Featured Speakers

avatar for Edward Alden

Edward Alden

Council on Foreign Relations
Senior Fellow
avatar for Murad Al-Katib

Murad Al-Katib

AGT Food and Ingredients
President and CEO
avatar for His Worship Charlie Clark

His Worship Charlie Clark

City of Saskatoon
avatar for Katherine Dhanani

Katherine Dhanani

United States Consulate, Vancouver
Consul General
avatar for Larry Doke

Larry Doke

Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly
MLA; Agriculture Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Jennifer Fox

Jennifer Fox

Vice President, International Trade Policy & Canada Relations
avatar for The Honourable Ralph Goodale

The Honourable Ralph Goodale

Government of Canada
Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
avatar for Scotty Greenwood

Scotty Greenwood

Canadian American Business Council
avatar for Goldy  Hyder

Goldy Hyder

The Business Council of Canada
President and CEO
avatar for Ambassador David Jacobson

Ambassador David Jacobson

Former U.S. Ambassador to Canada
avatar for Vee Kachroo

Vee Kachroo

Senior Vice President, Operations
avatar for Phil Lamarche

Phil Lamarche

Federated Co-Operatives Limited
Director of Transportation Operations
avatar for Brandon Lee

Brandon Lee

Consulate General of Canada
Consul General
avatar for The Honourable Bob McLeod

The Honourable Bob McLeod

Government of the Northwest Territories
avatar for David Miller

David Miller

CN Rail
Former Assistant VP Government Affairs
avatar for Premier Scott Moe

Premier Scott Moe

avatar for Lucia Piazza

Lucia Piazza

United States Consulate, Calgary
Consul General
avatar for Colin Robertson

Colin Robertson

Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Vice President
avatar for Robin Silvester

Robin Silvester

Port of Vancouver
avatar for John Stackhouse

John Stackhouse

Royal Bank of Canada
Senior Vice President
avatar for Dr. Peter Stoicheff

Dr. Peter Stoicheff

University of Saskatchewan
avatar for Victor Thomas

Victor Thomas

Asia Pacific Foundation
Vice President, Prairie Region
avatar for Jim Titsworth

Jim Titsworth

BNSF Railway
General Director, Canadian Business Development
avatar for Ambassador David Wilkins

Ambassador David Wilkins

Former U.S. Ambassador to Canada
avatar for Honourable Gordon S. Wyant, Q.C.

Honourable Gordon S. Wyant, Q.C.

Government of Saskatchewan
Minister Responsible for SaskBuilds


avatar for Frank Afranji

Frank Afranji

Northwest Power Pool
avatar for Bruce Agnew

Bruce Agnew

Cascadia Center
Director; Transportation Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Lee Ahenakew

Lee Ahenakew

Lee Ahenakew & Associates Consulting
avatar for Shawna Argue

Shawna Argue

Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
Director of Registration; Workforce Development Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Adam Auer

Adam Auer

Cement Association of Canada
Vice President of Environment and Sustainability
avatar for Lisa Avery

Lisa Avery

Portland Community College
avatar for Dr Mohit Baxi

Dr Mohit Baxi

Director, Animal Import/Export

Frederic Beauregard-Tellier

Environment and Climate Change Canada
Director, Air Emissions Priorities
avatar for Jim Bence

Jim Bence

Saskatchewan Hotel & Hospitality Association
President & CEO
avatar for Kathleen Benedetto

Kathleen Benedetto

Bureau of Land Management
Senior Adviser
avatar for David Bennett

David Bennett

Director of Communications and External Relations
avatar for Dr. Danelle Bickett-Weddle

Dr. Danelle Bickett-Weddle

Center for Food Security and Public Health
Associate Director
avatar for Christian Boyle

Christian Boyle

Glyph Creative Strategy
avatar for Christian Boyle

Christian Boyle

Glyph Creative Strategy
avatar for Sen. Bert Brackett

Sen. Bert Brackett

Idaho State Legislature
Chair of the Idaho Transportation Committee

Dr Gary Brickler

USDA APHIS VS Surveillance Prep & Resp Service
Director, District 6
avatar for David Brock

David Brock

Government of Saskatchewan
Assistant Deputy Minister for Climate Change & Adaptation, Ministry...

