Halifax’s future is promising. Whatever you want to do, now is the time.
Are you ready?
Don’t miss the 2nd annual State of the Economy Conference featuring innovative initiatives and ideas to drive growth and competitiveness and ensure a prosperous future for your business and our city.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
8:00-8:30am: Registration and Networking
8:30am-3:00pm: Conference Program
Click here for the full agenda
Westin Nova Scotian
$115 investors), $135 non-investors
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Rebecca Ryan, Founder of Next Generation Consulting, presents "Is Your Business Future-Ready?" If you knew the future, how would you respond? Companies that can
anticipate and respond appropriately to emerging trends have a competitive
advantage in the marketplace. Learn about emerging customer, employee, and
marketplace trends that will reshape business.
NEW: Panel Discussion on Talent
- Rebecca Ryan, Founder, Next Generation Consulting
- Peter Moorhouse, Vice President, People, T4G Limited
- Glen Dormody, Regional Vice President for Metro Halifax, RBC
- Soulafa Al-Abbasi, Director, Immigration and Diversity, FUSION Halifax
- Saeed El-Darahali, President and CEO, SimplyCast
Presentation of the Halifax Index
The Halifax Index is a definitive look at Halifax's economic and community
progress. It tells our city’s story – the strength of our economy, the health
of our community, the sustainability of our environment – and provides
insights for actions that will strengthen and grow our city.
Terry Stuart, Chief Innovation
Officer, Deloitte, presents The Future of Productivity: Clear choices for a
Terry will highlight key recommendations for companies, government, and
academia on improving productivity through innovation.
Founder, Next Generation Consulting
Your Business Future-Ready?
you knew the future, how would you respond? Rebecca Ryan is a futurist, an
economist (don't hold that against her) and is described as a "human spark
plug." In this session, Rebecca will share insights about the future
workforce, next-gen technologies, new social norms, customer expectations, and
more to help YOU build (or rebuild) a company that's future-ready. Bonus:
Rebecca will help you tap into your own, latent futurist superpowers.
Rebecca Ryan's Bio
Chief Innovation Officer, Deloitte
Terry Stuart will discuss the latest research findings
from Deloitte's report entitled, The Future of Productivity: Clear choices
for a competitive Canada. He will address: What is driving Canada's poor
productivity performance? Why is the productivity gap between Canada and other
countries so big? How can Canada prevent its "gazelle" firms from
turning into "water buffaloes"? How can we drive growth and
competitiveness to ensure a prosperous future? Terry will also highlight key
recommendations for companies, government, and academia on how to improve
Canadian productivity by innovating.
Terry Stuart's Bio