Join Alberta Venture and our sponsors Davies Park Executive Search, Lane Caputo Compensation, Lawson Lundell, NAIT – JR Shaw School of Business and PwC, at The Venture 250 Luncheon. Released in the September issue of Alberta Venture magazine, The Venture 250 list ranks and profiles Alberta’s largest public and private companies, not-for-profits and top employers. These companies represent the success and continued growth of Alberta’s business community. Attending the event will be the CEOs and senior management of The Venture 250 list. Join them in celebration.
Keynote speaker William B.P. Robson
President & CEO, CD Howe Institute
Gain insight from his keynote speech:
Oil, cars, and aging: securing Canadian living standards in the years ahead
As a natural-resource-rich country going through a major demographic transition, Canada is subject to medium and long-term economic cycles. Bill Robson will describe the challenges that changing terms of trade and ensuring long-term growth of living standards create for Canadians in the years ahead.
Bill Robson took office as President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute in July 2006, after serving as the Institute’s Senior Vice President since 2003 and Director of Research since 2000. He has written more than 200 monographs, articles, chapters and books on such subjects as government budgets, pensions, healthcare financing, inflation and currency issues. His work has won awards from the Policy Research Secretariat, the Canadian Economics Association, and the Donner Canadian Foundation. He is a Senior Fellow at Massey College, holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, and is a member of the Big Picture Panel on the CBC’s The Exchange. Bill taught public finance and public policy at the University of Toronto from 2000 to 2003, and currently teaches a Master’s level course in public finance at the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance.
- ENHANCE YOUR NETWORK and directly engage with key players from Alberta’s largest and most dynamic companies
- REACH BUSINESS LEADERS and strengthen your position in the marketplace
- EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE on Canada’s long-term prospects
Edmonton: September 30, 2015 at Sutton Place
Calgary: October 1, 2015 at BMO Centre, Stampede Grounds
Audience: Senior executives from Alberta’s top corporations
Tickets: $95 + GST
Table of 8: $760 + GST
Contact Natalie Butts to register over the phone or with any questions you may have. 1-780-990-0839 ext 244 or email
- Registration & Networking Reception: 11:00 am
- Opening Remarks & Lunch: Noon
- Keynote Speech: 12:45 -1:30pm
If you are interested in sponsoring The Venture 250 program, please contact Allyson Kurian at 1-866-227-4276 ext. 242 , or email