SESSION 40: THE FUTURE OF GIVING: INNOVATION IN FUNDRAISING
We were joined by Anne Connelly (Faculty, Questrom School of Business), Stacey Kline (CEO, Otto Intelligence), Colin Hennigar (VP, Major Gifts, SickKids Foundation), and Maria O’Reilly (General Manager, Upside Foundation) for a conversation on innovation in fundraising (read full bios). This discussion revolved around the current philanthropy landscape and changes due to COVID-19, venture philanthropy, equity pledging, alternative currencies, and innovation. Password for Link: R^=1fr*$
SESSION 39: CANADIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO A CASHLESS SOCIETY
We were joined by Alfred Menezes (Author and Professor at University of Waterloo), Sherry Shannon-Vanstone (President & CEO of Profound Impact), and John Loeprich (EVP, CFO & Director at 3iQ Corp) for a discussion on the Canadian contributions to a cashless society (read full bios). The panelists covered de-centralization, cryptography, real world applications, and cryptocurrency as the reserve currency of the world.
SESSION 38: INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE: AGRICULTURE, ENERGY AND WATER IN THE FACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE
We were joined by Tyson Birchall (Managing Director at Longbow Capital), Nicole Atchison (CEO of Puris Holdings), and Nat Bullard (Chief Content Officer at BloombergNEF) for a discussion on the agriculture, energy, and water landscape (read full bios). The panelists covered investible topics, consumer preferences, and innovations that excite them the most.