What is Canada Assembly & Dinner?
A half day event starting at 2:30 pm with two of the most popular discussions: Women’s Panel and Capital Raising Panel. The panel discussions will be followed by a high-level networking reception and Dinner for 250+ 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
- Gianna Manes, President & CEO, Enmax
- Celine Gerson, President, Schlumberger Canada Limited
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
2019 Lead Sponsor
2019 Associate Sponsors
2019 Women's Energy Council Sponsors
VIP Awards Dinner
Our Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates the triumphs and successes of those individuals who have made a true difference to the Canadian oil and gas industry. These executives are responsible for pioneering new frontiers, pushing boundaries, for inspiring others and for achieving growth in challenging markets as well as giving back to the communities. They are those that we should be proud of and that we benchmark industry excellence to.
All Dinner Tables in 2018 were SOLD OUT! A packed room of 330 was an unprecedented success and due to be repeated in 2019. Due to a long Waiting List of companies unable to book a table closer to the event you can now Book a table in advance to avoid disappointment!
We’re pleased to announce the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Recipient as Rick Grafton, CEO, Grafton Asset Management
The Diversity Leadership Award celebrates achievements of businesses beyond profit and operational efficiency:
- Is the company known to have the best equal opportunities and representation practices?
- Can a representative of a minority group strive and lead in this business?
- Are there abundant success stories of women in senior positions?
The below companies have been nominated for the award as the industry believes they fit the criteria above. Live voting during Canada Assembly and Dinner will determine the winner on May 30 in real time. Join us for Dinner to witness the results and network with the most progressive and successful energy companies in Canada.
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