2018 Outlook Conference

ESNA 2018 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK  CONFERENCE

Thursday, 7 December 2017

 

8:00 am – MACROECONOMIC OUTLOOK

– Todd Hirsch – “Rebuilding Alberta’s Economy”

– Catherine Rothrock – Alberta’s Economic Performance and Outlook

 

9:30 am – ENERGY OUTLOOK PANEL – Moderator Rick Szostak

Electricity – David Brown , Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Alberta

Renewables – Derek Hollman , Sr Manager Project Development, EPCOR Commercial Services

Oil & Pipelines – Dennis McConaghy , Commentator, Retired Energy Executive, Author

 

11 am – KEYNOTE ADDRESS: “The New Outlook for Canada/U.S. Trade Relations

– Gary Clyde Hufbauer , Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington DC

 

1 pm – FREE TRADE OUTLOOK – PANEL (Moderator – Rick Szostak, ESNA President)

Gus Van Harten, Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

Trevor Tombe, Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Calgary

 

2:30 pm – CLOSING REMARKS

– Kevin Taft – Oil, Politics, Global Warming, and Alberta’s Future.

 

3:30 pm – PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION