PROPEL is happening next week, 
see just a few of the panel highlights below.

Meet the Investors

Put faces to names at the Meet the Investors Panel Session and hear straight from many of the active Canadian and U.S. investors looking intently at the opportunity landscape, as they share exactly what they are looking for.

Shantanu Agarwal
Geoff Catherwood
Heather Campbell 
Regional Director Partnerships
Jean-Michel Gires
Venture Partner
Wally Hunter
Managing Director

Michael Kousaie
Head of Business Development, Technology
Hull McKinnon
Art Robinson
Whitney Rockley
Mike Walkinshaw
Managing Partner


Meet the Corporate Strategics

Major energy businesses share elements of their strategic agendas for partnering with and acquiring emerging technology companies, and the integration process.

Managing Director
GE Ventures

Jamie Gordon
Manager Alternative and Emerging Technology
MJ Maloof
Corporate Venture Capital
Alex Rozenfeld
Venture Principal


Innovation crossroads: Lessons from Adjacent Industries

Hear from innovation experts from the power, materials, and telecommunications industries to understand what events and macro trends drove them to innovate, the challenges they encountered along the way and the most transformative innovations they have experienced. The moderator and O&G panel member will reflect on these stories and talk about how the O&G industry can embrace innovation using a creative and different lens from these adjacent industries.

Brent Allison
Vice President Partner Solutions
Judy Fairburn
Executive Advisor
Bjoern Heinz
Investment Manager
Valery Prunier
Director of Innovation

Keynote Presentations
Warren MacDonald
Australian environmentalist, adventurer, 
and motivational speaker
Mark Mills
Senior Fellow at the Manhattan 
Institute for Policy and Research
Return on Resilience
This keynote presentation focuses on what we can do to prepare for our challenges in advance. On how we can fortify ourselves against the curveballs and roadblocks before they happen by practicing resilience.
The Future of Oil in a Digital World
Looking through the fog of today's global oil price war, what do the profound changes in 21st century technologies say about the future for oil supply, and demand?
Looking for more? View the full detailed program here!
Sponsor Spotlight

Industry Leader

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures invest globally in early-stage and high-growth companies with technological advancements of strategic importance to Saudi Aramco, to accelerate their development and deployment in the Kingdom.



Collins Barrow is one of Canada's largest associations of Chartered Accounting firms and the eighth largest group of chartered accountants in Canada. Known as Canada's mid-market alternative for audit, tax and advisory solutions. 

Norton Rose Fulbright is the third largest legal practice in Canada, with more than 600 lawyers, patent and trade-mark agents in Calgary, Montr�al, Ottawa, Qu�bec and Toronto.

PwC Canada has more than 5,800 partners and staff in offices across the country. Whether you're one of their clients or one of their team members, they're focused on building deeper relationships and creating value in everything they do.
Interested in Participating in the Forum?

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Venue & Accommodation

Stay on-site at the  
Westin Calgary Hotel


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