EDC Chief Economist Peter Hall to deliver keynote speech at IE Canada's Annual Western Conference



    CALGARY, Feb. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Noted economist Peter Hall, Chief
Economist for Export Development Canada (EDC), will deliver the keynote
luncheon speech for the Annual Western Conference of the Canadian Association
of Importers and Exporters (IE Canada).

    
    WHAT:     KEYNOTE SPEECH

    WHO:      PETER HALL, CHIEF ECONOMIST
              EXPORT DEVELOPMENT CANADA

    TITLE:    "HARNESSING THE ECONOMIC STORM'S ILL WINDS."

    SYNOPSIS: The global economic storm has hit, and we are all feeling the
              effects. This doesn't look like it's going to be a quick one,
              either. With bleak news still streaming in, getting our
              bearings in the middle of the mayhem is challenging. This
              presentation will assess the current situation, how the near-
              term future is expected to unfold, and key opportunities that
              Canadian importers and exporters can pursue in the coming
              months.

    WHEN:     MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23 AT 12:15 PM

    WHERE:    DELTA CALGARY SOUTH
              BONAVISTA BALLROOM
              135 SOUTHLAND DRIVE SE
              CALGARY, AB
    

    Members of the media are welcome to attend this briefing in person.




For further information:

For further information: Phil Taylor, Export Development Canada, (613)
291-1276, Blackberry: ptaylor@edc.ca


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