2020 Schedule 

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Evergreen Park TARA Centre
All attendees are invited to a Northern Hospitality Night hosted by the County of Grande Prairie, MD of Greenview, Saddle Hills County and Birch Hills County. This pre-conference event is for attendees only and not open to the public. Please RSVP BY JANUARY 31 to www.northernhospitality1.eventbrite.ca

Growing the North Conference - Day One

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Evergreen Park TARA Centre

7:30 AM - Registration
8:30 AM - Welcome and Opening Remarks 


8:45 AM - Fab Dolan (Google Canada) - Redefining Business in the Great Age of Innovation

9:45 AM - Networking Break

10:00 AM -  Brent Nicol (Xarvio) - 10 Years of Innovation in Agriculture
10:45 AM - Charmaine Hammond - Towards a Regenerative Economy: Transforming Money and Collaboration Into a Force for Good

11:45 AM - Lunch and Networking

12:15 PM - Lunch Keynote - TBA
1:00 PM - Kelly Lendsay (Indigenous Works) - Making Inclusion Personal 

2:00 PM - Roberto Gallardo (Purdue University) - Rural Economic Development in the Digital Age

3:00 PM - Networking Break

3:15 PM - MODERATED OIL & GAS PANEL (subject to change) 
- Gerry Goobie, Goobie Tulk Consulting
- Dominik Rozwadowski, IHS Markit
- Lorna Young, Chemistry Industry Association of Canada 

4:15 PM - Closing Remarks

4:30 PM - Networking Event in Grand Hallway


Growing the North Conference - Day Two
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Evergreen Park TARA Centre


7:30 AM - Doors Open
8:30 AM - Welcome Remarks


8:45 AM - Chitra Anand - The Greenhouse Approach: Cultivating Intrapreneurship in Companies and Organizations

9:45 AM - Networking Break

10:00 AM - Ian Morrison & Nathan Ashcroft (Stantec) - Canada's Regional Advantages, Ways to De-Risk Projects and Overcome These New Challenges
10:45 AM - Joel Bokenfohr (FCC) - Succession Planning 

11:45 AM - Lunch and Networking

12:15 PM -  Lunch Keynote - TBA
1:00 PM - MODERATED TRANSPORTATION AND DISTRIBUTION PANEL (subject to change)
- TBA (TC Energy)
- TBA (Pembina)
- Buck Rogers (CN Rail)

2:30 PM - Networking Break

2:45 PM - Michael 'Pinball' Clemons - Winning Against the Odds 

3:45 PM - Closing Remarks and Draws

To register, please call 780-532-5340, email janice@gpchamber.com or visit https://register.eventmobi.com/gtn2020/




 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 
 

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