2017 Annual Meeting

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Annual General Meeting


Induction Ceremony of New Fellows

Date :  26 June 2017

Registration is now open for the upcoming AGM, Symposium and Induction of New Fellows.  To register for the annual meeting, please visit our registration page:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2017-cae-annual-meeting-and-induction-dinner-tickets-34323016065

AGM and Symposium: Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, Ontario

The one-day event will commence with the symposium keynote session “The Role of the NEB in a Future Energy System” presented by Peter Watson FCAE, Chair and CEO of the National Energy Board. The AGM (CAE Fellows only) will take place over lunch from 12:20 – 14:00.  A full schedule of speakers and events is listed below.

The Induction of New Fellows ceremony will take place at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum with a cocktail hour commencing at 17:30.  We have arranged transportation between  the Conference Centre and the Aviation museum. The Induction Ceremony will begin at 18:30 followed by dinner, then speaker Frank Graves, President of national polling firm EKOS Research will address the topic “Canadian Attitudes Towards Energy.”

To defray the meal costs, the following fees will be charged:

  • AGM and Symposium – $40 per person
  • Induction Ceremony per Fellow and Guest – $155 per person
  • AGM, Symposium and Induction Ceremony – $195 per person

For those traveling to Ottawa, a special rate has been negotiated with two hotels located adjacent to the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre; the Hampton Inn and The Marriott.

We have also arranged discounted fares with Air Canada. To book a flight with the promotion code Z6KFYWJ1, access aircanada.com and enter the promotion code in the search panel.


Tentative Schedule
2017 CAE Annual Meeting – Presentations
Meeting Room 106 AB

10:30 to 10:40Welcoming remarks
Doug Ruth, FCAE, President CAE
10:40 to 11:20Keynote Address: The role of the NEB in a future energy system
Peter Watson, FCAE, Chairman and CEO, NEB
11:20 to 11:50Challenges & opportunities for the Canadian auto industry in a new age of mobility
Peter Frise, FCAE, Professor, University of Windsor
11:50 to 12:20The emergence of an innovative clean tech sector in Canada spurring growth and jobs for the future
Leah Lawrence, FCAE, President and CEO, SDTC
12:20 to 14:00 Lunch and Annual General Meeting
14:00 to 14:30Canada’s mid-century low-carbon strategy
Derek Hermanutz, Director General, Environment and Climate Change Canada
14:30 to 15:00The future of fossil carbons - bitumen beyond combustion
Axel Meisen, FCAE, Former Chair of Foresight at Alberta Innovates
15:00 to 15:30Coffee
15:30 to 16:00The Energy Transition in Economic Terms
Daniel Muzyka, President & CEO, Conference Board of Canada


Induction of New Fellow: Canadian Aviation and Space Museum

Induction Dinner
Canadian Aviation and Space Museum
11 Aviation Parkway

5:30 to 6:30Cocktail Hour
6:45 to 9:00Induction Dinner
Canadians’ attitudes towards energy

Frank Graves, President and Founder, EKOS Research Associates Inc.