Schedule

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opportunities.

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Insights that will drive informed decision making

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Tuesday, June 11

  • Pre-Summit Activities
  • Welcome Reception
    6:00 p.m.
    Sponsored by:

Wednesday, June 12

  • Breakfast
    8:00 a.m.
  • 9:00 a.m.
    Mark Plamondon – Executive Director at Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association
  • 9:30 a.m.
    Mark Eramo – Global Senior Vice President for Oil Markets, Midstream, Downstream, and Chemicals at S&P Global Commodity Insights at S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • Break
    10:15 a.m.
  • 10:45
    Honn Tudor -Vice President Americas at NexantECA

    Explore the opportunities for Canada to participate in the global chemical industry through C1 products. With a focus on methanol and ammonia, learn how to better leverage these chemicals and how they can be leveraged to improve the Canadian petrochemical landscape.
  • 11:30 a.m.
    Jordan Woloschuk – Commodity Insights / Associate Director at S&P Global Commodity Insights

    This session will provide an overview of the changing markets and how issues like regulation, supply, and the impact of changing demands are influencing Canadian feedstocks.
  • Lunch
    12:00 p.m.
    Sponsored by:
  • 1:00 p.m.
    Hans Luu – Co-founder and Principal at Sustrio Advisors
    Cameron Gingrich – Managing Partner at Incorrys

    Using a novel, crowdsourced approach to benchmarking, this presentation will explore the top industrial parks around the globe and how each of them stacks up regarding operational performance and ESG ranking. Discover the insight behind the selection of criteria, comparable parks or geographic regions, and ultimately the rankings that the study generated to give you a picture of how ESG goals are being met worldwide.

  • 1:15 p.m.
    Chris Jahn – President and CEO of the American Chemistry Council
    Charles Bird – Principal at Earnscliffe Strategies
    Moderator: Bob Masterson – President and CEO of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC)

    With the US election on the horizon and the dynamics between Republicans and Democrats at play, Canada is closely observing potential shifts and considering how to respond. The election outcome will undoubtedly influence Canadian politics, particularly concerning policies like the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA/USMCA). Additionally, with Pierre Poilievre potentially ascending to the role of Prime Minister, we will discuss how all of this could impact the chemical industry.
  • 2:30 p.m.
    Rocky Vermani – Senior Vice President at NOVA Chemicals
    Jennifer Dunphy – Director Major Growth Ventures at ExxonMobil Product Solutions Company
    Dr. Ted M Pettijohn President and Founder of Arcanum Infrastructure
    Moderator: Rahul Iyer Principal at KCK Group

    With decades of collective experience and expertise, these executives represent a diverse array of perspectives and strategic visions within the petrochemical sector. From discussing sustainability strategies to navigating geopolitical challenges shaping global markets, this panel promises insightful discourse on the present and future of petrochemicals. Attendees can anticipate a dynamic exchange of ideas, valuable insights, and forward-thinking strategies that will shape the industry landscape for years to come.
  • Reception
    5:00 p.m.
  • Gala Dinner
    6:00 p.m.
    Sponsored by:
  • After Party
    9:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 13

  • Breakfast
    8:00 a.m.
    Sponsored by:
  • 9:00 a.m.
    Honourable Danielle Smith

    Enjoy this intimate conversation with Alberta Premier Danielle Smith offers insight into the dynamic intersection of policy, regulations and shaping the future of petrochemicals.
  • Charting the Course to Sustainability: Exploring Dow's Path2Zero
    9:45 a.m.
    Wayne Blaylock – Associate Director at Dow

    Dow’s Path2Zero project represents a groundbreaking initiative aimed at achieving net-zero emissions and advancing sustainability across its operations. Join us as we delve into Dow’s innovative strategies, collaborative partnerships, and transformative technologies driving progress towards a more sustainable world. Discover how Dow is shaping a low-carbon future while fostering economic growth and societal well-being.
  • 10:45 a.m.
    Jim Carroll, futurist

    “Companies that do not yet exist will build products not yet conceived using methodologies not yet in existence with materials not yet invented based on ideas not yet imagined by people who do not yet know they are inventing tomorrow, today.” That’s the context for tomorrow – a future that will be here sooner than you think. What are you going to do to turn the trends of tomorrow into the opportunities of today?
    Sponsored by:
  • Conclusion/Warp Up
    11:45 p.m.
  • Lunch
    12:00 p.m.

*Please note that topics are subject to change.*