Critical project insights in 2019 from thought-leaders in Canadian downstream

Downstream 2019 is a unique two-day opportunity to get access to and lessons learned from the senior level project executives in Canadian downstream with real global and local case studies on medium and mega-projects and takeaway lessons learned.

  • Ken James
    West Coast Olefins Ltd
    Ken James CEO
    West Coast Olefins Ltd
  • Martha Hall Findlay
    Canada West Foundation
    Martha Hall Findlay President and CEO
    Canada West Foundation
  • John Day
    John Day SVP Canada, Downstream and Chemicals

  • Ian Morrison
    Ian Morrison Principle
  • Mike Burt
    Mike Burt VP, Global Director Energy & Climate Policy
  • Lance Medlin
    Meridian Energy Group
    Lance Medlin Chief Operating Officer
    Meridian Energy Group
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Renowned as the most significant meeting place for Canadian Downstream owners/operators, the 2019 event had an industry-leading 60% owner/operator attendance ratio. Below is a sample of the massive delegations that are confirmed to attend in 2019

  • 5+Attendees

    5+ attendees including:

    • Power & Industrial Specialist
    • Capital Projects Piping Design Leader
    • Head of Sales, Africa
    • Mechanical Design Engineer
    • Staff Engineer
    • Pipe and Mechanical Design Leader
  • 6+Attendees
    Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corporation

    6+ attendees including:

    • Senior Process Engineer
    • Manager - Engineering & Technology
    • Project Manager – Polypropylene Area
    • Project Engineer
    • Organizational Effectiveness Consultant CONTRACT
    • Manager Contracts, CKPC PDH/PP Project
  • 18+Attendees
    Canadian Natural Resources Limited

    18+ attendees including:

    • Project Engineer
    • Planner/Scheduler
    • Project Engineer Lead
    • Turnaround Coordinator
    • Project Engineer - Downstream
    • Project Engineer - Downstream
    • Project Engineer
    • Engineering manager - Downstream
    • Manager, Estimating
    • Sr Estimator - Cost
  • 10+Attendees

    10+ attendees including:

    • Structural Engineer
    • Global Logistics Advisor
    • Construction Engineer
    • Project Controls Mgr.
    • Global Logistics Category Manager
    • Manager, Public and Governmental Affairs
    • Global Logistics Advisor
    • GIS Analyst
    • Data Analytic Advisor
  • 20+Attendees

    20+ attendees including:

    • Program Director
    • Project Manager
    • Program Consultant
    • Turnaround Coordinator
    • Sourcing Manager
    • Program Director
    • Feedstock Director
    • Project Director
    • EPC Contracts Manager
    • MEGA Project Construction Manager
    • Senior Improvement Specialist
    • Olefins Turnaround Manager
    • Modularization Global Improve Leader
    • Reliability Engineering Global Improvement Leader
    • Engineering
  • 25+Attendees

    25+ attendees including:

    • Sr Eng Manager
    • Senior Category Advisor
    • Director - Technical Services
    • Applied Innovation Advisor
    • Sr Digital Solution Engineer
    • General Manager, Husky Lloydminster Upgrader
    • Pipeline Operator
    • Manager, Subsurface Well Work Project
    • Superintendent, Maintenance Planning
    • Sr. Staff Process Engineer
    • Manager, Category Management - Completions & Category Analysts
    • Systems Completion Lead
    • Construction Coordinator
    • Maintenance QA/QC Inspector
    • Sr Manager, Operations Support
  • 5+Attendees

    5+ attendees including:

    • Supervisor - NGL Engineering
    • Manager - NGL Engineering & Joint Venture Operations
    • Operations Supervisor
    • Supervisor - Maintenance & Reliability Cochraine Extraction Plant
  • 5+Attendees

    5+ attendees including:

    • Marketing Specialist - PP
    • Global Projects Engineering Manager
    • Operations Integration Coordinator
    • Modal Specialist - NA Trucking Operations
    • Fixed Equipment and Reliability Engineer
  • 20+Attendees

    20+ attendees including:

