What is Canada Assembly & Dinner?
A half day event starting at 2:30 pm with the most popular discussions: Women’s Energy and Capital Raising. The panels are followed by a high-level drinks reception and Dinner for 300+ senior executives. At the 2019 dinner, we will celebrate the achievements of Rick Grafton, CEO, Grafton Asset Management as well as, for the first time, present the Diversity Award after live audience voting.
Thursday, May 30 2019
Welcome Remarks: Alexandra Ashikhmina, MD, Americas, Energy Council
Women’s Energy Council Discussion: Solutions
- Susan Riddell Rose, President & CEO, Perpetual Energy
- Tracy Robinson, SVP & General Manager – Canadian Natural Gas Pipelines, TransCanada
- Gianna Manes, President & CEO, Enmax
- Celine Gerson, President, Schlumberger Canada Limited
- John Kousinioris, Chief Growth Officer & President, TransAlta Renewables Inc.
Financing and Capital Raising
- Moderator: Kevin Kynoch, Managing Director, ATB Financial
- Geeta Sankappanavar, President & Co-Founder, Grafton Asset Management
- Brian Thomas, Managing Director & Head – Energy, Prudential Capital Group
Networking Drinks Reception
Call to Dinner
Diversity Award Voting Starts
Diversity Award Announced
Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony for Rick Grafton
End of Dinner
Women's Energy Council Sponsors
VIP Awards Dinner
Our Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates the triumphs and successes of those who have made a true difference to the Canadian oil and gas industry and local communities. They are responsible for pioneering new frontiers, pushing boundaries, inspiring others and achieving growth in challenging markets whilst always giving back to communities. They inspire us.
We’re pleased to announce the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Recipient is Rick Grafton, CEO, Grafton Asset Management
The Diversity Leadership Award celebrates the achievements of businesses beyond profit and operational efficiency:
Is the company known to have the best equal opportunities and retention practices?
Can a representative of a minority group strive and lead this business?
Are there abundant success stories of women in senior positions?
Join us for Dinner to witness the results and network with the most progressive energy companies in Canada.
All Dinner Tables in 2017 and 2018 were SOLD OUT! A packed room of 330 was an unprecedented success and due to be repeated in 2019. Book one of the remaining 5 Dinner Tables to avoid joining a long waiting list when they sell out.
Meet the Previous Award Winners
Meet John Dielwart, our 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Meet Adam Waterous, our 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Meet Jim Davidson & Brett Wilson, our 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
Meet Mike Tims, our 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient