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Toronto Global Forum

September 12 - September 14, 2016
100 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario

World business and political leaders, including International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, will gather in Toronto from September 12-14 to discuss opportunities for economic development in an era of economic, social and political evolution.  This is the 10th anniversary edition of the International Economic Forum of the Americas’ (IEFA), Toronto Global Forum. Under the theme “Leading in Uncertain Times,” the forum comes as the world faces rapid technological change, high economic and financial volatility, and rising geopolitical and environmental instability. 

The Toronto Global Forum, presented by Cogeco Peer 1, will bring together more than 130 speakers and 2,600 delegates representing more than 40 countries, to discuss how to better respond to today’s most pressing economic issues.

Among the attendees will be many leading figures from the business world, heads of state, and numerous representatives of the federal and provincial governments, international organizations, and civil society. These senior executives will address important issues such as economic growth, disruptive technologies, infrastructure development, geopolitics and energy, the new world energy map, changing global trade routes, and the new era of manufacturing. 

Date:

September 12-14, 2016

Place:

Fairmont Royal York Hotel

100 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Themes:

Monday, September 12 – Global Economy | Finance | Innovation

Tuesday, September 13 – Energy | Natural Resources | Infrastructure

Wednesday, September 14 – Manufacturing | International Trade | Governance

Co-Chairs:

   Rob Lloyd, CEO, Hyperloop One

   Arif Naqvi, founder and CEO, The Abraaj Group

Featured Speakers:

   Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

   Isabelle Kocher, Group CEO, ENGIE

   Peter T. Grauer, Chairman, Bloomberg LP

   Elizabeth Corley, Vice Chair, Allianz Global Investors

   Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group; Editor-at-Large, TIME

   David Abney, CEO, UPS

   Luis Alberto Moreno, President Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

   Steve Williams, President and CEO, Suncor Energy Inc.

   Brett D. Bagemann, President and COO, Monsanto

   Marc Parent, President and CEO, CAE

   Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta

   Gary R. Herbert, Governor, State of Utah


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