Speeches

Speeches

Many politicians and business leaders choose the Calgary Chamber as the preferred venue to deliver their important messages. To learn what previous speakers have had to say to Calgary’s business community, read one of their speeches.

Sandra Peterson - CEO of Bayer CropScience

June 1, 2012

Speaking on how vital the energy industry and agricultural sector are going to be to human development in the coming years. Peterson pointed to UN estimates that the world population will surpass nine billion by 2050, requiring innovations in crop production and seed development in order to double crop yields within the next 30 years to feed all of these people.

John Duncan - Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development

March 20, 2012

Speaking on a unique opportunity for an educated, skilled Aboriginal population to become full participants in a robust Canadian economy. Part of our Aboriginal-Business Connection Series.

Perrin Beatty - President and CEO - Canadian Chamber of Commerce

March 15, 2012

Speaking on ten issues that challenge the competitiveness of Canadian businesses, weaken Canada’s economy, and strengthen its rivals.

Shawn Atleo - National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations

March 1, 2012

Speaking on his vision of how we can and must work together to further economic opportunity based on the solid foundation of a renewed relationship. Part of our Aboriginal-Business Connection Series.

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