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Session videos & highlights from the 9th edition

2015 Highlights


Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Opening and Inaugural Plenary Session

Opening of the Toronto Global Forum - Pan American Edition

Chairman’s Greeting
Gil Rémillard, Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)

Welcoming Remarks
John Tory, Mayor of Toronto

Introduced by
Louis Audet, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cogeco and Cogeco Cable

Opening Address
Daniel Servitje, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Grupo Bimbo; and Co-Chair, Toronto Global Forum – Pan American Edition

Introduced by
Tasso Lagios, Managing Partner, Richter

A New Economic Era: Moving from Austerity to Prosperity

Chair
Benoit Daignault, President and Chief Executive Officer, Export Development Canada (EDC)

Moderator
Paul Waldie, Editor, Report on Business, The Globe and Mail

Introduction
Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, Canada

Speakers
Joseph L. Hooley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, State Street
Simon Cooper, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking, HSBC
Timothy C. Collins, Chief Executive Officer, Ripplewood Advisors
Irene Garrido, Chairwoman, Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO)

Forum 2

High-Growth Companies: Key to Improving Long-Term Competitiveness
In collaboration with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Moderator
Richard Bradley, Editor-in-Chief, Worth

Speakers
Samuel L. Duboc, Chairperson of the Board, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Cathy Lewis, Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, 3D Systems
Jared Davis, Chief Executive Officer, Precision Frac
Simon Chong, Managing Partner, Georgian Partners

Luncheon

Co-presented by Aecon and Cogeco Data Services

Chair
Louis Audet, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cogeco and Cogeco Cable

Introduction
Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario

Part 1 – Restoring Confidence

Speaker
Douglas M. Hodge, Chief Executive Officer, PIMCO

Interviewed by
Betty Liu, Editor-at-Large and Anchor, “In the Loop with Betty Liu,” Bloomberg Television

Part 2 – Focusing Capital on the Long-Term

Speaker
Mark Wiseman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)

Introduced by
John M. Beck, Executive Chairman, Aecon Group

Interviewed by
Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company; and Co-Chair, Toronto Global Forum – Pan American Edition

Afternoon Plenary Session

Innovation: Steering Disruption
In collaboration with Cummins Eastern Canada

Chair
Ben Parent, Executive Director, Power Generation Division and Nuclear Operations, Cummins Eastern Canada

Introduction
Philippe Couillard, Premier of Québec

Moderator
Hannah Kuchler, San Francisco Correspondent, Financial Times

Speakers
Gary Shapiro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
Steve Brown, Chief Futurist and Evangelist, Intel
Paul Warrenfelt, Managing Director, T-Systems North America

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Plenary Session

Infrastructure: Paving the Way Towards Economic Growth
Co-presented by PortsToronto and Nieuport Aviation Infrastructure Partners

Chair
Geoffrey A. Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, PortsToronto

Welcoming Remarks
Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, Canada

Moderator
Gregory J. Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, InstarAGF Asset Management; and Executive Chairman, Nieuport Aviation Infrastructure Partners

Speakers
Anton Affentranger, Chief Executive Officer, Implenia
Jesús Silva Fernández, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ineco
Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, E.L. Rothschild
Walter Dissinger, Chief Executive Officer, Votorantim Cimentos

Forum 3

Creating New Models for Infrastructure Financing

Moderator
David Collenette, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (North America); Vice-President, CILT International; and Former Minister of Transport, Canada

Speakers
Hans Schulz, Vice-President for the Private Sector and Non-Sovereign Guaranteed Operations, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Jesús Silva Fernández, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ineco
Marie-Ange Debon, Senior Executive Vice-President in Charge of the International Activity, Suez Environnement

Conclusion
Alvaro Baltodano, Minister – Presidential Delegate for Investment, and President of PRONicaragua, Nicaragua

Luncheon

Co-presented by GardaWorld and Siemens

Chair
Lisa Davis, Member of the Managing Board, Siemens AG

Welcoming Remarks
David Peterson, Chair, TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee

Part 1 – A Conversation with Shimon Peres

Speaker
Shimon Peres, Former President and Former Prime Minister of Israel

Introduced by
Michael Thompson, Councillor, City of Toronto

Interviewed by
David Shuster, Anchor, Al Jazeera America

Part 2 – The Future of Energy

Speaker
Marvin Odum, Upstream Americas Director, Royal Dutch Shell

Interviewed by
Matthew Winkler, Founder, Bloomberg News, and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Bloomberg LP

Conclusion and Acknowledgements
Christopher W. Jamroz, President and Chief Operating Officer, GardaWorld Cash Services

Afternoon Plenary Session

Energy Outlook: Responding to a New World Energy Map
In collaboration with ENGIE Energy North America

Moderator
Elena Cherney, Canada Bureau Chief and Global Resources Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Speakers
Lisa Davis, Member of the Managing Board, Siemens AG
John D. Negroponte, 15th U.S. Deputy Secretary of State; Chairman, Council of the Americas; and Vice-Chairman, McLarty Associates
Denis Simonneau, Executive Committee Member, Director of European and International Relations, ENGIE

Conclusion
Perrin Beatty, President and Chief Executive Officer, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Friday, July 10, 2015

Opening Plenary Session

International Trade: Platform for a New Global Prosperity

Welcoming Remarks
Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Canada

Opening Address
Germán Vargas Lleras, Vice-President, Republic of Colombia

Moderator
Andrés Rozental, President, Rozental & Asociados; Eminent Ambassador of Mexico; and Founding President, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations

Introduction
Thomas J. Donohue, President and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Speakers
Arnold W. Donald, President and Chief Executive Officer, Carnival Corporation & plc
William C. Danvers, Deputy Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Warren Jestin, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Scotiabank

Forum 1

Building an Agenda for Competitiveness in a Connected World
In collaboration with Export Development Canada (EDC)

Moderator
Sophie L’Hélias, Co-Founder, International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN); and Founder, LeaderXXchange

Speakers
Bill Johnson, Secretary of Commerce, State of Florida; and President and Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Florida
Francisco J. Sánchez, Chairman, CNS Global Advisors; and Former Under Secretary of International Trade, U .S. Department of Commerce
Mairead Lavery, Senior Vice-President, Business Development, Export Development Canada (EDC)
Pierre Cléroux, Vice-President, Research and Chief Economist, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Carol A. Melton, Executive Vice-President, Global Public Policy, Time Warner

Closing Luncheon

A New Era of Manufacturing
Co-presented by the City of Toronto Speaker Series and BNP Paribas

Part I

Chair
John Tory, Mayor of Toronto

Introduction
David Johnston, Governor General of Canada

Interviewed by
Janet De Silva, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Region Board of Trade

Part II

Speakers
Sergio Marchionne, Chief Executive Officer, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Donald J. Walker, Chief Executive Officer, Magna International

Interviewed by
Perrin Beatty, President and Chief Executive Officer, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

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