Economic & Innovation Outlook 2015: NB

admin February 4, 2017

December 1, 2015 all-day
Crowne Plaza Fredericton
659 Queen St
Fredericton, NB E3B 1C3

Conference Overview

What impact will fiscal restraint, a lower loonie, falling oil prices, new trade agreements and an aging demographic have on economic growth in Atlantic Canada?

First hear the Conference Board of Canada’s expertise in economic forecasting and analysis as they anticipate the future of Atlantic Canada and beyond. Joining them will be the Chief Economist for The Province of New Brunswick who will bring a regional perspective to the numbers and the dialogue. This panel will be moderated by Carolyn Booth, BMO’s Senior Vice President Atlantic Provinces.

The Economic panel will be followed by an industry panel of local leaders who will respond to the earlier presentations and provide some insight into their organizations and future plans. Come hear from local leaders about their solutions and strategies and what their companies are doing to take advantage of the current environment.

An insightful and interactive day focused on the unique challenges facing business professionals and leaders in New Brunswick.

Hear from:

  • The Hon. Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick and Minister responsible for Innovation
  • Carolyn Booth, Senior Vice-President, Atlantic Provinces, BMO Financial Group
  • Daniel Munro, Principal Research Associate, Public Policy, The Conference Board of Canada
  • David Alston, Chief Innovation Officer, Introhive
  • David Campbell, Chief Economist, New Brunswick Jobs Board, Government of New Brunswick
  • Dhirendra Shukla, J. Herbert Smith ACOA Chair and Professor, University of New Brunswick
  • Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada
  • Roxanne Fairweather, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Owner, Innovatia Inc.
  • Stephen Lund, Chief Executive Officer, Opportunities New Brunswick

Registration fee for this session includes:

  1. An economic panel presenting the Canadian, provincial, U.S. and global outlooks and the Provincialfocus on how the economic outlook for New Brunswick, and the region, can affect your business plans and strategies
  2. An innovation and Entrepreneurship panel of local industry leaders who will provide insight into their organizations, future plans, solutions and strategies and how their organizations are taking advantage of the current environment
  3. A workshop focused around the results of The Conference Board of Canada’s flagship How Canada Performs report card findings on Economy, Heath, Education, Skills and Innovation as well as areas where all local stakeholders – government, business, educators and others – can act to improve innovation, productivity and prosperity

Visit website for the full agenda

Click here to register today for only $495. Don’t forget to quote priority code Oct27SC


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