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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.

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  • Experts Discuss "Key trends in Medtech Strategy"



    Presented by the Sandra Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy in partnership with the University Health Network Office of Technology Development & Commercialization, the goal of this workshop is to address the key strategic trends to aid those working within the industry as well as entrepreneurs or new entrants to the medical devices arena. Topics and examples will focus on Canadian and global companies.

  • Dr. Jen Gunter in conversation with Sarah Kaplan on "Vagina Profiteers: The Economics of the Wellness Industrial Complex"

    Speaker Series | Healthcare


    This event is sold out. There is no waiting list.

    Join us on October 29th for a 1-hour conversation between Dr. Jen Gunter and Sarah Kaplan, Professor of Strategic Management and Director of the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the Rotman School of Management, based on her new best-seller “The Vagina Bible: The Vulva and the Vagina-Separating the Myth from the Medicine” (by Dr. Jen Gunter, Penguin Random House, 2019). They will examine the economics of the wellness industrial complex, discuss how and why Jen is fighting back against wellness influencers exploiting gaps in women’s health, and explore how these businesses profit off misinforming women about what’s supposedly good for their vaginal and sexual health.

  • Experts Discuss "IT for Ontario Health Teams (OHTs)"



    A panel of experts will discuss the key challenges in digital health facing Ontario Health Teams as they move toward deeper integration (or in some cases begin the integration process) and partnerships. Attend four of the Rotman Life Sciences Link and Learn Sessions to earn a Certificate of Completion.

  • Inaugural Rotman Conference on Mental Health: The Impact on Business & Canadians

    Speaker Series | Conference | Healthcare | Networking Event | Panel Discussion


    On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019, the Rotman School of Management will host a one-day conference bringing together hundreds of senior business leaders, mental health advocates, medical professionals, students, academics and industry representatives to raise awareness and discuss the impact of mental health on the Canadian economy.

  • Anita McGahan and Will Mitchell on "Private Sector Entrepreneurship in Global Health: Innovation, Scale, and Sustainability"



    In this session Professors Will Mitchell and Anita McGahan will present highlights from their recently published book Private Sector Entrepreneurship in Global Health: Innovation, Scale and Sustainability. The book includes writings by management, medicine, and social science experts who have studied trends in private sector health care innovations in low and middle-income countries over the last ten years. Attend four of the Rotman Life Sciences Link and Learn Sessions to earn a Certificate of Completion.

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