2016 Fall Member Forum


Member Only

Exceptional Speaker Series

October 13, 2016 - October 14, 2016

Vancouver, BC

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As organizations head into the new year, certain factors are bound to have a substantial bearing on the global economy and cascading impacts for transportation and trade in Western Canada. This Fall Forum aims to prepare leaders for 2017 and identify the ideas, opportunities, and strategies for coping with the instability marking this decade.

One of WESTAC’s main values is the ability to bring world-class, thought-provoking speakers to our member forums. This fall will feature select speakers on a variety of critical topics.

Each speaker will host a 1-hour executive dialogue including a formal presentation and a facilitated roundtable discussion.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This is a Member-Only Forum. WESTAC Officials and Alternates are welcome to attend.

The Asia Pacific Hall holds 150 delegates. If a member organization wants to send other staff participants who would benefit from the insights and learning that is an option. These guests are welcome to attend the plenary, but not the Leaders Council, Board or Executive Committee sessions.

WHAT YOU WILL HEAR
This Forum features exceptional, world-class speakers. Hear the latest thinking on:

  • Economic order and global political economyChina (political, social, economic trends)
  • Future of the Canadian economy
  • Impeding the federation – internal trade barriers
  • Global Governance & Politics
  • International Affairs
  • U.S. Foreign Policy