B.C. Business Summit 2023: B.C.’s Path to Prosperity: Clear Thinking About Our Economic Future

October 12, 2023
Date: October 12, 2023

Event Details

Tickets from $349.00


Event Details

We are pleased to announce the return of the annual B.C. Business Summit. This event brings together an audience of over 400 business and First Nations leaders, government officials and thought leaders. The single day event, featuring national speakers, explores the future of our economy and how to build greater prosperity for the citizens of British Columbia and Canada.

This year's theme is "B.C.’s Path to Prosperity: Clear Thinking About Our Economic Future", an exploration of the different economic facets needed to build a strong and resilient economy.

Event Agenda (Exact Times To Be Announced):

7:30am Registration and networking breakfast 
Welcoming Presentation featuring Ken Peacock, Chief Economist, Business Council of BC
Keynote Address: Lisa Raitt, Vice-Chair of Global Investment Banking at CIBC
Q&A Moderated by: Hayley Woodin, Editor-in-Chief, Business in Vancouver
Member Presentation featuring Paul Gruner, CEO, Tahltan Nation Development Corporation
Panel #1: The Importance of Exports and Energy in Advancing B.C.'s Prosperity

Moderated by Robin Silvester, Immediate Past CEO of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
Panelists: Crystal Smith, Chair; Chief Councillor, First Nations LNG Alliance; Haisla Nation & Geoff Morrison, Manager, British Columbia Operations, CAPP
Panel #2: Understanding B.C.’s Innovation Economy

Moderated by Walter Pela, Regional Managing Partner, KPMG
Panelists: Sue Paish, CEO, Canada’s Digital Technology SuperCluster, David Seymour, Engineer Site Leader, Microsoft Vancouver, Gerri Sinclair, B.C. Innovation Commissioner
Lunch Break
Keynote Address: Andrew Coyne, Columnist, The Globe and Mail
2:00pm Event End
B.C. Business Summit 2023: B.C.’s Path to Prosperity: Clear Thinking About Our Economic Future
October 12, 20237:30 am - 2:00 pm
Time: 7:30 am2:00 pm

Tickets from $349.00


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