Hopeful Economics: Leadership & Innovation Summit

April 21-22, 2017 | Vancouver, B.C.

Simon Fraser University and the City of Vancouver are co-hosting Hopeful Economics: Leadership & Innovation Summit in Vancouver.

Featuring two full days of workshops, speakers and panel discussions, Hopeful Economics brings together innovators and leaders to share strategies for building inclusive resilient communities. Showcasing stories of successful community economic development, Hopeful Economics highlights what is working, providing direction and inspiration for attendees to take back to their communities.

Speakers at the summit include:

  • BALLE cofounder Judy Wicks.
  • Globally-recognized expert on community economics (and founding BALLE board member), Michael Shuman.
  • Social entrepreneur and author of Army of Problem Solvers,Shaun Loney.
  • Leading First Nation’s business entrepreneur, Carol Anne Hilton.
  • Award-winning researcher and writer, Olivia LaVecchia.

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