Economic Summit 2023
May 16, 2023 (7:30 AM - 11:00 AM) (PDT)
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Prior to politics, Premier David Eby’s work on human rights and democratic freedoms was recognized by the United Nations Association in Canada, and the B.C. Human Rights Coalition. He was an adjunct professor of law at the University of British Columbia, president of the HIV/AIDS Legal Network, and served on the Vancouver Foundation’s Health and Social Development Committee. From 2009 to 2013, he also ran the B.C. Civil Liberties Association as executive director.
As BC’s 37th Premier, he hit the ground running, taking immediate action on issues important to people. From rate freezes and credits to help British Columbians with rising prices, to a public safety and prolific offenders plan, to increasing internationally trained doctors and nurses, to protecting renters from evictions and removing barriers to help more build more housing across the province, Premier Eby is continuing to focus on tackling problems impacting British Columbians.
Jean-François Perrault joined Scotiabank in 2015 as Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist. He leads a team of Economists to support Scotiabank’s domestic and international business lines and clients from retail to capital markets, providing Scotiabank's senior executives, business lines and customers with perspectives, insights and forecasts on economic, financial market and policy developments.
Prior to joining Scotiabank, Jean-François held prominent roles with the federal government, the Bank of Canada, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
Hayley Woodin | Editor-in-Chief, Business in Vancouver Media Group
Hayley is a regular speaker, emcee and moderator at corporate and community events. She is a proud board director of the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation, Kwantlen Polytechnic University Alumni Association and White Rock Youth Ambassador Program Society, and chair of KPU's journalism program advisory committee.
Edward Chiang co-founded Moment Energy in January 2020 with the goal that access to clean and reliable energy becomes a universal human right by upcycling electric vehicle batteries. He is the company's CEO and leads its growth strategy and as well as ensures the company has the resources needed as it grows as a foremost expert in EV battery end-of-life.
Edward is experienced working with investors, government agencies, and grant providers to ensure that Moment Energy has the necessary capital to achieve its plan to scale to a billion-dollar revenue company. Prior to founding Moment Energy, Edward worked in various technical roles, including hardware manufacturing, provincial logistics optimization, and nuclear research for the government of Canada.
Edward holds a degree in Mechatronics Systems Engineering. In his free time he is an officer in the Canadian Forces working with the Royal Canadian Air Cadets and flying gliders and single-engined aircraft teaching 12-18 year-old's how to fly.
Jade Herrmann | Founder & CEO, Yoggu!
Yoggu! is now available in grocery stores across Canada. In 2022, BC Food & Beverage awarded Yoggu! Emerging Business of the Year, and Jade Herrmann was honored as Woman Entrepreneur of the Year.
Prior to joining Foresight, Jeanette was founding CEO of Light-Based Technologies, which she built into a thriving enterprise with venture capital supports and a successful personal exit in 2011. As President of The Brag Company, she oversaw the complete restructuring of the business and sale of the company in just two years. As an Executive in Residence with Foresight, Jeanette advised more than 20 ventures in several markets including bio-energy, electric vehicles, smart buildings, water tech, robotics and wind.
- Assorted Pastries, Croissants & Breakfast Breads with Honey, Sweet Butter & Preserves
- Seasonal Fresh Fruit Platters
- Buttermilk Waffles
- Smoked Salmon Bennys - Poached eggs, English muffin & Hollandaise Sauce
- Mushroom & Spinach Bennys - Poached eggs, English muffin & Hollandaise Sauce
- Country Sausages
- Maple Smoked Bacon
- Gourmet Regular & Decaffeinated Coffee & Tea
- Fruit Juices
*Vegan meals are available upon request and must be submitted before Tuesday, May 2. Please make a note when you register for the event.*
Member - $115 +GST
Member table of 8 - $900 +GST
Non-member - $155 +GST
Non-member table of 8 - $1200 +GST
405 North Road
Coquitlam, BC v3K 3V9` Canada