GPS Awards

  • Agrium Western Event Centre, Stampede Park
  • June 12, 2018
  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am






2017 GPS Award Winners

The Global Petroleum Show Awards (GPS Awards) were launched in 2014, and we are thrilled of how the program has grown over the years. The GPS Awards were created to shine a spotlight on excellence and promote healthy advancement within our industry.We would like to recognize the indispensable role of the Judging Panel, the members of which played a critical part in shaping the GPS Awards again this year. Together with participating exhibitors, attendees, and partners, this event was made possible.

Past Award Winners

Check out all the past winners of the GPS awards


Submission Period

September 25, 2017 – February 28, 2018

Nomination forms are open for entry. The deadline to Submit is February 28, 2018.


Preliminary Review

March 5, 2018 – April 15, 2018

Preliminary stage of the evaluation process, in which the Judging Panel will produce a shortlist of nominees for each award. Each member of the Judging Panel will independently assess the entries and score the criteria on a scale of 1‐5 (1 = excellent, 5 = poor). The scores of the Judging Panel will be submitted to the Official Independent Advisor, Ernst & Young, to do a tally of the scores to produce the shortlist of final nominees. The shortlist will be announced on April 15, 2018. Shortlisted nominees may be required to submit addition information prior to April 20, 2018.


Final Review

April 21, 2018 – June 12, 2018

Each member of the Judging Panel will be invited to discuss the shortlist of nominees at the official meeting in Calgary, AB. The Judges will meet to choose a winner in each category, which will later be announced at the GPS Awards Breakfast during Global Petroleum Show, June 12, 2018.

2018 Judging Panel

Allan Fogwill

President & CEO at Canadian Energy Research Institute

Amanda Bazant

Conference Producer at dmg::events


Carolyn Preston

Principal Consultant at CKP & Associates Consulting

Cesar Vera Mendez

Area Manager at Siemens

Cheryl Cardinal

President& CEO at Indigenous Center of Energy

Clifford A. Fix

President at Green Seal Certified Safety Courses a division of CITI Consulting Ltd.

Dwijen Banerjee

Sr. Advisor, Special Projects at University of Tulsa

Ian Moffat

Director at Canadian Global Exploration Forum

Lorna Harron

Sr. Manager, Technology Advancement, Pipeline Integrity at Enbridge Pipelines

Mark A. Salkeld, MBA, CAE

President and CEO at Petroleum Services Association of Canada

Max Skudra

Senior Manager, Research at Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Michael Kerr

Technology Development Advisor at Alberta Innovates

Michael Welch

Industry Marketing Manager at Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery

Michael Bosdet, PhD

President at TSG Corporation

Paul Paynter

Business Development Director at Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC)

Quinn Holtby

Founder, Owner and CEO at Katch Kan Limited

Roxanna Benoit

Vice President Public, Government and Aboriginal Affairs at Enbridge Pipelines

Sarah Campbell

Conference Manager at dmg::events

Scott Fawcett

Global Director, GE O&G Digital

Sochi Iwuoha

Doctoral Researcher at University of Calgary