Marak Alliance LLC
Training and Procurement Consultancy
Indigenous Engagement & Procurement – Efficient Strategies in Oil, Gas and Mining Sectors
Metropolitan Convention Centre
333 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0H9
Date: 13 November 2018
Understand Perspective of Indigenous Stakeholders
Indigenous stakeholders (on whose land projects occur) have strong interest and rights to ensure projects are both environmentally & culturally responsible, and also inclusive in terms of economic benefit (jobs, business and broader economic development).
Learn Transferable Indigenous Engagement Strategies - From Mining to Oil and Gas
The mining industry has achieved some successes in gaining the approval of indigenous communities for their projects. Oil and Gas professionals may adapt some lessons learned from this presentation.
Indigenous Communication Strategies that Work!
Engage your indigenous community with the right communication strategy -
Learn workable strategies from Australia and Colombia
Listen to strategies that have worked in Australia and Colombia and may enable indigenous stakeholders to support your projects
Who Should Attend
Stakeholder Engagement/Indigenous Relations Expert, TransAlta Corporation
Topic: Transcending Cross-Cultural and Communication Barriers between Extractive Industries and Indigenous Communities
Prof. Marcelo Neuman
Local Content Expert
Topic: Integration of Indigenous Businesses into Supply Chains - Experience from Argentina
Indigenous Relations Expert
Principal, Blue Sky Economic Development
Topic: Indigenous Engagement and Procurement - Australian Experience
Roger Tissot is an experienced local content expert that has published several papers on best practice on local content and engagement of indigenous communities. Roger started his career at the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) where he specialized in Latin America's energy policy issues, He then worked for EnCana in a number of functions such as Business Development and Government Relations, and thereafter for PFC Energy (now IHS MAKRIT). Roger has advised government of several countries on sustainable local content/procurement strategies.
Roger consults for Marak Alliance, the event organizer
About the Organizer - Marak Alliance
Marak Alliance is a Calgary-based event management company that has conceptualized and organized several successful events. We are dedicated to planning and hosting customized events that fosters discussions of issues that will drive positive social change to strengthen communities, encourage networking with new clients, and improve relationships with existing clients. We recently designed, planned and executed an international local content conference in Houston, Texas on 01 - 02 May 2018; keynote speakers included Dr. H.E. Goodluck Jonathan, former president of Nigeria and representative of Secretary Rick Perry, Mr. Shawn Bennett, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Gas at U.S Department of Energy. Event website is: https://localcontentotc2018.com/
As part of the local content development project, we are planning to host an event on “Indigenous Engagement & Procurement – Oil, Gas and Mining Sector” on November 12, 2018 at the Metropolitan Centre, Downtown, Calgary, Alberta
May 02, Marak Alliance, Local Content Conference, Houston, Texas.
"Marak Alliance planned the event really well and brought together experienced international speakers, which provided high quality presentations. We'd certainly recommend next year's event and look forward to attending the local content conference in 2019