    • Outage Coordinaotr
    • Mechanical Turnaround Planner
    • Senior Estimator
    • Chemical Research Engineer
    • CM
    • Principle Static Mechanical Engineer / Leader
    • Construction Manager
    • Director Technical Procurement
    • Capital Projects Team Leader
    • TP Leader
    • Coordinator - Pipeline, Olefins Logistics
    • Commercial Logistics
    • Turnaround Team Leader - Manufacturing East
    • Project Controls
    • Director - Business Development
  • 22+Attendees

    22+ attendees including:

    • Human Resources & Organizational Effectiveness Lead
    • Supervisor - Contracts, Supply Chain Management
    • Program Project Engineer
    • Project Manager
    • Project Engineer
    • Lead Project Engineer
    • Specialist, Talent Acquisition
    • Manager, Talent Acquisition
    • Supervisor - Market Fundamentals
    • Project Engineer
    • Process Operator
    • Marketing Analyst
    • Manager, Contracts & Procurement , SCM
    • Senior Advisor, Government Relations
    • Manager, BusDev, Petrochemicals
    • IT PMO Coordinator (Contract)
  • 15+Attendees

    15+ attendees including:

    • Project, Maintenance & Turnaround Manager
    • Projects Manager
    • Geologist
    • Analyst
    • Mechanical Engineer - Pressure Equipment
    • Principal Engineer Utility, Energy, GHG
    • Procurement Specialist
    • Turnaround Engineer
    • Procurement Specialist: Projects
    • Construction Mgmt SME
    • Project, Maintenance & Turnaround Manager
    • Learning Mgr
    • Terminal Manager-Ottawa/Kingston
    • Contracting and Procurement Manager
    • Scotford Projects Manager
  • 23+Attendees

    23+ attendees including:

    • Asset Integrity (CM)
    • Engineering Project Manager
    • Engineering Project Manager
    • Petrochemical Marketer
    • Senior Process Engineer
    • Physical Security Manager
    • 2nd Class Power Engineer
    • Director New Technology
    • Manager, Operations Programs
    • Integration Lead Bitumen Value Chain Optimization, Enterprise Technology
    • Turnaround Planner
    • Senior Contract Specialist
    • Director Front End Execution
    • Project Director
    • SCM Manager - Renewable Energy
    • Lead Process Control Engineer

EPC’s Confirmed to Attend Include:

  • Mammoet

    number+ attendees including:

    • VP Sales
    • Sales Manager
  • Bantrel

    number+ attendees including:

    • President
    • VP and General Manager
  • ABB

    number+ attendees including:

    • VP Energy
    • Business Development
  • Waiward Industrial

    number+ attendees including:

    • Senior Project Controls Manager
  • Fluor

    number+ attendees including:

    • Director, Process Engineering
    • Regional Program Manager
  • Worley

    number+ attendees including:

    • Director, Operations
    • Business Performance and Innovation
  • PCL

    number+ attendees including:

    • General Manager
    • Director, Business Development
    • SVP
  • Skyway

    number+ attendees including:

    • Business Development Manager
  • Phoenix-industrial

    number+ attendees including:

    • Vice President, Business Development
    • President
  • wood

    number+ attendees including:

    • SVP Canada
    • Director
    • Director, Business Development
    • Vice President
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Make critical connections to seize a slice of the Canadian market

Canada’s time at the forefront of the energy market is now. Innovation and sustainability are principles that Canada will use to guide the Downstream market into a new era of prosperity. These principles are the stage on which Downstream Canada is set. Innovative technologies are showcased across the event, with the newest developments across project management controls, machine learning, robotics and digital twins, handpicked to save you from choice fatigue. The years of dormancy are over. Enter into the new age of Canada’s energy market at Downstream Canada and join 450+ of the most influential senior professionals today. We’re building a peer-to-peer community enabling global connectivity, don’t miss your chance to be a part of it. Engage in meaningful conversations with an audience that are traditionally hard to reach and extremely careful about how they allocate time.

