Everywhere we turn we hear the word “disruption” in the energy context but are we truly in a phase of disruption? Join the ISSP Alberta Chapter to hear David Milia on the topic of “DISRUPTION” at our Premier Speaker Series & Networking Event! This chat will give some context leveraging the work of Clayton Christensen, Harvard Professor and Disruptive Innovation Expert.

  • Topic:          Disruption – Sustainability in the New Age
  • Date/Time: Thursday, February 22nd from 6:30 - 8:30pmMT
  • Location:   Calgary Centre for Spiritual Living, 4411 Manitoba Road SE, Calgary, T2G 4B9

Attendees can expect to hear about:

  • The difference between disruptive and sustaining innovation
  • What companies who last over 100 years do to transform themselves
  • How technology and markets are truly disrupted

David Milia is Director of Energy & Environment Initiatives at the Haskayne School of Business where he oversees several community facing seminars and is a sessional instructor in the evening MBA program teaching the Business of Oil & Gas and the Business of Clean Technology. He has over 18 years of oil and gas experience within multiple disciplines. He began his career in surveying and exploration, transitioned to engineering procurement and construction management and from there progressed into project management and corporate leadership.

Most notably, David Milia’s career included time at EnCana, later Cenovus, handling their engineering procurement and construction management coordination, documentation controls, and GIS special projects. David has also served as the Academic Chair for the BSc in construction project management at SAIT and is the Chairman of the Canadian Coalition for Green Finance. David also serves as advisor to several Boards, as well as sits on various Board Sub-Committees. David holds a dual undergraduate degree, a technical diploma and a dual MBA focused in global energy management and sustainability, and project management. He is a Certified Engineering Technologist under ASET. Before relocating to Calgary, David lived in Europe (Spain) and South America (Argentina) always keeping a close connection to Spain from where his family originates.

Format: Business Casual

  • Check-in & Networking: 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Presentation: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Networking: 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Light snacks included

Register HERE:  $30.00 Non-Members / $20.00 Members / $10 Students

FREE if you sign up with a new ISSP membership ($150) before the event. 

Become an ISSP Alberta Chapter Member and get discounted access to local educational events, professional development and certification, as well as access to free webinars delivered by Sustainability Professionals world-wide!

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Note: the times below are in Pacific time, the time zone of the ISSP server.  The correct time for the Mountain Time zone, in which this event is being held is 6:30 - 8:30pm MT.

February 22, 2018 5:30 PM   through   7:30 PM PT
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