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State of the Economy Conference Agenda

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Westin Nova Scotian

 
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8:00am-8:30am

Registration & Networking

Continental breakfast will be provided.

8:30am-10:00am

Presentation of the 2013 Halifax Index
The Halifax Index, a definitive look at Halifax's economic and community progress, tells our city’s story – the strength of our economy, the health of our community, the sustainability of our environment – and provides insights for actions that will strengthen and grow our city.

10:00am-10:15am

Break

10:15am-11:45am

"The Future of Productivity: Clear choices for a competitive Canada"
Terry Stuart
Chief Innovation Officer, Deloitte

Terry presents the latest research findings from The Future of Productivity: Clear choices for a competitive Canada, highlighting key recommendations for companies, government, and academia on improving productivity through innovation.

11:45am-12:00pm

Break

12:00pm-2:00pm

"Is Your Business Future-Ready?"
Rebecca Ryan
Founder of Next Generation Consulting

If you knew the future, how would you respond? Companies that can anticipate and respond appropriately to emerging trends have a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Learn about emerging customer, employee, and marketplace trends that will reshape business.


Interactive Panel Discussion on Talent with:

Rebecca Ryan, Founder, Next Generation Consulting
Peter Moorhouse, Vice President, People, T4G Limited
Glen Dormody, Regional Vice President for Metro Halifax, RBC
Saeed El-Darahali, Founder, SimplyCast
Soulafa Al-Abbasi, Director, Immigration and Diversity, FUSION Halifax

 


Lunch will be provided.

2:00pm-3:00pm

Networking Reception

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