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Energy Forum Presented by Bennett Jones - Session 2

Thursday, December 3, 2020
9:00 AM
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Schedule:Online Program 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

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  • Agenda
  • Speakers Bios
  • Access to Slido (submit your questions to the speakers and participate in the audience poll)
  • Sponsor Resources

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Sponsor Resources

Bennett Jones is one of Canada's premier business law firms and home to 500 lawyers and business advisors. With deep experience in complex transactions and litigation matters, the firm is well equipped to advise businesses and investors with Canadian ventures, and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world. Read our ongoing New Energy Economy Series, which focuses on the future of Canada's energy industry and looks at key developments at the provincial and federal levels and what they mean for businesses and investors.

FortisBC's 30BY30 target seeks to reduce our customers' emissions 30 per cent by the year 2030. Learn more about how we are working towards a lower-carbon tomorrow at

FortisBC has released a report from a leading energy and environmental consultancy that examines our proposed pathway to a lower carbon future and tests it over the next 30 years to ensure it would help meet the long-term climate and economic goals we share with the province. To read more about how deep emissions reductions can be made possible through our natural gas infrastructure, click here for the Pathways for British Columbia to achieve its GHG reduction goals report.

At Parkland, we are proud to provide our customers with the energy and services they depend on today, while making investments that contribute to a lower carbon future. Our inaugural sustainability report highlights our established environmental, social and governance practices, including our leading efforts on the production of low-carbon fuels through co-processing at our Burnaby Refinery. The report also sets the stage for the development of an enterprise-wide sustainability strategy. Please visit our website to learn more.

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America's most diversified construction companies, serving the civil & infrastructure, oil & gas, pipeline, building, mining, power, and telecommunications sectors. Ledcor also owns operations in property investment, forestry, aviation, and marine transportation services.

CAPP outlines eight climate positions: commitments by Canada's upstream natural gas and oil industry to enable it to be a key, effective solution provider through innovation, collaboration and globally competitive strategies designed to meet the challenge to mitigate climate change. Read More

Sponsorship Opportunities

Global trends such as technological acceleration, geopolitical shifts, deglobalization and financial distress are presenting new challenges and opportunities that are changing our energy landscape.

This year's forum will explore how global trends are impacting planning, investment and strategies across the energy sector – including traditional and renewable sources – and shaping the future of energy.

  • December 1: Powering B.C. and the world
  • December 3: New investments and technologies in B.C. driving energy security and environmental sustainability

You can choose to purchase a bundle package and attend both sessions or simply attend the session that is most relevant to you.

Forum Chair:

Radha Curpen

Radha Curpen
Vancouver Managing Partner, Co-Head of Environmental Law practice and Aboriginal Law practice
Bennett Jones LLP



The Honourable Seamus O'Regan

The Honourable Seamus O'Regan
Minister of Natural Resources
Government of Canada

Bryan Cox

Bryan Cox
President and CEO
Canadian LNG Alliance

Session 2

New investments and technologies in B.C. driving energy security and environmental sustainability

This panel will cover the evolution of the energy economy and the increasingly important role of alternative energies and new technology. Panellists will discuss new and innovative technologies as well as the investments that are improving environmental outcomes and changing the energy landscape.


Duncan McPhersonDoug SlaterAnna Stukas Rick Anderson

Duncan McPherson, Partner, Bennett Jones LLP
Doug Slater, Vice President, External and Indigenous Relations, FortisBC
Anna Stukas, VP Business Development, Carbon Engineering
Moderator: Rick Anderson, Principal, Earnscliffe

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