Expert Panel on the Potential for New and Emerging Technologies to Reduce the Environmental Impacts of Oil Sands Development

Scott Vaughan (Co-chair)

President and CEO, International Institute for Sustainable Development (Ottawa, ON)

Eric Newell, (Co-chair), O.C., FCAE, A.O.E.

Former CEO of Syncrude Canada Ltd.; Chancellor Emeritus and Special Advisor to the Provost, University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)

 Michel Aubertin, FCAE

Professor, Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Scientific Director, Research Institute on Mines and the Environment, École Polytechnique de Montréal (Montréal, QC)

 Joule Bergerson

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary (Calgary, AB)

 Ian D. Gates

Professor and Head, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary (Calgary, AB)

 Murray R. Gray, FCAE

Vice-President, Research, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (Doha, Qatar); Past Scientific Director, Institute for Oil Sands Innovation, University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)

 Jacob Masliyah, O.C., FRSC, FCAE

Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)

 Gord McKenna

Senior Geotechnical Engineer, BGC Engineering Inc. (Vancouver, BC); Adjunct Professor, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)

 Jay Nagendran

President and Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency (AEMERA) (Edmonton, AB)

 Paul Painter

President and Co-Founder, IL Fuels LLC; Emeritus Professor, Polymer Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)

 Janet Peace

Vice President, Markets and Business Strategy, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (Arlington, VA)

 Kevin Percy

Executive Director, Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) (Fort McMurray, AB)

The Council also recognizes the contribution of Marlo Raynolds, Vice President, Market Development, BluEarth Renewables Inc. (Calgary, AB), to this assessment.

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