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Conference Day One Conference Day Two

Technical Innovation Day – May 16 2017

09:00 – 09:10:  Organiser’s Welcome
09:10 – 09:15:  Musqueam First Nation Blessing
09:15 – 09:30:  Conference Chairman’s Welcome Speech

09:30 – 10:00:  Keynote Speech: “Sustainable Delivery of Canadian LNG Projects – Best Practices & Key Considerations”
Darren Mort, General Manager LNG, Bechtel

10:00 – 11:00:  EPC Leadership Panel: “LNG from Canada: How Can Our Industry Best Deliver Major Export Projects Whilst Managing Costs in Leaner Times?”

Kevin Berg, General Manager Central Services, Curtis Island (Australia) Projects, Bechtel
Alden Evans, Vice President – LNG, WorleyParsons
Sid Dearing, Project Director, LNG and GTL, KBR
Alex Brigden, Project Director, Steelhead LNG (Moderator)

11:00 – 11:45:  Coffee & Networking Break

11:45 – 12:45:  International Project Case Studies: What Can Canada Learn? – Part 1

A series of 30-minute case studies demonstrating specific excellence and application of technology in a challenging project.

Section 1: Focus on: “Project Capital Saving through Digital Excellence” 

“How a digital approach to engineering information management could save 10% of the total project capital needed to develop Canada’s LNG assets”
Greg Pada, Consultant, Aveva Inc.

Section 2: Focus on: “Effective Health, Safety & Environmental Practices”

“Moving Beyond the Safety Performance Plateau – Error Reduction and Human Performance”.
Duncan Kerr, Managing Partner, The Engine Room

12:45 – 14:15:  Lunch break & opportunity to visit the exhibition

14:15 – 16:15:  International Project Case Studies: What Can Canada Learn? – Part 2

Section 3: Focus on “Transmission & Pipeline Infrastructure”

“Approaches and projects on virtual pipeline solutions for HHP applications including mining and remote communities.”
Travis Balaski, Vice-President, Ferus NGF

Section 4: Focus on “Plant, Storage & Containment Development”

“Containment Innovation: Bringing greater value to project developers”
Greg Denton, Business Development Manager, GTT North America

“Building a Mid-Scale LNG terminal in Artic conditions”
Kenneth Engblom, Director, Sales & Marketing of LNG Infrastructure Solutions, Wartsila

“The Deadly Effects of Delay – Marine Transportation and Module Fabrication Challenges for LNG Liquefaction Projects”
John Rapacki, North America Representative, Red Box Energy Services

16:15 – 16:20:  Chair’s Closing Remarks

16:30 – 18:30:  Networking drinks reception 

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