Thursday, November 9, 2017
The Carlu, 444 Yonge St., 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M5B 2H4, Canada
|7:30am – 8:30am||
Registration and Continental Breakfast
|8:30am – 8:50am||
Opening Ceremony and Welcome Remarks
Master of Ceremonies, Erin Davis
|8:50am – 9:50am||
Opening Keynote Speaker
David Robertson, Wharton School Professor and Co-author of Brick by Brick
The story of LEGO isn’t just about toys. It’s about innovation, failure, rebirth, and staying relevant.
All attendees receive a COMPLIMENTARY COPY of David Robertson’s book, Brick by Brick: How Lego Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry
Brick by Brick takes you inside the LEGO you’ve never seen. By following the teams that are inventing some of the world’s best-loved toys, it spotlights the company’s disciplined approach to harnessing creativity and recounts one of the most remarkable business transformations in recent memory.
|9:50am – 10:20am||
Jerry Gratton, VP, People & Culture, 02E Brands, the parent company of 1-800-GOT-JUNK, You Move Me and Shack Shine
|10:20am – 10:45am||
Networking and Refreshment Break
|10:45am – 11:20am||
Kelly Lendsay, President & CEO, Indigenous Works, internationally recognized as one of Canada’s foremost innovators of indigenous workplace inclusion and partnership building. An engaging and enlightening thought leader and bridge-builder showcasing the power of trust and partnerships for new relationships in Canada.
Jill Heinerth, Expert technical diver, writer, photographer, filmmaker, Explorer-in-residence, Royal Canadian Geographical Society – “Best Female Underwater Explorer in the World”
|11:20am – 12:00pm||
Afternoon Registrations and Networking Break
|12:00pm – 3:35pm||
Canada Awards for Excellence Luncheon
Chair’s Welcome and Remarks
Afternoon Keynote Speaker
All attendees receive a COMPLIMENTARY COPY of Robin Esrock’s book, The Great Canadian Bucket List.
With a career that has spanned the world, Robin Esrock was amazed at the wealth of unmissable experiences in Canada ― and you will be, too.
Board of Governors’ Recognition of Achievement Award
Christine Magee & Stephen Gunn, Co-Founders, Sleep Country Canada