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AMSC Energy Symposium

The AMSC Energy Symposium is an opportunity for AMSC Energy Retail Program clients to learn more about Alberta’s electricity and natural gas market fundamentals, future pricing forecasts, upcoming regulatory changes, as well as opportunities to manage distribution and transmission charges. If you are involved in managing your municipality’s utility costs and/or various energy management initiatives, this is a must attend.  Register here today!

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Who should attend?

  • CAOs
  • Staff working in Corporate Services, Finance, Infrastructure, etc. who are involved with utility bills and/or energy management
  • Community Related Organizations


Registration is open to AUMA members (regular and associate members, staff only).

AMSC Energy Retail Progam client: No charge

Non-client: $25+tax (non-refundable)


Need a hotel room during the Symposium? Our host hotel, SawRidge Inn and Conference Center Edmonton South, has offered a special rate of $99.00 /night for our attendees, which includes breakfast. Please use the promotional code "AUMA" when booking a room online or over the phone to receive this rate.


Please contact Linda Ruth if you have any questions or concerns regarding this event. We look forward to seeing you there!
​Download a pdf copy of event information here

Jun 21, 2018

8:30 a.m. Registration and complimentary hot breakfast*  
9:30 a.m. Introductions and opening comments  
9:45 a.m.

Alberta Electricity and Natural Gas Fundamentals

Key topics covered: 

  • Generation
  • Transmission
  • Distribution
Duane Reid-Carlson,
EDC Associates Ltd.
10:15 a.m. 

Alberta Regulatory Update

Key topics covered: 

  • Alberta Climate Leadership Plan
  • The new Capacity Market
Marcy Cochlan,
Managing Director,
Market Regulation and Policy, 
11:00 a.m. Break  
11:15 a.m. 

Alberta Electricity and Natural Gas Market Forecast

Key topics covered:

  • Impact of international, national, and local economics
  • Supply and Demand
  • Forward pricing over the near, medium, and long-term
Duane Reid-Carlson,
EDC Associates Ltd.
12:00 p.m. Lunch  
1:00 p.m. 

Using Energy Reporting to Monitor Asset Performance and Manage Costs

Key topics covered:

  • The benefits of benchmarking
  • ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool
  • Understanding and managing distribution and transmission costs
Dustin Engel,
Director of Energy Programs, 
1:30 p.m. 

Municipal Climate Change Action Centre

Key topics covered:

  • Alberta Municipal Solar Program (AMSP)
  • Non-profit Energy Efficiency Transition (NEET) Program 
  • New $54 Million Grant
Calvin Lechelt,
Project Coordinator,
2:00 p.m.  Break  
2:15 p.m. 

Municipalities in Focus

Key topics covered:

  • The Town of Drayton Valley and the Clean Energy Technology Centre
  • TBD
Manny Deol,
Chief Operating Officer, 
3:15 p.m. AMSC Energy Symposium Recap and Wrap up  

*Tentative schedule (subject to change)

Download a printable agenda including guest bios.




























*Tentative schedule (subject to change)



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