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Speakers confirmed for Outlook conference in November

Date: August 2, 2017

Our annual business Outlook conference, to be held this year in Halifax (November 6), St. John's (November 7), Saint John (November 9) and Charlottetown (November 10) will feature an impressive list of keynote speakers and business panelists addressing the conference theme, Navigating Choppy Waters: Trump, Tariffs and New Trade Deals.

Confirmed keynote speakers include the Hon. John McCallum, Canada’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, and Brian Porter, President and CEO, Scotiabank (Halifax); Matthew Hoag, Operations and Commercial Director, Americas Region, DP World (Saint John); and David Alward, Canada’s Consul General in New England, and Oliver Technow, President of BioVectra (Charlottetown).

Business panel speakers will be Lori Kennedy, Co-owner and Founder of Louisbourg Seafoods, Chris Keevill, CEO of Colour and Dr. Stephen Jones, CEO, 4Deep (Halifax); Ron Collier, VP Business Development, SubC Imaging, Holly Hill, COO, Agile Sensor Technologies and Kay Riggs, VP Operations, Dynamic Air Shelters (St. John’s); Sylvia MacVey, President, GE Barbour, Dave Grebenc, Co-CEO, Innovatia and Lee Corey, President and Lead Dog, Corey Pet Nutrition (Saint John); and Esther Dockendorff, President and CEO, PEI Mussel King, John Kimmel, Managing Director, RevIQ, and Thane Smallwood, GM, PEI Bags (Charlottetown).

Registration is now open.  Early-bird rates for both individual seats and tables of six seats are available until October 6.

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