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Six Can’t-Miss Rotman Events: January 2018

This winter hear from best-selling authors, researchers and other thought leaders about clean meat, brain power, creative destruction and other emerging trends.

For a complete list of upcoming events, see our events page.

Here are six upcoming Rotman events you do not want to miss:

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Paul Shapiro on Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World
January 5, 2018 | 12:00 to 1:00 pm

Paul Shapiro, vice president of policy engagement for the Humane Society of the United States, gives you a front-row seat for the wild story of the race to create and commercialize cleaner, safer, sustainable meat without the use of animals. From the entrepreneurial visionaries to the scientists’ workshops to the big business boardrooms, Shapiro follows the quest for clean meat and examines the debate raging around it in his new book, Clean Meat (Gallery Books, 2018).


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Dr. Aileen Burford-Mason on The Healthy Brain: Optimize Brain Power At Any Age
January 15, 2018 | 5:00 to 6:00 pm

Dr. Aileen Burford-Mason’s new book, The Healthy Brain (Harper Collins, 2017), makes the compelling case that most people’s brains are underperforming because they are undernourished. Burford-Mason — a biochemist, immunologist and nutrition expert — offers step-by-step guidance on how to implement dietary changes and select appropriate supplements for optimal brain power at any age.


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Dan Pink on When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
January 19, 2018 | 8:00 to 9:00 am

In his new book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing (Riverhead, 2018), Daniel Pink shows that timing is really a science. Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology, biology and economics, Pink reveals how best to live, work and succeed.


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David Frum on Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic
January 24, 2018 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 pm

Bestselling author, former White House speechwriter and Atlantic columnist and media commentator David Frum explains why President Trump has undermined our most important institutions in ways even the most critical media has missed. His thoughtful and hard-hitting book Trumpocracy (Harper, 2018) is a warning for democracy and America’s future.


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Four Short Talks on Creative Destruction
January 25, 2018 | 5:00 PM to 6:00 pm

In this 60-minute event, four experts featured in the Winter 2018 issue of Rotman Management will each present a 12-minute TED-style talk.


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Professor Adam Grant on Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy
January 31, 2018 | 12:00 to 1:00pm

After the sudden death of her husband, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. That is, until her friend Adam Grant, professor of management and psychology at the Wharton School of Business and a fellow with the Martin Prosperity Institute at Rotman shared a few concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences.

Grant will discuss their new book, Option B (Knopf, 2017), which combines Sandberg’s personal insights with Grant’s eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of adversity.


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