Learn how you can pivot your business to make the most of the increasing changes coming your way and how Saskatchewan's leading academic institutions are preparing the workforce to excel.
Disruptive Innovation Expert
Keynote Speaker and Panelist
Jim Harris is a sought after expert speaker on the subject of disruption and one of North America's foremost management consultants, authors and thinkers on disruptive innovation, change and leadership. His presentations and consulting work have helped companies anticipate change and adjust to and stay ahead of emerging market trends.
President & Vice-Chancellor
University of Saskatchewan
Speaker and Panelist
When he was named the University of Saskatchewan's 11th president on October 24, 2015, Peter Stoicheff promised to remain true to the university's storied past, while enhancing its focus on the future - on the university's commitment to being the university the world needs. Under his leadership, the university has embraced a mission, vision and values statement that links its past with its future, and guides its ambitions through an innovative university plan that integrates the institutional commitments to learning and discovery, indigenous engagement, and the value of arts and culture in today's communities.
President & CEO
Speaker and Panelist
As President and CEO of Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Dr. Larry Rosia leads the province's primary provider of technical education and skills training. Sask Polytech serves more than 28,000 distinct students, and offers programs that touch every sector of the economy. He is responsible for leading the development of Sask Polytech's vision and for providing strategic direction to the organization, enabling it to sustain its momentum and capitalize on new opportunities. His priorities include ensuring that students have access to a high-quality, innovative post-secondary education, that employers have access to highly skilled and qualified workforce that contributes to Saskatchewan's prosperity, and that Sask Polytech nurtures a positive and vibrant workplace environment.