An examination of the exceptional economic challenges facing us today and beyond: Three Perspectives – Fiscal and Monetary, Macroeconomic and Regulatory, Global Investor.

Three senior executives from the Canadian financial services and pension sectors will present their outlook on the Canadian economy in the context of the current pandemic and global environment.

Moderated by: Sonia Baxendale, President and CEO, Global Risk Institute



Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Ambassador Samantha Power will deliver a keynote address on the state of the China / U.S. relationship and the implications for Canada.




With just a few weeks to go until the U.S. presidential election, this session will explore the impact of various outcomes. Two veteran political operatives will offer insights on U.S. politics and on Canada / U.S. relationship.



Moderated by: Sonia Baxendale, President and CEO, Global Risk Institute



Moderated by: Sonia Baxendale, President and CEO, Global Risk Institute



A panel of leaders bring the global challenge home to Canada and talk about the risks and opportunities for the financial sector at a strategic level and will discuss the case for reducing climate risk and harnessing opportunity in the drive for economic recovery.



The global pandemic has challenged the way we work and has tested the way we lead. Recent social reforms have highlighted the growing disparity in the diversity of our workforce.

In this segment, three dynamic speakers will discuss the pressing concerns of the day and how executive leadership styles will need to adapt for a post-crisis world where we emerge to a new normal.