An interactive platform to explore new ideas, perspectives and solutions for evolving business issues with thought-provoking leaders, writers and academics.

Sep 9, 2016

Collaborating with the competition: Surprising new solutions to sustainability challenges

Associate Professor Lori DiVito shares insights from her new NBS study of eight competitor collaborations in Europe and Canada, providing guidance for firms considering new forms of collaboration.
Sep 16, 2016

The secret formula of Coca-Cola: Think outside the bottle!

Bill Schultz, President of Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada, will discuss the Coca-Cola model for global business success.
Sep 23, 2016

Building Local Community Confidence in Renewable Energy Development

Energy development has become increasingly contested at the local level. This event, organized by the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre, brings together expert panellists to address questions from public, private, and academic perspectives.
Oct 6, 2016

Will We Ever Stop Using Fossil Fuels?

Global consumption of fossil fuels has steadily marched upwards for many decades. For expert insights on what the future may hold for Canada’s fossil fuel sector, please join this Idea Forum, Will We Ever Stop Using Fossil Fuels.

Videos from Past Events


"With an intriguing story and enlightening discussions, which revealed practical nuggets, the Ivey Idea Forum made another great impression."

– Silvio Stroescu, Managing Director & Vice President of Deposits & Investments, Tangerine Bank

“One always walks away from the Ivey Idea Forum with one or two (at least) actionable ideas.”

– Lana Phair-Sutherland, MBA ’79, Strategic Management Consultant, Phair-Sutherland Consulting

“Meaningful and thought-provoking learnings, creative approach. Very helpful for experienced business leaders.”

– Riz Ahmad, MBA ’90, Royal Bank of Canada