MONTREAL, Dec. 9 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, is pleased to invite media representatives to the Strategic Forum on the future of financial services in Montréal, on Friday, December 10, 2010, at 7:30 a.m.
Since the economic crisis that shook the world in 2008, to the recovery that many countries are trying to maintain, the financial sector has received a great deal of attention. This sector is crucial to the prosperity of Quebec and Montréal, which is why the Board of Trade is bringing together a number of specialists, decision-makers and heads of companies for a Forum that will address issues in the financial sector.
The general state of affairs: How are we doing?
Louis Régimbal, Leader of the Financial Services Practice, SECOR
The role and plan of action of the financial sector cluster
Jean Houde, Chair of the Board of Directors, Finance Montréal
The challenges for Quebec Inc. and the financial sector
Roland Lescure, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
The value of the current model of financial market regulation for Montréal
Jean St-Gelais, President and CEO, Autorité des marchés financiers
Investment issues in the financial sector and concrete actions for its development
Yvon Bolduc, President and CEO, Solidarity Fund QFL
The advantages of Montréal for a large Canadian bank
Diane Giard, Senior Vice-President, Quebec and Eastern Ontario Region, Scotiabank
The importance of small asset management firms
Jean-Luc Landry, President, Landry Morin Inc.
Montréal's position in the derivatives sector
Alain Miquelon, President and CEO, Montréal Exchange
The role of IFCs in attracting talent and businesses
Jacques Girard, Chairman of the Board and CEO (Acting), International Financial Centre Montréal
Developing financial research expertise
Luc St-Arnault, Executive Director, Institut de finance mathématique de Montréal
Montréal's place in BNP Paribas's global strategy
Anne Marie Verstraeten, President and CEO, BNP Paribas Canada
The Government of Quebec's strategy for supporting the sector
Gilles Paquin, Finance Deputy Minister, Government of Quebec
|Date:||Friday, December 10, 2010|
|Time:||From 7:30 a.m. to noon|
|| Hilton Montréal Bonaventure
900 de La Gauchetière Street West
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.
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