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NDT In Canada Conference

The Canadian Institute for Non-destructive Evaluation (CINDE) is pleased to announce The NDT in Canada 2019 Conference! Our 10th anniversary of the conference series, we will be holding the event in Edmonton, Alberta at the River Cree Resort & Casino from June 18-20.

June 19 AM Keynote Presenter Announcement:
Georgette Reed
Former Olympian - Health and Wellness, Mental Health and Productivity Expert

Georgette Reed has had a keen interest in Sport, Fitness, Health and Wellness all of her life. She is a former Olympic athlete and is a certified track and field and strength and conditioning coach. She has over 43 years of competition and experience under her belt in the sports of athletics, bobsleigh, swimming and water polo. Georgette now puts all of the knowledge and expertise to good use as the Health and Wellness Coordinator for Edmonton Fire Rescue Services and Mental Health First Aid, Psychological First Aid and R2MR (first responder) instructor for the City of Edmonton. She holds a MA in Coaching Sciences, a BPE in Physical Education and a BA in Communications and is a mental health first aid instructor for the City of Edmonton.


During her athletic career, Georgette Reed represented Canada in the Olympic Games, the World Athletics Championships, the World Bobsleigh Championships, the Pan American Games, the Commonwealth Games and many other international events. As a competitor, Georgette won 17 national titles (15 in the shot put and two discus titles). Upon retiring from competing, Georgette was the head cross country and track and field coach for the University of Alberta for 10 years. As a result of her education and competitive experience, she was able to develop provincial, national and international champions. Georgette also mentored/coached Special Olympics Athletes.


June 20 AM Keynote Presenter Announcement:
Chris Bloomer
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA)
With more than 30 years of experience in the domestic and international energy business, Chris Bloomer leads the industry association that represents Canada’s transmission pipeline companies, which operate 134,000 kilometres of pipeline in Canada and the United States.
Prior to being appointed President and CEO of CEPA in 2015, Chris spent three years as CEO and Director at Connacher Oil and Gas Ltd. Chris has also held other senior executive roles across a range of domestic and international energy businesses, including Shell Canada, Petrobank Energy and Resources, Castle Energy, Talon Resources and Korn/Ferry.   
Chris has a degree in Geoscience and is a member of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

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