2015 Videos

2015 Videos

Session videos from the 21st Conference of Montreal

Highlights

Monday, June 8

Opening of the 21st Conference of Montreal

Welcoming Remarks
Denis Coderre, Mayor, City of Montréal

Presented By
Gil Rémillard, Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)

Building a Balanced Economy

Chair
Louis Morisset, President and Chief Executive Officer, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)

Moderator
John Manley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE); and Chair of the Board, CIBC

Opening Address
Ségolène Royal, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, France

Introduction
Suma Chakrabarti, President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group; and Editor-at-Large, TIME Magazine

Speakers
Christian Noyer, Governor, Bank of France; and Chairman, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Glenn Hutchins, Co-Founder, Silver Lake
Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, Oxfam International

Forum 1

New Governance Principles: Strengthening Transparency and Balance Between Stakeholders

Moderator
Gilles Leclerc, Superintendent, Securities Markets, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)

Speakers
Shaukat Aziz, Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Charles Sirois, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Telesystem; and Fouding President, QG100 Network
Adrian Blundell-Wignall, Director, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs; and Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Financial Markets, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Opening Luncheon

Part 1 – The Economic Francophonie

Introduction
Philippe Couillard, Premier of Québec

Introduced by
Gil Rémillard, Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)

Speaker
Michaëlle Jean, Secretary General, International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF)

Part 2 – Towards a New Manufacturing Era

Speaker
Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, GE

Interviewed by
Ed Crooks, U.S. Industry and Energy Editor, Financial Times

Conclusion
Ségolène Royal, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, France

Acknowledgements
Paul Desmarais Jr., Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada (PCC); and Chair, Board of Governors, Conference of Montreal

Plenary Session

A New Threat to Public Finances: Are Healthcare Costs Shaking the Pillars of Pension Systems?

Chair
Hélène Desmarais, 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, Consultative and Strategic Orientation Board, Conference of Montreal

Moderator
Diane Brady, Speaker, Author and Media Entrepreneur

Introduction
Tim Welsh, Director, McKinsey & Company

Speakers
Michael B. Decter, President and Chief Executive Officer, LDIC
J. Mark Iwry, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury, and Deputy Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy) for Retirement and Health Policy, U.S. Treasury Department
Mark Pearson, Deputy-Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Conclusion
Jack Mintz, Director and Palmer Chair in Public Policy, The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary

Tuesday, June 9

Plenary Session

Closing the Infrastructure Gap

Chair
Pierre Gabriel Côté, President and Chief Executive Officer, Investissement Québec (IQ)

Moderator
Robert Palter, Director, Infrastructure, McKinsey & Company

Conférenciers
Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, State Bank of India
Arsenio M. Balisacan, Minister for Socio-Economic Planning, Philippines; and Director General, National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)
Javier Pérez Fortea, Chief Executive Officer, Globalvia
Fadi Selwan, Executive Vice-President and Development Director, VINCI Concessions; and Chairman, VINCI Highways
Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director, United Nations Principles for Responsible Investments (UNPRI)

Conclusion
Randy Pettipas, President and Chief Executive Officer, Global Public Affairs

Forum 1

The Economic Francophonie: A Goal of Balanced Globalization

Animateur
Étienne Alingué, Director, Economic Francophonie, International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF)

Introduction
Christine St-Pierre, Minister, Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie du Québec (MRIF)

Conférenciers
Yacoubou Bio Sawe, Chief of Staff of the President of the West African Development Bank (BOAD)
Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Africa
Mohamed Chafiki, Director, Department of Economic Studies and Financial Forecast, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Morocco
Dev Chamroo, Senior Consultant, CITC-Investment and Trade Consultants
Benedict Belibi, Chief Executive Officer, Douala Stock Exchange; and Secretary General, Fédération des Associations professionnelles des Établissements de crédit de la CEMAC (FAPECAC)
Anne Gaboury, President and Chief Executive Officer, Développement international Desjardins (DID)

Luncheon

A New Age for the Energy Sector

Chair
Russell K. Girling, President and Chief Executive Officer, TransCanada

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

Part 1

Speaker
Patrick Pouyanné, President of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer, Total; and Co-Chair of the 21st edition of the Conference of Montreal

Thanked by
Robert Card, President and Chief Executive Officer, SNC-Lavalin

Part 2

Speakers
Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ENGIE
Emma Marcegaglia, Chairman of the Board, Eni
John B. Hess, Chief Executive Officer, Hess Corporation

Remerciés par
Christopher W. Jamroz, President and Chief Operating Officer, GardaWorld Cash Services

Plenary Session

Redrawing the Global Energy Map

Chair
Marie-José Nadeau, Chair, World Energy Council (WEC)

Moderator
Tim McMillan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP)

Introduction
Peter Taptuna, Premier of Nunavut

Conférenciers
Josu Jon Imaz, Chief Executive Officer, Repsol
Gregory H. Boyce, Executive Chairman, Peabody Energy
Russell K. Girling, President and Chief Executive Officer, TransCanada
Katherine Richard, Chief Executive Officer, Warwick Energy Group

Conclusion
Kent Kaufield, Managing Partner for Calgary Energy, EY

Wednesday, June 10

Opening Address and Plenary Session

Opening Address
Claude Mongeau, President and Chief Executive Officer, CN

Presented by
Pierre Lortie, Senior Business Advisor, Dentons Canada

Rethinking the Value Chain in a Globalized Economy

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

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

Speakers
Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of the Republic of Iceland
Avi Reichental, President and Chief Executive Officer, 3D Systems
Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Madhu Kannan, Group Head, Business Development and Public Affairs, and Member of the Group Executive Council (GEC), Tata Sons
Perrin Beatty, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Forum 4

Epidemics: Mitigating the Economic and Social Impact

Moderator
Simon Kennedy, Deputy Minister of Health, Canada

Speakers
Mark Lievonen, President, Sanofi Pasteur
Gregory W. Taylor, Chief Public Health Officer, Public Health Agency of Canada
Amadou Sy, Director, Africa Growth Initiative, Brookings Institution

Closing Luncheon

Chair and Moderator
Michael Fortier, Vice-Chairman, RBC Capital Markets

Toronto Global Forum – Pan American Edition Announcement

Nicholas Rémillard, President and Chief Executive Officer, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)

Part 1 – Innovating for Growth

Speaker
David M. Cote, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Honeywell; and Co-Chair of the 21st edition of the Conference of Montreal

Thanked by
Alan Shepard, President and Vice-Chancellor, Concordia University

Part 2 – The Future of the Workplace

Speaker
Peter T. Grauer, Chairman, Bloomberg LP

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

Plenary Session

Health and Innovation: The Challenge of Accessibility

Chair
Guillaume Leroy, Vice-President, Dengue Vaccine Head, Sanofi Pasteur

Moderator
Michael Klowden, President and Chief Executive Officer, Milken Institute

Introduction
Bertrand Badré, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, World Bank Group

Speakers
Christopher Egerton-Warburton, Fund Manager, Global Health Investment Fund; and Founder and Partner, Lion’s Head Global Partners
Diego Molano, Minister of Information Technology and Communications, Colombia

CLOSING OF THE 21st CONFERENCE OF MONTREAL

Speakers
Hélène Desmarais, Chairman of the Board of Directors, HEC Montréal; Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal (CEIM); and Chair of the Advisory Board and Strategic Orientation Board, Conference of Montreal
Nicholas Rémillard, President and Chief Executive Officer, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)

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
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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