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Navigating and developing Communities in Transition is at the heart of IEDC’s 2023 Economic Future Forum on June 11-13 in Calgary, AB. As the world continues to evolve following the COVID-19 pandemic, economic transformation is at the forefront of the conversations you won’t want to miss at Future Forum.  

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Engage with your fellow colleagues as we explore Calgary’s current path to diversifying its robust economy. Consistently ranked as one of the best places in the world to live, Calgary boasts the highest GDP per capita of major Canadian cities, highest labor force participation, and highest average earnings. The city’s solid economic foundations are setting the stage for the creation of a community of lifelong learning and resilient people with skills needed to adapt to an ever-changing economy. 

The theme for Future Forum 2023: Communities in Transition will focus on pursuing economic diversification and opportunity through the lens of economic transformation. Talent, Innovation, and Livability must work together and be interwoven with IDEA, collective action, and shared perspectives, to achieve long-term economic prosperity for all. The foundation for Future Forum 2023: Communities in Transition is the economic strategy for Calgary, Calgary in the New Economy 


Stay tuned for the full program launch coming soon. Check back for updates.