Executive Council
February 22, 2018

Media Advisory: Premier Ball to Lead Technology Industry Summit

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will lead a technology industry summit in St. John’s tomorrow (Friday, February 23).

A technical briefing will be held for media at 8:30 a.m. at the headquarters of Verafin, 18 Hebron Way.

At 9:15 a.m., Premier Ball, the ministers of the Cabinet Committee on Jobs and industry leaders will receive a brief presentation and tour of Verafin, followed by a tour of industry technology displays. At 10:30 a.m., the technology summit will begin. Premier Ball and the ministers of the Cabinet Committee on Jobs will be joined by the Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, the Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister for Service NL, and invited leaders from the business, academic, and community sectors.

As part of The Way Forward vision, the Provincial Government is directly engaging the aquaculture, agriculture, and technology sectors to address industry needs in ways that result in new employment and economic activity throughout the province.

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Media contact
Michelle Cannizzaro
Office of the Premier

2018 02 22                              1:00 p.m.