UTMCM: Let's Talk Economics with Doug Porter DH 2060


November 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nimisha Mundade
DH 2060
Deerfield Hall

UTM Capital Management is excited to host Mr. Douglas Porter to conduct an informative seminar on current topics in economics. Mr. Porter has over 25 years of experience in analyzing global economies and financial markets. As Chief Economist and Managing Director at the BMO Financial Group, he oversees the macroeconomic and financial market forecasts and co-authors the firm’s weekly flagship publication, Focus. Mr. Porter manages the team that won the prestigious Lawrence Klein award for forecast accuracy of the U.S. economy, and was named by Bloomberg as top Canadian forecaster. Students at UTM will have the chance to listen to Mr. Porter’s view on the Canadian and world economy. They will also have the chance to ask questions related to capital markets, the economy, and about his successful career path to Chief Economist at one of the big fives!

Dress Code: Business Casual

Date: 12th November, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: DH 2060

PSDP Points: 2

PSDP Category: Academic Development

Alternative PSDP Category: Industry Research

Registration Opens: Date/Time: 30th September, 2019

Registration Closes: Date/Time: 08th November, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Registration Restriction: Open to all students

Registration Capacity: 120

Registration Cost: N/A

Link (if any): http://bit.ly/LetsTalkEcon

Learning Objectives:

LO #1: Learn about current macroeconomic trends in the Canadian and global economy
LO #2: Understand what impact these macroeconomic trends may have on the world of business
LO #3: Gain insights into economic forecasts for the near future and the possible consequences of these predictions