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HISTORIC HIGHLIGHTS
PAST SPEAKERS

Speeches from 2018-2019

Victor Dodig, President and CEO CIBC

Victor Dodig, President and CEO CIBC

Productivity and Competitiveness: Solutions for Sustained Prosperity

James Villeneuve, Consul General of Canada, Los Angeles

James Villeneuve, Consul General of Canada, Los Angeles

Toronto to L.A. and Back: The Big Business of Canadian Film and Television

Fresh Faces of Provincial Politics Panel

Fresh Faces of Provincial Politics Panel

Politics Panel: Bhutila Karpoche, Lindsey Park, Mike Schreiner, Jess Spindler, Moderated by Adrienne Batra

Hon. Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General of Ontario

Hon. Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General of Ontario

Federal Legalization of Cannabis: Ontario is Ready

John Chen, CEO Blackberry with Amber Kanwar, Host BNN

John Chen, CEO Blackberry with Amber Kanwar, Host BNN

BlackBerry: The Heart of Connectivity

Hon. Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

Hon. Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board of Ontario

Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board of Ontario

The Challenge of Our Generation: Building a Modern, Sustainable Ontario Government

Joseph Mancinelli, International Vice President, LiUNA

Joseph Mancinelli, International Vice President, LiUNA

P3s, The Economy and The New Face of Labour

Toronto Post Election Political Panel: Deep Dive with Key Campaign Strategists

Toronto Post Election Political Panel: Deep Dive with Key Campaign Strategists

Panelists: Vic Gupta, Nick Kouvalis, Lindsay Maskell, Moderated by Karman Wong

Michael Katchen, CEO, Wealthsimple with Amber Kanwar, BNN

Michael Katchen, CEO, Wealthsimple with Amber Kanwar, BNN

Getting the Recipe Right: Making Canada the Best Place in the World for the Financial Companies of the Future

The Business of Blockchain - Alex Tapscott with Expert Panel: Ana Badour, Fatema Pirone and Matthew Spoke

The Business of Blockchain - Alex Tapscott with Expert Panel: Ana Badour, Fatema Pirone and Matthew Spoke

The Business of Blockchain

Sven Dickinson, Head, Samsung Toronto AI Research Center

Sven Dickinson, Head, Samsung Toronto AI Research Center

Future-Ready? Understanding AI’s Future Impact

National Pharmacare Expert Panel with Pollster Nik Nanos and Jane Taber

National Pharmacare Expert Panel with Pollster Nik Nanos and Jane Taber

How a National Pharmacare Plan and Regulatory Reforms Impacts Ontario

Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s Official Opposition, NDP

Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s Official Opposition, NDP

No Surprises, No Secrets: A Government’s Role in Supporting a Stable, Prosperous Modern Economy

Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change with Tom Clark

Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change with Tom Clark

Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change with Tom Clark

Hon. Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety

Hon. Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety

National Security Tools and Architecture for a Changing and Difficult World

Gianni Kovacevic, Pierre Ouimet, David Rosenberg

Gianni Kovacevic, Pierre Ouimet, David Rosenberg

Making Money in the Global Markets in 2019

Kyle Dubas, GM Toronto Maple Leafs and Bobby Webster, GM Toronto Raptors with Elliotte Friedman

Kyle Dubas, GM Toronto Maple Leafs and Bobby Webster, GM Toronto Raptors with Elliotte Friedman

How Big Data is Changing Professional Sports

Sarada Peri, Former Senior Speechwriter for President Obama with Political Strategist Don Guy

Sarada Peri, Former Senior Speechwriter for President Obama with Political Strategist Don Guy

The Changing Nature of Political Communications

Victor Montagliani, VP FIFA and President CONCACAF with Kristian Jack

Victor Montagliani, VP FIFA and President CONCACAF with Kristian Jack

Leading Change in Global Soccer: Concacaf Journey of Reform, Growth and the FIFA World Cup 2026, a Watershed for the Region

Tony Irwin, President and CEO, Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario

Tony Irwin, President and CEO, Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario

No Vacancy: Tackling Ontario’s Rental Housing Supply Crisis

Hon. David Lametti

Hon. David Lametti

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

Jake Stika

Jake Stika

Annual Women Who Lead Panel

Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance

Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance

Post Budget Breakfast Briefing

John Tory, Mayor of Toronto

John Tory, Mayor of Toronto

Leading Toronto Forward

Michael Rencheck, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bruce Power

Michael Rencheck, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bruce Power

Nuclear Power, Securing our Future

Hon. Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance

Hon. Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance

Restoring Trust, Transparency, and Accountability

Dan Snow and Peter Mansbridge

Dan Snow and Peter Mansbridge

History in the Modern World: What Canadians Can Learn About the Future from Our Past

Phil Verster, President and Chief Executive Officer, Metrolinx

Phil Verster, President and Chief Executive Officer, Metrolinx

Transit Development

Councillor Thompson In Conversation with Toronto Region Board of Trade’s Jan De Silva

Councillor Thompson In Conversation with Toronto Region Board of Trade’s Jan De Silva

Vision 2020: Building the City of Toronto’s Prosperity and Competitiveness

Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

An Armchair Discussion on the Future of Data in the Digital Economy

Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations

Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations

First Nations’ Priorities Need to be Canadian Priorities

Canada's Fresh Political Voices - Panelists: Taylor Scollon, Jeff Ballingall, Rick Smith, Jasmine Pickel and Adrienne Batra

Canada's Fresh Political Voices - Panelists: Taylor Scollon, Jeff Ballingall, Rick Smith, Jasmine Pickel and Adrienne Batra

A Federal Election Panel featuring New Influencers, Moderated by Toronto Sun’s Adrienne Batra

Peter Luongo, Managing Director Rothmans, Benson and Hedges Inc

Peter Luongo, Managing Director Rothmans, Benson and Hedges Inc

UNSMOKECANADA: heating, vaping and the end of cigarettes

Vassy Kapelos, Host of CBC's Power and Politics, Moderates a Panel of Political Strategists: Amanda Alvaro, Kathleen Monk and Tim Powers

Vassy Kapelos, Host of CBC's Power and Politics, Moderates a Panel of Political Strategists: Amanda Alvaro, Kathleen Monk and Tim Powers

Countdown Federal Election 2019

Farah Nasser and Dr. Mohamad Fakih

Farah Nasser and Dr. Mohamad Fakih

Farah Nasser and Dr. Mohamad Fakih with Panelists: Bernie Farber, Mustafa Farook, Dr. Barbara Perry

Honourable Mary Ng

Honourable Mary Ng

Panelist: Julie Di Lorenzo, Marsha Seca, Denise McNally, Xue Yan Moderated by The Honorable Mary Ng

Pedro Antunes, Harvey Bischof and Jon Erlichman

Pedro Antunes, Harvey Bischof and Jon Erlichman

The Economic Case for Investing in Education

Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Canada's Minister of Health

Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Canada's Minister of Health

From Hospital to Home: Preparing our Health Care System for an Aging Canada