Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

November 09, 2011 11:57 ET

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation: Get Head Start on 2012 With Economic Outlook Luncheon

Perspectives from cross-section of business, government leaders

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2011) - With ongoing international economic turmoil in news headlines, Edmonton Economic Development Corporation's November 15 annual economic outlook luncheon is your guide to what 2012 has in store for Edmonton and northern Alberta.

Five senior leaders representing a cross-section of the region's economy will share their perspectives on their industries and the economy in 2011 and ahead into 2012, and take questions from those attending the luncheon.


Dr. Jodi Abbott, President and CEO, Norquest College

Diane Brickner, President and CEO, Peace Hills Insurance Company

Pierre Gratton, President and CEO, Mining Association of Canada

Ron Liepert, Minister of Finance, Government of Alberta

Paul Verhesen, President, Clark Builders

Moderator: Mike Percy, Professor and Dean Emeritus, University of Alberta


11 am: Networking

1145 am: Lunch and discussion

130 pm: Media interviews of panelists (off stage)

Location: Shaw Conference Centre Hall D, 9990 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton

Note to editors: please RSVP to guarantee a spot and lunch for media attending.

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca

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