RBC Economic Outlook Breakfast 2017

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Date(s) - Friday, January 20, 2017
7:30 am - 9:30 am


Featuring Craig Wright, Senior Vice President & Chief Economist, RBC and Sean Simpson, Vice President of Ipsos Pubic Affairs.

What are the trends?
Canada’s Economic Growth
Bank of Canada Rate Targets

Craig Wright, Senior Vice-President & Chief Economist, RBC

Craig leads a team of economists providing economic, fixed income and foreign exchange research to RBC clients. Craig is a regular contributor to a number of RBC publications and is a key player in delivering economic analysis to clients and the media through the Economics Department’s regular economic briefings. A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Toronto, Craig was appointed Chief Economist in 2001 having joined RBC in 1994 after working at another financial institution for seven years. 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, Vice President of Ipsos Public Affairs
Sean is 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’s clients include corporations, NGOs, governments and industry associations. 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), Sean regularly acts as a guest lecturer at universities and colleges in Ontario, and he teaches courses on sampling and survey design at the Laurier Summer Institute for Research Methods. Sean lives in Kitchener with his wife Amie, where he is actively engaged in the arts.

7:30 AM Registration
8:00-9:30 AM Event
Members: $35, Non-Members: $55
Tables of Eight Available
Hot Breakfast and Networking Included

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