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Bay Area Economic Summit

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Bay Area Economic Summit

To Everyone Who Supported BAES 2016

THANK YOU!

Click on UPDATES to learn more

Stay Tuned for News on Next Year’s Event

Click HERE for 2016 Presentations

Unlocking Regional Opportunities Together

Transportation

Transportation

Mixed Use Transit Hubs | Transit Enabled Development | Congestion Relief | Intercity and Regional Transit | Light Rail Transit
Regional Leadership

Regional Leadership

Strategic Alignment and Collaboration | Advocacy | Intergovernmental Relations | Women in Leadership | Diversity | Next Generation Leaders
Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Transformative Change | Big Data | Public-Private Partnerships | Commercialization of Research | Cluster Development
Innovation

Innovation

Innovation Supercluster | Regional Innovation Systems | Venture Capital | Entrepreneurship | Start Ups
Education & Training

Education & Training

Workforce Development | Community Engagement | Research | Access and Equity | Collaboration
Environmental Stewardship

Environmental Stewardship

Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System | Royal Botanical Gardens | Randle Reef | Urban Forests | Low Impact Development
Economic Development

Economic Development

Bay Area Partnership | Intercity Cooperation | Regional Ties | Global Linkages | Cluster Development | Local Employment
Quality of Life

Quality of Life

Arts and Culture | Healthy Neighbourhoods | Trail Systems | Modern Amenities | Heritage Preservation

Featured Speakers

The Honourable Kathleen Wynne Ontario Premier

 

Dino Trevisani 
President and CEO, IBM Canada

Stephen Beatty
KPMG, Head, Global Infrastructure (Americas & India)

Our Speakers, Panelists and Moderators *

Hear from a diverse lineup of business and civic leaders helping to shape the future of the Bay Area in the context of the Greater Golden Horseshoe and beyond.

* As of May 25, 2016

  • Stephen Beatty, Partner, Advisory Services, KPMG Canada
  • Sheila Botting, National Leader Real Estate, Delotte
  • Scott Boutilier, Senior Policy Analyst, Ontario Chamber of Commerce
  • Denise Christopherson, CEO, YWCA Hamilton
  • Terry Cooke, President and CEO, Hamilton Community Foundation
  • Rick Craven, Ward 2 Councillor, City of Burlington
  • Lorna Day, Director, Project Planning, Metrolinx
  • Patrick Deane, President, McMaster University
  • Fred Eisenberger, Mayor, City of Hamilton
  • Shelley Falconer, President and CEO, Art Gallery of Hamilton
  • Chris Farias, VP Creative and Partner, Kitestring
  • Bill Fitzgerald, VP Operations, Hamilton Port Authority
  • Tyler Ferguson, Chair, Young Entrepreneurs and Professionals
  • Rick Goldring, Mayor, City of Burlington
  • Karen Grant, CEO, Angel One Investor Network
  • David Higgins, President, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
  • Keith Hoey, President, Burlington Chamber of Commerce
  • Partrick Horgan, VP Manufacturing and Operations, IBM Canada
  • Richard Joy, Executive Director, Urban Land Institute
  • Alyssa Lai, Chair, Hamilton HIVE
  • Martin Lensink, Principal in Charge, CEM Engineering
  • Keanin Loomis, President & CEO, Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
  • Gail Lord, Lord Cultural Resources
  • Suzanne Mammel, Executive Officer, Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association
  • Rob MacIsaac, CEO, Hamilton Health Sciences
  • Eleanor McMahon, MPP Burlington
  • Ryan McGreal, Editor, Raise the Hammer
  • Frank McKeown, CEO, Burlington Economic Development Ron McLester,
  • Ted McMeekin, Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • Jennifer Mossop, Principal, Mossop Media
  • Chris Murray, Chair, Municipal Prosperity Alliance & City Manager, City of Hamilton
  • Ron McKerlie, President, Mohawk College
  • Greig Mordue, Chair, ArcelorMittal Dofasco, McMaster University
  • George O’Neill, CEO, REALTORS Association of Hamilton-Burlington
  • Sevaun Palvetzian, CEO, CivicAction
  • Judi Partridge, Ward 15 Councillor, City of Hamilton
  • Helmut Pastrick, Chief Economist, Central Credit Union 1
  • Avvey Peters, ‎Vice President External Relations, Communitech
  • Lynn Robichaud, Sr. Sustainability Coordinator, City of Burlington
  • Mark Runciman, CEO, Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Robert Steven, President and CEO, Art Gallery of Burlington
  • Mary Lou Tanner, Director of Planning, City of Burlington
  • Chris Thompson, Director, Regional Engagement, Fund for our Economic Future
  • Judy Travis, Executive Director, Hamilton Workforce Planning
  • Dino Trevisani, President and CEO IBM Canada
  • Jason Thorne, General Manager, Hamilton Economic Development
  • Tony Valeri, VP Corporate Affairs, ArcelorMittal Dofasco
  • David Wolfe, Regional Innovation Systems, U of T
  • Kathleen Wynne, Premier, Province of Ontario

Agenda/Media

Read the Agenda

Bay Area Summit 2015 Discussion Paper

Media Release


Where is This Happening?

Royal Botanical Gardens

The Bay Area Economic summit will be hosted at the Royal Botanical Gardens, the largest botanical garden in Canada, a National Historic Site, and registered charitable organization with a mandate to bring together people, plants and nature.

 

Address

680 Plains Rd W
Burlington, ON L7T 4H4

Royal Botanical Gardens


Ready to Get Involved?

Reserve Your Spot at the Bay Area Economic Summit

The Bay Area Economic Summit is a co-presentation of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and Burlington Chamber of Commerce.