AGENDA

FRIDAY MAY 3, 2019

12:00 PM

DELEGATE REGISTRATION BEGINS

10:00 AM

ALLIANCE CANADA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

7:00 PM

IGNITE 2019 WELCOME RECEPTION & VENDOR ENGAGEMENT

 

SATURDAY MAY 4, 2019

All Day

DELEGATE REGISTRATION

7:30 AM

NETWORKING BREAKFAST & VENDOR ENGAGEMENT

8:30 AM

CONFERENCE OPENING

8:45 AM

WELCOME REMARKS by HIS WORSHIP MAYOR NAHEED NENSHI

9:00 AM

OUR ECONOMIC OUTLOOK - A CONVERSATION WITH MAYOR NENSHI, JOHN ROSE & TODD HIRSCH

10:00 AM

NETWORKING BREAK & VENDOR ENGAGEMENT

10:30 AM

LOOKING BACK, LOOKING AHEAD - DEMONSTRATIONS OF RESILIENCY

11:00 AM

USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO SOLVE THE WORLD’S HARDEST PROBLEMS: PLENARY SESSION WITH ZAYNAH BHANJI

12:00 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH & VENDOR ENGAGEMENT

1:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION #1:
i. The Changing Landscape of Technology
ii. Lessons I Have Learned
iii. Learning & Innovating As We Go
iv. Building our Cultural Intelligence

2:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION #2:
i. The Changing Landscape of Technology
ii. Lessons I Have Learned
iii. Learning & Innovating As We Go
iv. Building our Cultural Intelligence

3:00 PM

NUTRITIONAL BREAK & VENDOR ENGAGEMENT

3:13 PM

KEYNOTE: NAVIGATING 21ST CENTURY REALITIES - ADAPTABILITY AND INNOVATION WITH DR. SHIMI KANG (Followed by Book Signing)

4:15 PM

DAY 1 CLOSING REMARKS

7:00 PM

IGNITE GALA WITH KEYNOTE BY MANJIT MINHAS

 

SUNDAY MAY 5, 2019

7:00 AM

DELEGATE REGISTRATION

7:30 AM

NETWORKING BREAKFAST & VENDOR ENGAGEMENT

8:30 AM

DAY 2 OPENING REMARKS

8:45 AM

FIRESIDE CHAT WITH MICHELE ROMANOW & RAJEN RUPARELL

10:00 AM

NETWORKING BREAK & VENDOR ENGAGEMENT

10:30 AM

STARTUP SHOWCASE

11:30 AM

KEYNOTE: THRIVING THROUGH THE NEXT WAVE OF DISRUPTION WITH ASIFF HIRJI

12:30 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH & VENDOR ENGAGEMENT

1:00 PM

BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP PANEL DISCUSSION

1:45 PM

KEYNOTE: OUR SPECIES AND TECHNOLOGY AT A CROSSROAD WITH JIM GIBSON (Followed by Book Signing)

2:45 PM

FINAL REMARKS

3:00 PM

COACHES CORNER