5th Annual Canada 2020 Conference | June 5, 2018, Shaw Centre, Ottawa


The G7 will meet in Charlevoix, Quebec on June 8th and 9th, 2018. 

Prime Minister Trudeau will host world leaders and their delegations to discuss:

  • Investing in Growth that Works for Everyone

  • Preparing for Jobs of the Future

  • Advancing Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

  • Working Together on Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy

  • Building a more Peaceful and Secure World


These themes will form the basis of this year's 5th Annual Canada 2020 Conference:    5 themes, 5 keynote speakers, celebrating 5 years




June 4

18:00  The 2020 Network Launch Party & Conference Social (SOCIAL Restaurant)

June 5

8:00     Opening remarks from the Hon. Andrew Leslie

8:15     Panel: The Future of Work Belongs to Entrepreneurs with the Hon. Bardish Chagger, Chloe Ferguson, Michael Denham, moderated by Jodi Butts

9:15     Live Link from San Francisco: Emily Chang

9:45     Morning Break

10:15   Morning Keynote: Income, Happiness & Growth by Justin Wolfers

10:45   Panel: Growth that Works for Everyone with Justin Wolfers, Heather Boushey, Jennifer Robson, moderated by Mike Moffatt 

11:40   Presentation: Cybersecurity & Democracy

12:00   Networking Lunch

1:00     Afternoon Keynote: The Ethical Leader by James Comey with Evan Solomon 

2:00     #WorldEnvironmentDay: Our Oceans, Our Climate with the Hon. Catherine McKenna in conversation with Bruce Heyman

2:35     Presentation: Energy Evolution or Revolution? by Dr. Vaclav Smil moderated by Shannon Joseph, CAPP

3:15     Afternoon Break

3:30     Conversation: Globalism v. Populism with Matt Browne, Roland Paris, moderated by Desiree McGraw

4:00     Closing Keynote: the War on Peace by Ronan Farrow, with Liz Plank




Thank You

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