State of the Canadian Wireless Industry, presented by CWTA (ticket sales are now closed)
February 5, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
The World Trade Centre Edmonton
#600, 9990 Jasper Avenue
Alberta T5J 1P7
Another revolution in wireless is coming to Canada. 5G networks have tremendous potential to drive innovation and create jobs – adding as much as $40 billion in annual GDP and 250,000 permanent new jobs to the Canadian economy, according to a recent report from Accenture.
What will the arrival of these networks mean for Alberta? Is Alberta ready?
Rob Ghiz, President & CEO of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association will discuss the 5G wireless revolution and the potential it holds for Alberta’s future.
About Robert Ghiz
Robert Ghiz is President and CEO of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and Chair of the Mobile Giving Foundation Canada. Twice elected Premier of Prince Edward Island, Robert’s accomplishments included his successful stewardship of PEI’s economy through the 2008 global financial collapse, overseeing its record-setting economic growth following the recession, implementing full-day kindergarten for the first time in the province’s history, and leading successful trade missions in Europe, Asia, South America and the United States. Robert is a proud champion of Canada’s wireless industry and its ability to enhance the lives of people across the country.
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General admission: $69
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