Following last year’s sold out Annual Industry Outlook, we are pleased to host a new panel of key experts from industries that drive BC’s diverse economy. For many of British Columbia’s industries, 2016 is projected to be a landmark year for balanced, steady growth, seizing new opportunities to grow our economy and building prosperity for our province.shutterstock_314450846

These leaders will provide brief and crisp overviews of their sector for the year ahead as well as details about what to expect in 2017. Their unique and informed province-wide perspective on capital expenditure will allow you to take advantage and plan for opportunities arising this year and next.

Industry outlook panelists include:


BC’s Economic Outlook

Ken Peacock, Chief Economist and Vice President

Business Council of British Columbia


BC Mining Sector Outlook

Karina Briño, President and CEO

Mining Association of BC


BC Residential Construction Sector Outlook

Michael Ferreira, Managing Principal
Urban Analytics Inc.


Port Metro Vancouver Infrastructure Outlook

Tom Corsie, Vice President, Real Estate

Port Metro Vancouver


BC Industrial, Commercial and Retail Construction Sector Outlook

Richard Wozny, Principal

Site Economics Ltd.


BC Hydro Capital Spending Outlook

Graham Fenwick, Senior Construction Manager

BC Hydro


BC Oil and Gas Sector Outlook

Geoff Morrison, Manager BC Operations

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP)


Closing Remarks

Philip Hochstein, President

Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of BC