PADA hosts a series of educational breakfasts on relevant topics related to A&D as well as social events throughout the year, connecting people and disciplines across the industry.

Upcoming Events

February 14, 2023

PADA Luncheon Meeting - February 14, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Calgary Petroleum Club - Devonian Room

Please note: 2023 is about trying new things - for PADA, that means trying lunch meetings! This meeting will take place in our usual location at the CPC, but over the noon lunch hour rather than 7:00 AM. 

Headwinds in Every Direction - Government Relations for Oil & Gas in 2023

Featuring Guest Speaker: Tim Moro, Vice President, Hill + Knowlton Strategies 


About the Speaker:

Tim has more than 30 years of business experience, working extensively government relations, communications and market research.  The challenges and opportunities of the energy sector have been the primary focus of his career.  Tim has worked for energy industry players across Canada and the United States and continues this focus at Hill + Knowlton Strategies taking on assignments for clients in the oil and gas, pipeline and electricity sectors.  

Tim’s agency experience includes being Managing Partner at Cohn & Wolfe, Senior Vice President at Ipsos and Vice President at the Angus Reid Group.  Tim’s clients in these roles cover the full spectrum of the energy sector including conventional and renewable electricity generation companies, electricity transmission and distribution companies, electricity retailers, natural gas utilities, upstream and downstream oil and gas companies, pipeline transportation companies, energy industry associations, industry regulators and government energy departments.  Before moving to roles with consulting firms, Tim worked for the Government of Canada and at TransAlta.

Tim holds a BA (first class) from the University of Victoria and a MA in Political Science from the University of Calgary.  His academic background includes studies in economics, psychology and sociology. 

Tim frequently lends his experience to non-profits and is currently on the Board of Calgary Counselling Centre and recently ended completed terms on the Board of Discovery House (7 years) and the Public and Government Affairs Strategic Advisory Committee of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce (5 years).

This event is open to members and their guests only.



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