2016/2017 Speakers Series Registration

Register for 2016/2017 Speakers Series

(Individual Ticket Purchase)


Dinner Dates and Speakers:

  • Oct 25, 2016 – Kim McConnell: Founder of AdFarm, one of the largest agricultural marketing communications firms in North America, will discuss opportunities and challenges in the agri-food industry.
  • Nov 15, 2016 – Sarah O. Ladislaw: Director and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, DC) will diacuss how corporations, state-owned enterprises, sovereign governments and stakeholders are reevaluating the economic and political risk exposure in their portfolios and their approach to managing resource development.
  • Jan 24, 2017 – John Weekes: Senior Business Advisor, Business & Government International Trade Issue and Policy Advisor at Bennett Jones (Ottawa) will discuss "Canadian Trade Interests and the New American Administration.”
  • Feb 21, 2017 – John Millar: President, Digital Boundary Group (London, ON) will provide an overview on the current state of cyber security, sector by sector, and mitigation strategies.

Each speaker will provide a personal view on the opportunities and challenges corporations and governments are facing.



  • Corporate tables of 10 for the series have been reduced 10% and are - $13,500. If a company wishes to be an evening sponsor this can be arranged.
  • Individual tickets for the four-part series are $1,350.
  • A tax deductible charitable receipt for the donation portion of the ticket price will be issued.
  • If you are unable to attend certain events, we will offer your donated ticket to graduate students at UofC

For further information or to register, please contact Carri Daye at 403-231-7605, email cdaye@cgai.ca or register on line at www.cgai.ca.    


Time and Place (all dinners):

5:30 PM Reception / 6:30 PM Dinner
Calgary Golf & Country Club
1 block west of Elbow Drive off 50th Avenue SW
Dress is business attire 


Individual ticket admission for series: $1350 per ticket
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