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Minister Gary Goodyear To Open Durham Economic Prosperity Conference – November 9, 2012

Minister Goodyear The Hon. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) and for Science and Technology will open the 4th Bi-Annual Durham Economic Prosperity Conference on Friday November 9th at the Ajax Convention Centre. Once again, there is an incredible line up of speakers and this is your opportunity to hear from these individuals on how to sharpen Durham’s Competitive Edge. Over 100 leaders, including CEOs from the most influential companies in the Region, government leaders, university and college presidents, forward thinking entrepreneurs and labour leaders will be in attendance.


The one half day “think tank” Conference will feature keynote speakers, forums and interactive panel discussions. Confirmed speakers to date are Hon. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology and Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev), Hon. Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development and Innovation, Jianwei Yu, Consul (Commercial) Consulate General of the P.R. China in Toronto; Jeffrey R. Izzo, Chief of Political and Economic Section Consulate General U.S. Department of State; George A. Ross, Deputy Minister Northern Development & Mines; Dr. Ron Oberth, President, Organization of CANDU Industries (OCI); Carlos Gomes, Economics, Scotia Capital; Matt Wilson, V.P. Policy, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME); Kathy Weiss, Region of Durham Economic Development & Tourism and Dave Hare, Past-Chair, 2010 DEPC Committee.


Participation in the Durham Economic Prosperity Conference is offered exclusively to senior-level leaders by invitation only. If you would like to be on the invitation list, or for more information on sponsorship, contact Bob Malcolmson at the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce at (905) 728-1683 or email info@durhamprosperity.org. Please include your name, company name and contact information.


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