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Calgary Real Estate Forum
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

Doug Schweitzer
Senior Advisor, Deloitte & Former Cabinet Minister at Government of Alberta

Profile

Doug Schweitzer is a Senior Advisor at Deloitte and a former Cabinet Minister in the Government of Alberta. He provides strategic leadership on projects related to Deloitte’s Technology, Media, and Telecommunications industry group, which is one of the world’s largest pools of deep industry experts, supporting companies of all shapes and sizes as they scale, modernize, and thrive in a digital world. During his time in office, he led the development of Alberta’s successful economic Recovery Plan to build on Alberta’s strengths and diversify its economy. In addition to coordinating industry strategies across Government, Schweitzer was directly responsible for developing provincial strategies for: technology and innovation, aerospace and logistics, manufacturing, film and television, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, and tourism. He represented the constituency of Calgary-Elbow and served as the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, as well as Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation. He was also the Deputy Government House Leader and chaired or was a member of the Legislative Review Committee, Jobs and Economy Cabinet Committee, Priorities Implementation Cabinet Committee, Families and Communities Cabinet Committee, Emergency Response Cabinet Committee and Treasury Board. As Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation he was responsible for Alberta’s international offices and numerous Crown Corporations including: Invest Alberta, Alberta Innovates, Alberta Enterprise Corporation and Travel Alberta.

Agenda Sessions

  • LUNCHEON KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - TECH, TECH, BOOM: A LOOK AT CALGARY’S INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY ECOSYSTEM AND ITS IMPACT ON FUTURE GROWTH FOR THE CITY

    1:30pm