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Western Business Outlook 2016: CalgaryMar 3, 2016 Calgary

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Thursday, March 03, 2016

7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM Welcoming Remarks
Leslie <br />  
Executive Director, Western Canada
The Conference Board of Canada
8:15 AM Plenary Session 1

Daniel Muzyka will provide highlights from the Conference Board's most recent Canadian forecast, the U.S and global outlooks. As Alberta continues to struggle with low commodity prices in the energy sector and weaker real estate markets in both Calgary and Edmonton, Daniel will talk about the economic prospects for Canadian leaders and explain factors that are driving economic change.

Pedro Antunes will provide the provincial and metropolitan economic outlook and will discuss the performance of Alberta's economy in the context of global economic growth, commodity markets, and Canada's national performance.

Muzyka <br />  
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Conference Board of Canada
Antunes <br />  
Executive Director, Economic Outlook and Analysis, and Deputy Chief Economist
The Conference Board of Canada
9:45 AM Networking Break
10:00 AM Plenary Session 2
Hirsch <br />  
Chief Economist
ATB Financial
11:15 AM Plenary Session 3
Jones <br />  
Alberta Bureau Chief
The Globe and Mail
Hughes <br />  
Advisory Partner
Moran <br />  
President and Chief Executive Officer
Calgary Economic Development
Ross <br />  
President and Chief Executive Officer
SAIT Polytechnic
12:00 PM Conference Adjourns


We’d like to thank our generous sponsors for their contribution to this event.

MNP LLP logo

ATB Financial logo

Marketing Partners

Alberta Council of Technologies logo

Calgary Economic Development logo

Economics Society of Calgary logo

Media Partner

Globe and Mail logo

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