Ryan Brook

University of Saskatchewan
Professor in Department of Animal and Poultry Science
avatar for Corwyn Bruce

Corwyn Bruce

Vice President of Technical Services for the International CCS...
avatar for Gerry Bruno

Gerry Bruno

Vancouver Airport Authority
Vice President, Federal Government Affairs
avatar for Bryan Buggey

Bryan Buggey

Vancouver Economic Commission
Director, Strategic Initiatives and Sector Development
avatar for Hon. Lori Carr

Hon. Lori Carr

Government of Saskatchewan
Minister of Highways and Infrastructure
avatar for Sen. Mia Costello

Sen. Mia Costello

Alaska State Legislature
Legislator; Innovation Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Dave Cowen

Dave Cowen

The Butchart Gardens
CEO; Tourism Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Bryan Cox

Bryan Cox

BC LNG Alliance
President & CEO
avatar for Herb Cox

Herb Cox

Government of Saskatchewan
avatar for Sen. Mike Cuffe

Sen. Mike Cuffe

Montana State Legislature
State Senator; Border Issues Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Carlo Dade

Carlo Dade

Canada West Foundation
Director of the Centre on Trade and Investment Policy

Rose Marie Davis

Innovative Program Acquisitions (IPA), Office of Field Operations (OFO), Planning, Program Analysis and Evaluation (PPAE), US Customs and Border Protection
avatar for Chris Dekker

Chris Dekker

Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership
President & CEO
avatar for Sen. Michael Dembrow

Sen. Michael Dembrow

Oregon State Legislature
Senator; Co-Chair of Joint Carbon Reduction Committee
avatar for Nirav Desai

Nirav Desai

Moonbeam Exchange
CEO; Innovation Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Dr Aline Dimitri

Dr Aline Dimitri

Executive Director Animal Health
avatar for Rep. Beth Doglio

Rep. Beth Doglio

Washington State Legislature
avatar for Hon. Dustin Duncan

Hon. Dustin Duncan

Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
MLA; Minister of Environment
avatar for Jordan Dutchak

Jordan Dutchak

Executive Director & Co-Founder
avatar for Rep. Mary Dye

Rep. Mary Dye

Washington State Legislature
avatar for Hon. Bronwyn Eyre

Hon. Bronwyn Eyre

Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan; MLA
Minister of Energy and Resources & Minister responsible for SaskWater...
avatar for Robert Ezelle

Robert Ezelle

Washington State Military Department
Director, Emergency Management Division
avatar for Dr. Brett Fairbairn

Dr. Brett Fairbairn

Thompson Rivers University
avatar for Dr. Jay Famiglietti

Dr. Jay Famiglietti

Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan
Executive Director and Professor
avatar for Michael Farber

Michael Farber

Ratio Companies
Managing Partner
avatar for Rep. Jake Fey

Rep. Jake Fey

Washington State Legislature
avatar for Larry Fremont

Larry Fremont

Wildfire Management Branch, Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment
Education and Prevention Coordinator
avatar for Jenna Gall

Jenna Gall

First Nations Power Authority
Community Energy Project Manager
avatar for Paolo Gallina

Paolo Gallina

Government of Yukon
avatar for Nicolas Garcia

Nicolas Garcia

Washington PUD Association
Policy Director
avatar for Lindsay Gaunt

Lindsay Gaunt

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority
Director, Cruise Development
avatar for Aaron Genest

Aaron Genest

avatar for Terry Gestrin

Terry Gestrin

Idaho State Legislature
Representative; Invasive Species Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Rick Glumac

Rick Glumac

British Columbia Legislative Assembly
Parliamentary Secretary for Technology; Energy and Environment...
avatar for Se. Jeff Golden

Se. Jeff Golden

Oregon State Legislature
avatar for Richard Gotfried

Richard Gotfried


Chuck Greene

Northwest Arctic Borough
Director of Economic Development
avatar for Gabriela Guigou, M.Sc.

Gabriela Guigou, M.Sc.

Canadian Pork Council, National Swine Health Initiative
avatar for Craig Hall

Craig Hall

Indigenous Works

Bradley Hamlett

Montana State Legislature
avatar for Sen. Bill Hansell

Sen. Bill Hansell

Oregon State Legislature
avatar for Kari Harvey

Kari Harvey

Innovation Saskatchewan
Chief Operating Officer
avatar for Jill Harvie

Jill Harvie

Canadian Cattlemen’s Association
Programs Manager
avatar for David Hill

David Hill

Centre for Agricultural Research & Agribusiness Innovation
Director of Development, Southern Alberta Agriculture & Agribusiness...
avatar for Eric Holdeman

Eric Holdeman

Center for Regional Disaster Resilience
avatar for Matthew Holme

Matthew Holme

Corporate Communications and Destination Management at Destination Greater Victoria
avatar for Sen. Jim Honeyford

