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Tuesday, July 23 • 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Innovative Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Reuse Strategies

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Reduction of GHG emissions is an important objective for PNWER jurisdictions. How can new technologies, such as carbon capture storage/reuse and strategies to boost the carbon sink capabilities in the forestry and agricultural industries, contribute to GHG reduction strategies across the region reduce GHG emissions?

Welcome, Introductions and Opening Remarks
Co-Chairs:
Senator Keith Reiger, Montana
Pamela Schwann, 
President, Saskatchewan Mining Association


Saskatchewan Prairie Resiliency Plan for Climate Change - Cooperation with the Mining Sector
David Brock, Assistant Deputy Minister, Climate Change and Adaptation, Ministry of Environment

Carbon Capture and Storage 
Corwyn Bruce, Vice President, Technical Services for the International CCS Knowledge Centre, SaskPower
Anna Stukas, Business Development Lead, Carbon Engineering

Agriculture Industry and Efforts to Reduce GHG
Tristan Skolrud, Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan

Forestry Industry and Efforts to Reduce GHG
Dr. Mark Johnston, Senior Research Scientist, Saskatchewan Research Council

Concrete Industry and Efforts to Reduce GHG
Jonathan Moser, Head of Envionment and Public Affairs, LaFarge Canada

Mining Industry and Efforts to Reduce GHG
Jessica Theriault, Director of Environmental Affairs, The Mosaic Company

Canada/US Federal Perspective
Stéphane Lessard, Consul General of Canada, Denver

Action Item Discussion 

Note: Special Joint Session of Energy and Mining Working Groups

Speakers
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Senator Keith Regier

Senator; Mining Working Group Co-chair, Montana State Legislature
Senator Keith Regier first served Montana in the State House of Representatives from 2009-2015, where he served as the House majority whip (2011), the House Energy Committee chair (2013), and the House Majority Leader (2015). He was elected to the Montana State Senate in 2017, where... Read More →
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Pamela Schwann

Executive Director; Mining Working Group Co-chair; Innovative Greenhouse Gas Reduction Working Group Co-chair, Saskatchewan Mining Association
Pam Schwann is the President of the Saskatchewan Mining Association (SMA), representing companies that are engaged in the safe and responsible exploration, development and production of minerals within Saskatchewan. She has held this position since 2008.Pam co-chaired the inaugural... Read More →
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David Brock

Assistant Deputy Minister for Climate Change & Adaptation, Ministry of Environment., Government of Saskatchewan
David M. Brock is Assistant Deputy Minister for Climate Change & Adaptation, Ministry of Environment. Prior to joining the Government of Saskatchewan in 2017, David served in the Government of the Northwest Territories as Deputy Secretary to Cabinet for Priorities & Planning. He has... Read More →
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Corwyn Bruce

Vice President of Technical Services for the International CCS Knowledge Centre, SaskPower
Corwyn holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Saskatchewan, and is registered as a Profession Engineer,Corwyn has been working on the Boundary Dam 3 CCS project since early 2009. During this time, he served as both an engineer and a project manager focusing on... Read More →
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Dr. Mark Johnston

Senior Research Scientist, Saskatchewan Research Council
Dr. Mark Johnston is currently Senior Research Scientist in the Saskatchewan Research Council’s Environment Division, and adjunct professor at the University of Saskatchewan’s Department of Soil Science and School of Environment and Sustainability. He has worked at SRC since... Read More →
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Stéphane Lessard

Consul General, Global Affairs Canada, Consulate General of Canada, Denver
Stéphane Lessard joined Global Affairs Canada at the Consulate General of Canada in August 2016. As Canada's Consul General in Denver, Stéphane oversees a team of 17 people who work within Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Utah and Wyoming to strengthen trade and economic ties; enhance... Read More →
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Jonathan Moser

Head, Environment & Public Affairs, Lafarge Canada Inc.
Jonathan Moser is a senior leader with extensive experience in communications, external relations and sustainability who has facilitated success working for a diversity of clients in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. He currently serves as Head, Environment and Public... Read More →
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Tristan Skolrud

Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan
Tristan Skolrud completed his undergraduate, Masters, and PhD degrees in economics and applied economics (masters) at Washington State University in 2008, 2009, and 2015, respectively. Additionally, he obtained his Masters in Economics at the University of Washington in 2011. During... Read More →
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Anna Stukas

Business Development Lead, Carbon Engineering Ltd.
Anna is a professional engineer with over 15 years’ experience bridging the gap between technology and business to overcome barriers to cleantech commercialization. Anna previously worked with Angstrom Power and BIC developing hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, where her responsibilities... Read More →
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Jessica Theriault

Director, Regulatory Affairs – Potash, The Mosaic Company
Jessica Theriault is the Director of Regulatory Affairs for the Mosaic Company and holds an environmental engineering degree and MBA from the University of Regina. Jessica has over 20 years of environmental experience in the potash mining industry in Saskatchewan and currently oversees... Read More →



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