Governor Sean Parnell to Deliver Keynote Address at the 5th Annual Alaska Oil & Gas Congress

    ANCHORAGE, Sept. 1 /CNW/ - The 5th Annual Alaska Oil & Gas Congress
brings together hundreds of leading industry players to discuss the latest
developments, regulatory changes, and project updates.

    Announcing Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Governor Sean Parnell
    We are pleased to welcome Governor Sean Parnell to the speaker faculty.
    He will give the opening keynote address on Tuesday, September 15, 2009.

    Delegates will hear directly from high-profile executives, government
leaders and Native and Aboriginal decision makers - benefiting from varied
perspectives you won't find anywhere else. The 2009 speaker faculty includes:

    -   Kevin Banks, Director, Division of Oil and Gas, Alaska Department of
        Natural Resources
    -   Margaret Brown, President & Chief Executive Officer, Cook Inlet
        Region Incorporated
    -   Kris J. Fuhr, Vice President, Mainline Project General Manager,
        Denali-The Alaska Gas Pipeline
    -   Marie Greene, President & Chief Executive Officer, NANA Regional
    -   Dave Harbour, RCA Commissioner (Retired), Publisher, Northern Gas
    -   Harold Heinze, Chief Executive Officer, Alaska Natural Gas
        Development Authority
    -   Chief David Johnny, White River First Nation, Beaver Creek Yukon
    -   The Honourable Bob McLeod, Minister of Industry, Legislative Assembly
        of the Northwest Territories
    -   Chief Liard McMillan, Liard First Nation, Watson Lake, Yukon
    -   Dr. Mark D. Myers, AGIA Coordinator, State of Alaska
    -   Richard Nerysoo, President, Gwich'in Tribal Council
    -   Tony Palmer, Vice President, Alaska Business Development, TransCanada
    -   Drue Pearce, Federal Coordinator, Alaska Natural Gas Transportation
    -   Daniel Ricard, Director General Litigation Management and Resolution
        Branch, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

    Event:       5th Annual Alaska Oil & Gas Congress
    Date:        September 14-17, 2009
    Location:    Anchorage Marriott Downtown, Anchorage, Alaska

    Media passes are issued at the discretion of American Conference
Institute/The Canadian Institute and must be arranged in advance. Passes
require two business days to process. For media accreditation contact: Jessika
Hunt, 888-224-2480 Ext. 324 or

    About American Conference Institute, The Canadian Institute and C5 Group

    For over 20 years C5 Group of companies including American Conference
Institute, The Canadian Institute and C5 (UK), have developed and hosted
conferences, summits and executive briefings providing the business
intelligence that decision makers need to react decisively and effectively to
challenges and opportunities in the marketplace.


For further information:

For further information: Jessika Hunt, American Conference Institute,
The Canadian Institute, 1-888-224-2480 Ext. 324,

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