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Major Projects 2018

May 28, 2018 - June 1, 2018

The result are in - $136 billion of planned investment in Atlantic Canada

APEC's Patrick Brannon, Director of Major Projects, will provide the key details and insights you need to profit from these opportunities.  Our guest speakers will update you on their projects and show how innovation can keep the construction sector vibrant over the next decade. 

Program Updates

- Lori Clark, Senior Vice President, Operations, NB Power to speak as the keynote in Moncton on June 1.  
- Karen Hutt, President and CEO, NS Power to speak as the keynote in Halifax on May 28th.    
Curtis Howe, CEO and Co-Founder, Mariner Partners to speak in Moncton on June 1. 

The conference has become a must attend event for business leaders seeking a competitive edge when it comes to planning, forecasting and project leads.  It also includes the opportunity to network with developers, financiers, oil and gas executives, lawyers, accountants and multiple leaders from the construction trades.  

Find the answers to these questions and much more at Major Projects 2018

  • What is driving the rapid pace in housing and commercial construction in many of the region's cities and will it continue?
  • What is the future for natural gas supply and prices in Atlantic Canada?
  • What do the next five years look like in the region's offshore?
  • Will rising commodity prices help the mining sector take off again?
  • How are capital investment decisions being affected by factors such as NAFTA uncertainty, US tax changes and new environmental regulations?
  • What are some of the innovative technologies that are improving productivity and lowering costs in the construction sector?

A special focus for this year’s event will be Technology and Innovation in Major Projects. The adoption of new technologies such as business information modelling, advanced analytics, 3-D printing, sensor technology and automation are improving the productivity of capital investment projects and creating new opportunities for growth.   Local companies are developing solutions that are transforming the way companies operate.  

Major Projects 2018 will be held at the following locations:

May 28, 2018 - Halifax, Nova Scotia -- Pier 21   
May 30, 2018 - St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador - Delta St. John's
June 1, 2018 - Moncton, New Brunswick - Crowne Plaza

Breakfast begins at 7:45 a.m.   Program begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m.

New this year: A mid-program break to increase your networking time!

APEC thanks the following companies for their sponsorship of this year's event


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