Conferences Option 1

Thank you to all who attended Learn from Alberta’s Best on February 17th, 2016

Our workshop slides are now available for download

AWE Leadership Day February 17 2016 The Digital Start-Up

AWE Leadership Day February 17 2016 Cash to Grow

AWE Leadership Day February 17 2016 It’s a Small World

Connect. Collaborate. Participate.

Bringing together entrepreneurial thinkers for a day of conversation on breaking through challenges and innovating change to achieve success.

Learn from Alberta’s Best Leadership Day Program

Location: The Robbins Health Learning Centre – MacEwan University, Edmonton

8:00 am             Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am             Welcome

8:45 am             Opening keynote: Unleashing the Power of Ideas

Keynote Speaker: Ruth Kelly, President and CEO, Venture Publishing Inc.

9:15 am             Workshops:

  1. “The Digital Start Up” Setting a Solid Brand Foundation in Today’s Digital Media Mix (Room 9-207)– Alex Kulas, PeerSpark™ Marketing Specialist, AWE
  2. “Cash to Grow” Financing your Growing Business (Room 9-208)  – Lori Thexton, Loan Portfolio Manager and Wendy Lam, Growth Programs Facilitator, AWE
  3. “It’s a Small World” Expanding your Business into New Markets (Room 9-213) – Frances Kilgour, Client Service Manager, AWE

10:15 am          Meet the Experts Session #1 – Featuring ATB expertise as well as service provider partners and award nominees

11:30 am          Panel: Disruptive Idea-Building 

Moderator: Teresa Clouston, Vice President, Business & Agriculture, ATB Financial

Panelists: Meghan Dear, Founder – Localize, Elisse Moreno, Edmonton REALTOR®, Lifesyle Matcher – HomeTribe, Robyn Henderson, CEO, “The Uncomplicated Family”, Corporate Group – Kids Uncomplicated Inc.

12:15 pm          Lunch

12:45 pm          Lunch Keynote: Creating Success from Adversity

Keynote Speaker: Julia Cordray, CEO – Peeple, 96 Talents, Career Fox 

1:30 pm            Meet the Experts Session #2 – Featuring ATB expertise as well as service provider partners and award nominees

2:30 pm            Fireside Chat: From Challenge to Advantage

Moderator: Karen Unland, Journalism Educator and Consultant – Seen and Heard in Edmonton

Panelists: Carrie Belcourt, Founder – Mother Earth Essentials, Elvie Reinson, CEO – Ballast Environmental

3:00 pm            Closing Keynote: Breaking through Barriers

Keynote Speaker: Nicole Bourque -Bouchier, CEO – The Bouchier Group

3:30 pm            Thank you and wrap up