Sen. Jim Honeyford

Washington State Legislature
Legislator; Water Policy Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Dale Huffman

Dale Huffman

Orano Canada
Vice PresidentHealth, Safety, Environment & Regulatory Relations
avatar for Cory Hughes

Cory Hughes

Mineral Policy - Resource Development, Ministry of Energy and Resources, Government of Saskatchewan
Executive Director
avatar for David Isaac

David Isaac

W Dusk Energy Group
avatar for Dr Amber Itle

Dr Amber Itle

WA Department of Agriculture
Asst. State Veterinarian; Cross Border Livestock Health Working Group...
avatar for Karen Jarratt-Snider

Karen Jarratt-Snider

Northern Arizona University
Chair and Associate Professor, Applied Indigenous Studies
avatar for Tammy Johnson

Tammy Johnson

Montana Mining Association
Executive Director
avatar for Dr. Mark Johnston

Dr. Mark Johnston

Saskatchewan Research Council
Senior Research Scientist
avatar for Travis Joseph

Travis Joseph

American Forest Resource Council
President; Forestry Working Group Co-chair

John Kenney

Urban Systems
Environmental and Sustainable Energy Professional

Nicole Kimmel

Government of Alberta
Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist
avatar for Owen Kinch

Owen Kinch

SeedMaster Manufacturing Inc and Dot Technology Corp
Director, Product Innovation and Development
avatar for Dan Kirschner

Dan Kirschner

Northwest Gas Association
Executive Director; Energy Development and Transmission Working Group...
avatar for Patrick Kole

Patrick Kole

Idaho Potato Commission
Vice President ; Agriculture Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Dr Jaspinder Komal

Dr Jaspinder Komal

Chief Veterinary Officer

Jasper Lamouelle

Tli Cho Investments

Mike Leahy

Executive Director in the Commercial and Trade Branch
avatar for Ryder Lee

Ryder Lee

Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association
avatar for Stéphane Lessard

Stéphane Lessard

Global Affairs Canada, Consulate General of Canada, Denver
Consul General
avatar for Ian Loughran

Ian Loughran

Vereco Homes Inc.
avatar for Paul Manson

Paul Manson

DC Grid Development Corporation
CEO; Energy and Environment Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Hon. David Marit

Hon. David Marit

Saskatchewan Agriculture
avatar for Rory McAlpine

Rory McAlpine

Maple Leaf Foods
Sr. Vice Pres., Gov & Industry Relations - AHC WG Chair
avatar for Senator John McCoy

Senator John McCoy

Washington State Legislature
avatar for Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer

Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer

State of Alaska
Lieutenant Governor
avatar for Deborah Meyers

Deborah Meyers

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Director, Canadian Affairs and Senior Adviser, North America Office...
avatar for Dr. Christopher Migliaccio

Dr. Christopher Migliaccio

University of Montana
Research Associate Professor

Chris Montgomery

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
Manager, Exploration and Production Engagement
avatar for Hilary Morgan

Hilary Morgan

Natural Resources Canada
Director, International Affairs and Trade Division
avatar for Jeff Morris

Jeff Morris

Washington State Legislature
avatar for Sara Morrissey

Sara Morrissey

Travel Oregon
Public Affairs Manager
avatar for Jonathan Moser

Jonathan Moser

Lafarge Canada Inc.
Head, Environment & Public Affairs
avatar for David Moss

David Moss

Canadian Cattlemen’s Association
General Manager
avatar for Mike Nemeth

Mike Nemeth

WaterSMART Solutions Ltd.
Director, Environment and Sustainability
avatar for Jessica Nixon

Jessica Nixon

Cowessess Ventures Ltd.
Chief Executive Officer

Dr Sunny Novotny-Gieser

USDA APHIS VS Strategy & Policy
Animal Disease Traceability Veterinarian
avatar for Dr Renee Oleck

Dr Renee Oleck

USDA Ports
National Port Services Director
avatar for Dr Elizabeth Parker

Dr Elizabeth Parker

Agrilife Research, Texas A&M University
International and Strategic Partnerships Specialist
avatar for Mark Peck

Mark Peck

Lincoln Country Board of County Commissioners
Lincoln County District 1 Commissioner, Forestry Working Group...
avatar for Barry Penner

Barry Penner

BC International Commercial Arbitration Centre
avatar for Dr. Mark Peosch

Dr. Mark Peosch

University of Alberta
Associate Professor, Dept. of Renewable Resources

Dr. Rory McIntosh Ph.D.

