CPBI in partnership with CFA Society Vancouver presents Big Change is Everywhere: Key Economic Themes

CPBI in partnership with CFA Society Vancouver presents Big Change is Everywhere: Key Economic Themes

March 16, 2022 12:00 PM to 1:00 PMOnline Pacific Time
Area of Interest: Pensions, Benefits, Investments, Networking Format: Web

An online presentation hosted by CFA Society Vancouver & CPBI Pacific Region

This webinar explores key economic themes and risks during this tumultuous time. These include the path of the pandemic itself, high inflation, supply chain disruptions, the prospect of slower Chinese growth, and diminishing monetary and fiscal policy support. Structural subjects include aging populations, the impact of climate change, the possibility of faster innovation, plus a host of lingering post-pandemic consequences. These will all be discussed from a global vantage point, but also with Western Canadian considerations where appropriate.

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Eric Lascelles
Chief Economist

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Eric is the Chief Economist for RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM). He maintains the firm's global economic forecast and advises its portfolio managers on key themes and risks. Eric is also a member of the RBC Investment Strategy Committee (RISC), which is responsible for the firm's global asset mix recommendations.

Eric makes regular presentations both within and outside of RBC GAM. He is also a frequent media commentator on global economic and financial trends, appearing regularly on CNBC, BNN and other networks. Eric's written editorials have appeared in The Globe and Mail, National Post, The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times.

In his two decades as an economist, Eric has also worked as a bank economist for another large financial institution, as a trading floor economist and as a fixed income strategist. He began his career at Statistics Canada. Externally, he serves on the C.D. Howe Institute's Business Cycle Council, the group that dates recessions and other economic turning points in Canada. He is also on the board of the Toronto Association of Business and Economics.

Eric holds a graduate degree in Economics


Attend to:

-Better understand the likely trajectory ahead for the economy.

-Learn about the drivers of inflation.

-Have a more detailed understanding of key cyclical economic issues.

-Have a more detailed understanding of key structural economic issues.



Wednesday March 16, 2022
12:00 pm  1:00 pm PT - presentation
Certificate of Attendance quiz to follow


Registration Fee

CPBI Members: $15
Non-Member Members: $25



Online Presenation

Access information will be sent to all registrants one day in advance of the online session.  Please plan to log in 10 minutes prior to the start of the session. This session will be recorded and available to registrants.


Who Should Attend:

Pension and investment professionals with a need to understand the macroeconomic environment they are investing into.


CE Credit

Certificates of Attendance confirming education hours will be offered, with which attendees may seek corresponding accreditation via their preferred regulatory body.



Krista Frayn
Phone: (403) 888-3185
[email protected]


Kim Duxbury

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