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Rotman MBA South Asian Business Association’s 2nd annual Canada-India Innovation Conference and Dinner Reception

4:00 pm – 4:50 pm – Check-in; 5:00 pm sharp to 7:35 pm – Discussions; 7:35 pm – 8:45 pm – Dinner Reception

Event Details

Conference | Panel Discussion

Date: Friday April 05, 2019 | 05:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Speaker(s): Opening Remarks: Dean Tiff Macklem, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Keynote Address: His Excellency Mr. Vikas Swarup, High Commissioner of India to Canada, Distinguished Diplomat and Celebrated Author of “Q & A” that inspired The Slumdog Millionaire

Panel Discussion: The Investment Landscape in Canada and India
His Excellency Mr. Dinesh Bhatia
, Consul General of India (Toronto)
Dr. Amit Monga, Managing Director - Global Investment Banking, CIBC World Markets, CIBC
Mr. Kasi Rao, CEO, Canada India Business Council
Moderator: Prof. Partha Mohanram, John H. Watson Chair in Value Investing and Director – India Innovation Institute, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Panel Discussion: A Consulting Perspective on the Digital Economy - AI, Blockchain & Digital Transformations
Mr. Rohit Sood
, Senior Partner and Head of North American Digital Operations Practice, McKinsey & Company
Ms. Elena Litani, Director, Banking and Capital Markets Solutions, nanopay Corporation
Mr. Pratik Agrawal, Head of Americas for Gamma S&S, The Boston Consulting Group
Moderator: Mr. Darshan Jain, Partner, Reveal Group and Guest Lecturer at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University
Topic: Rotman MBA South Asian Business Association’s 2nd annual Canada-India Innovation Conference and Dinner Reception
Venue: Desautels Hall (Second floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: $30.00 per person (includes HST, both panels, dinner and beverages); $15.00 per person (for students and U of T and Rotman alumni) (includes HST, both panels, dinner and beverages)
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SYNOPSIS: Join us on Friday, April 5 for the second edition of Rotman MBA South Asian Business Association’s Annual Canada-India Innovation Conference and Dinner Reception.  Our discussions from 5:00 pm sharp to 7:35 pm will see a keynote address by His Excellency Mr. Vikas Swarup, High Commissioner of India to Canada, Distinguished Diplomat and Celebrated Author of “Q & A” that inspired “The Slumdog Millionaire”, as he presents a defining perspective on “The New India”. Building on the keynote, join us to hear about the evolving investment landscape and opportunities for engagement between Canada and India, the world’s fastest growing major economy, from top industry representatives as they discuss the economic, political and social factors enabling the investment ecosystem. Lead into our closing flagship industry panel on “A Strategic Perspective on the Digital Economy” with Partner representations from McKinsey, The Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte and Reveal Group, as they discuss the exponential impact of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Blockchain on the innovation curve – The ways in which companies are leveraging these technologies, Impact on the road to Industry 4.0, Balance between privacy and personalization, Impact on labor productivity, and the development of next generation Leaders who can effectively tap into the digital economy.


DRESS CODE: Business Dress

HOST: Rotman MBA South Asian Business Association 

SPONSOR: University of Toronto India Innovation Institute at University of Toronto 

AGENDA:

  • 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm – Check-in and refreshments
  • 5:00 pm – 5:07 pm – Opening remarks by Dean Macklem
  • 5:08 pm – 5:33 pm – Keynote address by His Excellency Mr. Vikas Swarup on The New India
  • 5:34 pm – 5:42 pm – Audience Q&A
  • 5:43 pm – 5:45 pm – Note of Thanks
  • 5:46 pm – 6:20 pm – Panel on “The Investment Landscape in Canada and India”
  • 6:21 pm – 6:28 pm – Audience Q&A
  • 6:29 pm – 6:30 pm – Note of Thanks
  • 6:31 pm – 6:35 pm – Break
  • 6:36 pm – 7:20 pm – Industry Panel on “A Strategic Perspective on The Digital Economy"
  • 7:21 pm – 7:28 pm – Audience Q&A
  • 7:29 pm – 7:35 pm – Closing remarks
  • 7:36 pm – 8:45 pm – Dinner Reception


QUESTIONS
: Mr. Shourya Swarup, MBA Candidate at Rotman and President, Rotman MBA South Asian Business Association (647) 391-5671  Shourya.Swarup19@rotman.utoronto.ca


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