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Tuesday, June 9

COVID-19’s Impact on Workforce: What to Think About Now

Location: Web
Time: 11:30 AM

Haskayne Hour pairs faculty with experts in the field, providing interesting perspectives for your business strategy and practice. Join a panel of experts for a lively discussion about the COVID-19 pandemic’s potential to dramatically shift the modern workforce away from in-person and in-place contacts towards digital solutions, robots and remote employment.

Speakers: Dr. Anup Srivastava (Haskayne School of Business) and Whitney Rockley (McRock Capital)

Moderator: Kristen van de Biezenbos (Haskayne School of Business)

Cost: $149

Link: https://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/haskayne-hour/events

Wednesday, June 10

Exploitation of Waste Energy to Help O&G Companies in the Path of Decarbonization

Location: Web
Time: 3:00 PM

Technical Stream | In partnership with Energy Now and Empowering Pumps & Equipment

Nowadays people consciousness about global warming and climate change issues is increasing day by day. Several solutions are available to shift to a low-carbon economy on a global scale and they could bring substantial benefits to avoid the critical consequences of the ongoing climate changes. Global warming must be curbed, therefore the reduction of the energy consumption is becoming more and more important among all the industrial fields. Following the positive trend of energy efficiency, the Oil & Gas sector is looking continuously at the development and implementation of new solutions.

In this webinar you will learn the following:

• Where to take action in the O&G industry to increase energy efficiency

• Waste-heat-to-power: where and when it makes sense

• ORC technology to improve process sustainability


Wednesday, June 10

BBB Delivers: Post COVID Employee Benefits

Location: Online
Time: 11:00 AM

There are a lot of questions around how to save money while still offering our employees protection from illness and disability. What are your options as your business adapts to the new reality? Are employee benefits still a viable option for you? Are there new ways to look at benefits? Expert Joe Perlinger will walk us through the possibilities and answer your questions on employee benefits post COVID-19.

Cost: Free

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdCv6Ma02LpCvnXTZW3Kv6KKCRBVr2JrC8ppBYEfoZp39zFdA/viewform

Thursday, June 11

XTL 101: Fundamentals of XTL

Location: Online
Time: 11:00 AM

Please join Nico Duursema and Peter Tijm as they discuss everything you need to know about XTL. The XTL process includes technologies such as waste to liquids (WTL), bio-refineries (BTL), gas to liquids (GTL), and other conversions to high-value products. With new developments in the technologies XTL makes sense and provides answers to key global drivers. This is a strategic energy asset that should be part of any state or country’s energy portfolio.

Cost: Free

Link to register is https://www.globalenergyshow.com/webinars/

Wednesday, June 17

Financial Options for Small Businesses

Location: Online
Time: 12:00 PM

Crises shake us to our core and present unique challenges for the ethical leader.

To respond to these unprecedented times, the Haskayne School of Business, the Calgary Chamber and Calgary Foundation invite you to join us for an online summit of distinguished and high-profile leaders including Mac Van Wielingen, Alan Norris, Dawn Farrell, George Brookman, Marcos Lopez, Alison Sunstrum, Joanne Ciulla, PhD, David Dick, PhD, Robert Thirsk and Deborah Yedlin.

This one-hour virtual media production packs a full-day of content into a highly engaging production featuring three panels that will explore the role of ethical leadership in a crisis, in recovery and in transforming organizations for the future.

Cost: Free

Register here: haskayne.ucalgary.ca/distinguished-business-leader-summit