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Leading the Future of Business Success.

October 14 & 15 | EY Centre | Ottawa, ON | #CCCAGM22

Updated October 13, 2022

Thursday, October 13, 2022 

3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Registration & Information
Sponsored by WEX Inc.
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Shuttle Service
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.AGM & Convention Welcome Evening
Sponsored by TD Bank

Friday, October 14, 2022 

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Shuttle Service
Buses run every 10 minutes from 6:45-8:30 a.m.
To be picked up from your hotel between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., call Lianne Cheng at 416.417.0229.
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Registration & Information
Sponsored by WEX Inc.
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Buffet Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.Chamber Expo
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Opening Ceremonies

Karl Tabbakh, Chair, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Michael Crockatt, President & CEO, Ottawa Tourism
8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.Keynote Address by John Graham, President & CEO, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Moderated Q&A with:
Stephen Tapp, Chief Economist, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
9:20 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Health & Networking Break in Chamber Expo
9:40 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.Annual Meeting of Members
· Chair’s Report
· President’s Report
· Update on the Governance Modernization Review
· Ratification of Previous Decisions of the Board
· Approval of Public Accountant
· Election of New Directors
· Recognition of Outgoing Chair
· Swearing in of Chair-elect
10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.Panel Discussion #1 – Critical Infrastructure 
Canada’s size and dependence on trade makes infrastructure critical for the success of the economy as well as keeping Canadians connected. This panel will discuss the latest issues affecting the connectivity of Canadians and what is needed to keep moving goods, people and data.

Introduction
Todd Winterhalt, SVP, Communications & Corporate Strategy, EDC

Moderator

Aylin Lusi, Vice President, Public Affairs, UPS

Panellists
Craig Landry, EVP & COO, Air Canada

Divya Shah, Managing Director, Canada Infrastructure Bank

Arthur Nicolet, CEO, TransDev

Peter Xotta, VP, Operations & Supply Chain, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
11:50 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Buffet Lunch

Panel Discussion #2 – The Curse of Politics 

Known to locals as the “Ottawa bubble” of politicians, journalists, lobbyists, pollsters and elected officials – what happens inside the bubble affects the rest of the country. This panel will discuss the political issues of the day and what it means for the business community.

Introduction
Mark Agnew, Senior Vice-President, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

One-on-One #1: Canadian Business
Spotlight Interview with Hon. Perrin Beatty and Lisa Baiton, President & CEO,
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Health & Networking Break in Chamber Expo
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.A Conversation with United States Ambassador to Canada His Excellency David Cohen and Hon. Perrin Beatty

Introduction
Mike Gladstone, Director, External Affairs, Enbridge
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Health Break
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Policy Resolution Debates
Chamber policy resolutions are an integral input into the Canadian Chamber policy process and an important tool for our advocacy with the Government of Canada. This session will present grassroots policy proposals for debate.

Chair
Brian Humphreys, Chair, Canadian Chamber Board Policy Committee

Moderator
Hon. Don Boudria, P.C., Senior Counsellor, Hill + Knowlton Canada
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Buses to the Canadian Museum of Nature
Buses leave the Hilton Garden Inn and the Fairfield Inn at 6:00 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
Buses leave the Hampton Inn at 6:10 p.m. and 6:25 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Social Evening at the Canadian Museum of Nature
Sponsored by Pathways Alliance
9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Buses to Hotels

Saturday, October 15, 2022 

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Shuttle Service
Buses run every 10 minutes from 6:45-8:30 a.m.
To be picked up from your hotel between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., call Lianne Cheng at 416.417.0229.
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Registration & Information
Sponsored by WEX Inc.
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Buffet Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Chamber Expo
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Kick-off with Mia St-Aubin, CEO & Founder, Move Collective
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion #3 – Net Zero
As Canadian businesses and all levels of government focus on the path to net zero, Canada faces complex choices given the varied regional interests across the country. This panel will discuss the opportunities and pathways needed to get Canada to net zero while growing the economy.

Moderator
Shelley Gilberg, National ESG Markets Leader and Canadian Platforms Leader, PwC Canada

Panellists
Rhona DelFrari, Chief Sustainability Officer & Senior Vice-President, Stakeholder Engagement, Cenovus Energy

Martin Imbleau, President & CEO, Montreal Port Authority

Laura Miller, Head of Public Policy & Communications, Uber Canada
9:30 a.m. – 9:46 a.m.One-on-One #2: Canadian Business
Spotlight Interview with Hon. Perrin Beatty and Ian Edwards, President & Chief Executive Officer, SNC-Lavalin
9:46 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Health & Networking Break in Chamber Expo
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.Recorded message from the Right Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, Followed by a Panel Discussion on Domestic Issues & Priorities for the Canadian Chamber

Introduction
Candace Laing, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Nutrien & Chair, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Moderator
Hon. Perrin Beatty, President & CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Panellists
Jan De Silva, President & CEO, Toronto Region Board of Trade

Sheri Somerville, CEO, Atlantic Chamber of Commerce
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.Panel Discussion #4 – Priority Growth Sectors  
As the Canadian Chamber charts a course to ensure the future of business success for our members, this panel will profile some of the hotter growth sectors of the economy, their needs for continued success and how chambers can be relevant to them.

Introduction
Gayla Brock-Woodland, Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Moderator
Ben Mulroney, Chief Impact Officer & Co-founder, Orchard Technologies

Panellists
Sueling Ching, President & CEO, Ottawa Board of Trade

Corey Ellis, CEO & Co-founder, The Growcer

Karen Hamberg, Partner, Financial Advisory & Clean Technology, Deloitte

Ryan Hardy, Co-founder & President, Getit Technologies
11:45 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.Buffet Lunch

Presentation of Expo Passport Prize
Anick DeSousa, Director, Member Relations & Export Services

Panel Discussion – Future-proofing Chambers
As the Canadian Chamber Network recovers from pandemic, the need to focus on revitalizing operations and ensuring sustainability and growth is paramount. This panel will focus on successful approaches to future-proofing from the Canadian Chamber Network.

Moderator
Ian Faris, Senior Vice President, Chamber Network Relations & Advocacy, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Panellists
Bridgitte Anderson, President & CEO, Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

Jennifer Garries, CEO, Leduc, Nisku and Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce

Todd Letts, CEO, Brampton Board of Trade
1:25 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.Closing Ceremonies
Hon. Perrin Beatty, President & CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Candace Laing, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Nutrien & Chair, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Health & Networking Break in Chamber Expo
2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Policy Resolution Debates (continued)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Buses to the Casino Lac Leamy
Buses leave the Hilton Garden Inn and the Fairfield Inn at 6:00 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
Buses leave the Hampton Inn at 6:10 p.m. and 6:25 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Social Evening at the Casino Lac Leamy
9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Buses to Hotels

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