on Keystone XL. The full interview can be found here - https://omny.fm/shows/danielle-smith/keystone-xl-pipeline

Dysfunction: Canada After Keystone XL Dysfunction: Canada After Keystone XL


Dennis McConaghy is a Canadian energy executive with nearly forty years of industry experience in infrastructure development. He has engaged in the evolution of Canadian energy and climate policy over thirty years, from the National Energy Program of 1980 to the Paris Climate Conference of 2015. As one of the senior executives of TransCanada Pipelines, he was directly involved in conceiving and executing the Keystone XL pipeline project. He is also a visiting fellow at Western University’s Ivey Business School and Author of the book Dysfunction: Canada After Keystone XL. He lives in Calgary.

Topic       Pipelines, Carbon, the Price of Oil and Alberta's Future — Analysis of Significant Developments

Dennis McConaghy discusses the current climate for pipelines in Canada including implications for Canada from Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, the implications of the change in government in British Columbia for Canadian hydrocarbon infrastructure and development and more.
Cost Members: $45.00 (+GST)
Non-Members: $55.00 (+GST)
PJVA Students: $20.00 (+GST)
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October Luncheon

Date Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time 11:30am – 1:00pm
Location      Calgary Petroleum Club
319 - 5 Avenue SW
Topic       Energy for Tomorrow – Canada in the World's Energy Future Presentation and Panel Discussion

Featuring Jeff Gaulin Vice President, Communications CAPP, with PJVA President Tracey Moore-Lewis, Josh Carter, PJVA Past President, PASC President Cody Austin, CAPL President Larry Buzan and AIPN Past Regional Director (Canada) Tony Cioni, with their thoughts on Canada in the World's Energy Future



Speaker      Jeff Gaulin, Vice President, Communications at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

In his 20 year career, Mr. Gaulin has worked across Canada in a variety of sectors –giving him a unique national perspective when it comes to public affairs. Over his tenure he successfully led a cultural and brand transformation for Canada’s largest energy and environmental services company. Mr. Gaulin has also worked at TransAlta, where he was the Vice President Communications, Government Relations and Aboriginal Affairs for Canada’s largest, independent power generator. With TransAlta, he secured $778 million in federal and provincial funding for the largest carbon capture and storage project in the electricity sector
Cost Members: $45.00 (+GST)
Non-Members: $55.00 (+GST)
PJVA Students: $20.00 (+GST)
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November Luncheon

Date Thursday, November 23, 2017
Time 11:30am – 1:00pm
Location      Calgary Petroleum Club
319 - 5 Avenue SW
Topic       Joint Venture Partner Insolvency – Risks and Opportunities

How to protect your company before, during and after the proceedings and how to effectively harvest opportunities from insolvency situations, featuring Tim Richardson, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP with Q&A afterwards.



Speaker      Tim Richardson, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Tim Richardson has over 17 years of legal and commercial experience in the energy sector, including significant time spent in senior legal roles in industry, most recently as Nexen’s Sr. Counsel for Canadian Oil and Gas where he worked closely with the Land and JV groups. His practice focuses on complex commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, purchases and sales of businesses and operating assets and forward commodity purchase, processing and transportation commitments. He has also handled complex litigation and arbitration of a broad range of oil and gas, energy marketing, construction transaction and energy service issues.
Cost Members: $45.00 (+GST)
Non-Members: $55.00 (+GST)
PJVA Students: $20.00 (+GST)
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