IPPSA 24th Annual Conference. March 18-20, 2018. The Fairmont Banff Spring, Banff Alberta

David James

Assistant Deputy Minister Electricity and Sustainable Energy David James is the Assistant Deputy Minister for the Electricity and Sustainable Energy Division in Alberta’s Department of Energy. He provides executive leadership, oversight and policy advice to government on Alberta’s transition to a lower carbon electricity system. Prior to joining Alberta Energy […]

Duane Reid-Carlson

Duane Reid-Carlson has 29 years’ experience working in the oil and gas, petrochemical and electric industries. He is currently the President of EDC Associates Ltd—a company that he founded in 1992. Since that time Mr. Reid-Carlson has led a team of energy economic analysts that have been responsible for providing […]

Eric Denhoff

Eric Denhoff was appointed Deputy Minister of the Alberta Climate Change Office in September 2016. He was previously involved in leading mediation for the Government of Alberta on land use issues. Mr. Denhoff is the former President and CEO of the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, a national clean […]

Erin J. Baker

Partner Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP (JSS Barristers) Erin is a Partner at Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP, who practices in the regulatory, employment and professional negligence areas. Erin has appeared numerous times at the Provincial and Superior Court levels in Alberta and British Columbia, including the Court […]

Evan Bahry

Executive Director Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta Mr. Bahry’s career interests have focused on public policy development and have led to his current involvement in Alberta’s deregulated electricity industry. In the public sector, Mr. Bahry’s experience included serving in the office of the Hon. Harvie Andre, a Minister in […]

Gianna Manes

President & CEO ENMAX Corporation Gianna Manes, President & CEO of ENMAX Corporation, has nearly three decades of experience in the energy industry. She spent the first part of her career in the gas pipeline business in Houston, Texas before transitioning to the electricity industry. Gianna has experience in a […]

Jon Wellinghoff

Jon Wellinghoff is the CEO and founder of GridPolicy, Inc. The firm is dedicated to furthering the deployment of and investment in clean sustainable distributed energy resources (DERs). GridPolicy works to remove regulatory, policy and institutional barriers to the widespread adoption of cost effective DER technologies and systems, assisting companies, […]

Judy Chang

Ms. Judy Chang is an energy economist and policy expert with a background in electrical engineering and 20 years of experience in advising clients in planning, including improving designs for wholesale electricity markets; developing transmission and generation projects; and organizational/corporate strategic planning. She specializes in evaluating the economic benefits of […]

Kate Chisholm

Senior Vice President Legal and External Relations Capital Power Kate Chisholm leads Capital Power’s legal, regulatory and compliance, environmental policy, government relations and external affairs teams. She has personally led significant and successful commercial negotiations, managed high stakes litigation and overseen important public policy influence strategies for Capital Power. Kate […]

Kelly S. Lail

Vice President Business Development and Commercial Kelly S. Lail is Vice President, Business Development and Commercial for Capital Power Corporation. He is responsible for business development and growth through green field developments and acquisitions and divestitures. He is also responsible for commercial management of Capital Power’s non-coal operating assets portfolio […]