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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.

Previous Next November, 2017

  • Lawrence Herman & Dan Trefler on "NAFTA 2.0 Prospects"

    Speaker Series


    Lawrence Herman, Counsel – International Trade & Investment, Public Policy and Government Relations, Herman & Associates, Dan Trefler, Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy and Douglas and Ruth Grant Canada Research Chair in Competitiveness and Prosperity, Rotman and moderator, Wendy Dobson, Professor and Co-Director - Rotman Institute for International Business, Rotman on “NAFTA 2.0 Prospects”.

  • Daniel Moore on "The Future of Risk Management"

    Speaker Series


    Daniel Moore, Chief Risk Officer, Scotiabank on "The Future of Risk Management"

  • James Darroch & Pat Meredith on "Stumbling Giants: Transforming Canada’s Banks for the Information Age"

    Speaker Series


    James Darroch, CIT Chair in Financial Services, Schulich School of Business, York University; Co-Author, Pat Meredith, Executive in Residence and Fellow - Clarkson Centre for Business Ethics and Board Effectiveness, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto; former Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy, CIBC; Co-Author and moderator Rita Trichur, Financial Services Editor, The Globe and Mail on "Stumbling Giants: Transforming Canada’s Banks for the Information Age" (Rotman-UTP Publishing, Nov. 15, 2017).

  • A Discussion on "The Future of Commerce"

    Speaker Series


    Harley Finkelstein, COO, Shopify, Kathryn Hume, Vice President – Product and Strategy,, Devin Wenig, President and CEO, eBay Inc. and Sean Silcoff, Business Reporter, The Globe and Mail, Author on “The Future of Commerce”. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. THERE IS NO WAITING LIST.

  • Rotman FinHub Launch

    Finance | Speaker Series | Panel Discussion


    Join us for the launch of the new Rotman FinHub which has been created to bring together FinTech practitioners with researchers and students interested in financial innovation issues. The FinHub faculty members will conduct research, integrate financial innovation into their teaching, and work with FinTech practitioners to exchange and incubate ideas for financial applications of new technologies including blockchain, machine learning, big data, and quantum computing.

  • Sonya Kunkel on “BMO - Diversity and Inclusion Renewal for Sustainable Change”

    Speaker Series | Initiative for Women in Business


    Sonya Kunkel, Chief Inclusion Officer, BMO Financial Group, in conversation with Tiziana Casciaro, Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Jim Fisher Professor of Leadership, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto on “BMO - Diversity and Inclusion Renewal for Sustainable Change”

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