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Videos from Past Events

Optimizing health care in Canada - highlights

Achieving a health-care system that is both cost-effective and produces better patient outcomes faces many challenges. But advances are being made, as attendees learned at an Idea Forum called Optimizing health care: A prescription for delivering patient value. Led by David Barrett, MBA ’04, PhD ’14, the Executive Director of the Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation, and Research Associate Alexander Smith, HBA ’13, industry panellists examined the barriers to efficient and cost-effective health care. The event was held May 9 at Ivey’s Tangerine Leadership Centre in Toronto.

Highlights from the 2016 Donald L. Triggs Lecture in International Business

Watch highlights of the presentation by Bill Schultz, President of Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada, called The secret formula of Coca-Cola: Think outside the bottle!. Schultz delivered the Donald L. Triggs Lecture in International Business in Toronto on September 16.


Past Events

Oct 8, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum – Balancing Economic and Social Pressures in Canada’s Energy Sector

How can Canada chart a course to prosperity in the energy sector with the many issues that stand in its way? A panel of six leaders from ATCO, Borealis Infrastructure, the Power Workers’ Union, Union Gas, Suncor, and TransCanada will discuss the challenges and opportunities for our energy sector.
Jun 19, 2014

A Reception with Ivey Dean Bob Kennedy (Toronto)

Join Ivey Dean Robert (Bob) Kennedy in Toronto for an update on the School.
Jun 18, 2014

The Chinese Tilt: Commoditized Manufacturers to Global Brands

Ivey Idea Forum on how Chinese companies can move from a factory mindset to a customer mindset
Jun 10, 2014

Meet Dean Kennedy in Calgary

Ivey Dean Bob Kennedy presents Services Shift in Calgary on June 10
Jun 10, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum - Services Shift: The Next Wave of Globalization (Calgary, AB)

We’re familiar with the offshore flow of low-skill manufacturing jobs. But today, as high-skilled services join the migration, new opportunities and risks abound. Is your business ready to ride the wave?
Jun 4, 2014

Partnering for Sustainability: The Secret to Extraordinary Impact

Ivey Idea Forum on why businesses are pursuing partnerships to address complex challenges – particularly sustainability
Jun 4, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum - Partnering for Sustainability: The Secret to Extraordinary Impact

Businesses and not-for-profit organizations are increasingly pursuing partnerships to address complex challenges – particularly sustainability. So what’s working? Why do some partnerships fail and others succeed? How do you build a partnership that leads to success for both parties?
May 29, 2014

A Reception with Ivey Dean Bob Kennedy (Beijing)

Join Ivey Dean Robert (Bob) Kennedy in Beijing for an update on the School.
May 28, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum - Services Shift: The Next Wave of Globalization (Hong Kong)

We’re familiar with the offshore flow of low-skill manufacturing jobs. But today, as high-skilled services join the migration, new opportunities and risks abound. Is your business ready to ride the wave?
May 22, 2014

Meet Dean Kennedy in Shanghai

Ivey Dean Bob Kennedy presents Services Shift in Shanghai on May 22