Calgary ASGA Breakfast Go back

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The ASGA is excited to announce our first two speakers for our December 6, Calgary breakfast event. Speakers will include ASGA Past President Travis Coates, and Sandra Jansen, Minister of Infrastructure in Alberta and MLA for Calgary-North West. Additional speakers to come! 

The breakfast will be taking place at the Glenmore Inn with doors opening at 7:30 a.m. Tickets are $75 and Sponsor booths are available for a cost of 250, which include two admission tickets. 

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Travis Coates - ASGA Past President 

Is the Land and Resource Manager for Alberta and Saskatchewan for Burnco and currently serves as the ASGA Past President. He served as the ASGA President for a three year term, and has been involved with the ASGA for the past few years, lending his expertise on many different issues. Travis is a Professional Engineer and has worked in the aggregate industry for close to ten years. He has held a variety of positions that have provided him with a range of industry experience. Based in Calgary, he has supervised urban and rural gravel pits supplying a wide range of ready mix plants, asphalt plants, cement plants, and road builders.

SPEAKER CHANGE  - Graham Sucha  - MLA for Calgary Shaw
We have a change from MLA Sandra Jansen to MLA Graham Sucha. Graham Sucha has been the MLA of Calgary-Shaw since 2015. He currently serves as the chair of the Standing Committee on Alberta‚Äôs Economic Future. He is also a member of the Standing Committee on Private Bills and serves on the Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention. Before being elected as an MLA, Mr. Sucha worked in restaurant management. With a  background in broadcasting, Mr. Sucha is a lifelong Calgarian, and is a proud father of three.

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER - Naheed Nenshi - Mayor of Calgary
Mayor Nenshi was sworn in as Calgary's 36th mayor on October 25, 2010 and was re-elected in 2013 as we ll as 2017. Prior to entering politics, Mayor Nenshi was with McKinsey and Company and formed his own business to help public, private and non-profit organizations grow. He worked with the Government of Alberta, as well as with the United Nations to determine how business can help the poorest people on the planet. He then entered academia, where he was Canada's first tenured professor in the field of nonprofit management, at Mount Royal University's Bissett School of Business. Mayor Nenshi holds a Bachelor of Commerce (with distinction) from the University of Calgary, where he was President of the Students' Union, and a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he studied as a Kennedy Fellow.

Aggregate Facts

Did you know that it takes approximately 60,800 tonnes of aggregate to construct a 1 lane-km of a four lane highway.