Thursday October 9, 2014

Welcome Reception: Hosted by RBC

Speakers:

Paul Sturgess, RBC
Dr. Catherine Chandler-Crichlow, Center of Excellence in Financial Services Education
Faye Thorek, Partner, Thorek/Scott and Partners

Friday October 10, 2014

Hosted by the Toronto Region Board of Trade

Keynote Speakers:

Leo Salom, Toronto Region Board of Trade
Wayne Pommen, Torquest
Andrew D’Souza, Bionym

Seminars (Choice of 1)

– Financial Matters for Returning Canadians: Geoff Hartley, RBC
– Elite Job Hunting in Toronto: Top Tips from Egon Zehnder: David Ain, Egon Zehnder
– Growing the Toronto Technology Start-up Ecosystem: a panel includingBruce Dorland, Grossman Dorland Recruiting, Andrew D’Souza (President, Bionym), Mark MacLeod (CFO at Freshbooks), Salim Teja (Managing Director, ICT at MaRS)
– Toronto for Families: A panel including Ann Elisabeth Samson (Editor of BabyCenter Canada)

Lunch (Choice of 1)

Shopify @ Shopify Office
Rogers @ Arcadian Lofts
TD Financial Bank Group @ Canoe

Roundtable Conversations

3 rounds of 30 minutes each: maximum of 6 participants at each table with 2 representatives from a corporate partner

Networking Fair with All Corporate Partners

Reception with Toronto Homecoming Alumni

Hosted by KPMG

Speakers:

Siddharth Nanda & Krista Alexander, KPMG
Cindy Tan, CivicAction

Saturday October 11, 2014

Closing Brunch

Speaker: Mike Williams, General Manager Economic Development & Culture, City of Toronto
Moderator: Susie Hendrie
Panelists: Toronto Homecoming Alumni: Michelle Carmichael, Todd Papau, Jeremy Stepak

Optional Events (Choice of 1)

Culture: Jane’s Walk (Riverside and Leslieville)
Urbanism: Union Station Revitalization Project Tour
Fun: Steam Whistle Brewery Tour