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International Travel Expenses

On May 5, 2004 the Alberta government adopted a new policy on the mandatory publication of international travel expenses for Ministers, MLAs and Ministers' office staff.

International Travel Expenses --

International mission/travel:

International Travel Expenses

Ministry of :

Name of international mission/travel :

Minister Liepert was a keynote speaker at the Barclays Capital Energy Conference dinner in New York City.

Names of participants travelling :
The Honourable Ron Liepert, Minister of Energy, led a mission to New York.

Dates of travel :
September 02, 2011 to September 08, 2011

Places visited :
New York City, New York, USA

Purpose of travel :
In New York, Minister Liepert met with the United States investment community and was a keynote speaker at the Barclays Capital Energy Conference dinner, addressing both Canadian and U.S. energy portfolio managers and analysts. Minister Liepert’s itinerary included an extensive media program, which garnered tremendous coverage from major U.S. outlets. The Minister explained how Alberta is a secure, reliable and responsible energy supplier; a supplier of clean energy and Alberta’s role in North American energy security and economic recovery. He also spoke to the investor community to maintain confidence in Alberta’s oil sands.

News release :
Final report :


Expenditures by Participants
Minister Ron Liepert is a keynote speaker at Barclays Capital Energy dinner and will address both Canadian and U.S. energy portfolio managers and analysts. He will also meet with other major investment houses.
Travel (airfare, airport service fees, ground transportation costs, including taxis, car rentals, parking, trains, buses)
Accommodation (room charges and related taxes only)
Meals (includes restaurant bills and tips, meals on hotel bills, per diem meal claims, share of group meals or working sessions)
Incidental & Miscellaneous (includes cell phone rental and usage charges, conference/registration fees, fax and internet charges, passport and visa fees, medical and inoculation fees, laundry and dry cleaning, baggage handling, meeting rooms, and other sundry expenditures)
Total $5,852.95
General Mission Expenditures
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Receptions and Hosting (receptions, luncheons, dinners, and events that are hosted by the Government of Alberta (includes reception related costs for room rental, food, beverages, catering staff, service charges, entertainment, flowers))
Incidental & Miscellaneous (includes translator and interpreter fees, publications, shipping charges, gifts)
Total $440.00
Total Costs $6,292.95

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