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CKPC interpipeline
Nova Chemicals LNG Canada

I was able to have more valuable discussions with quality persons in these 2 days of conference, than in the entire 1st and 2nd quarter of this year

- Sarens

Industry leading analysis in 2019:

  • Breaking new ground

    Get a first look into West Coast Olefin’s proposed new $5.6bn Facility in Prince George and Meridian Energy Group’s 150 acre sustainable refinery, with completion expected by 2020

  • Budget efficiency

    Control OPEX expenditure from the off with a mindset of DFRAM principles and modularisation design concepts

  • Limit choice fatigue

    Harness the full potential of your assets through the latest technological insights with actual ROI recorded. Including; AI, Digital processing, Automation and Machine Learning

  • Hire the best

    Keep up with the latest challenges in Canada’s labor pool, liaise with colleagues and associations to guarantee you have access to a top-class workforce when resourcing your project

  • Global best practices in reliability

    Hear from global experts on how to incorporate the principles of continuous improvement and become an agent of reliability

It was the first time I had attended an event like this as I’d never seen the benefit to me. I had low expectation but am happy to eat my words. Relevant topics, fantastic sessions and an unrivaled list of industry names

- Airswift

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The go-to place for 500 Canadian senior project leaders
Take a look at who attended in 2019

With our 1-2-1 meeting service and 60% Owner/Operator attendance, unrivalled networking events and an interactive exhibition hall, you will meet with all the top owners in Canada over two days to benefit from all the lessons learned in Canadian downstream

  • Husky-Energy
  • CKPC
  • Methanex
  • Dow
  • Chevron
  • nova
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Key features from 2019:

  • Money talks: $50 bn worth of new projects present at the event with 200+ operators
  • Ground-breaking: insight into next steps for brand-new mega-projects
  • NEW ADDITION: Dedicated maintenance and turnaround track with M&T leaders from Nova chemical, Dow, Shell, LNG Canada, Pembina, and more!

First time attending. Great venue with very good participation from owners

- Dow

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Downstream Canada 2019 covered the whole value chain

Owner-operators benefitted from being able to bring their whole teams along, with focused sessions on all of the elements of the downstream value chain.

Downstream Canada serves the whole value chain
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The premier meeting place for Downstream in Canada

  • Future after FID:

    Gain insight into what ground has been made on Mega-projects and gain a comprehensive view on lessons learnt

  • Government guidance:

    The very latest updates on federal and regional politicians plans and incentives for Downstream

  • Adapt and evolve:

    Utilize collective feedback loops to adapt your products/services to fit evolving customer demand

  • Scaling up efficiently:

    Lessons in automation, innovative tech and workforce development to guarantee success in the burgeoning Canadian opportunity

It was the first time I had attended an event like this as I’d never seen the benefit to me. I had low expectation but am happy to eat my words. Relevant topics, fantastic sessions and an unrivaled list of industry names

- Airswift

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Take advantage of our 60% owner operator attendance to identify, meet and build relationships with your core customers. With networking and VIP zones, lunches, coffees and cocktail receptions, the exhibition hall in Calgary will be the hub of the industry for two days only on November 19-20.

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See what the industry has had to say about Downstream Canada

  • Sarens

    "I was able to have more valuable discussions with quality persons in these 2 days of conference, than in the entire 1st and 2nd quarter of this year"

    - Sarens
  • United Association

    "First time attending. Great venue with very good participation from owners"

    - United Association
  • Dow Chemical

    "Good event for petrochemical suppliers and owners to learn about the current state of the industry and collaborate on best practices"

    - Dow Chemical
  • Airswift

    "It was the first time I had attended an event like this as I’d never seen the benefit to me. I had low expectation but am happy to eat my words. Relevant topics, fantastic sessions and an unrivaled list of industry names"

    - Airswift
  • Total Petrochemicals

    "Good overview of the current Construction market and its Challenges"

    - Total Petrochemicals

2019 Industry Partners

  • Albert Steel
  • Build Force Canada
  • Canada Action
  • Chemcistry
  • Resource Diversification Council

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsors

  • wood

Silver Sponsors

  • Hexagon
  • Phoenix Industrial Maintenance Ltd.
  • precision_piping

Bronze Sponsors

  • AP_Networks
  • Stantec

Exhibition Sponsors

  • AmGas
  • AZZ
  • BDEnergyServices
  • brownfield solutions
  • CTI_Industries
  • Daily Thermetrics
  • detect
  • Dunn
  • EB_Horsman_and_son
  • FourQuestEnergy
  • FQE_Chemicals
  • Hytorc
  • Insight WFP
  • koch glitsch
  • Revisionz
  • Skyway

Breakfast Sponsors

  • chemco

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