Announcing Speakers for 2016 Toronto Summit

Join us on May 11, 2016 at Arcadian Loft for our 11th CEO & Senior Management Summit in Toronto.

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Here are the influential women leaders speaking at the Summit:

Morning Keynote Speaker:
Alison Simpson
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Customer Experience
Holt Renfrew

Luncheon Keynote Speaker:
Danielle Martin, MD, CCFP, MPP

Vice President, Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions, Women’s College Hospital
Senior Fellow, WCH Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care

Closing Keynote Speaker:
Shirlee Sharkey
President & CEO, Saint Elizabeth

Panelists & Moderators:
Evelyn Bailey-Semeniuk
VP, North Americas Storage Solutions, IBM Canada
Jessica Ching
Co-Founder & CEO of Eve Medical Inc.
Anne Darche
President, Pertinence Inc.
Fiona Deller
Executive Director, Policy and Partnership, Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO)
Jackie Dinsmore
Founder, FlapJackKids & Principal, Cognition LLP
Natalka Falcomer, Hons. B.A., J.D., C.LO.
Co-Producer and Host, Toronto Speaks Legal Advice (Rogers TV)
Founder, Groundworks Firm Commercial Leasing Services
Rheta Fanizza
Senior Vice President, National Operations
Saint Elizabeth
Heather Fraser
Founder & CEO | Vuka Innovation, Inc./Co-Founder of Rotman DesignWorks
Adjunct Professor of Business Design, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Dr. Gillian Hawker
Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Inez Jabalpurwala
President & CEO, Brain Canada Foundation
Dr. Fang Liu, MD, PhD
Senior Scientist, Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute,
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
& Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Physiology, Institute of Medical Science,
University of Toronto
Komal Minhas
President, KoMedia & Producer & Co-Founder, Dream, Girl
Annie Murphy Paul
Author, Journalist, Consultant
Lynn Posluns
Founder, President & Board Chair
Women’s Brain Health Initiative
Vicki Saunders
President, SheEO
Beth D. Wilson
Managing Partner and Canadian Managing Partner of Community Leadership, KPMG LLP
Susan Wortzman
Founder, Wortzmans
Dr. Catherine Zahn
President & CEO, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Honourary Co-Chairs:
Jan Kestle
President, Environics Analytics
Joanne Schram Mealia
Strategic Sales Leader, Canada
North American Subscription and Support, IBM Software Group
IBM Canada Ltd.
Allyson M. Fischer
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP

The 2016 Corporate State: Toronto summit is supported by:
KPMG LLP, Saint Elizabeth, IBM Canada, Environics Analytics, Hicks Morley, HUB International, SCM Health Solutions, Wortzmans, Pembroke Private Wealth Management Ltd., McCarthy Tétrault, Cassels Brock, Burns & Wilcox, Lerners LLP and Xerox Canada.

Media Partner: Bloomberg News
Retail Partner: Holt Renfrew


Our three Roundtable Topics are:
The Future of Learning
Unraveling the Brain
Game Changers 2025

Visit us next week for more information about reserving early seats or sponsorship.
Please contact Conference Director Katherine Leask at or call 1-844-552-3130


Categories: Summits


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