(Lake Louise, AB) – Internationally prominent economic, political and business leaders will meet at the Bennett Jones Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum on Friday, November 26, 2010, to discuss critical opportunities and challenges that face Canada as the country increasingly assumes a bigger global economic role.
Keynote speakers include:
- David Dodge, Former Governor of the Bank of Canada
- Kevin Lynch, Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group
- Jiang Shan, Minister Counsellor of Commercial Affairs, Embassy of The People's Republic of China in Canada
- Hal Kvisle, Former President & Chief Executive Officer, TransCanada Corporation
- Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair, China Institute, University of Alberta
"Given our political and fiscal stability and our natural and human resources, Canada is ideally positioned to strengthen its global economic stature," says Perry Spitznagel, Vice-Chair and Managing Partner of Bennett Jones LLP's Calgary office. "This year's Business Forum will provide an important platform for key business leaders to gather and discuss Canada's opportunities to enhance the competitive advantages of our country."
Now in its eighth year, the annual Business Forum draws more than 100 influential business leaders from around the world. The Forum will be held on Friday, November 26th at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in conjunction with the first AUDI FIS Men's World Cup Downhill and Super G races of the season, a premier annual legacy event in the sport of alpine skiing.
"This weekend's races are key for Canada's Men's Alpine Ski Team as it may well set the tone for the 2011 racing season," according to Max Gartner, President, Alpine Canada Alpin. "We are thrilled to be a part of this prestigious event and provide Canada's top business leaders with front row seats to the world's elite skiers in their quest for athletic excellence."
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Friday, November 26, 2010
9:30 a.m. – noon
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
111 Lake Louise Drive
Lake Louise, Alberta T0L 1E0