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RISA Welcomes Jim Carter; Former President and Chief Operating Officer of Syncrude

October 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


RISA is elated to welcome former President and Chief Operating Officer of Syncrude; Jim Carter!

Please join us in welcoming Jim during lunch on October 19th, 2018 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm for an interactive discussion on the many issues facing the Alberta Energy Sector.

Jim Carter is a Canadian Oilsands legend, wildly recognized for his contributions to Industry not only in Alberta, but globally.  The former President and Chief Operating Officer for Syncrude, has been honored by industry for decades. Jim was inducted into the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame in 2013, in 2014 was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada, in 2017 inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame and in 2018 Jim was inducted into the Junior Achievement Alberta Business Hall of Fame. This award recognizes enduring contributions to the economic development and prosperity of Canada. Inductees are recognized for their outstanding achievement and merit of the highest degree, especially in service to the Alberta economy or to the Alberta business community. As a leading example of achievement in business and in life, Jim has demonstrated the qualities necessary to ensure the success and competitiveness of Alberta and Canada in a global marketplace.

Jim’s contributions, achievements, and awards are extraordinary, to say the least. The role that Jim has played in the transformation of the oil sands industry, in terms of safety, reliability, production, quality, technology improvements and sustainability will continue to have a tremendous impact on Alberta and Canada’s economies for years to come. Today, Jim continues to move our community forward through his role as Director on numerous Boards and leadership contribution on various not for profit Boards and initiatives.

“James Carter is a giant in the history of Canada’s oilsands and an exemplary leader in their sustainable development. He transformed Fort McMurray, Alberta into a powerful economic engine for the nation while building Syncrude Canada into one of the world’s largest and most successful energy producers,” the Mining Hall of Fame

Please join us in welcoming Jim to RISA’s network!

Event Sponsorship


October 19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Tanya Adie


Chateau Nova Hotel
13920 Yellowhead Trail
Edmonton, Alberta T7X0H5 Canada
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