9:00AM

A conversation with Michael Denham, President and CEO, BDC

Todd Hirsch is the Chief Economist at ATB Financial. He holds a BA Honours in Economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in Economics from the University of Calgary.

Learn more about how Alberta communities can better position themselves to participate in this dynamic local, national and international opportunity, and how growing and supporting the industry can yield significant economic benefits.

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!

Breakout Sessions 12:10PM - 1:10PM

Breakout Sessions 1:15PM - 2:15PM

2:20PM - 3:20PM

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?

4:30PM - 6:00PM

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