2012 BC Economic Summit Presentations

Below is a list of presentations from the 2012 BC Economic Summit.  Please check back as we add more!


Today's fDi Trends - Chris Knight


BC's Energy Solutions

Doug Stout, FortisBC

Randy Reimann, BC Hydro


Sector Breakouts

BC's Forest Sector

Dave Peterson & Michael Loseth, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Forestry Innovation Investment

Doug Routledge, Council of Forest Industries

Technology in BC

Todd Tessier, Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation

John Leech, Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC

Michael Blonde, metabridge

BC's Agrifood Sector

Marilyn Hutchinson, Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.

Kathy Lachman, Economic Development Cowichan

Nico Human, BC Food Processors Association

Melanie Stewart, Ministry of Agriculture

Clean Tech and the Green Economy in BC

Scott MacDonald, Pacific Carbon Trust


The State of BC's Economy - Ken Peacock


BC's Shifting Investment Climate

Bruce Flexman, Advantage BC



Tools to Support Business Growth

Darby Cameron, Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation

Larisa Tapelo, Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation

Attracting Skilled Labour and Business Immigrants

Netty Tam, Chilliwack Economic Partners Corp.


Expanding BC's Transportation Network to Increase our Competitiveness

Joel Tkach, Vancouver Airport Authority


International Breakouts


Heather Oland, Initiatives Prince George


Cheryl Schell, B2B Commerce Connections

Will Fox, Trade and Investment Representative, USA