Join AEC at our Opening Breakfast compliments of MNP. Hear from John Rose, City of Edmonton Chief Economist, and Jamie Doyle, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Director of Economic Planning & Development, on economic developments in their municipalities. Plus get MNP's professional perspective on the competitiveness and future of Canadian oil & gas!
Expect to hear a ten-minute talk from each of our three speakers followed by a candid conversation between them - led by AEC Director, John McKenzie. There will also be an audience question and answer period.
This is a by invitation only event. An exhibitor-issued or sponsor-issued VIP Pass is required to attend. All invitees must RSVP to confirm their attendance/reserve their seat.
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 8:30am to 10am
Edmonton Expo Centre, Ballroom 106
Full breakfast included courtesy of MNP.
City of Edmonton, Chief Economist
John is a seasoned economist with over 30 years’ experience in economic analysis, forecasting and consulting to private and public sector organizations. Before joining the City of Edmonton in 2010 he was Director of Economics with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Toronto. Prior to this he held various positions with IHS Global Insight, Deloitte & Touche and Standard & Poor’s. John also served with the Canadian Foreign Service in Europe and Asia where he focused on trade development and investment promotion.
John appears regularly as an economic commentator on CBC radio and TV, Global TV, The Edmonton Journal and other various media outlets. He is a member of the Canadian Association for Business Economics and the Economics Society of Northern Alberta where he serves on the Board.
John holds a BA (Honours), Economics from the University of Waterloo and Masters, Economics from the University of Toronto.
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Director of Economic Planning & Development
Jamie was born and raised in Cape Breton, N.S. He moved to Fort McMurray in 2005 after completing his degree in Community Design/Urban Planning from Dalhousie University. Additionally, Jamie has a Graduate Certificate in Professional Project Management, a Certificate in SafeGrowth and CPTED (Crime Prevention through Environmental Design),a Diploma in Graphic Design, and he is currently completing a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) in Community Economic Development.
In addition to his full time work with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Jamie teaches part time at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension, Municipal Planning Management.
When Jamie is not helping to manage the city growth he enjoys playing golf and hockey. He also enjoys travelling to great cities, with great history and architecture.
Jeremy Rondeau, CPA, CA
MNP, VP O&G
Jeremy Rondeau, CPA, CA, is a Partner in MNP’s Swift Current office and the National Oilfield Services leader for MNP. For more than seven years, Jeremy has delivered a full range of accounting, assurance and taxation services to his clients, including oilfield service companies.
With a firm understanding of the market in which his clients operate and the unique challenges and opportunities faced by the oilfield sector, Jeremy draws on his keen industry insight and hands-on experience to help his clients overcome their business challenges and seize opportunities. His experience includes corporate and personal tax planning and preparation as well as strategic planning and corporate finance.
Jeremy excels at building strong relationships, actively listening to his clients and getting to know their business so that he is able to help them at any stage of their journey. He takes pride in providing the information and advice they need to make critical business decisions that will impact their operations positively, today and in the future.
Jeremy was designated a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2008 after receiving a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan. Active in his community, he has volunteered with the United Way of Saskatoon, the World Junior Hockey Tournament in Saskatoon and the Kinsmen Inner City Hockey League. Jeremy recently moved back to Swift Current with his family, where he formerly played junior hockey with the Swift Current Broncos. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Swift Current and a board member with the Swift Current Minor Hockey Association.