Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary, shares simple but powerful ideas about transforming cities into global innovation engines. In this discussion, he highlights the importance of envisioning a better future, addresses Canada’s use of natural resources, speaks to the need for civic engagement and a new fiscal deal, and discusses the role of cities in creating a sustainable future.
Part of the MaRS Global Leadership Series. Generously Supported by CIBC.
Changing how we listen can transform fundamental collaborative concepts of leadership, team dynamics, innovation, and creativity - and affect our approach to every idea, proposal, meeting, and negotiation. Through entertaining, revealing, interactive exercises, we try to get a feeling for the kind of listening that makes “playing together” possible in any collaboration. No musical knowledge is required - just a willingness to walk out with a whole new pair of ears.
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This panel of thought leaders discusses the radical and urgent transformations required in the future of higher education. This event marks the official Canadian launch of the groundbreaking Pearson report, An Avalanche is Coming: Higher education and the revolution ahead, co-written by Sir Michael Barber, Katelyn Donnelly and Saad Rizvi.
Krista Jones, Lead, Education Innovation, MaRS
Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor, Pearson
Katelyn Donnelly, Executive Director, Pearson
Saad Rizvi, Executive Director of Efficacy, Pearson
David Naylor, President, University of Toronto
Kate Sutherland, facilitator and author, discusses how to make our work in teams and meetings as efficient and as effective as possible, and presents multiple frameworks for better group dynamics.
Alistair Croll, author of Lean Analytics, explains the concepts of his book. He highlights the Lean Analytics cycle and five stages. Alistair strongly advises startups to pick the one metric that matters the most and to focus on it.
MaRS Global Leadership
The MaRS Global Leadership Series brings in thought and business leaders, including celebrated entrepreneurs, to discuss the latest leadership strategies and global trends of interest including thought leadership on innovation, the new economy and technology.