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WPC Canada
WPC Canada
So excited for our first Startup Showcase during the reception at the Ignite Talks! Come network, socialize, and connect with some of Calgary's most exciting and innovative companies, including:

Braintoy
Carbon Upcycling Technologies
Fractal Systems
Interface Fluidics
Melius Energy
Osprey Informatics
ReWatt Power

Get your tickets today for this unique opportunity: https://futureleaders.wpccanada.com/events/

#Resilience #IgniteTalks #WPCCanada
WPC Canada
WPC Canada
Meet Jackie Forrest one of our great speakers that we have lined up for the 6th Annual Ignite Talks on November 14th.

Take a read below and then get your tickets today: https://futureleaders.wpccanada.com/events/

Jackie actively monitors emerging strategic trends related to energy. She is an author and sought after public speaker with 20 years of experience in the energy industry. She is the host of the ARC Energy Ideas podcast, a weekly show that explains the latest trends and news in Canadian energy and beyond. She is a regular contributor to the Daily Oil Bulletin and the National Post publications and is a recognized expert in analyzing oil and gas systems in a carbon constrained world. She represents ARC Financial on the board of Longshore Resources Ltd, a privately held exploration and production company.

Prior to joining ARC, she was the leader of North American crude oil research for IHS CERA. Jackie has published 20 public papers on energy issues, covering a range of topics, including US oil supply sources, markets for Canadian crude oil, environmental regulation, technology and six papers on life cycle GHG emissions from crude oil.

Jackie was the recipient of the 2018 Schulich School of Engineering Environment and Sustainability Alumni Award, recognizing her contribution to a significant body of knowledge that has helped to increase the understanding of the connection between energy and environment. She is currently a member of the Schulich Industry Advisory Council (SIAC), the group provides input to the engineering school to help to ensure that programs and initiatives align with industry needs.

Jackie attended the University of Calgary where she received an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering. She also has an MBA from Queens University.

#Resilience #IgniteTalks #WPCCanada
WPC Canada
WPC Canada
Meet Todd Hirsch one of our great speakers that we have lined up for the 6th Annual Ignite Talks on November 14th.

Take a read below and then get your tickets today: https://futureleaders.wpccanada.com/events/

Todd Hirsch is the Vice President and Chief Economist for ATB Financial. He holds degrees in economics from the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary. For over 20 years, he’s worked as an economist at numerous organizations including the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Bank of Canada.

He’s also the author of three books. His latest, “Spiders in Space: Successfully Adapting to Unwanted Change,” was released in 2017. Todd is a strong advocate in the arts and culture community. He is the board chair of the Calgary Arts Academy, and is on the boards of the Glenbow Museum and the Alberta Ballet.

Thank you to our sponsor Boyden!

#Resilience #IgniteTalks #WPCCanada
WPC Canada
WPC Canada
Forgot to get your Ignite Talks ticket yesterday? You're in luck! The early bird pricing deadline has been extended through the weekend!

Click here for tickets before it's too late! https://futureleaders.wpccanada.com/events/

#Resilience #IgniteTalks #WPCCanada
WPC Canada
WPC Canada
Tomorrow is the last day to snag your tickets at our special early bird price of $25! Don't miss out on this great speaker series!

Click here to get your tickets before they're gone: https://futureleaders.wpccanada.com/events/

#Resilience #IgniteTalks #WPCCanada
WPC Canada
WPC Canada
Meet Chris Slubicki one of our great speakers that we have lined up for the 6th Annual Ignite Talks on November 14th.

Take a read below and then get your tickets today: https://futureleaders.wpccanada.com/events/

Chris Slubicki is President, CEO & Director of Modern Resources Inc., a Calgary-based private oil and gas company. He has more than 35 years of experience in the business sector.

From 2009 to 2011, Chris was Chief Executive Officer of OPTI Canada, where he was brought into a distressed situation, stabilized the company and sold it to CNOOC for $2.1 billion in late 2011. Chris is the former Vice-Chairman of Scotia Waterous and was one of the four original founders of Waterous and Co., a private global oil and gas mergers and acquisitions firm, starting the firm in Calgary in 1989. Prior to selling the firm to Bank of Nova Scotia in 2005, the firm expanded to offices in five countries with a staff of 88 and completed hundreds of oil and gas transactions over its 17-year tenure.

Chris graduated with a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University and an MBA from the University of Calgary. He is a Professional Engineer in Alberta, and a member of APEGA. Chris is currently on the boards of Bonavista Energy Corporation and the Emily Brydon Youth Foundation. Chris served on the board of Alpine Canada Alpin for seven years, the last two as Chair. Chris coached young ski racers with the Fernie Alpine Ski Team for 14 years and served as President of the club for three years.

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