Becky Davison
Becky Davison, Marketing Manager

The Halifax Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce our partnership with The Conference Board of Canada on their upcoming event, the Atlantic Business Outlook on April 9th, 2015, in Halifax.

As a contact of ours, we are able to extend a reduced registration rate of $395 to attend the entire event.

Top experts will share what critical factors are affecting the Atlantic economy, the opportunities and risks are created, and the economic outlook for the region through two panel discussions.

Economic Outlook

First hear The Conference Board of Canada’s expertise in economic forecasting and analysis as they anticipate the future of Atlantic Canada and beyond.

Fred Morley, Executive Vice-President and Chief Economist for The Greater Halifax Partnership, will bring a regional perspective to the discussion. This panel will be moderated by Carolyn Booth, BMO’s Senior Vice President Atlantic Provinces.

Panelists include:

  • Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada
  • Marie-Christine Bernard, Associate Director, Provincial Forecast, The Conference Board of Canada
  • Fred Morley, Executive Vice-President and Chief Economist, Greater Halifax Partnership

Industrial Panel

The industrial panelists will share their perspective on the nature and severity of the issues in Atlantic Canada and what their companies are doing to take advantage of the current environment.

This session will be introduced by Mike Savage, Mayor of the Halifax Regional Municipality and moderated by Ian Thompson, Associate Publisher at the Chronicle Herald.

Panelists include:

  • The Hon. Brian V. Tobin, Canadian Politician and Vice-Chair, BMO Capital Markets, BMO Financial Group
  • Bernie Miller, Deputy Minister, Nova Scotia Office of Planning and Priorities
  • Karen Oldfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, Halifax Port Authority
  • John C. Risley, Chairman, Clearwater Seafoods Limited Partnership

For the full agenda, please visit The Conference Board’s website.

Register today and Save!

As a contact of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, you are able to save $100. Use Rebate code PRM4 when registering online for your exclusive rate of only $395.

For more information about this event, please contact Robyn Mia at The Conference Board of Canada at or 613-526-3090 ext. 445.

We look forward to seeing you at this event!