2013 Speakers

2013 Speakers

Confirmed speakers
Speakers 
Global Head, Oil and Gas, and Co-Head, Global Energy, Credit Suisse
Associate Professor, School of Actuaries, Université Laval
President and Chief Executive Officer, Uranium Energy Corp
President and Chief Executive Officer, Autorité des marchés financiers du Québec (AMF)
Vice President, Republic of Iraq
Foreign Affairs Chief Adviser, National Water Agency of Brazil, and Former General Secretary, Guarani Project TBC
Chief Economist, General Electric Co.
Mayor, City of Montreal (Canada)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cogeco
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan (2004-2007), and Former Executive Vice President, Citibank
Director of Sustainable Development, Office Chérifien des Phosphates (O.C.P.)
Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Director of Financial Education, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, AECON
President and Chief Executive Officer, Silicon Valley Bank
Acting Director General, Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité (CQCM)
Chairman, Farmland Partners
Executive Secretary, The Federation of Mining Cooperatives in Rwanda
Director, Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center
Founder and Board Member, Innocentive
Executive Vice-President, Public Affairs, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Director of Scientific Programs, Ouranos
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MB Global Partners
Senior Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
Rector, University of Montréal
President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Former Director, General Direction on North American Trade Policy, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Associate Professor, Department of Management, Faculty of Business Administration, Université Laval
Director of Mines and Geology, Ministry of Mining, Industry and, Small and Medium Enterprises, Senegal
Chair, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, North America (CILTNA); and Former Minister of Transport, Canada
President, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP)
Economic Advisor to the Secretary General of the Francophonie (OIF)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Schneider Electric Americas
Economist, Social Policy Division, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCDE)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Export Development Canada (EDC)
Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank
President and Chief Executive Officer, Investissement Québec
Governor, Bank of Portugal
Holder, Chaire Raoul-Dandurand
Minister of Immigration and Cultural Communities and Minister responsible for the Charter of the French language, Quebec
Chief Financial Officer, Suncor
Chair of the Board of Directors, HEC Montréal, Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal (CEIM) and President of the Consultative and Strategic Orientation Board, Conference of Montreal
Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada
President and Chief Executive Officer, Bloomberg L. P.
Managing Director and Global Head, Environmental Finance and Sustainability, Citigroup
Vice-Principal (Health Affairs), and Dean, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Chief Executive Officer, Antwerp World Diamond Center (AWDC)
Minister of International Cooperation, Canada
Director, Urban Innovation, CISCO
Project Coordinator, Caribbean Region Fund for Wastewater Management Project (GEF CReW), Global Environmental Facility
Vice Chairman, RBC Capital Markets
Secretary General, World Energy Council (WEC)
President, Farmland Partners
Executive Vice-President, Farmland Partners
Director of International Development, Suez Environnement
President, Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA)
Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and Co-Chair, 20th edition of the Conference of Montreal
President and Chief Executive Officer, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Chairman of the Board, Finance Montréal
Minister of Mines and Industry (Gabon)
Secretary General, Organization of American States (OAS)
Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson, Global Environmental Facility (GEF)
Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and La Francophonie, in charge of NEPAD and Regional Integration, Gabon
Professor and Director, Research Valorization, Knowledge Transfer and Executive Education, HEC Montréal
United States Ambassador to Canada
Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Scotiabank
Director, PortMiami
Vice President, Government Affairs, Campbell Soup Company
Vice-President, The Brookings Institution, and Founding Director, Metropolitan Policy Program
Chief Executive Officer, SIX Swiss Exchange
Canadian Ambassador to Brazil
President, The World Bank
Chief Executive Officer, Milken Institute
Governor, Central Bank of West African States
Executive Secretary, Conseil de l’Entente
Senior Vice-President ,Global Human Resources, CGI
Chief Executive Officer, sunsuper (Australia)
Division Chief, Energy and Climate Change, Department of Sustainable Development, Organization of American States (OAS)
