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

David Both

Dave splits his practice between Alberta and British Columbia, acting for public utilities, generators and other electricity market participants on a broad range of tariff, market and project matters before regulators and the courts.

David Erickson

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER David Erickson was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) in July 2009. Mr. Erickson has previously served as the AESO’s Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Before joining the AESO, Mr. Erickson was the […]

David Frum

David Frum worked as a journalist before taking a job as a speechwriter for George W. Bush. He is currently a senior editor at The Atlantic, and the author of New York Times Bestseller The Right Man, and the novel Patriots, among numerous other titles. Whether it is the latest […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]