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Saskatoon, SK

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Mar 06 2020

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8:30 am - 3:00 pm

SREDA Forum 2020

Once upon a time, in a land nearby, there was a city filled with boundless opportunities, passionate people, big skies and even bigger ideas. This remarkable city was at a pivotal time in history where anything was possible.

This is a story about a city on the quest to answer the question: How to grow a city in the new economy?

To be continued …

https://sreda.com/sreda-forum-2020/


AGENDA

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Registration

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Preface: Growth in the New Economy

– Mayor Clark, City of Saskatoon
– Alex Fallon, SREDA
– Peter Soicheff, University of Saskatchewan

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Introduction: Nitty-Gritty of Economic Growth

– Michael Cocolakis, BDC
– Dylan Jones, Western Economic Diversification

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Chapter One: Learnings from Local Growth Stories
(sessions run congruently)

Session 1:
– Sean O’Connor, Conexus Credit Union
– TBA

Session 2:
– Matt Pinch, Leopolds Tavern and Path Cowork
– Nevine Booth, Federated Co-operatives Limited

Session 3:
– Brad Zurevinski, Dream Developments
– Meghan Gervais, Protien Industries Canada

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch

12:00-12:30 p.m.
Chapter Two: Bridging the Gap through Economic Reconciliation

– Philip Ducharme, Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business

12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Break

12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Chapter Three: Ups and Downs of Business Growth
(sessions run congruently)

Session 1:
– Monique Simair, Maven Water and Environment
– TBA

Session 2:
– Kathryn Bankowski, Buckberger Baerg & Partners LLP
– Ken Smith, BHP Billiton

Session 3:
– Nick Crighton, Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
– TBA

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Break

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Chapter Four: Growing the Economy Now and into the Future

– Murad Al-Katib, AGT Foods and Ingredients
– Jacqueline Cook, Vendasta
– Mark Thompson, Nutrien

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Epilogue: Crafting a Growth Mindset

– Darci Lang, Business Leadership Speaker