Minister Counsellor, Economic Affairs
Embassy of France in CanadaView Speaker Bio
Frédéric Kaplan has graduated in engineering / naval technology. He carried out a first career at the French Ministry of Defence, specializing in international affairs. He worked with several Gulf states (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain…). He was posted in Washington DC for 4 years, then was assigned to the Franco-German cooperation team.After a stint at the renowned « Ecole Nationale d’Administrat...
Canadian Life and Health Insurance AssociationView Speaker Bio
Frank Swedlove is President of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association. Established in 1894, CLHIA has 65 members accounting for 99 per cent of the life and health insurance in force in Canada.
Vice President, Research
C.D. Howe InstituteView Speaker Bio
Vice President International Policy Research and Director Centre for Trade and Globalization Studies
Fraser InstituteView Speaker Bio
Fred McMahon is the Vice President International Policy Research and the Director of the Centre for Trade and Globalization Studies at The Fraser Institute. He manages the Economic Freedom of the World Project and examines global issues, such as development, trade, governance, and economic structure. The Centre coordinates the Economic Freedom Network, an international alliance of independent t...
OCAD UniversityView Speaker Bio
Francis LeBouthillier is a Toronto-based multi-disciplinary artist, designer and entrepreneur, who uses traditional approaches to figurative sculpture along with new technologies to build training devices for the medical industry. Since 1989, Francis has been a Professor at OCAD University, where he is cross-appointed within the Faculties of Art and Design. He chaired the Sculpture/Installatio...
Chief Executive Officer
Katz Group Canada Ltd.View Speaker Bio
Frank Scorpiniti is Chief Executive Officer of Katz Group Canada Ltd. An accomplished leader in retail pharmacy, with over 20 years experience in North American chain drug retail. Mr. Scorpiniti joined Katz Group in April 2011 as Chief Operating Officer and was appointed to his current role in February 2012.
Anchor, Global TorontoView Speaker Bio
Farah Nasser brings extensive experience to her role as anchor on Global News at 5:30 & 6. Nasser began her career with RogersTV before accepting a position with Newstalk 1010 in 1999. There she started as a producer and worked her way up into a reporting role. Next, Nasser made the move to Toronto 1 where she worked as a journalist for two years before joining /A\ Channel News in Barrie, re...
Former BNN AnchorView Speaker Bio
Frances Horodelski has had extensive experience in the capital markets with over 25 years in a variety of increasingly senior positions at two of Canada’s major investment dealers – RBC Dominion Securities and ScotiaMcLeod. These experiences crossed various aspects of the investment world including derivative analysis (preferred shares, warrants), equity analysis, portfolio strategy, investmen...
DiagramView Speaker Bio
Francois Lafortune is a Montreal-based entrepreneur and investor with fifteen years’ experience in building businesses and the financial technology sector. He is the founder and CEO of Diagram, a venture launchpad that helps create and launch technology companies pursuing disruptive innovation in the financial and insurance sectors, and a partner of the venture capital arm of Power Financial Co...