Board Member and Former President and Chief Executive, The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
Chairman of the Board, Member of the Corporate Governance and Human Resources Committee, Colabor
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Global Environment Facility (GEF)
President, Concerto Health Group
Founder and Executive Vice-Chair, SEMAFO Inc.; President and Chief Executive Officer, SMF Energy Inc.; and Chair of the Board, Fondation SEMAFO
Professor Emeritus, Department of Demography, Université de Montréal
Senior Advisor to the Chairman, BNP Paribas
Chief Executive Officer, International Financial Centre of Montréal and Finance Montréal
Journalist, Radio-Canada
Vice President, Public Affairs and Government Relations, Transport Robert
Governor, Bank of Spain
Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade, Minister responsible for the Montréal region, and President, Ministerial Committee of the Metropolitan Region, Québec
Ambassador of Colombia to Canada
Founding Partner, The Genii Group; Chairman, Genii Capital; and Founding Managing Partner, Mangrove Capital Partners
Denit Trust Distinguished Scholar in Economics and Accountancy, The George Washington University School of Business
Senior Manager, Business Development and Investments, Univalor
President and CEO, Canadian Council of Chief Executives
Special Advisor to the Secretary General, Conseil de l’Entente
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, TOTAL
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Thales Canada Inc.
Premier of the province of Québec
Chief Technical Advisor, GloBallast Partnerships
Director & General Manager, TEPCO Washington Office
Vice President, Innovation and Health Care Solutions, Sanofi United States
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, GDF SUEZ; and Co-Chair, 20th edition of the Conference of Montreal
Professor, Department of Economics, École des sciences de la gestion, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Senior Advisor, Border Action Plan Implementation, Privy Council Office
President and Chief Executive Officer, Vice President of Public Policies, CIRANO
Executive Vice-President, Depositors, Strategy and Chief Operations Officer, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
President, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company
Superintendent, Securities Market, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)
President, Fédération des entreprises du Congo (FEC), and President, Board of Directors, Générale des carrières et des mines (Gécamines)
Managing Director, Head of Defined Contribution, Putnam Investments
Chair, World Energy Council (WEC), and Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Secretary General, Hydro-Québec
President, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Chief of Staff, Office of the Chairperson, African Union
Former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Minister of Natural Resources, Canada
President and Chief Executive Officer, Power Financial Corporation
Special Advisor to the President, African Development Bank (ADB)
Director of Small-Scale Mining and Quarries, Ministry of Mines and Development, Niger
Advisor, Swedish Social Insurance Agency; Professor, Department of Economics, University of Uppsala
Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Professor, Faculty of Law, Université Laval
Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Deparment of State
Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Brazil
Professor & Blasingame Chair of Excellence, Director, Agricultural Policy and Analysis Center ,The University of Tennessee
Mayor, City of Atlanta (United States)
Minister of Mines and Energy, Colombia
Head of Division, Sustainable Energy and Transport, Agence française de développement
Partner, Lawyer, Trade-mark Agent, Norton Rose
Vice Chairman of Regulatory Affairs, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Former Mexican Ambassador to the United States (2007-2013)
Secretary of Municipal Planning and Administration, City of Curitiba (Brazil)
Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Chairman, Dominion Bond Rating Services (DBRS)
Chief Executive, National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF)
Professor, Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick
President and Chief Executive Officer, Primary Metal, Rio Tinto Alcan
President, Fédération française des sociétés d’assurances (FFSA) (France)
Deputy Head of the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Chairman of the Coordination Council, Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists Association
President, The Brookings Institution (United States)
Director, McKinsey & Company
Honorary Governor, Bank of France, Former President, European Central Bank, Chairman, Group of Thirty, and Chairman of European Group of the Trilateral Commission
Executive Director, International Energy Agency
President and Chief Executive Officer, Barco
Chief Executive Officer, Sanofi
Chairman, Barclays
President and CEO, Toronto Port Authority
President and CEO, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Deputy Director General, Shanghai Municipal Development and Reform Commission

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