2011 Speakers

2011 Speakers

Conference of Montreal
Speakers 
Yousef Al Ebraheem
Economic Advisor, The Amiri Diwan in the capacity of Minister (Kuwait)
Shaukat Aziz
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan (2004-2007)
Monique Barbut
Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer, Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Michel Barnier
Chief Brexit Negotiator, European Commission
Alexandre Barro Chambrier
Minister of Mining, Oil and Hydrocarbons (Gabon)
Raymond Baxter
Senior Vice President, Community Benefit, Research and Health Policy, Kaiser Permanente, and President, Kaiser Permanente International
Président et chef de la direction, Innovation America
President and Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Québec
Irina Bokova
Director-General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Interviewer, Author, and Media Entrepreneur
Louis Burns
Chief Executive Officer, Care Innovations
Associate Director, Financial Advisory Services, Deloitte & Touche
Howard Charney
Senior Vice President, Cisco Systems
Partner and Strategic Advisor, Fasken Martineau, Former Ambassador of Canada to France and the United States, and Emissary of the Québec Government for discussions regarding railway corridors with the United States
Roger Cohen
Columnist, The New York Times
Arjun Divecha
Chairman of the Board, GMO
President and Chief Executive Officer, ProSep
Senior Executive Vice President, Barrick Gold
Richard Fenning Chief Executive Officer, Control Risks @Control_Risks
Chief Executive Officer, Control Risks
Jim Flaherty P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance (Canada) @FinancesCanada
P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance (Canada)
Pierre Gadonneix
Chairman World Energy Council, and Honorary Chairman, Électricité de France (EDF)
Chief Operating Officer, Industries Lassonde
Luc Gnacadja Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification   ‏ @UNCCD
Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Chief Executive Officer, Office français de l’immigration et de l’intégration (OFII) (France)
Angel Gurría
Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Michael Heise
Chief Economist and Head of Corporate Development, Allianz SE
Robert Hormats
Under Secretary, Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, Department of State (United States)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Milken Institute
Jean Koulidiati
Minister of the Environment and Sustainable Development (Burkina Faso)
Haruhiko Kuroda
Governor, Bank of Japan
Amanda Lang
Anchor, Bloomberg TV Canada
Director of the IBM Factory in Bromont
Philippe Maystadt
President, European Investment Bank (EIB)
Managing Director, International Division, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)
Carlos Diego Mesa Gisbert
Former President of Bolivia (2003-2005) and President, Fundación Comunidad
Gérard Mestrallet
Chairman of the Board, ENGIE
Professor of Management Studies (Strategy and Organization) and Faculty Director of the International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University
Thomas Mirow
President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Pervez Musharraf
Former President of Pakistan (2001-2008)
Simon Olivier
General Manager, Canada & North East USA, GE Energy
Simon Ogus
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, DSG Asia
Matt Rogers
Director, McKinsey & Company
Charlie Rose
Host, The Charlie Rose Show (PBS) (United States)
Andrew Schiermeier
Chief Executive Officer, Medicine in Need
Governor of the State of Florida
Jonathan Spector
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Conference Board (United States)
Strobe Talbott
President, The Brookings Institution
Nobuo Tanaka
Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)
Global Human Capital Consulting Leader, and Chief Talent Officer, Deloitte
Christopher Viehbacher, Chief Executive Officer, Sanofi
Chief Executive Officer, Sanofi
Tooryalai Wesa
Governor, Province of Kandahar (Afghanistan)

Photo Gallery

Akinwumi A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group (ADB); and Co-Chair, 22nd edition of the Conference of Montreal
Irina Bokova, Director-General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); and Co-Chair, 22nd edition of the Conference of Montreal
Glenn Hutchins, Chairman, North Island; Co-Founder, Silver Lake; and Co-Chair, 22nd edition of the Conference of Montreal
Networking receptions are a great place to take advantage of business opportunities
Philippe Couillard, Premier of Québec
Denis Coderre, Mayor, City of Montréal
Joanne Liu, International President, Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
David M. Cote, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Honeywell, and Jean Lemierre, Group Chairman, BNP Paribas
Interview with Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of the Board, ENGIE, and Éric Martel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hydro-Québec
Paul Desmarais, Jr., Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada (PCC); and Chair, Board of Governors, Conference of Montreal
Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canada
Gil Rémillard, Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)
Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Inaugural Session: Shaping a New Era of Prosperity (Monday, June 13)
Annette Winkler, Chief Executive Officer, Smart Automobiles, and Vice-President, Daimler
Plenary Session: Building Tomorrow’s Infrastructure (Tuesday, June 14)
Plenary Session: Facing a New Global Energy Reality (Tuesday, June 14)
Abdoul Aziz Tall, Minister to the President of the Republic of Senegal, in charge of the Suivi du Plan Sénégal Émergent