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2014 IGUA SPRING SEMINAR

A PIPELINE CAPACITY CONSTRAINED FUTURE


Registrations are now full!
For more information please contact us at: info@igua.ca

May 27th - 29th, 2014


For partner registrations & packages please proceed to the registration page. Free attendance for the seminar and social activities. Note: The course is only open to members. Course outline to follow.

Queens Landing is pleased to share hotel accommodations with its sister property Prince of Wales. Prince of Wales is a short walk from Queens Landing and shuttle services are also provided. To book a room at Prince of Wales call: 1-888-669-5566 and state you are with IGUA.

2014 IGUA Spring Seminar A Pipeline Capacity Constrained Future

May 27th Members Only Gas 101 Course Outline


TUESDAY MAY 27th, 2014 Gas 101 - Draft Course Information Objective: Provide those responsible for natural gas procurement for industrial operations in Quebec and Ontario with information on the fundamentals of natural gas markets to inform their decision making. Scope per Module: Lay of the land, Key Factors and Actors, Evolution in Time, Current Issues. 7:00 am - 7:00 pm 8:15 am - 8:30 am Registration / Continental Breakfast / Introduction (Foyer Imperial Ballroom) Introduction - (Imperial Ballroom)

8:30 am - 9:30 am  Module 1: Overview of the Physical Market - (Imperial Ballroom) Supply, Demand, Storage, and Infrastructure  Key Issue: Grasping the monumental shift in the gas supply picture and infrastructure requirements to help adjust purchasing strategies for the new physical reality. Frdric Morel, Gaz Metro * For more details on the course outline click here. 9:30 am - 10:30 am  Module 2: Gas Market Fundamentals (cost and volatility) Key Issue: Managing energy budgets in the face of price volatility. 10:30 am - 11:00 am 11:00 am - 12:00 pm John Voss, President, AEGENT Energy Advisors Inc. * For more details on the course outline click here. Break - (Foyer Imperial Ballroom) Module 3: Transportation and Basis Risk - (Imperial Ballroom) Key Issue: Understanding the relationship between basis, pipeline tolls and energy buying Louis Draginov, Managing Director, Freepoint

* For more details on the course outline click here.

May 27 29, 2014 - Queens Landing - Niagara-on-the-Lake

2014 IGUA Spring Seminar A Pipeline Capacity Constrained Future

May 27th Members Only Gas 101 Course Outline


TUESDAY MAY 27th, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Lunch and Keynote Speaker: Energy Market Trends (Imperial Foyer) Anupam Das, Fundamentals Advisor, BP Module 4: Utility Contract Optimization - (Imperial Ballroom) Key Issue: Optimizing delivery contracts to achieve gas cost reductions Lucie Gervais, Consultant, Energy Consulting & Training

* For more details on the course outline click here. 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Module 5: Utility Business and Regulation - (Imperial Ballroom)

 Key Issue: Appreciation of the dierent business models and regulatory realities to understand business drivers for players and guide regulatory interventions  Guy Sarault, Lawyer, Bissonnette Fortin & Giroux 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm 4:45 pm * For more details on the course outline click here. Break - (Foyer Imperial Ballroom) Ask the Experts: - (Imperial Ballroom) Module 1-5 Speakers Optimizing the Average Landed Cost of Gas at Industrial Facilities Wrap-up

May 27 29, 2014 - Queens Landing - Niagara-on-the-Lake

2014 IGUA Spring Seminar A Pipeline Capacity Constrained Future

May 27th to May 29th Preliminar y Spring Seminar Program


TUESDAY MAY 27th, 2014 7:00 am - 7:00 pm 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Registration - (Foyer Imperial Ballroom) Welcome Reception - (Imperial Foyer)

WEDNESDAY MAY 28th, 2014 7:00 am - 8:00 am 8:00 am - 8:15 am 8:15 am - 9:15 am Registration and Networking Breakfast - (Foyer Imperial Ballroom) Welcome and Opening Remarks - (Imperial Ballroom) Shahrzad Rahbar, President, IGUA Keynote Address - Ontarios Long Term Energy Plan and Natural Gas The Honourable Minister Chiarelli, Minister of Energy (invited) 9:15 am - 9:30 am 9:30 am - 11:30 am Break - (Foyer Imperial Ballroom) Retrospective on Eastern Gas Markets Panel discussion (Imperial Ballroom)

