Day Two – Program Overview

 

7:30 a.m. Registration
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8:00 a.m. Keynote Opening Address
Honourable Siobhan Coady
Minister of Natural Resources
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SESSION THREE
Panel Discussion: Innovation and Collaboration
Throughout the oil & gas industry, attention is turning toward innovative activities with a focus on collaboration within organizations, as well as among industry partners. The panel will discuss innovation and collaboration and the many ways they may be used to achieve success in the offshore oil & gas industry.
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8:25 a.m. Moderator: Stephen Henley
Vice-President Canada, Subsea 7
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8:30 a.m. Panelist: Phil Simons
Chair, Efficiency Task Force, UK Oil & Gas
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8:40 a.m. Panelist: Gordon McIntosh
Deputy Minister, Department of Natural Resources
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8:50 a.m. Panelist: Joy Romero
Vice President, Technology & Innovation, Canadian Natural Resources
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9:00 a.m. Q & A and Panel Discussion
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SESSION FOUR
Change with Innovation
In the current environment of lower oil prices, high costs and increasing complexity, the need to innovate has never been more crucial for the oil & gas industry. Session delegates will hear from Fortis Inc. on the need to innovate and adapt to changing energy markets. This session will also feature Kraken Robotics, an NL-based marine technology company and local innovation success story. Tying it all together is a presentation on the Canada’s Ocean Supercluster’s successful proposal under the Government of Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative, including what it could mean for local businesses.
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10:00 a.m. Phonse Delaney
Executive Vice-President, Chief Information Officer, Fortis Inc.
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10:20 a.m. Karl Kenny
President & CEO, Kraken Robotics Systems
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10:40 a.m. Alan Clarke
Chief Executive Officer, Petroleum Research NL
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11:00 a.m. Steve Hogan
Vice-President, East Coast Operations, Suncor Energy
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11:20 a.m. Q & A
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LUNCHEON
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12:00 p.m. Pre-Luncheon Networking
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12:45 p.m. Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Deborah Yedlin
Business and Energy Columnist, Calgary Herald and Chancellor of the University of Calgary
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TECHNICAL SESSIONS – Canada’s Ocean Supercluster (Requires separate registration)
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3:00 p.m. Welcome Remarks
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3:10 p.m. Petroleum
Susan Hunt, CTO Ocean Supercluster
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3:30 p.m. Alternative Energy
Christian C. Richard, Vice President, Special Projects, Emera
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3:50 p.m. Fisheries
 Martin Sullivan, CEO, Ocean Choice International

 

4:10 p.m. Q & A
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LOBSTERFEST
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7:30 p.m. The ReMAX Centre
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