Vice-President & Chief Economist, Export Development Canada
Peter Hall joined Export Development Canada (EDC) in November 2004. With over 25 years of experience in economic analysis and forecasting, Peter is responsible for overseeing EDC’s economic and political risk analysis, special research and the corporate library. In addition to advising senior management at EDC, Peter is a featured speaker at conferences, international roundtables and policy fora, and regularly appears in television, radio and print media commenting on the international economy. He produces a widely circulated print and video weekly commentary covering an eclectic range of international economic issues.
Prior to joining EDC, Peter directed the economic forecasting activities of the Conference Board of Canada. He is the immediate past president of the Canadian Association for Business Economics, a 600-member national association of professional economists, and actively participates in its local Ottawa chapter. Peter has degrees in economics from Carleton University and the University of Toronto.
EDC is Canada’s export credit agency, offering innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. EDC’s knowledge and partnerships are used by more than 7,400 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year. EDC is financially self-sustaining and a recognized leader in financial reporting and economic analysis.
12:45 — Luncheon presentation on industry economic outlook
Sponsored by Export Development Canada
Join us for one of the conference’s most popular sessions, an “edutaining” look at the latest trends in the construction industry and Canada’s economic outlook.