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Speeches

 

Here's a listing of keynote speeches made by various Royal Bank executives. For upcoming speeches, see Events Calendar.

2007 Speeches
2006 Speeches
2005 Speeches
2004 Speeches
2003 Speeches
2002 Speeches

2005 Speeches

December 1, 2005
"Starts with kids and ideally never stops":
Literacy, Sustainability and Community Development
Charlie Coffey, O.C.
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
Literacy Forum in Mission

November 29, 2005
"First in Good Governance":
Eyes on accountability, ethics, transparency and integrity
Charlie Coffey, O.C.
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Annual Congress

November 24, 2005
A Challenge for Leaders:
Rebuilding Trust through Corporate Responsibility
Barbara Stymiest
Chief Operating Officer
RBC Financial Group
Women's Executive Network

November 9, 2005
Aligning people leadership with business strategy:
How an organization should best integrate human capital issues into strategic planning
Charlie Coffey, O.C.
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
Executive Breakfast

October 24, 2005
"Highway to Heaven":
Investing in Canada's Path to Prosperity
Charlie Coffey, O.C.
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
5th Annual Angel Investor Summit

October 20, 2005
The Diversity Advantage
Gordon Nixon
President & CEO
RBC Financial Group
10th International Metropolis Conference

October 19, 2005
Reaching for the Stars:
Creating the Canadian Brand for Human Rights Leadership
Charlie Coffey, O.C.
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) Summit
"Human Rights: Everyone's Business"

October 12, 2005
The Immigrant Advantage
Gordon Nixon
President & CEO
RBC Financial Group
The Greater Halifax Partnership

September 28, 2005
An Investment in ECD: The Economic Argument
"A better start is likely to lead to a better finish."
Charlie Coffey, O.C.
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
Symposium on Early Child Development (ECD):
A Priority for Sustained Economic Growth and Equity

September 16, 2005
Living with Dignity:
"Our time is now" for Collaboration
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
Hospice Association of Ontario's Annual Conference

September 12, 2005
Financial Reporting: A Delicate Balance
Barbara Stymiest
Chief Operating Officer
RBC Financial Group
CICA's Eighth Annual Financial Reporting and Accounting Conference

June 24, 2005
"Seeing the Invisible": Leadership in Action
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
Canadian Institute of Management (C.I.M.)
63rd Annual National Conference


June 21, 2005
The Immigrant Imperative: View from an Employer
Gordon Nixon
President and CEO
RBC Financial Group
TRIEC Conference

June 6, 2005
The First Principles of Health and Learning:
Making the right connections
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
Developmental Conference on Health and Learning

June 2, 2005
Reaching out to children and families...
Getting right down to business!
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
Haldimand-Norfolk R.E.A.C.H. 24th Annual General Meeting

May 11, 2005
Striking the right work/life balance:
Building employers of choice
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs & Business Development
Work/Life Balance Business Forum

March 8, 2005
Promoting women entrepreneurs…
Leadership in action
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs
Financing Women's Enterprise Forum

March 8, 2005
The diversity advantage:
Building bridges with women and aboriginal peoples

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs
Women's Network Luncheon

February 25, 2005
Overview of 2004 & First Quarter 2005 Financial Results

Barbara Stymiest
Chief Operating Officer
RBC Financial Group
136th Annual Meeting of Royal Bank of Canada

February 25, 2005
Address to Shareholders

Gordon Nixon
President and CEO
RBC Financial Group
136th Annual Meeting of Royal Bank of Canada

February 23, 2005
Let's "get on with it..."
Investing in children - it's our business!

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs
Early Childhood Development Speaker Series

February 19, 2005
"Putting you first:
Empowering women entrepreneurs"

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government Affairs
Women in Transition Seminar

February 10, 2005
Living up to our Potential in a Globally Competitive World
Gordon Nixon
President & CEO
RBC Financial Group
Kingston Canadian Club

January 13, 2005
"Leadership in action"

Barbara Stymiest
Chief Operating Officer
RBC Financial Group
The Women's Canadian Club of London

2004 Speeches

November 29, 2004
Early learning and child care:
The "stars are aligned"

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Economics of Early Childhood Development and Care Luncheon

