ESNA's Annual Outlook Conference is a key place to gather and discuss the economic state of Alberta, Canada and the world.

2022 Outlook Conference

We are happy to announce that ESNA's annual Economic Outlook Conference will be online this year on Thursday, December 2 and Friday, December 3, 2021 from 8:30am to 1:00pm. We look forward to your participation and seeing you virtually.

Day 1 (8:30am - 12:00pm)
Macroeconomic Outlook
    - Catherine Rothrock, Chief Economist, Alberta Treasury Board and Finance
    - Robert Hogue, Senior Economist, RBC
Trade Relations
    - Jia Wang, Interim Director, China Institute, University of Alberta
Keynote Panel: Seismic Shift in Energy
    - Kevin Birn, Vice President & Chief Analyst Canadian Oil Markets, IHS Market
    - Markham Hislop, Publisher and journalist, Energi Media

Day 2 (8:30am - 12:00pm)
Labour Changes and Challenges
    - Joseph Marchand, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Alberta
    - Alicia Planincic, Economist, Business Council of Alberta
Keynote Panel: Post-COVID Economic Challenges
    - Trevor Tombe, Associate Professor, Economics, University of Calgary
    - Todd Hirsh, Vice President and Chief Economist, ATB Financial
    - Nick Falvo, Research Consultant, Nick Falvo Consulting
Location: December 2, 2021 8:30 am
Start Time: December 2 & 3, 2021