Thank you to all who attended Learn from Alberta’s Best on February 17th, 2016
Our workshop slides are now available for download
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:
- “The Digital Start Up” Setting a Solid Brand Foundation in Today’s Digital Media Mix (Room 9-207)– Alex Kulas, PeerSpark™ Marketing Specialist, AWE
- “Cash to Grow” Financing your Growing Business (Room 9-208) – Lori Thexton, Loan Portfolio Manager and Wendy Lam, Growth Programs Facilitator, AWE
- “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