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CMW keynote speakers to focus on challenges and opportunities for innovation, productivity, and growth

Toronto, ON -- A trio of internationally recognized experts will deliver a series of keynote addresses at Canadian ...


Industry

August 15, 2006
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Toronto, ON — A trio of internationally recognized experts will deliver a series of keynote addresses at Canadian Manufacturing Week/Weld Expo at the International Centre in Toronto on Sept. 26-28, 2006. All keynotes begin at 8:30 AM each day and are free to all registered attendees.

On Tuesday, Sept. 26, Craig Alexander, vice-president and deputy chief economist at TD Bank Financial Group, will provide insight on “Economic Expectations for Manufacturing in Canada,” highlighting trends in global, national, and political factors affecting manufacturers in the next few years.

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, Colin Wu, president of China Business Sources, will clarify “What’s Behind Chinese Competitiveness,” reflecting on his first-hand experience with both Canadian and Chinese manufacturers and how Canadian manufacturers can gain and maintain their competitive advantages.

A Special Keynote has been added on Thursday, Sept. 28. Dr. Jayson Myers, senior vice president and chief economist of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), will discuss the current challenges facing the industry — the impact of the dollar and escalating business costs, what manufacturers are doing in response to those challenges, and the trends reshaping the future of manufacturing in Canada and around the world — in his talk on “Current Challenges and the Future of Canadian Manufacturing”.

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Visit www.cmwshow.ca for more details.