Private Dinner at Susur Lee'sTuesday, 18 October 2022
Be prepared to re-live the culinary delights of Hong Kong during this unique experience and a possible opportunity to meet one of the “ten chefs of the millennium” named by Food and Wine magazine, Susur Lee. Known for his modern Chinese cuisine and fusion style, this is an event your taste buds won’t want to miss out on. Enjoy a private dinning experience with fellow KS alumni, organized by Jennifer Chen (KS19). Spaces are limited to 30. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Where: Private Dining Room, Lee Restaurant (601 King Street West, Toronto)
When: 7 pm
Pricing: $100 + beverages + taxes/gratuities
Metaverse, DeFi and NFT mixer with KS Women, brought to you by DeloitteWednesday, 19 October 2022
Metaverse real estate, DeFi, and NFT related digital assets sound like buzz words to you? Join KS Women for an evening of learning as industry experts share the evolution of the space and what to expect in the future. Hear from experts Michael Corridore, Metaverse Practise Lead at Deloitte, Andrew Kiguel, CEO of Tokens and Janelle Chalouhi, CEO of Venusverse. Brought to you by Shaunna Conway, Partner, Advertising, Marketing and Commerce, National Leader at Deloitte (KS13) and Minh Tran, Marketing Technology Leader at Deloitte (KS18).
This is an inclusive event for KS Alumni women and KS alumni allies.
Where: Deloitte Toronto Offices (8 Adelaide St. West, Toronto)
When: 6-8 pm
Equity, M&A and Corporate Development Mixer brought to you by FirePower CapitalThursday, 20 October 2022
Interested in Private Equity, Private Debt or M&A Advisory, and looking for like-minded alumni? Join us for a casual evening with appetizers and beverages and meet fellow alumni and deal professionals. Hosted by Sebastien Douville, Partner & COO FirePower Capital and Managing Partner & Co-Head at Spearhead Corporate Development (KS12).
Where: FirePower Capital (47 Front St East, suite 200, Toronto)
When: 4:30-6:30 pm
Mission Totally Possible by The Second City brought to you by Comedy BarFriday, 21 October 2022
Enjoy a carefree night out and catch in some laughs with The Second City comedians at the latest venue in the Comedy Bar family. Brought to you by James Elksnitis, co-founder and President Comedy Bar (KS16).
Where: Comedy Bar, Danforth Mainstage (2800 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4C 1M1)
When: 7 pm
Pricing: Tickets at 20% discount; Table reserved after the show
Purchase tickets: https://www.secondcity.com/shows/ use code: KS20
KS EMBA Alumni Day - A Day of Learning and NetworkingSaturday, 22 October 2022
Spend the day on professional and personal development, re-immersing yourself with the latest topics and reconnecting with old friends and making new ones. Exclusively for alumni, students, faculty and staff from the Kellogg EMBA Global Network.
8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast 9:00 – 9:30 am Welcome from Kellogg & Schulich 9:30 – 11:00 am Learning Session 1: Panel & Speaker
- Session A: Leadership today and tomorrow
- Session B: Strategy in an Uncertain World
11:30 – 12:30 pm Speed Networking 12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch 1:30 – 3:00 pm Learning Session 2: Panel & Speaker
- Session A: The Innovation Mission: From Startup Dreams to Enterprise Transformation
- Session B: The Use of Dual-Class Stock Structures in Different Jurisdictions
3:30 – 5:30 pm Panel on Board Membership
Topics for the day, include:
Leadership Today and Tomorrow
Panelists: Mary Ann Yule, President and CEO, HP Canada, (KS09), and Susan Uthayakumar, Chief Energy and Sustainability Officer, Prologis, (KS10) will discuss recent and ongoing changes in business and society regarding diversity, equity and inclusion as well as a focus environmental, social and governance issues and how they have shaped and continue to shape expectations for leaders. Moderated by Pam Laycock, President, Schulich Alumni Association.
Strategy in an Uncertain World
Sonia Marciano (Visiting Clinical Professor of Executive MBA Education at Kellogg) will draw lessons from what has happened over the to last few years to suggest how to nevertheless succeed in a world which might seem increasingly challenging and unpredictable.
The Innovation Mission: From Startup Dreams to Enterprise Transformation
Panelists: Fatema Pirone, VP Enterprise Digital, CIBC, (KS14), Jack Fraser, BDC, (KS11), Mellie Chow, Executive Director Competitive Intelligence and Strategy, Comcast, (KS15), and Paul Pabla, Founder and CEO ThoughtStorm, (KS11) will discuss the importance of entrepreneurship and innovation both in existing organizations and in start-ups, the ways in which these activities can be encouraged, funded and supported, and the difference they can make for Canada and its place in the global economy. Moderated by Chris Carder, Executive Director of Schulich’s Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Introduction by Peyvand Melati. Supported by: Axion-Archangel Capital Fund, STIM Canada, MID Group, and NuBinary.
The Use of Dual-Class Stock Structures in Different Jurisdictions
Jose Liberti (Joseph Jr. and Carole Levy Chair in Entrepreneurship and Clinical Professor of Finance at Kellogg) will compare how different jurisdictions deal with the increasingly popular dual class share structures and share his own thoughts on this phenomenon.
Getting and Being on Boards
Panelists: Daniella Dimitrov, Mining Executive and Corporate Director, IAMGOLD Corp., (KS10), Henry Munez, Group Head, National Speciality Markets, BMO Commercial Bank, (KS11), and Rachel Awe, VP Executive Integration, Chief of Staff, Canadian Tire Corporation, (KS15) will discuss how to be considered for board memberships and succeed as a board member. Moderated by Deborah Rosati, Founder and CEO Women Get on Board.
Where: Executive Learning Centre, Schulich School of Business (4700 Keele Street, Toronto)
When: 8.00 am to 5.30 pm
Pricing: Includes breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks
Early bird pricing purchase by October 17: $50
KSAA Cocktail Reception
Featuring a Magnotta ExperienceSaturday, 22 October 2022
Following an exciting Alumni Day, join us to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the EMBA Program at a Cocktail Reception in the Executive Dining Room, featuring a Magnotta experience, open bar, and hors d’oeuvres. Enjoy our gathering congratulating our most recent alumni while making new friends and reconnecting with old ones. All Live and Silent Auction proceeds will go to the newly established KSAA Diversity & Inclusion Award.
5:30 – 7:30 pm Cocktail Reception, 20th Anniversary Toast, Remarks and Auction
A number of rooms have been blocked at the Executive Learning Center hotel for both 21 and 22 October. To reserve one of them, please contact the hotel directly at: email@example.com or 416 650-8300. Blocked rooms will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Where: Executive Dining Room, Schulich School of Business (4700 Keele Street, Toronto)
When: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Pricing: Cocktail Reception
Early bird pricing purchase by October 17: $35
You can buy an additional ticket for a guest.