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FINAL ATTENDEE LIST

The Westin Calgary Grand Ballroom
320 4th Avenue S.W.Calgary, Alberta T2P 2S6,Canada

WESTERN FORUM 2014: “PART OF THE SOLUTION”

Monday April 14, 2014

Welcome & Opening Remarks  (slide deck)
Robert Hornung, President, CanWEA (audio)

Alberta Wind Power – Part of the Solution for Low Cost Energy, Lower Greenhouse Gas (audio)
Session Moderator: Tim Weis, Alberta Regional Director, CanWEA 
Evan Bahry, Executive Director, Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta 
Vittoria Bellissimo, Executive Director, Industrial Power Consumers Association of Alberta
David Collyer, President, Canadian Association of Petroleum
Jacques Duschene, Program Manager-Wind Integration, Alberta Electric System Operator
Kate Rich, Executive Director, Air and Climate Change Policy Branch, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
Justin Thompson, President, Joss Wind Power Inc.

The Honorable Diana McQueen, Minister of Energy (audio)

BC: Wind – Part of the Solution for BC’s Growing Power Demand (audio)
Session Moderator: Nicholas Heap, British Columbia Regional Director, CanWEA

Kekinusuqs, Dr. Judith Sayers, National Aboriginal Economic Development Chair, University of Victoria
Richard Stout, Executive Director, Association of Major Power Customers of BC (not in attendance)
Resja Campfens, Executive Vice President, Sea Breeze Power Corp.
Randy Reimann, Director of Resource Planning, BC Hydro
Johnny Casana, Government and Regulatory Affairs, EDPR

CanWEA Updates (slide deck)
Jean-François Nolet, Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs, CanWEA (audio)

Networking Reception  
Elaine McCoy, Senator, Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources; Vice-Chair, C3 (Alberta Climate Change Central) (audio)
Sponsored by SENVION Canada

Tuesday April 15, 2014

Wind Energy as Part of the Solution for Climate Change and Social License for Oil and Gas Market Access  (audio)
Session Moderator: Jeff Jones, Columnist, The Globe and Mail
Ed Whittingham, Executive Director, Pembina Institute
Merran Smith, Executive Director of Clean Energy Canada, Tides Canada
Jean-François Nolet, Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs, CanWEA
Gordon Lambert, Executive Advisor, Sustainability & Innovation, Suncor
David Teichroeb, Business Development, Alternative & Emerging Technology, Enbridge Inc.

Wind Integration – How Large a Role Can Wind Power Play?  (audio)
Tom Levy, Director-Technical & Utility Affairs, CanWEA
Steve Beuning, Director - Market Operations, Xcel Energy
Nicolas Bourbonniere, Commercial Manager, Western Canada, ENERCON Canada Inc.
Jacques Duchesne, Program Manager - Wind Integration, AESO

Keynote Luncheon (slide deck)
Kekinusuqs, Dr. Judith Sayers, National Aboriginal Economic Development Chair, University of Victoria (audio)

Sponsored by AMEC BLACK AND MCDONALD

Cost-Competitive Generation - Wind Energy As Part of the Solution (audio)
Moderator: Leonard Olien, Associate, Solas Energy Consulting
Chris Joy, Director of Commercial and Portfolio, ENMAX Energy Corp.
Shannon Wever, Business Development Manager, ATCO Power
James Renouf, Environmental Markets Specialist, Capital Power
John Esaiw, Director Analytics and Forecasting, AESO

Innovation in Market Structure and Project Financing in Alberta (audio)
Moderator: Harold Huber, Partner, Torys LLP

Bill Sutherland, Senior Managing Director, Manulife Financial
Jon Kieran, Director of Development, EDF EN Canada Inc.
Dan Balaban, President and CEO, Greengate Power Corporation
Marlo Raynolds, Vice President of Market Development, BluEarth