Dawn Desjardins

Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist

Dawn Desjardins joined the RBC Economics team in January 2006. She is a key contributor to the macroeconomic forecasts for Canada and the U.S. and is part of a team that is responsible for the interest rate forecasts for both countries. Dawn delivers economic analysis to RBC’s clients through a variety of publications and presentations. She is often interviewed by media from across North America to discuss developments in the economy and financial markets.

Prior to joining RBC, Dawn worked as a reporter for Bloomberg Financial News in Toronto covering the Canadian bond and currency markets and was the Canadian bond market strategist for a major U.S. bank for ten years. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto.


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Day 1: Oct 13, 2021

11:05 am

11:05 am

Keynote Address: 2021/2022 ECONOMIC CLIMATE

Uncertainties to Keep Risks to Economic Recovery Elevated

Investment markets will continue to face many uncertainties in 2021 and 2022. Enable your organization to overcome market volatility with the latest economic outlook. Source intelligence to:

  • Anticipate the impact of interest rate changes on your portfolio
  • Discover what economic uncertainties can mean for your program and mission
  • Determine what you need to do to protect your long-term investments

Overcome market volatility to protect your investments.

Day 2: Oct 14, 2021