WPC Canada - Future Leaders presents our fast-paced and thought-provoking event featuring short 5-10 minute talks (similar to the TED format) from some of Calgary’s top game changers. You will hear ideas from speakers across Calgary‘s energy industry including start-up founders, academics and business leaders. You will also have the opportunity to network with other like-minded Calgarians in this newly formatted digital event.
Hopin Online Conference
November 5th, 2020
11:30 am to 1:15 pm MT
Martha Hall Findlay - Chief Sustainability Officer, Suncor
David Chappell - SVP Petrochemical Development, Inter Pipeline
Richard Masson - Chief Commercial Officer Fractal Systems Inc.
John Gorman - CEO, Canadian Nuclear Association
Cailee Ellis - Executive Director, Strategy and Engagement, ERA
As Senior Vice President, Petrochemical Development at Inter Pipeline Mr. Chappell is responsible for structuring petrochemical infrastructure investments and commercial contracts for the company, including the development of the Heartland Petrochemical complex. Prior to joining Inter Pipeline, Mr. Chappell was most recently the president of Williams Energy Canada. Mr. Chappell joined Williams in 2000, and during his tenure has served in various leadership roles, progressing from director to president of the Canadian business in 2012. He has more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry and graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, and later completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Calgary. Mr. Chappell has worked in the areas of natural gas marketing, straddle plants, natural gas liquids and basic petrochemicals. He served on the board of the Energy Council of Canada for many years and currently sits on the board of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). Mr. Chappell was a founder of and helped launch the Resource Diversification Council (RDC) in Alberta, and currently serves as Chairman of the board for the RDC.