10:00AM - 12:00PM

Choice of Tours

Advance Registration required. Contact Alex Benzie [email protected] for details.
Smart Building Tour
10:30 AM | BC WaterPark Place, 88 Queens Quay West, Front Lobby Security Desk
Enwave District Energy Site
10:00 AM |  Gate 8 of the Rogers Centre
12:00PM - 12:45PM


Light Lunch & Networking

Opening Remarks

Tonja Leach, Executive Director, QUEST
1:00PM - 2:30PM

Perspectives on Protecting Our Infrastructure in a High-Tech World - Data, Security, and IoT

Moderator: Oliver Winkler, Business Leader, Strategy and Innovation, Siemens

Imran Ahmad, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP
James Bouchard, Director, IT Security, Enbridge

April Currey, Director, Customer Insights & Acquisition, Alectra
John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
Mark Wilson, Sector Leader - Power, Canada East, Senior Principal, Stantec
2:30PM - 3:00PM

Networking Break

3:00PM - 3:45PM

Tabletops - Pick Your Topic

1. Building a Cybersecurity Solutions Team From the Ground Up – Maintaining Focus and Striving for Excellence  Brent Thomas, Manager, Enterprise Cybersecurity Solutions, Enbridge

2. Building the Business Case for Innovative Energy Solutions
Robe Mabe, Vice President Business Development, CWBMaxium Financial

3. Cybersecurity 2.0: What the Next Generation of Security Should Be - A Legal and 
Governance Perspective

Imran Ahmad, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP

4. Improving Power Security Through On-Site Generation
Jan Buijk, CEO, Founder, and Co-owner of EPS AB Energy Canada Ltd. (

5. Protecting our Infrastructure and the Smart Energy Communities Scorecard
Alex Benzie, Senior Lead, Central Services, QUEST

6. How Security Changes in an Internet of Things World
Julie Morin, Intelligent Cloud Business, IoT Global Black Belt SSP, Microsoft Canada

7. Security and the Smart City 
Aubrey Tucker, Innovative Technology Developer, Stantec

8. Supporting Innovation - Changing Labour Force Requirements in a High Tech World
Michelle Branigan, Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Human Resources Canada

9. Utility Cybersecurity - Strategies for Protecting Critical Infrastructure
Sanjay Chhillar, Head of the Industrial and Grid Cyber Security Practice, Siemens Canada

10. How Technology Can Help Solve Our Cities Waste - IoT and Data Transparency
Emily Kildow, Associate Director of Sustainability, Sidewalk Labs

11. Privacy and Security in the Age of Smart Connected Homes
Subhi Alsayed, VP, Sustainable Development, Mattamy Homes

12. Realities of Data Security, Hear About the Everyday Challenges in Delivery of Programs and Supply Chain Management
Mariola Mascarin, Customer Insights Analyst, CDM, Alectra


Tabletop Discussion Debrief

Facilitated by Helen Platis, Director, Client Services, QUEST
4:30PM - 4:45PM

Wrap Up

5:00PM - 8:00PM

Networking Over Drinks

Download the Program as a PDF 


For more information contact Helen Platis [email protected]