2018 Economic Update

January 23, 2018 11:30 AM to 1:30 PMFairmont Palliser, Calgary, Alberta
Area of Interest: Pensions, Benefits, Investments, Networking Format: In Person

Please join us for lunch on Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 – 9 Ave. SW Calgary.

As the Chief Economist for the Government of Alberta, Catherine will present key themes and risks affecting the global economy, as well as, Alberta’s economic performance and outlook. 

Event: ‘Event Full’
Cancellation Policy

 This session will be presented by:

Catherine Rothrock    
Chief Economist, Government of Alberta 

Catherine Rothrock is the Chief Economist for the Government of Alberta. Her team analyzes economic trends and develops forecasts to support budget and fiscal planning for the government. 

Catherine started her career in the energy sector as an analyst in Calgary for Enron, UBS Warburg Energy, and Purvin & Gertz, an oil and gas consulting firm. She brought her experience to Alberta Energy in 2008, where she studied oil markets and developed the oil price forecast. 

In 2011, Catherine joined Alberta Treasury Board and Finance as a manager in the Economics, Demography, and Public Finance branch before serving as the Deputy Chief Economist. Catherine also has a keen interest in development which took her to Mozambique for three years, where she worked with local NGOs and learned to speak Portuguese. 

Catherine holds a Master's degree in economics from the University of Guelph.

In recognition of the continued support of our members, we will be showing our appreciation by drawing for a $50 gift card.  All members in attendance at program luncheons will be entered in the draw.


 This event will interest you if you would like to learn more about the global, national and provincial economies and discuss important issues with a network of benefits and pension professionals



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Tuesday January 23, 2018       
11:30 am to Noon - Registration and Buffet Lunch                       
Noon to 1:30 pm - Presentation and Questions         



Fairmont Palliser Hotel                       
133 9th Avenue SW                       
Alberta Room








Registration Fee

CPBI Members: $ 69                        
Future Members: $ 129                        
Table of 8: $ 699                     
GST #106865330 RT0007



Krista Esau                       
Phone: (587) 435-2724