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Upcoming Events

Alliance Pipeline Seminar - Shale Plays: Four Fundamental Supply Chain Themes for 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

In the oil & gas industry, one of the most significant developments recently has been the ability to extract oil economically from shale. This has been particularly more so in the integrated North American market where shale plays has allowed the USA to increase its oil and gas production tremendously. The extent of this effect on the export of Canadian oil to the US is evident, with the degree of future impact dependent on Canada’s ability to adapt.

Past Events

Alliance Pipeline Seminar - How emerging technology is changing supply chain

Monday, February 13, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

Anticipated Industry 4.0 trends are expected to drive disruption in many industries and they will fundamentally change the needs of the procurement function. Sourcing for tomorrow will mean rapidly sourcing, procuring and integrating complex “anything-as-a-service” solutions that will be integral to your overall value chain, organizational processes and marketplace differentiation. To deal with these changes it is imperative that organizations move now to get the basic foundational enablers in place to enhance the value proposition of their supply chain function.

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Download Whitepaper on Procurement 4.0

Alliance Pipeline Seminar - The Great Provincial Obstacle Course

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

Due to heavy taxes and internal provincial and municipal barriers, it is increasingly difficult for Canadians to sell products to itself. Examples are things like crude oil from Alberta to the Eastern provinces; and fabricated oil sands process modules from Eastern provinces to Alberta.

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Careers in Supply Chain Logistics Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm

Presented by the Canadian Centre for Advanced Supply Chain Logistics (C-ASL).
Join us for a lunch and learn session.

Alliance Pipeline Seminar - Driving cost savings, efficiencies and performance in any price environment

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

The continued low commodity environment has presented a unique challenge for Supply Management organizations in the oil and gas industry. Encana’s focus through the challenging market conditions has been on encouraging innovation and creative thinking to drive cost savings and efficiencies with the goal of being one of the highest performing and lowest cost producers in each of the company’s core four assets.

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Alliance Pipeline Seminar - Informing Total Cost of Ownership in Supplier Selection

Thursday, March 24, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:45pm

Procurement decisions based on total cost of ownership take into account not only the biddable purchase price but also the non-biddable additive costs the buyer would face when doing business with different suppliers. However, informing these additive costs often involve assessments of suppliers or their products.

Careers in Supply Chain Logistics

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
11:45am to 1:00pm

Listen to guest speakers from local, national, and international distribution companies talk about their relationships with 7-11, McDonald's Restaurants, and Petro Canada and the trials and triumphs of ensuring a smooth supply chain process - from warehouse to shelf. What careers are available to students and graduates?

Alliance Pipeline Seminar - Transport Airships: An idea whose time has come

Friday, January 22, 2016 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

Airships technology has come a long way since the giant Zeppelins carried passengers across the Atlantic Ocean in the 1930s. Improvements in airship transportation could create opportunities for economic growth and lower transportation costs to encourage trade.

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For more information about Dr. Prentice’s work and an interview with him please visit the CBC link here.

The Canadian Centre for Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics