Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are pleased to support the 2018 International Pipeline Security Forum again this year. NRCan and the TSA have been co-sponsoring this annual forum since 2005, with the venue alternating between Canada and the United States.

This year, the Forum will be returning to Calgary, Alberta, where the inaugural meeting was held thirteen years ago. The purpose of the Forum is to bring together policy experts, energy and utilities infrastructure owners/operators, academics, researchers and intelligence practitioners to address issues of common interest regarding pipeline security. The organizers are expecting to draw a significant number of senior energy industry and government participants.

The Canadian Gas Association and the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association will be hosting the event this year, working in collaboration with the American Gas Association and the American Petroleum Institute. Member companies of these associations will also be represented at the Forum.

In addition to an overview of the threat landscape, topics that will be covered at this years’ forum include: 

  •  National Cyber Security Strategy: Canada's Place in a Digital World

 Physical & Asset Security
  • Intentional
  • Unintentional
  • Infrastructure Degradation
  • Protests/Activism
Cyber Security
  • Industrial Control Systems
  • Corporate
  • Individual

 Insider Threat
  • Intentional
  • Unintentional
Regulatory Environment
  • Overview of regulatory requirements
  • Compliance oversight
The final agenda will include multiple opportunities for networking with fellow delegates.

To register for the Forum please contact us at help@canavents.com.


The room block at the Westin has been released as of September 14th. To book a room please contact Lynette Dias via email at Lynette.Dias@Westin.com. Lynette will be pleased to assist you with your booking and obtain the best available rate.