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I am pleased to be a convener for the Canadian Business History Association’s upcoming annual conference 150 Years of Canadian Business History.

The conference is being held at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto on September 11th and 12th, 2017.

Sponsored by Power Corporation of Canada and Great-West Lifeco, the conference is presented in conjunction with Canada’s Sesquicentennial birthday celebrations.  It is multi-disciplinary and open to participation by academics, business leaders, professional archivists and the public.  The conference will present a range of session topics on business sectors that have played an important role in shaping the Canadian economy since Confederation.  Keynote dinner and luncheon speakers will be presented by high-profile experts and will address broad issues on several topics.  I will be editing a book of selected presentations to be published by University of Toronto Press.

Keynote speakers include:

Mr. Robert McIntosh, Director-General, Library & Archives Canada
The Role of the Archives in Canada’s Business History
Keynote Lunch: September 11th

Mr Jim Leech, Former Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
Pension Plans and Canadian Business – Past, Present and Future
Keynote Dinner: September 11th

Mr. Perrin Beatty, President & CEO, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Commerce in Canada’s Business History
Keynote Lunch: September 12th

FOR MORE INFORMATION, AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE, PLEASE CLICK HERE.