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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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Jun 4, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Separating hype from reality in AI

For the Scotiabank Speakers Series in Digital Transformation in Banking, Steve Irvine, CEO & Founder of, will discuss how to seize the real AI opportunities.
Jun 24, 2019, 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Ivey Idea Forum – Cannabis in the workplace

Join us as Monica Haberl, Senior Research Associate at the Conference Board of Canada, discusses some of the top employer concerns around cannabis legalization and what organizations are doing to face this issue.

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