The Canadian and Global Economic Context for Supply Chain Risk Management
TOPIC: The Canadian and Global Economic Context for Supply Chain Risk Management
Plenary Session 1 at Supply Chain Risk Management Forum
WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 8:45 a.m
Priority Code: 3BL1
Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada
In its work on economic trends, organizational performance, and public policy, the Conference Board of Canada studies supply chain management issues and risks, from physical disruption to financial volatility.
Glen Hodgson, Chief Economist and founder of the International Trade and Investment Centre at the Conference Board, will kick-off the forum with his insights on the global, U.S., and Canadian economic outlook. Glen will also explore how future economic conditions and potential monetary, fiscal, exchange rate, and trade policy responses could impact regional, cross-border, and international supply chains and supply chain risk.