IPPSA 25th Annual Conference. March 10-12, 2019. The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta

08:00 – 09:00

Registration Desk Open

Continental Breakfast sponsored by Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc
Coffee sponsored by TransCanada

09:00 – 9:30

SESSION 7 – Keynote

 

Speaker:
Leela Sharon Aheer, MLA, Deputy Leader, United Conservative Party

 

Moderator:
Ahsan Upal, Regional Manager, Business Development Burns & McDonnell Canada

 

Q & A

09:30– 10:45

SESSION 8 – Looking Down the Line

IPPSA welcomes panel members from across North America to discuss how their jurisdictions are grappling with capacity market issues and emissions-related policy decisions.   These ‘leading edge’ adopters of capacity market designs may provide lessons learned for Alberta as we enter the game.

 

Moderator:
Kelsen Vallee, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Global Infrastructure and Power Group, CIBC Capital Markets

 

Panelists:
Bruce Anderson, VP Market and Regulatory Affairs, New England Power Generators Association Inc
Stephanie Grumet, Energy Analyst, Capstone LLC
Julia Frayer, Managing Director, London Economics International LLC

 

Q & A

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee

Sponsored by ENMAX Corporation
Networking and viewing of trade show exhibits

11:15 – 12:30

SESSION 9 – The Analysts’ Booth

This panel would feature esteemed elder states-people who are able to candidly reflect upon the market’s evolution and the issues and opportunities ahead.   What’s gone right?  What’s gone wrong?  And what’s going to happen next?

 

Moderator:
Evan Bahry, Executive Director, IPPSA

 

Panelists:
Martin Merritt, former CEO, Market Surveillance Administrator
Jim Fitzowich, Managing Director, Western Power Partners
Robert Hemstock, former Executive Vice President, Regulatory, Legal and Public Policy, ENMAX Corporation

 

Q & A

12:30 – 13:45

Lunch

Sponsored by Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP (JSS Barristers) and Power Advisory LLC

13:45 – 14:15

SESSION 10 – Keynote

 

Speaker:
David Khan, Leader, Alberta Liberal Party

 

Moderator:
Duane Reid Carlson, President and CEO, EDC Associates Ltd

 

Q & A

14:15 – 15:25

SESSION 11 – Keynote

 

Rick Mercer

Canada: Coast to Coast to Coast
Rick Mercer chronicles, satirizes, and ultimately celebrates all that is great and irreverent about this country. Known as “Canada’s Unofficial Opposition,” Mercer is a political satirist who knows exactly what matters to regular Canadians and what makes them laugh.

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