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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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  • What Role Should Market-Based Environmental Ratings Play in Capital Markets?

    Panel Discussion | Speaker Series

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    The Canadian Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance noted, ‘Financial markets will play a fundamental role in directing necessary capital flows, managing complex risks and unlocking economic potential Markets work best when assets are properly valued; however, in today’s market economy, climate factors are often mispriced and climate risks are generally underappreciated.’ Markets are responding, with firms expanding their voluntary environmental reporting, and third-parties producing investor-focused environmental ratings for firms. Our ½ day session will describe the current state of environmental disclosure and investor-focused ratings. Are these ratings affecting issuers, investors and governments? What determines environmental reporting and investor-focused ratings? What are the risks and opportunities of this capital market response?

  • Lisa Taylor on "The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work"

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    Lisa Taylor, President, Challenge Factory, Inc.; Author on her book The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work (by L. Taylor and F. Lebo for Rotman-UTP Publishing, 2019).

  • 13th Annual Real Estate Roundtable - “Home Prices in Toronto”

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    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…

  • Smart People Who Work in Social Entrepreneurship: A Discussion

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    Join us for a one hour talk with three panelists who work in the social entrepreneurship space. They will share their backgrounds and the work that they’re currently engaged in. They’ll also share the surprises and challenges of the work.

  • Cleo Stiller on "Modern Manhood: Conversations About the Complicated World of Being a Good Man"

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    Join us for a 1-hour talk featuring Cleo Stiller, Journalist and Author in conversation with Nouman Ashraf, Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior; Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; and Teaching Fellow – Institute for Gender & the Economy, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto on Modern Manhood: Conversations About the Complicated World of Being a Good Man (Tiller Press/Simon & Schuster, Nov. 12, 2019).


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