All Activities take place in the Valley Room (2nd Floor) unless otherwise stated. 


7:30 a.m.:

ACE Meeting (Acadia, Lower Lobby)


Valley Ballroom (2nd Floor)

8:00 a.m.:

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 a.m.:

ACC Board of Directors Meeting

9:30 a.m.:

Question development for Deputy Minister Dinner Q&A

10:00 a.m.:

Health Break

10:15 a.m.:

The role of employers in labour market development
Ms. Nancy Healey, Commissioner for Employers, Canada Employment Insurance Commission

11:00 a.m.:

Panel: Working with Government
– Mr. Brent Kossey, Vice President of Government Relations, Canadian
Strategy Group
– Mr. Doug Noble, Senior Associate, Global Public Affairs
– Ms. Marian Stuffco, Strategic Engagement Director, College and
Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
– Mr. Shayne Saskiw, Principal, Alberta Counsel

12:00 p.m.:


12:30 p.m.:

Keynote Speaker – Fortis Alberta, Fall Board Meeting Platinum Sponsor

1:00 p.m.:

Health Break

1:15 p.m.:  

Affordable, reliable, low emissions – charting a smart path to 2050 with Alberta’s electricity grid
– Marla Orenstein, Director of the Natural Resources Centre, Canada West Foundation

2:15 p.m.:  

Health Break

2:30 p.m.:  

Pension Plans: Alberta’s Options – Dr. Trevor Tombe, University of Calgary

3:30 p.m.:  


5:00 p.m.:  

Cocktail Reception (Glenora Ballroom, Main Floor)


Valley Ballroom (2nd Floor)

6:15 p.m.:  

Seating for Dinner

6:30 p.m.:  

Welcoming Remarks
Dinner Platinum Sponsor, Telus
– Ray Gilmour, Deputy Minister, Executive Council, Government of Alberta

6:45 p.m.:  

Alberta’s Fiscal OutlookKate White, Deputy Minister, Treasury Board & Finance

7:00 p.m.:  


7:45 p.m.:  

Deputy Minister Q&Amoderated by Christopher McPherson, Deputy Minister, Alberta Jobs, Economy and Trade

8:30 p.m.:  

ACC Closing Remarks

































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