An independent think tank dedicated to economic progress in Atlantic Canada.

Halifax, NS Agenda

@ Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS

7:45 am

Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:30 amWelcoming Remarks
Atlantic Canada's Labour Challenge
8:40 amPresident's Address
Why is Atlantic Canada Facing a Labour Challenge?
David Chaundy
President & CEO
APEC
9:10 am

Panel discussion on featured topic -
Solutions to Atlantic Canada’s Labour Challenge

Wes Gould
Partner & Chief Technical Officer 
REDspace

Dieter Gautschi 
VP, Human Resources
Clearwater Seafoods


Amy Reid
Partner & VP Recruitment
Royer Thompson

Jeff Taylor 
Associate Vice President of Applied Research & Innovation
NSCC

10:00 amNetworking break
Atlantic Canada’s Business and Economic Outlook
10:30 amKeynote address
Michael Farkouh
Vice President, Railroad and Network Technology
CN
11:00 amAtlantic Canada's Economic Outlook for 2020
Fred Bergman
Senior Policy Analyst
APEC
11:50 amClosing remarks
11:55 amConference concludes

 

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