Speakers

This year, we are excited to announce over 80 speakers for the conference. Stay tuned to this page for regular speaker updates as they get added.
  • Alam Pirani

    Executive Managing Director
    Colliers Hotels

    BMO Presents: Hospitality & Hotels - Sleepless Nights?...Where are we and where do we go from here?

  • Aliya Jasmine

    TV Host/Producer | Environmental Journalist
    Co-Founder of Lili Media & Design Lab

    Reinvention of the Media Industry

  • Aliya Ramji

    Partner | Co-Founder
    McCarthy Tétrault | MT>Ventures

    From Idea to Action: How to Turn Your Start-up Dream into a Reality

  • Alykhan Suleman

    Chief Executive Officer
    Social Services Network for York Region

    How to be an Ally in Social Justice

  • Aneesa Walji

    Conflict Resolution Policy Specialist
    UN Women

    The Future of International Development

  • Anna Mkrtchyan

    CFO & Co-Founder
    Thrive Insights

    Strategic Planning & Decision Making

  • Arif Virani

    COO
    DarwinAI

    Innovations in AI

  • Bashir Jiwani

    Ethicist and Executive Director
    Fraser Health Ethics Services

  • David Stevens

    Consultant
    Circle & Square

    Are You Ready to Think Differently?

  • Douglas Porter

    Chief Economist
    BMO Financial Group

    BMO Presents: Learning from Pitfalls of Past Recessions

  • Dr. Huma Jafry

    Founder and CEO
    NanoInnovations

    Vision 2040: Fields of the Future

  • Dr. Karim Jessa

    Chief Medical Information Officer
    The Hospital for Sick Children

    The Future of Healthcare

  • Dr. Ronald Cohn

    President and CEO
    The Hospital for Sick Children

    The Future of Healthcare

  • Dr. Sarah H. Bana

    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
    Stanford's Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence's Digital Economy Lab

    Vision 2040: Fields of the Future

  • Erem Kassim-Lakha

    Global Head of Client & Object Intelligence
    Christie's

    Art as an Investment

  • Erica Young

    Founder
    The Reliants Project

    How to Network in the New Normal

  • Erwan Rambourg

    Managing Director and Global Head of Consumer & Retail Equity Research
    HSBC
    Author, Future Luxe

    The Future of Retail

  • Faheem Noor Ali

    Climate Finance Trade Commissioner
    Global Affairs Canada

    Exploring Climate Finance

  • Farhan Lalji

    Principal
    Anthemis

    How to Network in the New Normal

  • Farouk Jiwa

    Lecturer and Associate Staff & Technical Consultant
    Coady International Institute & Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA)


    Supply Chain Through the Eyes of Value Chain

  • Farzana Jaffer Jeraj

    Meditation Coach
    Self

    How to Disconnect

  • Fred Swaniker

    Founder & CEO
    African Leadership Group

    #AfricaRising

  • Gary Chung

    Managing Director, Mid-Market Mergers & Acquisitions Group
    BMO

    BMO Presents: Optimizing the Transition of Your Business

  • George Kosziwka

    Chief Financial Officer
    Innvest Hotels

    BMO Presents: Hospitality & Hotels - Sleepless Nights?...Where are we and where do we go from here?

  • Glenn Bowman

    Senior Managing Director, Corporate Finance
    Farber Group

    M&A and Business Consolidation

  • Hamida Bhimani

    Co-Facilitator, Leadership Program for Women | Head of Nursing Practice
    Schulich Executive Education Centre, York University | York Region

    The Movers, Shakers, and Groundbreakers

  • Hamza Khan

    Managing Director
    Student Life Network

    Leadership in the Digital Economy

  • Huse Madhavji

    Actor and Writer
    Call Me Fitz | Saving Hope | Utopia Falls | The Time Traveler

    Insights into the World of Acting

  • Irfhan Rawji

    Founder & CEO
    MobSquad

    Planning for Workforce 2030: The Future of Work

  • James Wong

    Vice President, Business Owner Planning
    BMO Wealth Management

    BMO Presents: Optimizing the Transition of Your Business