Bennett Jones Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum: The Future of Energy

LAKE LOUISE, AB, Nov. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Bennett Jones will once again host a remarkable group of business leaders and speakers at the Bennett Jones Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum from November 26-29 at Lake Louise, Alberta. Now in its thirteenth year, the Business Forum is one of the premier events of its kind in Canada. This year's focus is The Future of Energy: Innovation and Competitiveness.

Keynote speakers include:

  • David Dodge, Canada and International Economic Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP
  • Andrew Swart, Partner, Monitor Deloitte & Deloitte Canadian Mining Consulting Leader
  • Peter Istvanffy, President and CEO, Centre for Educational Research Applications
  • Tim McMillan, President and CEO, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
  • Peter Tertzakian, Chief Energy Economist and Managing Director, ARC Financial Corp
  • Murray Edwards, Chairman, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

"It's a challenging time for the energy industry," says Perry Spitznagel, Vice-Chairman and Managing Partner of Bennett Jones' Calgary office. "Economic, political and social forces are combining to demand innovative solutions for the production and delivery of energy in a cost competitive manner. Our strategies in response to these forces will have a profound impact on our energy future".

The Business Forum is held in conjunction with the first men's World Cup downhill and super-G ski races of the season at Lake Louise.

"The Business Forum generates a great deal of awareness for alpine ski racing and we truly appreciate this. It helps us achieve our vision of Canada as a world leader in alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racing," says Mark Rubinstein, President and CEO of Alpine Canada. "The upcoming race is an excellent example of this—it's the only World Cup outside of Europe to join the ranks of the famous Club 5 Ski Classics."

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About Bennett Jones

Bennett Jones is one of Canada's premier business law firms and home to over 380 lawyers and business advisors in nine offices. With exceptional experience in complex cross-border and international transactions, the firm is well equipped to advise foreign businesses and investors with Canadian ventures, and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world.

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