IPPSA 28th Annual Conference. November 13-15, 2022. The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

07:00 – 08:00

Registration Desk Open

Continental Breakfast
sponsored by Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company Inc

Early Morning Coffee
sponsored by TC Energy

08:00 – 08:45

SESSION 8: Keynote: Partnering with Alberta’s Indigenous Communities
Alberta’s Indigenous Communities are getting into the power industry thanks, in part, to the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation.  With $1 billion in loan guarantees available, we’re pleased to have their CEO address the AIOC’s mandate and program.

Moderator:
Evan Bahry, Executive Director, IPPSA

Keynote:              
Chana Martineau, Chief Operating Executive, Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation

Q & A

08:45 – 10:00

SESSION 9: New Technologies on the Centre Stage
Drum roll please.  This panel features an overview of a wide cross-section of technologies to help achieve Net 0.   They represent incredible potential and transformative change for Alberta’s power sector.  What are their timeframes?  What are their barriers? And what are their costs?

Moderator:
Patricia Scroggin-Wicker, Director, Process Technology, Burns & McDonnell

Panelists:
Jay Brister, Chief Business Development Officer, General Fusion
Justin Rangooni, Executive Director, Energy Storage Canada
Breanne Fox, Director, Commercial Management and Carbon Technology, Capital Power
Abbas Ali Beg, Manager, Clean Fuels Development, ATCO
Gracia Tjong, Senior Development Lead, Clean Hydrogen Project, Suncor

Q & A

10:00 – 10:45

Coffee
sponsored by ENMAX Energy Corporation

10:45 – 12:00

SESSION 10: Alberta’s Unique Emissions Mitigations Pathway
Significant thermal fleet, significant renewables and significant credit trading opportunities means a unique pathway for emissions policy in Alberta.   This panel will explore ‘TIER 2.0’, the carbon market and other emissions policy constructs needed to get to Net Zero.

Moderator:
Andrea Roszell, Director, Energy, Sustainability and Infrastructure, Guidehouse

Panelists:
Kate Rich, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Alberta Environment & Parks, Government of Alberta
Amy Zell, Technical Director, Voluntary Carbon Markets, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
Chris Joy, Vice President, Business Operations, ENMAX Energy
Heather Stephens, Chief Operating Officer, Emissions Reduction Alberta

Q & A

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch
sponsored by Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP (JSS Barristers) and Power Advisory

13:30 – 14:45

SESSION 11: Great Big Next Steps
Big investments have been made and big ideas are in the queue for these players.   Hear what these panelists think of the new technologies and market evolutions coming to Alberta.   What can consumers and producers expect in the years to come?

Moderator:
Karleen Batty, Partner and Canadian Energy Market Strategy & Transactions Leader, Ernst & Young LLP

Panelists:
Lisa Mueller, President and CEO, FutEra Power
Geoff Lester, President and CEO, Lionstooth Energy Inc
Dan Balaban, President and CEO, Greengate Power
Mark Poweska, President and CEO, ENMAX

Q & A