The Government of Canada, in association with the Financial Times, presents the Global Business Leaders Day, an exclusive one-day conference on Monday, February 22, 2010 at the distinguished Terminal City Club in Vancouver, Canada.

The conference will gather global business leaders, industry champions and Canadian federal, provincial and territorial leaders for a day-long event focusing on the global economic outlook. Discussion will focus on:

  • How is the reshaping of the global corporate landscape impacting the way business is done?
  • How can corporations best position themselves in the global economic recovery?
  • What challenges are corporations facing in foreign direct investment decision-making?
  • What global advantages can Canada offer?
Experience all that Canada and Vancouver has to offer during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Speakers include:

The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, Government of Canada
Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and Co-CIO, PIMCO
Paul Fletcher, Managing Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Richard Florida, Author and Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute and Professor of Business and Creativity at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Chrystia Freeland, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times
Dame Clara Furse
, Former Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group
Lyn Heward,
Creative Director & Executive Producer,
Cirque du Soleil Creative Content Division
Ben Hughes, Global Commercial Director and Deputy CEO, Financial Times
Paul Jenkins
, Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada
Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group
Malcolm Knight, Vice Chairman, Deutsche Bank Global Group

Meet Canadian Olympians and Royal Canadian Mounted Police in their ceremonial Red Serge uniforms.

Live music will be provided throughout the day by the Great Lake Swimmers, Jillian Lebeck and select musicians from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. 

Registration is now closed. For general information, please contact:

Dede Pochos
Telephone: +1-212-641-6417