Conference of Montreal - June 13-16 2016

"I think this conference is extremely important in gathering Canadian business leaders together, but also leaders from around the world. I found it very impressive how global it is."

-Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company

"This conference is very unique in the sense that the meetings are not dispersed, but very concentrated, focused, on the few important issues of the year"

-Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor, Bank of Japan

"Montreal is becoming a yearly indispensable. We meet here to discuss the most pressing economic, social, environmental issues of the day. The decision makers come here."

-Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

"Go into any session and learn a lot. I find with all my years of experience that when I come here, I meet the best people and I always take back good knowledge and wisdom, which we all need in the world"

-Shaukat Aziz, Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

"What really amazes me is the quality of people that have come from around the world to address these things and it's in an environment which really encourages dialogue"

-Christopher Viehbacher, Chief Executive Officer, Sanofi

"I regard this really as one of the class acts anywhere in the world. It's terrific both in its substance, its quality and the diversity of people it gets and it's very well organised."

-Strobe Talbott, President, Brookings Institution

Shaping a New Era of Prosperity

Shaping a New Era of Prosperity

The Conference of Montreal is committed to heightening knowledge and awareness of the major issues concerning economic globalization, with a particular emphasis on the relations between the Americas and other continents.

Site and Lodging

More information about the Hotel Bonaventure Montreal and surrounding attractions in Montreal


Registration includes participation in plenary sessions, forums, luncheons, breaks and receptions as well as documentation.

Executive Club

Networking opportunities and privileged access to speakers from Canada and around the world.

Photo Gallery

Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group; and Editor-at-Large, TIME Magazine
Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group; and Editor-at-Large, TIME Magazine
Suma Chakrabarti, President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Denis Coderre, Mayor, City of Montréal
Philippe Couillard, Premier of Québec
Jeffrey R. Immelt (GE) being interviewed by Ed Crooks (Financial Times)
Michaëlle Jean, Secretary General, International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF)
Christian Noyer, Governor, Bank of France; and Chairman, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
A New Threat to Public Finances: Are Healthcare Costs Shaking the Pillars of Pension Systems?
Gil Rémillard, Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)
Ségolène Royal, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, France