APEGBC Tri-City Branch Vice President's Dinner and Trans Mountain Expansion Project Presentation.
Join us for our annual Dinner with APEGBC Vice President Dr. John Clague, P.Geo. and keynote speaker John Macleod, P.Eng. for an informative presentation followed with a Q&A session.
John Clague will give an update on APEGBC Council, the 2014-2017 Strategic Plan and other APEGBC initiatives.
Due to commitments surrounding the Trans Mountain Expansion Project application currently under review by the National Energy Board, Mr. Toth will be unable to speak at the VP dinner. However, John Macleod, P.Eng., Lead, Engineering & Construction will take his place. Mr. Macleod is responsible for all engineering aspects of the project.
Ample time will be provided for questions on the speakers’ topics
Dr. John Clague, P.Geo.
Vice President, APEGBC
John Clague is Shrum Professor of Science at Simon Fraser University, where he is currently the Canada Research Chair in Natural Hazard Research and Director of the Centre for Natural Hazard Research. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, former President of the Geological Association of Canada, and Past-President of the International Union for Quaternary Research. He is recipient of the Geological Society of America Burwell Award, the Royal Society of Canada Bancroft Award, APEGBC’s 2001 and 2005 Innovation Editorial Board Awards, the Geological Association of Canada’s (GAC) 2006 E.R.W Neale Medal, and GAC’s 2007 Logan Medal and 2012 Ambrose Medal.
Clague has published over 200 papers in 45 different journals on a range of earth science disciplines, including glacial geology, geomorphology, stratigraphy, sedimentology, and natural hazards, and has provided consultation to private-sector firms and government agencies.
John Macleod, P.Eng.
Lead, Engineering & Construction, Trans Mountain Expansion Project, Kinder Morgan Canada
John is the team lead for engineering and construction of the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project. A member of the project’s core leadership team, John led the technical input for the Facilities Application to the National Energy Board (NEB) submitted on December 16, 2013.
In his time with Kinder Morgan Canada, John also led the development of contracting and construction execution strategies for Trans Mountain's Anchor Loop project through Jasper National Park and Mount Robson Provincial Park completed in 2008. The Anchor Loop project was granted the prestigious Emerald Award from the Alberta Emerald Foundation for its excellent environmental initiatives.
With more than 30 years’ experience in project engineering and construction management, John has worked on several international pipeline projects in countries that include Australia, Yemen, Argentina and more.
John’s native language is Gaelic. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish and some Portuguese. John has coached minor soccer teams in Calgary for 15 years, and has enjoyed the privilege of watching a rising youth star named Owen Hargreaves (Bayern Munich and Manchester United), playing against his team.
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Registration and networking
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM – Buffet Dinner and Presentations