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Edmonton January Dinner - Alberta's Economic Forecast 2018

Date:   Jan 23, 2018
Time:   5:30 PM
Location:  

Royal Glenora Club


11160 River Valley Road
Edmonton, AB

Topic: Rebuilding Alberta’s Economy in 2018

After two years of recession, Alberta’s economy appears to be rounding a corner. Oil prices have firmed up a bit and some progress has been made on pipeline projects.

Yet challenges lie in the way of a full recovery—worries about trade deals with the US, an unemployment rate that threatens to remain high and worries about debt levels and housing markets persist.

So what does the rebuild of Alberta’s economy look like under these conditions? Will we see more diversity this year? And how long might a full recovery take? Join ATB's Chief Economist Todd Hirsch as he demystifies the economy and answers these important questions.

 

Last date of Registration: Friday, Jan 19th 2018, 12:00 pm 


 
Details:

Check-in: 5:30 PM

Dinner: 6:00 PM
Guest Speakers: 7:00 - 7:45 pm
Networking: 7:45 - 9:00 pm 
 
Prices: 

Member $40 + GST

Non-Member $70 + GST
There will be no registrations at the door. 
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Continuous Professional Development Points:  2 points 
Seating Capacity: 70 Tickets on a first come first serve basis


Speaker: Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist - ATB Financial.

For over 20 years, Todd has worked as an economist at numerous organizations including the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canada West Foundation and the Bank of Canada. For almost a decade, Todd taught economics at the University of Calgary. He released his first book, The Boiling Frog Dilemma: Saving Canada from Economic Decline in 2012, his second, Halfway Home in 2016 and his third, Spiders in Space: Successfully Adapting to Unwanted Change in 2017.

Todd provides economic commentary for many Canadian media outlets. He has served on the University of Calgary Board of Governors and is the chair of the Calgary Arts Academy. Todd recently received the University of Alberta's Alumni Honour Award and an honorary degree from Mount Royal University.

He holds a BA Honours in Economics from the U of A and an MA in Economics from the University of Calgary.

To receive Todd's daily economic updates via email, subscribe to ATB Financial's daily economic update, The Owl.



If you have any questions or concerns please contact, Arnold D'souza (adsouza@scmaab.ca) or (780) 944-0355 ext. 230


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