Boyden Executive Search

The 29th Annual Economic Outlook Forum is Presented by National Bank

Date: 19 January 2018

Location: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre – Grand Ballroom 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Each year this event provides our region's business leaders a detailed and insightful look at the year ahead by blending local, national and international perspectives. 

This year, we are pleased to announce Boyden's Craig Hemer will be sharing his expert insights as panelist in The evolving regional economy: discussing the state and future of our Greater Vancouver's industrial makeup.

Boyden, a global leader in executive search, proudly serves Canadian organizations and institutions. As an community sponsor of the Economic Outlook Forum, we are committed to excellence in leadership and proud to support opportunities for these essential discussions.

 

2018 ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL OUTLOOK

Keynote Speaker: Highlighting what Canadians and British Columbians can expect from their economies in the coming year. 
Stéfane Marion
Chief Economist and Strategist, Executive Vice-President, Financial Markets, National Bank of Canada

Special Speaker:
Dr. Daniel Muzyka
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Conference Board of Canada

SESSION 1
A Changing Province: Policy and the Economy

Analysing the impacts of the new government. Exploring topics such as tax changes, minimum wage, labour and environmental policy.

Shachi Kurl, Executive Director, Angus Reid Institute
Kevin Milligan, Professor of Economics, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia
Ken Peacock, Chief Economist and Vice President, Business Council of British Columbia
Moderator: Kirk LaPointe, Editor-in-Chief,  Business In Vancouver, and Vice President, Glacier Media

SESSION 2
Understanding the importance of our rural economy

Highlighting the diversity of the rural economy and its changing dynamics relative to the Lower Mainland.

Chief Corrina Leween, Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Vice Chair, First Nations Major Projects Coalition
Chris Pettypiece, Director, Business Strategy Development, TELUS
Susannah Pierce, External Affairs Director, LNG Canada
Susan Yurkovich, President and CEO, Council of Forest Industries (COFI)

SESSION 3
The evolving regional economy

Discussing the state and future of our Greater Vancouver's industrial makeup.

Craig Hemer, Partner, Boyden Vancouver
Kirsten Sutton, Managing Director, SAP Labs Canada and Global Head of Engineering, SAP Jam
Moderator: Iain Black, ICD.D, President and CEO, Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

 

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