8:00AM

A conversation with Michael Denham, President and CEO, BDC

9:00AM

An EDA Annual Conference highlight, Todd Hirsch Chief Economist at ATB Financial, will give his Economic Forecast.

10:00AM

The production of film and TV can be an incredibly lucrative industry, with definite economic benefits. When we understand this, and treat it as an industry, storytelling can generate a significant amount of financial benefits for a region.

11:00AM

In this presentation, attendees will learn how to look at career mentors in a completely different way. Rather than seeking a traditional mentor, look for career boosters in overlooked, undervalued or never thought of areas!

Hamlet of Lac La Biche Northeast Collaboration -- Take it to the Lake

"Take a look at the innovative projects Alberta economic developers have created in their communities!

Breakout Sessions 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Town of Taber Beautification Loan Program

"Take a look at the innovative projects Alberta economic developers have created in their communities!

Breakout Sessions 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Town of Morinville Non-Residential Tax Rebate Policy

"Take a look at the innovative projects Alberta economic developers have created in their communities!

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Tourism is more than just an industry sector, How is your community or region harnessing the potential from this industry in enabling your community or region to become more welcoming, vibrant, diverse and sustainable?

The Alberta Film Industry: An Indigenous Film Maker Perspective

4:30PM - 6:00PM

This is the annual EDA Minister's Dinner & Annual Awards Banquet where we celebrate excellence in economic development.

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