* 2017 Economic Outlook for 2018Name: * 2017 Economic Outlook for 2018Date: November 1, 2017Time: 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM EDTWebsite: http://www.londonchamber.comRegistration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.Event Description:
Join us for Economic Outlook 2018 with our Keynote Speaker, Craig Alexander - Senior Vice-President and Chief Eonomist for the Conference Board of Canada.
Craig Alexander brings over 20 years of experience in the private sector as an economic and financial forecaster to the position of Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist. Mr. Alexander oversees the Board’s Economics Department. This group produces macroeconomic forecasts for the Canadian economy, provinces, territories, and industries. It runs centres on global commerce, tourism and municipal studies. There are also networks and centres related to immigration, skills and education policy areas that have a significant impact on Canadian labour market outcomes. Previously, Craig was Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist for TD Bank Group—the second largest bank in Canada and the eighth largest in the United States. Prior to joining the private sector, he spent four years as an economist at Statistics Canada.
Craig is a strong and motivational public speaker who crosses the country each year giving presentations on the state of the economy and policy issues. He is a strong supporter of literacy and a champion of the charitable sector, for which he received a Queen’s Jubilee Medal.
He is a former two-term president of the Canadian Association for Business Economics and holds a graduate degree in economics from the University of Toronto.
Craig joined The Conference Board of Canada in September 2016
Our local expert panel will include:
Peter Rocca - CEO, Start.ca
Kapil Lakhotia - President and CEO, LEDC