North American Energy: Market Access

LAKE LOUISE, AB, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Bennett Jones will host prominent business and political leaders at the Bennett Jones Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum on Friday, November 29 at Lake Louise, Alberta.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Premier Alison Redford, Government of Alberta
  • Premier David Alward, Government of New Brunswick
  • Ian Anderson, President, Kinder Morgan Canada
  • Douglas Bloom, President, Canadian LNG, Spectra Energy
  • Paul Browning, President & CEO, Irving Oil Limited
  • Russ Girling, President & CEO, TransCanada Corporation
  • Al Monaco, President & CEO, Enbridge Inc.
  • Miles Richardson, Former President of the Haida Nation and Former Chief Commissioner of the BC Treaty Commission
  • Rex Murphy, Writer and Broadcaster

The discussion will focus on the opportunities and challenges associated with the delivery of North America's energy resources to national and international markets.

"The ability to move our abundant energy resources to the customers and markets that are in need of them has become a major challenge," according to Perry Spitznagel, Vice-Chairman and Managing Partner of Bennett Jones Calgary office.  "The nature and timing of stakeholder responses to this challenge will have a significant impact on our standard of living and status as a world energy power for many years to come."

Established in 2003 by a committee of dedicated and influential individuals with a passion for Canadian sport, the Bennett Jones Business Forum is now a premier gathering for influential leaders.

The Forum is held in conjunction with the first men's World Cup alpine ski races of the season and provides a stage for business and relationship development while creating awareness and support for Alpine Canada Alpin.

Paul Kristofic, Alpine Canada Alpin's Vice-President of Sports said: "We have been part of the Bennett Jones Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum for more than a decade now and we are delighted to continue our association with this prestigious event, which brings together business leaders and the world's skiing elite."

About Bennett Jones
Bennett Jones is home to more than 375 lawyers and business advisors and 495 staff in eight offices - Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Washington, Dubai, Doha and Beijing. Our firm's leadership position is reflected in the law we practice, the groundbreaking work we do, the client relationships we have and the quality of our people.  For more information visit:

When:    Friday, November 29, 2013
  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  Mount Temple Ballroom,
  111 Lake Louise Drive
  Lake Louise, Alberta T0L 1E0

SOURCE: Bennett Jones LLP

For further information:

Alanna Rittich
Director, Business Development
Bennett Jones LLP
t:  403.298.3085
c: 403.808.6486

Kelly Angele
c:  403.818.0838

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