CIAC held its 20th annual Alberta Chemistry Day October 16, welcoming nearly 100 delegates to the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald in Edmonton.
Isabelle Des Chênes, Executive Vice President at CIAC moderated a panel on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) – Closing the Loop on Plastic Waste in Alberta with panelists: Ronda Goulden – Associate Deputy Minister, Policy and Planning, Alberta Environment and Parks; Cathy Heron – Mayor of the City of St. Albert and Vice President AUMA, and; Christina Seidel, Executive Director, Recycling Council of Alberta.
Greg Moffatt, Senior Director, Business and Economics at CIAC moderated a second panel on Attracting New Investments – Is it a Question of Competitiveness? Panelists were David James, Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Gas, Alberta Energy; Allan Fogwill, President, Canadian Energy Research Institute; Mark Plamondon, Executive Director, Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association; Tyler Edgington, President and Hydrocarbons Director, Dow Chemical Canada ULC, and; Arnel Santos – Senior Vice President Operations, NOVA Chemicals Corporation. Lunch included a keynote address by Cal Kullman, Executive Director of the RiverWatch Institute of Alberta.