Government of Saskatchewan
Provincial Forest Entomologist and Pathologist
avatar for Dr. Greg Poelzer

Dr. Greg Poelzer

School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan

Dr Barbara Porter-Spalding

Veterninary Medical Officer
avatar for Senator Keith Regier

Senator Keith Regier

Montana State Legislature
Senator; Mining Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Brad Richy

Brad Richy

Idaho Office of Emergency Management
Director; Disaster Resilience Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Michael Riedy

Michael Riedy

Region X: AK, ID, OR, & WA
CEM USDA ESF11 Regional Coordinator
avatar for Ron Rienas

Ron Rienas

Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority
General Manager
avatar for Dr. Noel Ritson-Bennett

Dr. Noel Ritson-Bennett

Veterinary Program Officer
avatar for David Roberts

David Roberts

Pacific Northwest Transportation Services
General Manager
avatar for Mark Romoff

Mark Romoff

Canadian Council of Public Private Partnerships
avatar for Dr. Larry Rosia

Dr. Larry Rosia

Saskatchewan Polytechnic
President and CEO
avatar for Rep. Cindy Ryu

Rep. Cindy Ryu

Washington State Legislature
Chair of the WA House Committee on Housing, Community Development &...
avatar for Robert Saik

Robert Saik

AGvisorPRO Inc.
avatar for Judith Sayers

Judith Sayers

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
avatar for Andrew Schrumm

Andrew Schrumm

Royal Bank of Canada
Senior Manager, Research
avatar for Pamela Schwann

Pamela Schwann

Saskatchewan Mining Association
Executive Director; Mining Working Group Co-chair; Innovative...
avatar for Sen. Jon Sesso

Sen. Jon Sesso

Montana State Legislature
avatar for Dr Jack Shere

Dr Jack Shere

Veterinary Services (VS) USDA
Deputy Administrator; Chief Veterinary Officer
avatar for Lisa Shingoose

Lisa Shingoose

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT)
Vice-President, Employment Development & Career Services
avatar for Rep. Derek Skees

Rep. Derek Skees

Montana State Legislature
Legislator; Energy Development and Transmission Working Group Co-Chair
avatar for Tristan Skolrud

Tristan Skolrud

University of Saskatchewan
Assistant Professor
avatar for Casey Smit

Casey Smit

SaskPork, Olymel

Dr Tom Smylie

Sr. Staff Vet
avatar for Gordon Stoner

Gordon Stoner

National Association of Wheat Growers
avatar for Anna Stukas

Anna Stukas

Carbon Engineering Ltd.
Business Development Lead
avatar for Rep. Gael Tarleton

Rep. Gael Tarleton

Washington State Legislature
Legislator; Tourism Working Group Co-Chair

Matt Taylor

Canadian Animal Health Coalition
avatar for Jessica  Theriault

Jessica Theriault

The Mosaic Company
Director, Regulatory Affairs – Potash
avatar for James Thompson

James Thompson

Washington Public Ports Association
Deputy Director; Transportation Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Maddy Thompson

Maddy Thompson

Office of Governor Inslee
Senior Policy Advisor for Education
avatar for Kyle Toffan

Kyle Toffan

President and CEO
avatar for Janice Tranberg

Janice Tranberg

National Cattle Feeders' Association
President and CEO; Cross-border Livestock Health Working Group...
avatar for Laurie Trautman

Laurie Trautman

Border Policy Research Institute at WWU
Director; Border Issues Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Mead Treadwell

Mead Treadwell

Alaska to Alberta Rail (A2A)
Former Lt. Governor & Chief Operating Officer
avatar for Janet Uchacz-Hart

Janet Uchacz-Hart

Saskatoon Industry Education Council, RoboX Program
avatar for Chad Vickers

Chad Vickers

Ministry of Immigration and Career Training, Government of Saskatchewan
Director, Employer Services

Delbert Wapass

Project Reconciliation
Executive Chair & Founder
avatar for Senator Lisa Wellman

Senator Lisa Wellman

Washington State Legislature
Senator, Workforce Development Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Sean Willy

Sean Willy

Des Nedhe Development
President & CEO
avatar for Kate Wilson

Kate Wilson

Montana Natural Resources and Conservation
Commission Administrator; Invasive Species Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Sen. Chuck Winder

Sen. Chuck Winder

Idaho State Legislature
Senator; Transportation Working Group Co-chair
avatar for Virginia Wittrock

Virginia Wittrock

Saskatchewan Research Council
Research Scientist / Climatologist