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Welcome to the upcoming speaker series listing. Each year, Rotman hosts about 100 public talks by international bestselling authors, top management executives and other influential thought leaders. We hope you'll join us for one of these remarkable events.

Continuing Today Finance

Are We Ready For The Next Financial Crisis?

March 21, 2018 | Toronto

A Two-Day Rotman School of Management Conference on the Causes of the Last Crisis and Lessons Yet To Be Learned.


Today's Event

Chris Clearfield & András Tilcsik on "Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It"

March 22, 2018 | Toronto

Chris Clearfield, Principal, System Logic LLC; Co-Author; and András Tilcsik, Associate Professor of Strategic Management and Canada Research Chair in Strategy, Organizations, and Society, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto; Fellow of the Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship; Co-Author on "Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It" (Allen Lane/Penguin Press, Mar. 20, 2018).



  • Dan Doctoroff on “Disrupting Urban Infrastructure Using Advanced Digital Technology”

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    This event will engage people in the conversation around urban infrastructure and how innovation can achieve new standards of sustainability, affordability, mobility, and economic opportunity. Dan Doctoroff, Founder and CEO of Sidewalk Labs, will address the opportunities and challenges inherent in urban development, encompassing investments in both local infrastructure and real estate.

  • Carol J. Adams on “The History, Business, Cultural Dynamics and Gender Politics of the Ordinary Hamburger”

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    Carol J. Adams, Independent Scholar and Author of several books including The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory (1990), Neither Man nor Beast: Feminism and the Defense of Animals (1994), The Pornography of Meat (2004) and her latest titled Burger (Bloomsbury Academic, forthcoming Mar. 8, 2018) on “The History, Business, Cultural Dynamics and Gender Politics of the Ordinary Hamburger”.

  • Anita McGahan on "A New Strategy for Global Health"



    Anita McGahan, Professor and Rotman Chair in Management, Rotman School of Management; Cross-Appointed to the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Physiology Department of the Medical School; Chief Economist, Division of Global Health and Human Rights, Massachusetts General Hospital on "A New Strategy for Global Health".

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