RBC Economic Outlook 2019

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Date(s) - Tuesday, January 22, 2019
7:30 am - 9:30 am

Oakville Conference Centre


Kicks off the New Year with a New Look!
Get the latest perspectives on global, national, and regional economic forecasts. Hear expert analysis and panel discussion led by Tim Cestnick, Globe & Mail Columnist and CEO, Our Family Office.
7:30am – Registration, Networking & Breakfast
8:00am to 9:30am – Keynote Presentation & Panel Discussion
Tickets are $45 for Oakville Chamber Members and Oakville Milton District Real Estate Board (OMDREB) Members; $65 for Non-Members. Tables of 8 are available at a discounted price. $325 for Oakville Chamber Members and OMDREB Members; $475 for Non-Members. All prices are subject to HST.

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Keynote speakers & panelists:
Tim Cestnick
Tim Cestnick is one of Canada’s most respected experts and public speakers in the area of tax and personal finance. Tim’s national speaking profile is confirmed by his position as tax columnist for The Globe & Mail. As a prolific author, Tim has written the
Canadian best-sellers Winning The Tax GameWinning The Estate Planning Game, and The Tax Freedom Zone. In addition to print media, Tim is a regular contributor and on-air personality on radio and television. He appears regularly on Canada AM, CBC Newsworld, ROB TV, and the best-known
money programs in the country. 
Craig Wright
As Chief Economist, Craig leads a team of economists providing economic, fixed income and foreign exchange research to RBC clients. Craig is a participant in a number of the key RBC internal committees and is a member of the C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council, Wilfrid Laurier School of Business and Economics Dean’s Advisory Council, and the British Columbia Economic Forecast Council.
Sean Simpson
Sean is the Vice President of Ipsos Public Affairs, Canada’s leading polling and market research firm. He leads Ipsos’ public-opinion polling specialization, including conducting research on political, economic, consumer and social trends. Sean is a primary spokesperson for Ipsos in Canada and is featured regularly in the news, and leads Ipsos’ relationship with its media partner, Global News. A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University (BA, MA).
Tim Hudack
Tim Hudak is the CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, Canada’s largest provincial real estate industry association representing 70,000 REALTORS®. Tim joined OREA after a distinguished 21 years of public service in the Ontario Legislature – including five years as Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. Since becoming CEO in December 2016, he and his OREA team have focused on transforming OREA into Ontario’s most effective professional association that delivers high-impact advocacy on behalf of REALTORS® and consumers, and provides quality services to members. During his first year as OREA CEO, he was named one of the most powerful people in residential real estate by Swanepoel Power 200 2017/18.