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The Future of Work(ers)

Dates

Thu, Jan 24, 2019 — Thu, Jan 24, 2019

4:00pm — 7:00pm

Type

Events

Admission

$30 online | $34 at the door (cash only)

Tickets

Location

Spaces Queen West

180 John Street, 7th Floor


Description

Discover how Canada’s corporations are fundamentally changing the employee experience to adapt to the Future of Work and Workers. The event will explore topics like AI and digital engagement, organizational design, and human-centered design over two panels featuring leaders from Brookfield, Element AI, Genesys, LinkedIn Canada, MaRS Enterprise, and Microsoft Canada, moderated by The Moment.

ProgramTheme

Program

Ahmed Adel
Azure PMM Manager, Microsoft Canada
Ahmed leads the Microsoft Azure Marketing and Operations team at Microsoft Canada, with 28 years of international experience across three continents covering technical and business leadership roles. Ahmed is a Read More
Ahmed AdelAzure PMM Manager, Microsoft Canada

Ahmed leads the Microsoft Azure Marketing and Operations team at Microsoft Canada, with 28 years of international experience across three continents covering technical and business leadership roles. Ahmed is a regular speaker in WW conferences and events with a passion for technology and innovation focused on Software, Cloud computing, and AI, and the digital transformation opportunities they enable.

Sarah Doyle
Director of Policy + Research, Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship
Sarah Doyle is the Director of Policy + Research at Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship, where she leads the development of the Institute’s research agenda and oversees the work Read More
Sarah DoyleDirector of Policy + Research, Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship

Sarah Doyle is the Director of Policy + Research at Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship, where she leads the development of the Institute’s research agenda and oversees the work of its policy team. Sarah has previous experience working to expand Canada’s impact investment marketplace, as Senior Manager at the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, and in informing public policy from within government, including in the Privy Council Office where she developed advice for the Prime Minister on a range of social policy issues.

Krista Jones
Managing Director, MaRS Enterprise
Krista is the managing director of MaRS Enterprise. She has been a passionate innovator and builder of technology-based businesses for over 25 years, and has personally advised and been actively Read More
Krista JonesManaging Director, MaRS Enterprise

Krista is the managing director of MaRS Enterprise. She has been a passionate innovator and builder of technology-based businesses for over 25 years, and has personally advised and been actively involved in over 200 startups.

For the past four years, Krista has been the driving force behind the creation of MaRS’ globally-leading Enterprise sector. She works with entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, investors, and technologists who are applying innovation and cutting-edge technologies to create solutions that are advancing the competitiveness of global workers and workplaces.

Satsuko VanAntwerp
Solutions Designer, Element AI
Satsuko VanAntwerp is a Solutions Designer at Element AI. She previously co-founded a service design firm, led design research at a software innovation firm, and hosted a monthly meetup on Read More
Satsuko VanAntwerpSolutions Designer, Element AI

Satsuko VanAntwerp is a Solutions Designer at Element AI. She previously co-founded a service design firm, led design research at a software innovation firm, and hosted a monthly meetup on how the practice of design is changing in an AI world.

Leon Vymenets
UX Design Director, Genesys
Leon has been heading up the UX team at Genesys for the past 8 years – a global leader of cloud and AI software and services within the customer experience Read More
Leon VymenetsUX Design Director, Genesys

Leon has been heading up the UX team at Genesys for the past 8 years – a global leader of cloud and AI software and services within the customer experience space. Prior to Genesys, Leon worked at BlackBerry as part of the UX team for 7 years. He is also a multi-patent holder with over 45 patents being granted in the area of design and UX. Leon is also the co-founder of the Toronto Tech Summit a micro conference focused on AI, CX, and innovations in transportation.

Simon Mhanna
Innovation Designer, The Moment (Moderator)
Simon is an Innovation Designer at The Moment where he enables teams to adapt, respond, and lead innovation efforts. He has been practicing innovation design across industries and continents for Read More
Simon MhannaInnovation Designer, The Moment (Moderator)

Simon is an Innovation Designer at The Moment where he enables teams to adapt, respond, and lead innovation efforts. He has been practicing innovation design across industries and continents for over a decade. In addition, Simon has been leading conversations on the Future of Work in Canada with the belief that the future is more human. Currently, he teaches at The Institute Without Boundaries and OCAD University, and is a Programs Lead for the DesignTO Festival.

Jake Hirsch-Allen
Economic Graph, Higher Ed and Workforce Development Lead, LinkedIn Canada
Jake Hirsch-AllenEconomic Graph, Higher Ed and Workforce Development Lead, LinkedIn Canada

Find out how these organizations are building skills and knowledge, and designing culture, with an opportunity for discussion among those in attendance. Hear from Sarah Doyle, Director of Policy + Research, Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship; Satsuko VanAntwerp, Solutions Designer, Element AI; Leon Vymenets, UX Design Director, Genesys; Jake Hirsch-Allen, Economic Graph, Higher Ed and Workforce Development Lead, LinkedIn Canada; Krista Jones, Managing Director, MaRS Enterprise; and Ahmed Adel, Azure PMM Manager, Microsoft Canada.

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This event is organized by The Moment in partnership with DesignTO, with the support of Spaces.

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Participants

Ahmed Adel, Sarah Doyle, Jake Hirsch-Allen, Krista Jones, Simon Mhanna, Satsuko VanAntwerp, Leon Vymenets