During this special webinar, Kip and Glen will discuss:
- the implications for the global, North American and Canadian economies
- the potential effects on the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, now that one of the major economies is unlikely to be part of it
- the degree of additional geo-political risk brought on by Brexit
Kip Beckman is Principal Economist, Forecasting and Analysis, where he oversees The Conference Board of Canada's quarterly forecasts of the U.S. and world economies. Kip joined the Conference Board in 1982. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Trent University and an the University of Manitoba, and a M.A. in Economics from the University of Guelph. He is a regular contributor to the Board's Economics blog and does a number of speaking engagements throughout the year dealing with the state of the global economy.
Glen Hodgson brings 34 years of experience and a specialization in international economic and financial issues to the position of Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist of The Conference Board of Canada. Glen is responsible for overseeing the Board's macro-economic outlook products, tourism, custom economic research, and is the Board's chief spokesperson on economic issues. Before joining the Conference Board, Glen spent 10 years at Export Development Canada and 10 years with the federal Department of Finance.