Event Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Location: The Hudson, Calgary, AB, Canada

In the highly competitive world of oil production, heavy oil and oil sands projects face headwinds on multiple fronts. The Slugging it Out Conference provides a unique environment to collaborate with industry professionals, share knowledge, and promote the success of all projects. Slugging it Out is a heavy oil and bitumen focused conference that has been held annually for over 27 years. The primary goal of the conference is to promote continuous improvements to all aspects of project and technology development through the sharing of recent project data, case studies, and technical discussion. Emerging Innovators Pitch Session

Join us on Tuesday, April 16th from 10:15-11:45 to hear about our RF heating updates.




VP Commercialization, RF Heating

Mike is an accomplished executive with over 25 years of international experience building high-growth, disruptive and innovative businesses in the energy, utilities, telecommunications and technology sectors. Mike started his career in the oil and gas industry before pivoting to technology, where he worked on the development and deployment of several diverse and ground-breaking technologies. In 2013, he joined Acceleware after being attracted by the vast potential of its radio frequency (RF) heating systems for oil sands and heavy oil production. Mike’s unique aptitude for navigating the barriers associated with business growth coupled with a respect for both the energy industry and its political realities, makes him well-suited to spearhead the process of commercializing Acceleware’s RF heating technology.  He holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of British Columbia.

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