Preliminary Summit Program
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8:00 AM Registration and Networking
PART ONE: Setting the Stage – Rethink Business as Usual
9:20 AM –9:30 AM
9:30 AM –9:50 AM
Connecting the dots: AI, Sustainability. For Brighter Future
An overview of how AI and other disruptive innovations are transforming the landscape and impacting the development of a more resilient and sustainable future.
9:50 AM –10:30 AM
Disruption Is Unavoidable – Are we doing enough Fast?
An overview of some opportunities (and a few risks) facing leaders today. How you can develop new strategies to evaluate potential opportunities in an environment of continuous disruption.
Terry Stuart, Chief Innovation Officer, DELOITTE
10:30 AM –10:45 AM
Break and Innovation Zone
PART TWO: “Deep Dive” Leadership Roundtables
Future forward multi-disciplined leadership exchanges led by successful leaders and decision-makers in business, science and technology who are developing new strategies and solutions for surviving and thriving in a turbulent future.
10:45 AM –11:45 AM
Redefining Smart for a Resilient City
How will new thinking, risks and opportunities create smarter, greener, more connected communities? What are the key risks and looking ahead, what’s next?
- Bill Hutchison – Urban Futurist, and The Munk School of Business, “My Future City” (Moderator and speaker)
- Paul Dowsett, Founder, Sustainable Architects, TO, “Simple is the new Smart”
- Julie Morin “Putting People First” (Microsoft)
- Dr. Quentin Chiotti. Climate Impacts on the New Urban (Metrolinx) Senior Advisor, Sustainability, Regional Planning and Policy, Metrolinx
11:45 AM – 12:35 PM
The future is here – powered by Precision Agriculture
Insights from action leaders – New technology and innovations for producing a more reliable supply of healthy food at a time of climate change and surging population growth.
12:35 PM –1:40 PM
Lunch and Innovation Zone
1:40 PM –2:30 PM
Finance & Technology in an Digital World – Clearing the Fog of What’s new and what’s up ahead
2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Rethinking Transportation for an era of choice, sustainability and autonomous mobility.
3:20 PM –3:45 PM
Break and Innovation Zone
3:45 PM –4:45 PM
The Future of Work – Ignited Today
Disruptive times call for creative, inspiring and inclusive leaders. How do we develop, attract and incentivize this scarce talent pool?
- U of T
- Members of the previous four clusters
- Delegate participation
Moderator: Yasmin Glanville
4:45 PM – 5:30 PM
Open Forum – Key Take-aways
5:50 PM to 7:30 PM
Reception and Networking in the Innovation Zone