Conference Chair

Al Chatenay

President
Explor

Opening Remarks from the Conference Chair

October 6, 2020 8:45 am

Distinguished Faculty

Robert Diaz

Director
DM Cultural Services Ltd.
President, Dunne Za Economic Development Corp
West Moberly First Nation

Alexander Fanni

General Manager
Landmark Resource Management

G. Kent Fellows

Associate Program Director: Canadian Northern Corridor
University of Calgary

Strategic Infrastructure Corridors in the NWT

October 6, 2020 10:45 am

Merven Gruben

Vice President & Co-Owner
E. Gruben’s Transport Ltd.
Former Mayor, Tuktoyaktuk

Shauna Holmes

Director of Technical Education
CWIE

Special Presentation: Calgary Women in Energy

October 7, 2020 8:30 am

Heather MacPherson

Environmental & Property Solutions
Imperial Oil

Jay Massie

Director, Indigenous Relations
Canadian Utilities Limited
ATCO

Menzie McEachern

Director, Mineral & Petroleum Division
Industry, Tourism and Investment
Government of Northwest Territories

Maribeth Murray

Executive Director, Arctic Institute of North America Professor, Anthropology and Archeology
University of Calgary

Kelly Ogle

President & CEO
Canadian Global Affairs Institute

Global Arctic Market Outlook

October 7, 2020 9:05 am

Terri-Lee Oleniuk

Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes)

Rayna Oryniak

Director of Membership
CWIE

Special Presentation: Calgary Women in Energy

October 7, 2020 8:30 am

Larry Persily

former Federal Coordinator, Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects
Journalist/Instructor
University of Alaska Anchorage

Sonya Saunders

Director, Strategic Infrastructure
Department of Infrastructure, Government of the Northwest Territories

Strategic Infrastructure Corridors in the NWT

October 6, 2020 10:45 am

Ben Seligman

Project Specialist – Arctic / Frontier Oil & Gas
(formerly Shell)

Matthew Spence

Regional Director General
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs (CIRNAC)

Priyank Thatté

Director, Strategic Initiatives, Highway and Public Works
Government of Yukon

David Wright

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law
University of Calgary