Creative and innovative regulators are needed now more than ever. Together with our partners, ICORE aims to develop mutually beneficial relationships with leaders and innovators in the global regulatory community, to establish a truly universal understanding of regulatory excellence, and assure competitiveness in this rapidly changing world.
On May 15, 2017, ICORE entered into a strategic partnership with the Alberta Energy Regulator through a Memorandum of Understanding that formalizes efforts to work collaboratively, share information and expertise, and build an international community dedicated to regulatory excellence in extractive industries. As a founding member of ICORE, the AER will provide expertise in the form of in-kind services provided by AER subject matter experts. This partnership supports the important work of building regulators that excel in engagement, technical acumen and regulatory innovation that will benefit all global regulators through increased sharing of best practices and collaboration.
On June 13, 2017, ICORE and the University of Alberta entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize a new collaborative commitment to share energy-related innovation abroad and expand Canada's global profile as a leader in energy regulation. Both organizations offer a full portfolio of Alberta-based energy regulatory expertise, knowledge leadership, and capacity-building innovation with a view to increasing economic prosperity for global citizens. This partnership positions the Province of Alberta and Canada as partners of choice for governments and private sector partners all over the world who seek support with capacity building and innovation in the energy sector.
On June 12, 2017, ICORE and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding underpinning a crucial component of regulatory excellence – stellar competence. SAIT and ICORE will work together to provide train-the-trainer capacity building, design and develop curriculum for regulatory training programs, and develop a joint SAIT and ICORE certificate program for regulatory excellence. This partnership supports the important work of building regulators that excel in engagement, technical acumen, and regulatory innovation – initiatives that will benefit Canadians and the global community through increased sharing of regulatory best practices and collaboration.