sessions include Food Entrepreneurs sharing their vision, Food Industry Experts identifying opportunities, The Future of Finfish Aquaculture, Food Systems Tech & Innovation;
If you are interested in Climate Solutions…
sessions include Our Forests, Our Climate, Low-Carbon Entrepreneurs, Climate Solutions Tech & Innovation;
sessions include Mental Health & Addictions, Communities Creating Health Care, Health Care Technologies;
In all, the Summit includes eight ‘meet and greet’ opportunities with organizations such as PacifiCan, Export Development Canada, Pacific Seaweed Industry Association, delegation of trade partners from Mexico, Island Coastal Economic Trust; four keynote presentations featuring Stuart Bergman of EDC, Dr. Darrell Bricker of IPSOS Public Affairs, Susan Mowbray of MNP presenting VIEA’s 8th annual Economic Report; and twenty topical sessions on Housing Affordability, Labour Shortage, Wood Industries, Recreational Manufacturing, etc..
Gain an invaluable peek into the future from demographic trends speaker Darrell Bricker at the 16th Annual ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit, October 26 and 27.
As the CEO of the public opinion research firm IPSOS Public Affairs, Darrell has his finger on the pulse of Canada. He co-authored Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline, a cautionary tale about looming worldwide demographic shifts and the impact they will have on our economy, social programs and government.
His virtual presentation will demonstrate how organizations will be dramatically affected by changes to the consumer and labour markets.
Darrell is more than a numbers guy. An engaging and relaxed business speaker, he analyzes complex data and shares his powerful insights to forecast upcoming demographic trends.
With more than 20 years of experience in the public opinion sector, he has gathered and analyzed the views and data of Canadians from coast to coast. As the CEO of IPSOS Public Affairs, Darrell provides strategic advice to clients within the public, corporate and not-for-profit sectors. Previously, Darrell worked within the Prime Minister’s Office as the director of public opinion research. Darrell has co-authored several bestselling books on public opinion