Mark Your Calendar
February 27+28

Westin Prince
Toronto Hotel

900 York Mills
Toronto, ON
http://wisdomexchangeevent.com 02-27-2013 15:00:00 02-28-2013 13:30:00 15 Wisdom Exchange 2013 Forum for CEOs, presidents and owners of Ontario’s high-growth firms offering a key resource for Ontario’s business leaders to share knowledge, learn best practices and make valuable networking connections. The Westin Prince Toronto Hotel Ministry of Economic Development & Innovation wisdomexchange@ontario.ca false DD/MM/YYYY

February 27, 2013

3:00 pm

4:00 pm





5:30 pm

6:30 pm
Registration

Opening Presentation:
Do You Really Know Who Your
Foreign Partners Really Are?
Chris Mathers
International Security Expert


Networking Reception

Wisdom Exchange Dinner
6:45 pm




8:00 pm




Welcome Remarks:
Minister of Economic Development and Innovation

Keynote Speaker:
IBM’s Corporate Story of a Century of Success and Innovation
John M. Lutz
President, IBM Canada Ltd.


February 28, 2013

7:00 am

8:00 am

Breakfast and Registration

Concurrent workshops

Am I a Good Leader?
Practices to follow, pitfalls to avoid

Financing For Growth
What to do when the bank says “No!”

Recruiting and Retaining Skilled Employees
Are you falling behind in the race
for talent?

Are You Really LEAN?
The science and art of productivity
10:00 am

10:30 am



11:00 am









12:30 pm




1:30 pm
Networking Break

Workshop Summary:
Review of workshop findings moderated by Tom Clark

Plenary Session:
A view on the year ahead from Ontario's premier economist
Don Drummond
Matthews Fellow in Global Public Policy, Queen's University, and Chair, Commission on the Reform of Ontario Public Services



Leadership Perspectives:
Jim Balsillie
Co-Founder, Research in Motion

in conversation with Tom Clark

Networking Lunch