2010 EEDC Annual Luncheon

2010 EEDC Annual Luncheon


Monday, April 19
11:00 AM


Monday, April 19
1:30 PM

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation will be holding their 15th Annual Luncheon on Monday, April 19, 2010 at the Shaw Conference Centre. This event will take a look back at EEDC's achievements in 2009 and the focus for 2010.

The luncheon will include remarks from EEDC CEO, Ron Gilbertson, and 2009 EEDC Board Chair, Randy Ferguson, plus the presentation of the EEDC Achievement Awards.

Our featured speaker is Dr. Indira Samarasekera, the 12th president of the University of Alberta, one of Canada?s most respected research-intensive universities. Many initiatives have been achieved under Dr. Samarasekera?s administration, among them the development of a renewed vision and mission; the redevelopment and opening of Enterprise Square; and the formation of the Schools for Energy and the Environment and Public Health. During her tenure the University initiated construction of the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science, saw completion of both the National Institute for Nanotechnology and the Health Research Innovation Facilities, and the initiation of construction of Edmonton Clinic in partnership with Alberta Health Services. A well-renowned speaker, Dr. Samarasekera has addressed local, national, and international audiences on various issues in post-secondary education and research. Dr. Samarasekera?s keynote presentation will focus on the role of the University of Alberta in driving economic development in Edmonton.

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Event Location

Shaw Conference Centre
9797 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5J 1N9

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