Preliminary Conference Program 26th Annual Canadian Power Conference & Networking Centre November 18 & 19
Hon. Bob Chiarelli Ontario Minister of Energy
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building www.appro2014.com
David Hay Vice Chair, Investment Banking, CIBC World Markets Inc.
Mary Hemmingsen Partner, National Sector Leader, LNG, Power and Utilities KPMG LLP
Brian Topp Kool Topp & Guy Public Affairs
Hear top experts and industry leaders identify their guideposts for the transition:
yy Why the landscape is shifting yy The shape of restructuring ahead yy How generators expect to adapt yy The changes regulators are making yy What grid owners and operators are likely to do yy Financing through transition yy Market evolution during periods of disruption yy What’s happening to the planning system yy Value-added partnerships for generators yy Governance and transition following the merger
Contribute to the discussions on:
yy Assessing the impact of DG yy How the drivers for generation are changing yy The new realities for system planning yy Working in an era of change and localized power
of the IESO and OPA
yy How the politics of electricity will likely evolve
Colin Andersen CEO Ontario Power Authority
Bruce Campbell Anthony Haines President and CEO Toronto Hydro Independent Electricity System Operator
Sean Conway Gowlings
Tuesday, November 18 8:00 a.m. Daybreak Coffee Daybreak Coffee hosted by McCarthy Tetrault LLP 8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks from the Conference Chair Stephen Somerville, H2O Power LP
Insights from recent public opinion research Greg Lyle, Innovative Research Group Inc.
Opening Keynote Presentation 8:45 am What kind of transformation is Ontario in for? Keynote: David Hay, Managing Director and Vice Chair Investment Banking,
Rosemarie Leclair Ontario Energy Board
prepare for load growth or something else? Linda Bertoldi, BLG Canada: Moderator David Hay, CIBC World Markets AJ Goulding, London Economics International Jason Chee-Aloy, Power Advisory LLC 9:45 am
Panel discussion on transformation
yy How the LTEP will need to change yy Assessing the impact of DG yy Is load growth likely in the future? Should generators
Coffee break Hosted by APPrO 2014 sponsors
AJ Goulding London Economics
10:30 am The changes regulators will need to make Keynote: Rosemarie Leclair, Chair, Ontario Energy Board Gordon Kaiser, Energy Arbitration LLP Mike Richmond, McMillan LLP Moderator: Shawn McCarthy, The Globe and Mail yy What types of reform are ahead and how are they likely to be staged? yy How will regulators determine which new services should be competitive and which should be distribution functions? yy What needs to happen to ensure that consumers have the necessary information and tools to make appropriate choices, to maximize the value they get out of the new opportunities? yy Is regulation being transformed along with everything else?
CIBC World Markets
Mr. Hay was the CEO of New Brunswick Power Corporation for six years ending in 2010, during which he led the company through a period of significant transformation.
Linda Bertoldi BLG
What grid owners and operators will do Jim Hogan, Chair, EDA, Electricity Distributors Association Anthony Haines, CEO, Toronto Hydro Keynote: How will planning work in the new context? Colin Andersen, CEO, Ontario Power Authority
12:00 pm Lunch in the Networking Centre Hosted by Bruce Power 12:30 pm
APPrO Annual General Meeting (Members only)
How generators will adapt Preston Swafford, CEO, Candu Energy Inc. Dan Allegretti, Constella