Conference Schedule

October 17, 2017

8:25 AM

Welcome and Opening Panel “Changing Perception of Our Industry – What is the NEW SAVVY?”
Jeff Gaulin, Vice President CAPP, Laurie Stretch, President Stretch Communication

9:15 AM

The Changing Role of Engineering, Procurement and Construction in Project Innovation.
Jeremy Stauth, Project Engineer, Propak, Hans Verwijs, Vice President, Wood Group, Trevor Phenix, Vice-President, Hive Innovation

10:00 AM

Morning break and closed session — no coverage

11:30 AM

The Competitive Landscape – How Key Canadian Plays Compare
Ian Nieboer, Director RS Energy, Juan Jarrah, TD Securities

12:00 PM

Lunch break — no coverage

1:00 PM

Green Savvy – What Are We Going To Do About The Environment?
Dr. Patrick Moore

1:45 PM

New Technologies Highlight
Geoff Clarke, Acceleware, Ed Veith, Fractal Systems, Mike Crabtree, Saskatchewan Research Council

2:45 PM

Afternoon break — no coverage

3:00 PM

A Tale of Two Acquisitions
Canadian Natural Buys Shell out of Upstream Oilsands; Cenovus Takes Over SAGD partnership from ConocoPhillips

3:30 PM

Project Updates and Closing Remarks
Heather Scott, GM Oilsands Assets, PetroChina Canada, MacKay River Update, Craig Herring, Engineer, Resource Development, Nexen, “Data Informed SAGD Resource Development”

About us

For over 29 years the Canadian Heavy Oil Association (CHOA) has been the premier forum to obtain heavy oil and oil sands technical, business and industry information, as well as provide networking opportunities through events. The CHOA is a multi-discipline, volunteer-based, not-for-profit association. Information about CHOA can be found at or by calling the office, 403.269.1755

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