In a moderated exchange an industrial user, a gas utility representative, a marketer and a regulatory lawyer will reect on the developments in Eastern Gas markets. You will hear panellists exchange views on key regulatory proceedings, infrastructure constraints and the impact of weather, each bringing a unique perspective. Glenn Beaumont, President, Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. Ryan Duy, President, Blackstone Energy Services Inc. Producer (TBA) Ian Mondrow, Partner, Gowling Laeur Henderson LLP Yves Seguin, Corporate Director - Energy, Domtar 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch - (Foyer Imperial Ballroom) 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Keynote Address - Energy East - (Imperial Ballroom) Stephen Clark, Senior Vice President, TransCanada Pipelines

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm Break - (Foyer)

May 27 29, 2014 - Queens Landing - Niagara-on-the-Lake

2014 IGUA Spring Seminar A Pipeline Capacity Constrained Future

May 27th to May 29th Preliminar y Spring Seminar Program


WEDNESDAY MAY 28th, 2014 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Outlook on the Coming Year (Supply, Capacity and Regulation) (Imperial Ballroom) Panellists from diverse vantage points will exchange views, fears and hopes as they opine on the impact of regulatory hearings and infrastructure constraints and volatile weather on the markets in the coming year. Steve Baker, President, Union Gas Ltd. Velma McColl, Principal, Earnsclie Strategy Group Amir Shalaby, Vice President, Power System Planning, Ontario Power Authority Gordon Kaiser, Arbitrator, Jams Resolution Center, Toronto Washington DC 3:00 pm 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Concluding Remarks & Adjourn Special AGM (Members Only) Networking Dinner - (Imperial Ballroom)

Visit one of many food stations and enjoy wine pairing with your selections while you mix and mingle and enjoy one of Canadas most prized hideaways in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

May 27 29, 2014 - Queens Landing - Niagara-on-the-Lake

2014 IGUA Spring Seminar A Pipeline Capacity Constrained Future

May 29th Optional Activities


THURSDAY MAY 29th, 2014 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast - (Tiara Restaurant)

Optional Activities: Attend one of two optional activities you select from and pre-register for. Royal Niagara Shotgun Golf Tournament : (9:00 am - 3:00 pm) - boxed lunch provided Royal Niagara is a must play course of international standing. Playing over 7,000 yards from the tips, the course features sculpted fairways, undulating greens, cavernous bunkers, and an abundance of water. Nestled between the historic 120-year-old Welland Canal, the beautiful Bruce Trail, and the Niagara Escarpment, Royal Niagara is a stunning course to experience. The club boasts three impressive 9-hole courses. The Escarpment Course, The Iron Bridge Course, and The Old Canal Course were built to the highest championship standards. Each 9 is balanced in terms of length and challenge. The result is three very unique 9-hole golf courses. Winery Tour : (9:30 am - 1:00 pm) - boxed lunch provided Guests are in for a fantastic wine experience on this tour of the Niagara Wine Growing Region, making stops at two of the areas best wineries. This tour will allow your guests to discover the wines variations and characteristics of the region, and teach them the winemaking process from the harvest of the grapes to the nal product. Complete the experience by a wine tasting that will please every palate! PLEASE NOTE: Accommodations are not included in the registration for the event. Delegates may book a room at Queens Landing under our group rate by calling the reservations department at 1-888-669-5566 and request the In-House Reservation Line. Delegates should identify themselves as part of the Industrial Gas Users Association Group to obtain the group rate ($229/nt). Delegates may book online through the website www.vintage-hotels.com. * On the right, is a box titled RESERVATIONS - Select Queens Landing from the drop down box * Enter the check in date (May 26, 2014) and number of nights * In the GROUP ID eld, enter the group reservation number: 1353716 - Press the book now button * To BOOK, click on show rooms, choose room & then enter personal information. (Special rate of $229.00/nt) All hotel bookings should be made prior to April 11, 2014 or sooner to ensure space availability. Transportation Available Through Niagara Airbus: www.NiagaraAirbus.com enter code 148 for discounted rates and information on shuttle services

May 27 29, 2014 - Queens Landing - Niagara-on-the-Lake