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Today’s Date

Wednesday, Apr 8th, 2020

Program & Schedule of Events

A full delegate conference pass includes:

  • Morning conference sessions
  • Keynote luncheons
  • Technical sessions
  • Exhibition area
  • Exhibition stage sessions
  • One conference reception ticket (taking place at The Rooms)

View conference program by day:

Monday, June 1

Tuesday, June 2

Wednesday, June 3

Thursday, June 4

Monday, June 1

Pre-Conference Social

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.    Venue: Delta Hotel St. John’s

Tuesday, June 2

Day One Registration

8:00 a.m. Registration

Day One Opening Keynote Address

8:30 a.m.     Speaker TBA

Session One – Energy & the Environment: An Offshore Perspective

Session One will examine the offshore oil & gas industry in a climate conscious world. The session will examine the role the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore oil & gas industry will play in helping to achieve sustainable development and examine some of the newest trends in clean technology and sustainability, including how they are applicable to the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore.

8:50 a.m. Speaker TBA
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9:10 a.m. Jim Keating
Executive Vice President Offshore Development
Nalcor Energy
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9:30 a.m. Susan McGeachie
Global Director, Climate Change and Sustainable Development
Hatch
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9:50 a.m. Q&A
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10:10 a.m. Refreshment Break

Session Two – Advocacy: Education Within the Offshore

Session Two will take a deep dive into the future of the energy industry, including the role of offshore oil & gas. The session will include a forecast of the energy industry of the future and how the energy needs of the world will be met. A study of the Newfoundland and Labrador supply and service sector and approaches to ensure continued participation in the industry will be presented.

10:40 a.m. Speaker TBA
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11:00 a.m. Peter Larden
President
ExxonMobil Canada Ltd.
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11:20 a.m. Speaker TBA
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11:40 a.m. Q&A
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12:00 p.m. Session Two concludes

Day One Luncheon

12:15 p.m. Pre-Luncheon Networking

1:00 p.m.   Keynote Speaker:

 Frank McKenna,  Deputy Chair, Wholesale, TD Bank Group

Day One Technical Sessions – Energy & Sustainability

This session will focus on offshore digital technology, simulations for drilling companies and emerging technologies, as well as modelling of oil spills and greener offshore dispersants.

3:00 p.m. Speaker TBA
   
3:15 p.m. Speaker TBA
   
3:30 p.m. Speaker TBA
   
3:45 p.m. Q&A
   
4:00 p.m. Session concludes

Conference Reception

Time:
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Venue:
The Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Avenue, St. John’s

Wednesday, June 3

Day Two Registration

8:00 a.m. Registration

Day Two Opening Keynote Address

8:50 a.m. Sonia Scarselli
Vice President of Exploration and Appraisal
BHP

Session Three – Local Content: Global Best Practices

Practitioners in achieving local participation in the supply chain will participate in a panel discussion during Session Three. Conference delegates will hear from an operator about their approach to engaging the local supply chain, a global expert in supply chain analysis will share what is occurring in the global industry and the mayor of a town at the hub of a natural resources project will discuss the impact local participation has had on her community.

9:00 a.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A
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Panelist 1 Zachary Kaplan
Founder and Vice President
Sustainable Business Group, DAI
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Panelist 2 Tracey Simpson
Canada Country Manager, Petroleum
BHP
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Panelist 3 Lori Ackerman
Mayor
City of Fort St John, British Columbia
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Panelist 4 TBA
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9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A
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10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break

Session Four – Collaboration

Collaboration is key in moving the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore oil & gas industry forward and Session Four delegates will hear examples of collaboration underway from those leading the way. Perspectives from an operator will be shared, along with real industry examples of supply chain participants working together to achieve success.

10:30 a.m. Josee Tremblay
Vice President, East Coast
Suncor Energy
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10:50 a.m. Dave Finn
Chief Operating Officer
Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador
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11:10 a.m. Speaker TBA
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11:30 a.m. Q&A
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11:50 a.m. Session 4 concludes

Day Two Luncheon

12:00 p.m. Pre- Luncheon Networking

1:00 p.m.   Keynote Speaker:

Zita Cobb, Co-founder & CEO, Shorefast

Day Two Technical Sessions – Subsea, Subsurface & Drilling

Session topics will include digital solutions related to subsea, such as condition & performance monitoring, selection & assessment of subsea infrastructure data, data ownership and data transfer. There will also be discussions on global enhanced oil recovery, reservoir simulation and well safety.

3:00 p.m. Speaker TBA
   
3:15 p.m. Speaker TBA
   
3:30 p.m. Speaker TBA
   
3:45 p.m. Q&A
   
4:00 p.m. Session concludes

Thursday, June 4

Day Three Registration

8:00 a.m. Registration

Day Three Opening Keynote Address

8:30 a.m.     Speaker TBA

Session Five – Transformation: Innovation & Technology

The offshore oil & gas industry has long been driven by innovative approaches to overcoming challenges. During Session Five, presenters will discuss how the oil & gas industry is supporting the transformation of the energy industry through innovation and technology and the significant impacts these approaches are having upon technical capabilities and the experiences of everyone engaged in the industry. The session will include approaches of an operator and a discussion on carbon capture led by a tier one contractor.

8:50 a.m. Todd Hartlaub
Senior Manager, Atlantic Canada Region
CNOOC International
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9:10 a.m. Speaker TBA
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9:30 a.m. Speaker TBA
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9:50 a.m. Q&A
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10:10 a.m. Refreshment Break

Session Six – Energy & the Environment: Achieving Sustainability

Session Six will conclude the main conference program with a discussion linked directly to the opening session regarding the impact of energy resource extraction and the environment. This session will include a discussion about the role of Newfoundland and Labrador’s university in achieving a sustainable oil & gas industry and a discussion of how operators will achieve sustainable offshore resource development.

10:40 a.m. Jonathan Brown
Senior Vice President, Atlantic Region
Husky Energy
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11:00 a.m. Vianne Timmons
President and Vice-Chancellor
Memorial University of Newfoundland
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11:20 a.m. Torstein Hole
Country President
Equinor
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11:40 a.m. Q&A
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12:00 p.m. Session 6 concludes

Day Three Luncheon

12:15 p.m. Pre-Luncheon Networking

1:00 p.m.   Keynote Speaker:

Chris Slubicki, President & CEO, Modern Resources
Presentation: Canadian Energy Leadership

Closing Reception

2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Conference Exhibition Area