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The Ivey Idea Forum explores new ideas, perspectives, and solutions for today’s business issues with thought-provoking leaders, writers, and academics. It’s an interactive forum that brings you practical insights from the experts at the heart of the matter. Subscribe to our mailing list to learn more about upcoming events.

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Mar 8, 2019, 7:30 am - 10:00 am

Ivey Idea Forum - Building the business case for gender balance

Ivey will recognize International Women’s Day with a breakfast event in Toronto featuring a presentation on gender diversity and organizational performance and insights from a distinguished panel of female leaders.
Mar 21, 2019, 7:30 am - 10:30 am

Whistleblowing, CPAs, and leadership for the 21st century

What have we learned from the WorldCom accounting scandal? WorldCom whistleblower Cynthia Cooper and panellists Kelly Gorman (CPA Ontario), and Bill Furlong, MBA ’87 (Executive-in-Residence at Ivey’s Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership) will discuss ethical leadership in accounting.

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"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