2016 Conference

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Thank you for attending EDAC’s 48th Annual Conference, October 22-25, 2016 – Saskatoon, SK
Change Agents: Economic Developers Building Canadian Communities

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Attracting, expanding and retaining FDI: Advantages of cooperating with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service abroad: Example Germany – Detlef Engler, Senior Investment Counsellor, Embassy of Canada

BRINGING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BACK TO RURAL REGIONS: Developing a Stakeholder Led Strategy to Grow the Rural Economy – Joe Masi, Executive Director, Association of Manitoba Municipalities

Economic Developers as Civic Leaders: Public/Private Collaboration for Economic Growth & Prosperity – Mike Langley, CEO, Greater MSP

The Millennial Dream and the Next Economy – Karina Leblanc, Executive Director, Pond-Deshpande Centre, University of New Brunswick

Economic Outlook – Pierre Cléroux, BDC, Vice-President and Chief Economist

Preparing for EDAC’s Ec.D. Certification – Larry Horncastle, Ec.D. HLM, Richard Horncastle, Ec.D., Rick Evans, Ec.D. (F), (Ret), HLM


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Conference Hotel Facilities

Saskatoon’s most distinguished landmark, The Delta Bessborough Hotel
Host hotel:
Delta Bessborough
601 Spadina Crescent E, Saskatoon, SK
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Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon
612 Spadina Crescent E, Saskatoon, SK
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Working on your Ec.D.?
 Register now for the EDAC pre-conference seminar – Economic Diversification: Strategies for Revitalizing Local Economies.

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