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MEDIA ADVISORY: IAN BREMMER TO HEADLINE CANADA 360° ECONOMIC SUMMIT

(OTTAWA) – January 16, 2019 – Renowned geopolitical risk expert, Ian Bremmer, will be addressing business leaders at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Canada 360° Economic Summit on January 30 in Toronto.

Mr. Bremmer will talk about the seismic shifts in the global economy and trade paradigms, the rise of geopolitical risk and how Canada can navigate these changes.

WHO:              Ian Bremmer

                       President and Founder, Eurasia Group

WHAT:            Keynote Address - The New Abnormal: Competing in a G-Zero World

WHEN:            Keynote Address - 12:30 p.m. Eastern

                       Q&A Session - 1:15 p.m. Eastern

                       Media Scrum - 1:30 p.m. Eastern

WHERE:          Canada 360° Economic Summit

                       MaRS Centre

                       101 College Street

 

Media Registration

The event is open to media. Please register with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce ahead of time with ptaylor@chamber.ca or upon arrival. It’ll be quick and painless, we promise.

About Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer is a political scientist who helps business leaders, policy makers, and the general public make sense of the world around them. He is president and founder of Eurasia Group, the world's leading political risk research and consulting firm, and GZERO Media, a company dedicated to providing intelligent and engaging coverage of international affairs. Ian is an independent voice on critical issues around the globe, offering clearheaded insights through speeches, written commentary, and even satirical puppets (really!).

He is the host of GZERO World with Ian Bremmer, which airs weekly on U.S. national public television. Ian is also a frequent guest on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, the BBC, Bloomberg, and many other television stations around the world. 

Ian is the author of ten books, including the New York Times bestseller “Us vs Them: The Failure of Globalism” which examines the rise of populism across the world. He also serves as the foreign affairs columnist and editor at large for Time magazine. He currently teaches at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and previously was a professor at New York University.

Ian earned a master's degree and a doctorate in political science from Stanford University, where he went on to become the youngest-ever national fellow at the Hoover Institution. Ian established Eurasia Group with just $25,000 in 1998. Today, the company has offices in New York, Washington, San Francisco, London, Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Singapore, and Tokyo, as well as a network of experts and resources in 90 countries.

About Canada 360° Economic Summit

The Canadian economy is undergoing a monumental transformation. Geopolitical tensions are disrupting longstanding economic and business models. Exponential advances in technology are accelerating the pace of change. What is Canada’s economic strategy in this shifting landscape? How do we ensure our businesses remain competitive? The inaugural Canada 360° Economic Summit will harness the ingenuity of the business community to ignite the creativity that will help Canada thrive in a rapidly changing world. Click here to register.

About the Canadian Chamber of Commerce – Because Business Matters  

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce helps build the businesses that support our families, our communities and our country. We do this by influencing government policy, by providing essential business services and by connecting businesses to information they can use, to opportunities for growth and to a network of local chambers, businesses, decision-makers and peers from across the country, in every sector of the economy and at all levels of government, as well as internationally. We are unapologetic in our support for business and the vital role it plays in building and sustaining our great nation.

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For more information, please contact:
Phil Taylor
ptaylor@chamber.ca (preferred and fastest response time)
613.797-1860