Event Alert - How Can Canada Reach its Full Potential on the World Stage? Can
Canada Become an Energy Superpower? Can Big Data Unlock Canada's Future?
- Canadian Business magazine brings together the country's top business
thinkers for its annual Leadership Forum to address these and other pressing
economic questions October 23 in Toronto -
- Speakers include: John M. Lutz, Roger Martin, Mark R. McQueen, Al Monaco,
Patricia Mohr, Michal Moore, Rick Waugh -
- Visit: http://www.events-canadianbusiness.com/leadershipforum -
TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada is on the verge of achieving its
potential on the world stage. With the right leadership, innovation and global
involvement, the next decade can belong to Canada. But there are challenges to
be met and obstacles to be overcome. Now in its 10th year, the Canadian
Business Leadership Forum, presented by Canadian Business magazine in
partnership with Ryerson University's Ted Rogers Leadership Centre, brings
together the country's top business thinkers to address the issues Canada
faces and to inspire business leaders to take action to achieve global
success. The event takes place Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Metro Toronto
Convention Centre, North Building, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET.
Panel Discussion: The Future of Canada as an Energy Superpower
Moderator: Brian Segal, Chair, Ted Rogers Leadership Centre
Panel Members: Patricia Mohr, Vice-President, Economic & Commodity, Market
Specialist, Scotiabank; Al Monaco, President & CEO, Enbridge Inc.; Michal
Moore, Professor & Director, Energy & Environmental Policy University of
-- Among discussion points: Are we or are we not capable of
maintaining or achieving the status of energy superpower?
-- What current issues can potentially limit us from achieving
-- Are these issues likely to be resolved, if so how?
Canada—What It Is, What It Can Be
Speaker: Prof. Roger Martin, Dean, Rotman School of Management, University of
-- To achieve our true potential on the world stage, Canadian
organizations can—and must—do more, says Prof.
Martin. He emphasizes this clarion by calling for greater
Canadian innovation, bolstered by more aggressive participation
in global markets.
Unlocking Canada's Future with Big Data
Speaker: John M. Lutz, President of IBM Canada Ltd.
-- Lutz will help separate the hype from reality and will share,
through real client examples, how organizations in Canada are
benefiting today from Big Data. He will explore how Canada can
position itself for future growth by investing in Big Data
Canada in the Next Decade
Speaker: Rick Waugh, President & CEO, Scotiabank
-- Canada has a wealth of advantages that bode well for its
immediate future, but it needs to seize specific financial
opportunities if it is to become an established leader in world
markets. Waugh identifies future markets that Canadian
businesses should focus on, and offers his perspective on how
they can expand their roles beyond conventional restrictions
Media Must RSVP before October 23 to: Louise Leger,
Visit: http://www.events-canadianbusiness.com/leadershipforum for more
Now in its tenth year, the Canadian Business Leadership Forum is Canada's
premier business event for leaders, sharing first-hand accounts of successful
strategies and new perspectives on the challenges that face our business
community—and our nation.
About Canadian Business magazine:
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and
most-trusted business publication in Canada. Canadian Business stands alone as
the business magazine in Canada with 100% paid circulation. With a readership
of more than one million, the magazine is published every second Monday,
except in January, July and August, when monthly issues are published. Special
annual issues of Canadian Business include the Investor 500, the MBA Guide,
the Rich 100 and Winners and Losers. Visit www.canadianbusiness.com
Media Contact Louise Leger, Canadian Business,email@example.com,
SOURCE: Canadian Business Magazine
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