November 19, 2004
Early learning and child care:
The cost of not doing enough
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Economic$ of Child Care Conference

November 9, 2004
Create cool partnerships:
Influence a child's future - your community's future

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
School's Cool! Conference

November 5, 2004
The Power of Women Entrepreneurs:
Leadership and passion at work

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Women Entrepreneurs Breakfast

November 5, 2004
Innovation in Financing Affordable Housing
The cost of not doing enough

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA)

November 2, 2004
"Achieving Canada's potential in the 21st century"

Gordon Nixon
President and CEO
RBC Financial Group
Princeton Investments Distinguished Lecture in Finance

October 18, 2004
"Unlocking the Power of Diversity"

Gordon Nixon
President and CEO
RBC Financial Group
The Women's Canadian Club of Montreal

October 13, 2004
Investing in early learning and child care:
The collaborative leadership advantage

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Spirit of Collaboration Breakfast

October 6, 2004
The Power of Women Advantage:
Talk - Action = 0

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Women's Canadian Club of Hamilton

June 22, 2004
Economics of Early Childhood Development and Care:
The "path to prosperity" that matters to business

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
"Path to Prosperity" Luncheon

May 25, 2004
Economics of Early Childhood Development and Care:
The cost of not doing enough
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Building a Comprehensive Early Childhood Development System Conference

May 18, 2004
A Partnership for Good Governance:
A CEO's perspective on the relationship
between management and the board

Gordon Nixon
President and CEO
RBC Financial Group
Institute of Corporate Directors
2004 Fellowship Awards Dinner

May 13, 2004
Building a better economy through partnerships
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Cowichan Valley United Way - Prominent Canadian Speakers Series

April 22, 2004
Building Communities…
Building the circle of prosperity

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
First Nations Business Forum

March 4, 2004
Building a better economy:
The role of business in creating wealth for and with
aboriginal peoples

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
BC Treaty Commission Venture Forum

February 27, 2004
Address to Shareholders
Gordon M. Nixon
President and Chief Executive Officer
135th Annual Meeting of
Royal Bank of Canada

February 27, 2004
Overview of 2003 & First Quarter 2004 Financial Results

Peter W. Currie
Vice-Chairman & Chief Financial Officer
135th Annual Meeting of
Royal Bank of Canada

2003 Speeches

December 5, 2003
Building partnerships to support children and families:
Smart investments in a civil society
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Annual General Meeting of the BC Association of Family Resource Programs

November 5, 2003
Building partnerships and corporate responsibility:
Unlimited possibilities

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Success By 6 - Report Back to the Community Event

November 4, 2003
The Business Case for Early Childhood Education and Care:
Building a bridge to economic prosperity

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
NPF Atlantic Canada CAPC/CPNP Training Conference

October 30, 2003
The Business Case for Corporate Responsibility:
Building Prosperity Together
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Good Corporate Citizenship: Myth or Reality? Forum

September 18, 2003
Think small, act big…
Investing in our children - it's good business!

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Mayor's Business Breakfast

September 12, 2003
Perseverance and Public Policy:
Cultivating Caring Coalitions

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Hospice Association of Ontario's Annual Conference
Vision, Voice, Action - Engaging the Future

June 25, 2003
Managing Government Relations:
A suspense-filled adventure
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Implementing Best Practices for Government Relations Conference

June 23, 2003
Building Community Support:
Investing in the "walk up Humewood Drive"

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Humewood House Annual General Meeting

May 12, 2003
"Building Canada's Future in the Knowledge-Based Economy"
Gordon M. Nixon
President and Chief Executive Officer
Launch of the
Medical and Related Sciences (MaRS)
Discovery District

May 1, 2003
Making a Collaborative Difference:
Building blocks for corporate/voluntary sector partnerships
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
United Way Fraser Valley
Annual Community Conference

March 7, 2003
"At the Edge of Chaos":
Managing corporate/voluntary sector relationships
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Rotman Conference on Business and Society
"Managing the Chaotic Interface"

February 28, 2003
Address to Shareholders
Gordon M. Nixon
President and Chief Executive Officer
134th Annual Meeting of
Royal Bank of Canada

