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April 5, 2013
London, Ontario

Our event theme was Impact. Innovation. Insight. Our goal was to inspire meaningful change, creative solutions, and valuable learning. Our speakers included a few faculty members from Western, a couple of alumni, two students from a peer institution and some industry experts as well. One of our speakers was international award-winning designer Andrew Lewis - not only did he deliver a really great talk he also designed a commemorative poster that we gave to each attendee as well as our speakers. The design elements from this poster were also worked into the stage design/ decor.

The Paul Davenport Theatre
London, Ontario, N6A 3K7
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Tima Bansal

Professor; Director of the Centre for Building Sustainable Value; Executive Director, Network for Business Sustainability; Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation Fellow; J. Allyn Taylor/Arthur H. Mingay Chair in Business Administration

Douglas Birkenshaw

Principal at B+H Architects, B.Arch., B.E.S., LEED AP, OAA, FRAIC

Jessica Grahn

Cognitive Neuroscientist

Jesse Hirsh

Internet Strategist, Researcher, and Broadcaster

Gregory Kopp

Canada Research Chair

Andrew Lewis

Canadian Art Director-Designer

Todd Reichert

Aviator and Innovator, presenting with Cameron Robertson

Cameron Robertson

Aviator and Innovator, presenting with Todd Reichert

Rob Stewart

Writer, Producer, Director

Barbara Willis-Sweete

Film Director

Jean-Philippe Vergne

Assistant Professor (Richard Ivey School Business)

Organizing team


London On, Canada
  • Vivek Morzaria
  • Oscar Linares-Leon
  • Kristen Chong
    VP Logistics
  • Samaar Haider
    Director of Sponsorship
  • Erica Edwards
    Director of Communications
  • Merrick Read
    Programming Director
  • Dan Hernden
    Director of Digital Media
  • Kaiz Alarakyia
    Volunteer Coordinator
  • Vikram Kalia
    Volunteer Coordinator
  • Terry Rice
    Event Organizer/ Staff Liaison
  • Cam Buchan
    Staff Liaison
  • Melissa Cheater
    Staff Liaison
  • Mathew Hoy
    Staff Liaision