ESNA Annual Outlook Conference 


2021 Outlook Conference:

Economic Recovery from COVID-19

December 3rd and 4th, 2020


ESNA would like to thank all of the speakers and participants who made our 2021 Outlook Conference event a success.  

We have posted this years’ presentations for you below. We thank our speakers for their kindness in giving us permission to post their presentations.


Day 1 – Macroeconomic Outlook:

Alberta’s Economic Outlook
Catherine Rothrock, Chief Economist, Alberta Treasury Board and Finance

Economic Outlook – Transitioning from Recession to Recovery
Craig Wright, Senior Vice President & Chief Economist, Royal Bank of Canada

Universal Basic Income as a Pandemic Response?
Dr. Lindsay Tedds, Scientific Director Economic and Fiscal Policy, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary

The Evolving Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Landscape, Disclosure and Climate
Carmen Velasquez – Manager, Responsible Investment, AIMCo


Day 2 – The Post Pandemic Landscape: 

Government Fiscal Sustainability in Canada After COVID-19
Dr. Trevor Tombe, Associate Professor, Economics, University of Calgary

Canadian Dollar Outlook: Economic Challenges Versus Risk Sentiment
George Davis, Managing Director and Chief Technical Strategist, Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities, RBC Capital Markets

Gender, Race and Wages in the Canadian Labour Market
Dr. Tammy Schirle – Professor, Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Trump, Biden and The Repudiation of Repudiation
Dr. Greg Anderson – Professor, Political Science Dept, University of Alberta


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