Time Details
7:30 AM – 6:00 PM RegistrationThird Floor Foyer
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Exclusive IMBA Coffee Meet-Up Jasper Room – Third Floor
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Networking Centres Open – Third Floor

TD Lounge: connect and recharge – Inner Aria Foyer
Bell Career Corner: learn about exciting opportunitiesMain Foyer (until 2:00 pm)
Alumni Relations Hub: learn about engaging with the networkInner Aria Foyer
Schulich Executive Education Center (SEEC): discover the latest in executive education – Main Foyer

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Networking BreakfastAria Ballroom, Third Floor
Visit the Networking Centres: TD Lounge, Alumni Relations Hub, Bell Career Corner, SEEC – Third Floor Foyer
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Welcome Remarks Aria Ballroom – Third Floor

Master of Ceremony
Theodore Peridis
, Associate Professor, Policy/Strategy, Schulich School of Business

Program Advisor
Howard Lichtman (JD ‘79, MBA ‘82)
, President, The Lightning Group; Partner, Ethnicity Multicultural & Advertising

Dean’s Remarks Aria Ballroom – Third Floor
Dezsö J. Horváth, CM, Dean & Tanna H. Schulich Chair in Strategic Management

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Fireside Chat – Aria Ballroom – Third Floor
Bharat Masrani (BBA ’78, MBA ’79)
Group President & CEO, TD Bank GroupRon Mock (MBA ’79)
President & CEO, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
(Moderator)
11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Networking Speed BreakThird and Sixth Floors
Visit the Networking Centres: TD Lounge, Alumni Relations Hub, Bell Career Corner, SEEC – Third Floor Foyer
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
SESSIONS A
A1: Disruption by Design – Aria Ballroom, Third Floor
Do I take my innovation from the needs of the market or do I take the market to the needs of my innovation? In a world filled with disruption, these disruptive powerhouses will share their insights.

SPEAKERS
Ellis Jacob (MBA ’76), President & Chief Executive Officer, Cineplex Entertainment LP
Mudit Rawat (MBA ’09), Founder & CEO, Urbery Inc.
Aaron Zifkin, Country Manager, Canada, Airbnb

Ashwin Joshi, Associate Professor of Marketing; Director, MBA Program (Moderator)


A2: Data-Driven Decision Making
– Vinci Ballroom, Sixth Floor
Hear from leading experts about the cutting-edge developments in the world of business analytics from various industries.

SPEAKERS
Connie Bonello (MBA ‘98), Associate Partner, IBM
Bruce Dean, Director, Field Services Business Intelligence, Bell
Nat D’Ercole (BBA ’92), Partner, Deloitte Consulting
Murat Kristal, Associate Professor, Operations Management and Information Systems; Program Director, Master of Business Analytics, Schulich School of Business (Moderator)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Networking Buffet LunchAria Ballroom, Third Floor
Visit the Networking Centres: TD Lounge, Alumni Relations Hub, Bell Career Corner, SEEC – Third Floor Foyer
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
SESSIONS B
B1: Rethinking Cities in the Age of Urbanization – Vinci Ballroom, Sixth Floor
We are in challenging times now that the majority of people around the globe live in cities and the pace of urban development is accelerating, particularly in Asia and the African continent.  How might we be seen as global leaders in new ideas to make our own cities more efficient, our infrastructure more effective, and our communities more livable, more inclusive, and more environmentally responsible?  Can we position ourselves to contribute creative solutions to a range of unprecedented urban needs and actively participate in the global market for more livable and sustainable cities?

SPEAKERS
William Fleissig, President & CEO, Waterfront Toronto
Ken Greenberg, Principal, Greenberg Consultants Inc.
Ken Tanenbaum, Chairman, Kilmer Developments; Vice-Chairman, Kilmer Van Nostrand (KVN)
Christopher Wein, President, Great Gulf Residential
James McKellar, Associate Dean, External Relations, Professor & Academic Director, Real Estate and Infrastructure, Schulich School of Business (Moderator)


B2: The FinTech Challenge
– Aria Ballroom, Third Floor
Is it a threat or an opportunity?

SPEAKERS
Fern Glowinsky (MBA/LLB ’95), COO, Moneris Solutions
Colleen Johnston (BBA ‘82), Group Head Direct Channels, Technology, Marketing and Real Estate, TD Bank Group
Michael Katchen, Founder & CEO, Wealthsimple

John Ruffolo (BBA ‘88), CEO, OMERS Ventures; Executive Managing Director, OMERS Strategic Investments (Moderator)

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Networking Speed BreakThird and Sixth Floors
Visit the Networking Centres: TD Lounge, Alumni Relations Hub, SEEC – Third Floor Foyer
3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
SESSIONS C
C1: The Future of Global Retail – Aria Ballroom, Third Floor
Leading experts will take an in-depth look at consumer attitude and behaviour changes and their effects on local and global trends in retail; one of the most exciting and changing business sectors.

SPEAKERS
Maureen Atkinson, Senior Partner, Research Insights, J.C. Williams Group
Diane J. Brisebois, President & CEO, Retail Council of Canada
Jim Danahy
, CEO CustomerLAB; Program Director, Centre of Excellence in Retail Leadership, Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC)
Alan Middleton (MBA ’77, PhD ’97), Assistant Professor, Marketing; Executive Director, Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) (Moderator)


C2: It’s Time To Start-up – Vinci Ballroom, Sixth Floor
Hear entrepreneurs tell their tales from the trenches.

SPEAKERS
Michael Back (MBA ’95)
, Founder & CEO, HonkMobile
Garrett Gottlieb
, Founder & CEO, PumpUp
Satish Kanwar
, Director of Product, Shopify
Theodore Peridis, Associate Professor, Policy/Strategy, Schulich School of Business (Moderator)

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM Networking Speed BreakThird and Sixth Floors
Visit the Networking Centres: TD Lounge, Alumni Relations Hub, SEEC – Third Floor Foyer
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM Closing SessionAria Ballroom, Third Floor
PRESENTER
Mark Bowden, President, TRUTHPLANE®Closing Remarks and Prize Draw Aria Ballroom, Third Floor
Bill Graham (MBA ’86), President, Schulich Global Alumni Network
5:45 PM Cocktail ReceptionVinci Ballroom, Sixth Floor
Musical Entertainment by Gregory McClary (MBA/MA ’16)