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How to Make Your Organization More Globally Competitive – Toronto, ON

June 22, 2012 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

How to Make Your Organization More Globally Competitive

Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Canadian Ballroom, Convention Floor),
100 Front St. W Toronto, ON

Space is limited – Click here to register or visit www.rotman.utoronto.ca/events

WORKING AGENDA (For biographies, please click on the speakers’ name)
7:30 to 8:30am registration & breakfast
8:30 to 8:50am – Opening Remarks from the Conference Chair
ROGER MARTIN, Author; Dean & Premier’s Research Chair in Productivity & Competitiveness , Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto; Chair, Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity; Corporate Director
8:50 to 9:40am – KEYNOTE: The Next Convergence – The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World
MICHAEL SPENCE, Author; Winner – 2001 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences; Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University; Director, Dean’s Advisory Board @ Rotman; Corporate Director; former Chair, Independent Commission on Growth & Development
9:40 to 10:30am – KEYNOTE: Understanding How Organizations Achieve & Sustain Competitive Success
MICHAEL PORTER, Author; Bishop William Lawrence University Professor & Director, Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard University; Corporate Director
10:30 to 11:00am REFRESHMENTS
11:00 to 11:45am – Onstage Conversation & Audience Questions: MICHAEL SPENCE, MICHAEL PORTER & ROGER MARTIN
11:50am to 12:45pm – Presentation: Time to Start Thinking – America in the Age of Descent
EDWARD LUCE, Author; Chief U.S. Commentator, Financial Times
12:45 to 1:45pm BUFFET LUNCH
1:45 to 2:30pm – Presentation: Gravity Shift – How Asia’s New Economic Powerhouses Will Shape the 21st Century
WENDY DOBSON, Author; Professor and Co-Director, Institute for International Business, Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto; Corporate Director
2:30 to 2:45pm REFRESHMENTS
2:50 to 4:00pm – Roundtable Conversation: Recommendations for a Competitive Future for Canadian Organizations
DON DRUMMOND, Chairman, Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s Public Services; Matthews Fellow & Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Queen’s School of Policy Studies; former Chief Economist, TD Bank
WILLIAM FATT, Chairman and CEO, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International; Chairman, Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
TOM JENKINS, Chair & Chief Strategy Officer, Open Text Corp; Chair, Expert Panel’s 2011 Review of Federal Support of R&D in Canada
KEVIN LYNCH, Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group; former Clerk of the Privy Council of Canada
JAMES MILWAY, Executive Director, Martin Prosperity Institute, Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto and Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity; Co-Author (with R. Martin), Canada – What It Is, What It Can Be (Rotman/UTP Publishing, May 2012)
DANIEL TREFLER, Grant Canada Research Chair in Competitiveness and Prosperity, Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto
4:00 to 4:05pm closing remarks
4:05 to 5:00pm cocktails
‘Dress Code’: business casual


June 22, 2012
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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