Energy Visions Business Forum
Date: Friday May 19, 2017
Venue: Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave, Edmonton


  • 7:30am Registration and breakfast
  • 8:00am Presentations and panel discussion
  • 10:00am Closing remarks and event end
In the wake of changing fundamentals in the energy industry and increasing geopolitical uncertainties, it is becoming more difficult to assess who’s in charge.
  • Swing producer–Saudi Arabia or the States?
  • Government or groups?
  • Carbon or capital?
During this executive event, global industry policy analysts and leaders will provide insight on how Canadian companies can best navigate through this quickly evolving international energy order.

Register to the event by completing the form to the right.

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        Featured Business Forum Speakers

Robert Johnston
CEO, Eurasia Group

Robert (“RJ”) Johnston is Chief Executive Officer of Eurasia Group and engages with corporate and institutional investor clients in the energy and natural resources space. RJ provides commodity market commentary and published contributions to North American media outlets as well as the World Economic Forum, the National Petroleum Council, the International Gas Union, and the Canadian Energy Research Institute.

Sarah Ladislaw
Director and Sr. Fellow, Energy & National Security Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)

Sarah Ladislaw leads CSIS’s work in energy policy, market, and technology analysis. She has authored numerous publications on the geopolitics of energy, energy security and climate change, low-carbon pathways, and a wide variety of issues on U.S. energy policy, regulation, and market dynamics. Sarah formerly worked in Office of the Americas in the Department of Energy’s Office of Policy and spent a short period of time as the Senior Director for International Affairs at Statoil’s Washington office.

Bruce Robertson
Chairman of the Board, EPAC and Former Executive Vice President, Raging River Exploration

Bruce Robertson has been involved in the energy sector for more than 35 years, starting his career at BP Canada which then became Talisman Energy. In 1995 he resigned from Talisman to co-found six very successful conventional oil and gas companies, including Raging River Exploration, an active public producer on the Toronto Exchange. Currently Mr. Robertson is Chairman of the Board of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC).

Jean-Francois Seznec
Non-Resident Sr. Fellow, Global Energy Center

In addition to his role at Global Energy Center, Dr. Seznec is also Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies and Senior Scholar at the Middle East Institute. He holds a M.I.A. from Columbia University, a M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University and has 25 years of experience in international banking and finance, ten of which were spent in the Middle East. His research centers on the influence of the Arab-Persian Gulf political and social variables on the financial and oil markets in the region.

Business Forum moderator

Reynold Tetzlaff
National Energy Leader, PwC Canada
Reynold is PwC Canada’s National Energy Leader. He has over 20 years of experience dealing largely with energy companies for his entire career. Reynold has assisted clients through complex transactions like initial public offerings (including the largest IPO in the Canadian energy sector in 2012), debt refinancing and global expansion of their operations. Reynold is a frequent speaker at energy events and provides insights into Canadian oil and gas industry trends.

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