2016 Atlantic Leaders' Summit

 


 

Final Report from the 2016 Atlantic Leaders' Summit: click here

 


 

ATLANTIC LEADERS’ SUMMIT:  Talent Retention & Entrepreneurism
Presented by the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU)
Casino Nova Scotia, Compass Room, Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS
Friday, June 24, 2016

Program:

Opening Keynote:

        The Hon. Scott Brison, M.P. (Kings-Hants), President, Treasury Board
       Innovation and Immigration:  The Key to Solving the Demographic Challenge in Atlantic Canada

What we Know about Retaining Talent in Atlantic Canada

Moderator: Anna Stuart, Managing Partner, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette

Presentations:     
   Julie Cafley, Vice-president, Public Policy Forum - The Road to Retention
   Margaret Brigley, COO, Corporate Research Associates - 2016 Graduate Retention Study
   Finn Poschmann, CEO, Atlantic Provinces Economic Council 

Entrepreneurism in Atlantic Canada:  Connecting the Next Generation     

Moderator: Doug Robertson, President  & CEO, Venn, Moncton, NB 

Panelists:      
    Peter Moriera, Principal, Entrevestor.com
    Angelo Casanas, Manager, Startups & Partnerships, Genesis Centre, Memorial University
    Heather Howatt, Managing Partner, Results Marketing & Advertising