Additional Keynote Speaker Announcement – 150 Years of Canadian Business History Conference

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce an additional Keynote Speaker for its upcoming conference on 150 Years of Canadian Business History.

Professor David A. Wilson, General Editor, Dictionary of Canadian Biography, will give the keynote talk at the closing Plenary Session on Tuesday September 12th, 2017 at 5:15 pm.

A distinguished historian located at the Department of History, University of Toronto, Professor Wilson has a background in modern North Atlantic history with a specialization in Modern Irish History and the Irish in North America. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his research and publications.

Professor Wilson joins the other Keynote Speakers for the conference:
Mr. Robert McIntosh, Director General - Library & Archives Canada
Mr. Jim Leech, Former CEO - Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
Mr. Perrin Beatty, President & CEO - Canadian Chamber of Commerce

The Conference is national 2-day event which will highlight 150 Years of Canadian Business, presented in conjunction with Canada’s Sesquicentennial birthday celebrations.  The conference is multi-disciplinary and open to participation by academics, business leaders, professional archivists and the public.  To see the complete agenda, list of speakers, and to register for the conference, CLICK HERE.

 

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