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Future of Work Tickets



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Future of Work Conference

Future of Work Conference

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Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Centennial College Event Centre, 937 Progress Ave., Toronto
Cost: Industry: $50 / Centennial College Employees: Donation to Scholarship


About Future of Work Conference

The Business School in partnership with Solv. Sector Sessions (SX3)  will be hosting a conference on the Future of Work, located at Centennial College’s Event Centre on May 1, 2019. The day’s agenda will focus on disruptive technologies and the impact they have on how we do business; including supply chain, retail and human resource practices. Our morning keynote speaker Jared Lindzon, a Freelance Journalist for the Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, and the National Post, will provide attendees with his unique perspective into the ever-changing landscape of work. The day will also feature a panel discussion and afternoon rapid-fire sessions.


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Industry Partners

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Keynote speaker

  • Jared Lindzon (Freelance Journalist)


  • Moderator: Noah Aiken-Klar (Director, Youth Social Impact, RBC)
  • Amanda Cosco (Founder, Electric Runway)
  • Arnon Melo (President and Founder, MELLOHAWK Logistics)
  • Mary Barroll (President of TalentEgg and General Counsel & VP of CharityVillage)
  • Anthony Palma (Director, Research Operations – KITE | Toronto Rehab | University Health Network)

Session Speakers

  • Dr. Marilyn Herie (Vice President Academic and Chief Learning Officer, Centennial College)
  • Julia Satov (Learning Architect & People Strategist)
  • Gladstone Grant (National Director of Solution Sales, Microsoft Technology Centres (MTC), Microsoft Canada)
  • Geeta Chopra (Retail Innovation Manager, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. CANADA)

Why Attend and/or Participate

  • Professional development (resume building and b2b networking)
  • Academic Collaboration including but not limited to:
    • Project development
    • Advising
    • Business Start-up and Scale-up Solutions
    • Hiring Opportunities
    • Funding Opportunities
    • Research and Innovation Solutions
    • Corporate Training
  • Opportunity to learn and examine trends of the future work landscape
  • Share your unique expertise with Centennial’s students and network of industry, academic and community partners
  • Participate in a forum that facilitates interactive information sharing
  • Cross-sector networking and relationship building
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Program Schedule

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