Toronto: The Great Hesitation

When:
November 30, 2016 all-day
2016-11-30T00:00:00-08:00
2016-12-01T00:00:00-08:00
Where:
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bay Adelaide Centre
East Tower, 22 Adelaide Street West, 34th floor
Toronto
Contact:

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You are invited to the Wednesday, November 30th meeting (at 4:15pm) of the Discussion Group of CIM’s Management and Economics Society, for a presentation by:

Peter G. Hall

Vice-President and Chief Economist, Export Development Canada

 

who will deliver a presentation on:

The Great Hesitation

 

Abstract: The US economy is healthy and still has lots of runway. Europe is gaining momentum. India is on a roll, and for all the worries, China is still packing a lot of punch. So, why all the discontent? Why are we talking about undoing all of the economic architecture that is helping the global economy to finally get back on its feet again? Hear answers to this with a perspective on the effect that Brexit, the US election and Canada’s recent export experience is having on the outlook for the global economy, Canada’s performance and near-term prospects for the mining sector.

 

BIO: Peter Hall joined Export Development Canada (EDC) in November 2004. With over 25 years of experience in economic analysis and forecasting, Mr. Hall is responsible for overseeing EDC’s economic analysis, country risk assessment and corporate research groups. In addition to preparing strategic advice for senior management at EDC, Mr. Hall is a featured speaker at conferences, international roundtables and policy fora, and regularly appears in television, radio and print media commenting on the world economy and Canadian international trade issues.  He produces a widely circulated print and video weekly commentary covering an eclectic range of current global economic issues.

Prior to joining EDC, Mr. Hall directed the economic forecasting activities of the Conference Board of Canada. Mr. Hall has served as president of both the Canadian Association for Business Economics, a 600-member national association of professional economists, and its largest local chapter, the Ottawa Economics Association. He has also been a volunteer board and committee member for two Ottawa area private schools. Mr. Hall has degrees in economics from both Carleton University and the University of Toronto.

EDC is Canada’s trade finance agency, providing financing and insurance solutions locally and around the world to help Canadian companies of any size respond to international business opportunities. As a profitable Crown corporation that operates on commercial principles, EDC works together with private- and public- sector financial institutions to create greater capacity for Canadian companies to engage in trade and investment.

 

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Refreshments at 4:15pm – Presentation at 4:35 pm

at

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, 22 Adelaide St. W., 34th Floor, Toronto

 

All are welcome to this excellent networking and learning opportunity. Please RSVP by email to secretary@cimmes.org if you are interested in attending.

 

Thank you to our sponsor, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP for again providing the space.

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