"Business and Investment Opportunities in Poland, Russia,
included Baker & McKenzie, Bombardier, Canada Russia Business
Forum, Economic and Commercial Division of the Embassy of
the Republic of Poland, Export Development Canada, The Joint
Initiative in German and European Studies, Northland Power
Inc., Ontario Exports Inc, SNC- Lavalin International Inc.
hosted its second annual business conference-Business and
In-vestment Opportunities in Poland, Russia, and Ukraine-on
February 20 at the Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility.
More than eighty participants from business, government, and
academia attended. This year our keynote speakers were Willem
Buiter, Chief Economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction
and Development, Alan Rousso, the EBRD's Senior Political
Counsellor, and Marek Belka, former Finance Minister and Deputy
Prime Minister of Poland and now with JP Morgan in Warsaw.
Feedback was very positive and CREES looks forward to next
year's event, which will focus on Canada and the new European