Innovation and the Future of Canada Summit

Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Fairmont Royal York, Toronto

This one-day event will bring together senior executives, entrepreneurs, scientists, public policy makers, and academics from Canada’s top business schools to explore the significant implications that global competition, changing demographics, and the emerging “fourth industrial revolution” will have on society in the years ahead. Guests will listen to expert speakers and engage with other attendees on some of the most pressing issues of our time – all framed by the fact that innovation is driven by a strong business education.

Registration is $550 and includes all three keynotes, the plenary and breakout sessions, breakfast, lunch, a cocktail reception, and dinner.

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DeGroote delivers education with purpose. We actively foster interdisciplinary thinking and evidence-based management to transform business and society. The DeGroote difference is that you’ll be challenged to apply your knowledge to practical business situations, gaining an understanding of how the concepts you’re learning today will impact the business world tomorrow.
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Our value and responsibility to business and society is to foster new knowledge that is significant today and tomorrow. Education with Purpose is more than a tagline; it is a reflection of our mission, vision and values. While we instill a sense of purpose in our graduates, we also have a collective purpose to help transform business and society. I believe that our new strategic plan will allow us to produce innovative programs and research that enable our graduates to excel in the fast paced world. As dean I am proud of the history of innovation at DeGroote, and look forward to our future.



Leonard Waverman,
Dean, DeGroote School of Business
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