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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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  • Livestream: The Behavioural Book Club with Richard H. Thaler – "Nudge: The Final Edition"

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    Join us for a 1-hour livestream featuring Richard H. Thaler, Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Member, National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Author in conversation with Dilip Soman, Project Director, Behaviorally Informed Organizations Partnership on Nudge: The Final Edition (Penguin Books; Revised edition, Aug. 3 2021).

  • Livestream: Julie Battilana & Tiziana Casciaro on "Power, for All: How It Really Works and Why It's Everyone's Business"

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    Join us for a 1-hour livestream featuring Julie Battilana, Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration, Organizational Behavior, Harvard Business School; Alan L. Gleitsman Professor of Social Innovation, and Founder and faculty chair, Social Innovation and Change Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; co-founder, Democratizing Work; Author and Tiziana Casciaro, Marcel Desautels Chair in Integrative Thinking and Professor of Organizational Behavior and HR Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto; Author discussing their new book Power, for All: How It Really Works and Why It's Everyone's Business (Simon & Schuster, August 31, 2021).

  • Livestream: Sheera Frenkel & Cecilia Kang on "An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination"

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    Join us for a 1-hour livestream featuring Sheera Frenkel, Cybersecurity Correspondent, New York Times; Co-Author and Cecilia Kang, National Technology Correspondent, New York Times; Co-Author, in conversation with Dimitry Anastakis, L.R. Wilson/R.J. Currie Chair in Canadian Business History, Department of History, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto on An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination (Harper, July 13 2021).

  • Livestream: Johnny C. Taylor Jr., on "Reset: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval"

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    Join us for a 1-hour livestream featuring Johnny C. Taylor Jr., President & CEO, Society for Human Resource Management, in conversation with Julie M. McCarthy, Professor, Organizational Behaviour and HR Management, University of Toronto Scarborough and Organizational Behaviour area, Rotman School of Management on Reset: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval (PublicAffairs, September 7, 2021).

  • Livestream: Colin Bryar & Bill Carr on "Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon"

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    Join us for a 1-hour livestream featuring Colin Bryar, Co-Founder, Working Backwards LLC; Co-Author and Bill Carr, Co-Founder, Working Backwards LLC; Co-Author in conversation with Sarah Kaplan, Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute for Gender and the Economy, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto on Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon (by C. Bryar & B. Carr for St. Martin's Press Feb. 9 2021).

  • Livestream: Joel H. Amernic and Russell Craig on "Decoding CEO-Speak"

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    Join us for a 1-hour livestream featuring Joel H. Amernic, Professor of Accounting, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto; Co-Author and Russell Craig, Professor, Accounting, Faculty of Business, Durham University, UK; Co-Author, in conversation with Alexandra E. MacKay, Professor, Teaching Stream, Finance; Interim Vice-Dean, Undergraduate and Specialized Programs, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, on Decoding CEO-Speak (Rotman-UTP Publishing, August 28, 2021).

  • Livestream: "4 Short Talks About What’s Next"

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    A year-and-a-half since the global pandemic turned our lives upside down, serious flaws in our societal and economic systems have come to light. For leaders eager to seize this unique moment in history to jumpstart their organizations, the question is, Now what? In the fall issue of Rotman Management, we explore some of the mindsets, insights and operating principles that will be required to thrive in the post-pandemic world. Join us to hear from four of our contributors.

  • Livestream: Martha Piper and Indira V. Samarasekera on "Nerve: Lessons on Leadership from Two Women Who Went First"

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    Join us for a 1-hour livestream featuring Martha Piper, First Woman President, University of British Columbia, Past Member, Board of Directors, Bank of Montreal, Shoppers Drug Mart, TransAlta Corporation; Officer; Order of Canada and Indira V. Samarasekera, First Woman President, University of Alberta; Member, Board of Directors, Magna International, TC Energy, Stelco; Officer; Order of Canada, in conversation with Beatrix Dart, Academic Director, Experiential & Global Learning; Director, Initiative for Women in Business; Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, on Nerve: Lessons on Leadership from Two Women Who Went First (ECW Press, Sept. 14 2021).


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