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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.

  • Parag Khanna on "The Future is Asian"

    Speaker Series


    Parag Khanna, Founder & Managing Partner, FutureMap; Global Strategy Advisor; Best-Selling Author of 6 Books on The Future is Asian (Simon & Schuster, Feb. 5, 2019).

  • Dr. Julia Shaw on "Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side"

    Speaker Series


    Dr. Julia Shaw, Senior Lecturer and Researcher, Department of Law and Social Sciences, London South Bank University; Author on Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side (Doubleday Canada, Feb. 19, 2019).

  • Rahaf Harfoush on "Hustle & Float: Reclaim Your Creativity and Thrive in a World Obsessed with Work" (Diversion, Feb. 19, 2019)

    Speaker Series


    Rahaf Harfoush, Founder, Red Threads Inc. Think Tank; Strategist; Digital Anthropologist; and New York Times Best-Selling Author of Hustle & Float: Reclaim Your Creativity & Thrive in a World Obsessed with Work (Diversion, Feb. 19, 2019); The Decoded Company: Know Your Talent Better Than You Know Your Customers (2014); and Yes We Did! An Inside Look At How Social Media Built the Obama Brand (2009) in conversation with: Lisa Kimmel, President & CEO, Edelman Canada on Hustle & Float: Reclaim Your Creativity and Thrive in a World Obsessed with Work (Diversion, Feb. 19, 2019).

  • Intrapreneurship & Governing Innovation

    Speaker Series


    Do you have a project or idea you are looking to develop within your company or family business but don’t know how to start? Intrapreneurship may be your answer! Come join the Clarkson Centre for Board Effectiveness at Rotman School of Management and the Intrapreneurial Initiative as we host an event on Intrapreneurship and Governing Innovation.

  • Michael Kaufman on "Men, the Workplace, and the Gender Equality Revolution”

    Speaker Series | Initiative for Women in Business


    Michael Kaufman, Co-Founder, the White Ribbon Campaign; Author or Editor of 8 books including The Time Has Come: Why Men Must Join the Gender Equality Revolution (House of Anansi Press, Jan. 15, 2019) on "Men, the Workplace, and the Gender Equality Revolution".

  • Post City's 12th Annual Real Estate Roundtable - "Home Prices in Toronto"

    Speaker Series | Panel Discussion


    Over a decade ago our experts saw no end to rising home prices in Toronto. Find out what our housing heavyweights think now! Prices year-to-year are falling for the first time in a long time. Will we see a buyer’s or seller’s market this Spring?

    The China impact - are trade wars and politics causing a damaging ripple effect in the luxury home market in Toronto? Will the micro-condo trend continue? What is the next big thing in condo development in Toronto? How can we solve Toronto’s affordable homes problem? And lots more… THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. ALL SEATS HAVE BEEN PURCHASED. THERE IS NO WAITING LIST.

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