February 28, 2003
Overview of 2002 & First Quarter 2003 Financial Results
Peter W. Currie
Vice-Chairman & Chief Financial Officer
134th Annual Meeting of
Royal Bank of Canada

February 3, 2003
House of Commons
Standing Committee on Finance

Gordon M. Nixon
President and Chief Executive Officer
House of Commons
Standing Committee on Finance

January 15, 2003
Investing in people: work/life solutions
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Robert Half International (RHI) Breakfast Session

2002 Speeches

November 25, 2002
Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce
Gordon M. Nixon
President and Chief Executive Officer
Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce

November 20, 2002
Early Childhood Investment:
The Business/Community Imperative
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Summit on Early Childhood Development:
Investing in Today's Children…Tomorrow's Leaders

November 5, 2002
Building future prosperity:
Investing in the right start for children
Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Adventure Place AGM

October 22, 2002
Enhancing the Journey to Excellence: Corporate and Social Responsibility

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
"2002: An Excellence Odyssey" Summit

October 18, 2002
Building the Business Case: Family Support Partnerships

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
FRP Canada National Biennial Conference

October 7, 2002
Canada's Path to Prosperity: Growing our Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Gordon M. Nixon
President and Chief Executive Officer
Queen's Centre for Enterprise Development,

October 3, 2002
Building Prosperity in your Workplace - in your Community:
Investing in children and youth

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Guelph Chamber of Commerce

September 26, 2002
Investing Strategies for a Global Capital Market

George Lewis
Chairman & CEO
RBC Global Investment Management Inc.

September 23, 2002
Building a Prosperous Future: An education investment in aboriginal students

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice President
Government & Community Affairs
Chinook Lodge Aboriginal Resource Centre

September 19, 2002
Urban Aboriginals and “Promising Practices”
Our call to action

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President,
ICE Aboriginal Forum,
Toronto, Ontario

June 19, 2002
Making a caring investment in the future: The business / community imperative for children / youth

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President,
Family & Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County AGM,
Guelph, Ontario

June 7, 2002
Challenges and opportunities for Canadian financial institutions at home and abroad

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President,
Gowlings’ 2002 Professionals’ Meeting,
Toronto, Ontario

June 6, 2002
Learning adventures: The school-to-work transition

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President,
The Learning Partnership AGM,
Toronto, Ontario

May 28, 2002
Forging ahead: Investing and business strategies for a global capital market

George Lewis
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Mississauga Board of Trade
Mississauga, Ontario

May 22, 2002
Supporting Early Years Development: A strategic business investment

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President,
Celebration of Local Rotary Club Healthy Beginnings Projects,
North York, Ontario

May 15, 2002
Prescription for a Healthy Workplace: Invest in people - the work/life approach

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President,
Healthy Workplace Awards Luncheon,
Peterborough, Ontario

May 6, 2002
“Building Canada’s Prosperity in a New Century”

Gordon M. Nixon
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Canadian Club of Montreal,
Montreal, Quebec

April 15, 2002
The Youth and Children's Agenda: The business/community imperative

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President
Breakfast briefing, London Convention Centre
London, Ontario

April 12, 2002
Supporting Early Years Development: A strategic business investment

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President
Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
Sudbury, Ontario

April 11, 2002
Supporting Early Learning and Childcare: A strategic investment

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President
City of Greater Sudbury Council Meeting,
Sudbury, Ontario

March 25, 2002
Building Aboriginal/Corporate Relationships: Our call to action

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President
JEDI Luncheon and Roundtable
Fredericton, New Brunswick

March 6, 2002
The Power of Youth: The spirit that makes a difference!

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President
March Honour Society Reception
Newmarket, Ontario

February 26, 2002
We Are The State

Guy Saint-Pierre
Chairman of the Board
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
Montreal, Quebec

February 22, 2002
Overview of 2001 & First Quarter 2002 Financial Results

Peter W. Currie
Vice-Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
133rd Annual Meeting
Toronto, Ontario

February 22, 2002
Address To Shareholders

Gordon M. Nixon
President and Chief Executive Officer,
133rd Annual Meeting,
Toronto, Ontario

February 12, 2002
Supporting Early Years Development: A strategic business investment

Charlie Coffey
Executive Vice-President
"Community Champions for Kids" Breakfast
Guelph, Ontario

 

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