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BDO Rethink Virtual Conference

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Schedule

· Stage
BDO’s Digital Journey
Welcome remarks with Patrick Kramer, CEO at BDO Canada.
Pat Kramer
· Stage
Unlocking your success through digital transformation: Learnings from the mid-market
Based on the recent BDO survey, we will uncover the success factors of a digital transformation roadmap.
Malcolm Cohron
· Stage
Seizing opportunity through AI
What is the recovery and growth outlook for your industry?
· Networking
BREAK: Option 3 - Networking
Connect with mid-market executives and owners to learn more about how their business is evolving in this new landscape.
· Expo
BREAK: Option 2 - Virtual Booths
Visit our virtual booths for a chance to learn how these products and services can help revolutionize your digital business challenges.
· Stage
BREAK: Option 1 - Live painting by JessGo
World renowned live event painter, JessGo, will create a custom throughout the conference, final reveal at 3:30pm break.
· Stage
Changing consumer behavior and your business
Shopping habits as well as online usage has changed significantly during COVID. Learn new consumer trends and how it will impact your business.
Walter Flaat
· Stage
Leading through turbulence: in conversation with David Patchell-Evans, CEO, Goodlife
Strong leadership is tested during hard times. Hear how Goodlife’s CEO pivoted and built resilience during the pandemic towards a new diversified model.
David Patchell-Evans Deann Young
· Expo
BREAK
Go grab lunch, come back to watch BDO's leaders compete in a trivia game. You can also play along!
· Stage
VIRTUAL FUN: Cash Cab
Watch BDO's leaders compete in a trivia game.
· Stage
Breakout Session 1 - Technology & Life Sciences industry
2020: Industry views on what’s next in tech and life sciences.
Matt Harrison Jamie Barron Luk Raymond Luke Sheen
· Stage
Breakout Session 1 - Manufacturing & Distribution
Margin Improvement: How to navigate added costs and shrinking revenues.
David Linton Harry Lake Mathew Wilson
· Stage
Breakout Session 1 - Retail & Consumer Business
From bricks to clicks: what’s in the mind of the consumer?
Michael LeBlanc Chris Elliott Lyn Little
· Stage
Breakout Session 1 - Real Estate & Construction
Addressing the changing landscape of real estate.
Jameson Bouffard Stefan Teague
· Stage
Breakout Session 2 - Technology & Life Sciences
Scalable and saleable: A panel discussion on the top priorities for tech companies.
Michael Hiley Kelly Johnstone Daniel Ma Harry Chana Sunil Sharma
· Stage
Breakout Session 2 - Manufacturing & Distribution
Invest or divest: From expanding to exiting.
Jamie Windle Cameron Percy Paul Boucher Matt Ambrose Dale Tingley
· Stage
Breakout Session 2 - Retail & Consumer Business
Reimagining retail: How to build resilience for long-term growth.
Michael Astone Anna Giampà Greg Lloyd Matt Sturges
· Stage
Breakout Session 2 - Real Estate & Construction
Construction Technology (ConTech): Enabling Innovation through Construction Technology.
· Expo
BREAK: Option 2 - Virtual Booths
Visit our virtual booths for a chance to learn how these products and services can help revolutionize your digital business challenges.
· Networking
BREAK: Option 3 - Networking
Connect with mid-market executives and owners to learn more about how their business is evolving in this new landscape.
· Stage
BREAK: Option 1 - Live painting by JessGo
World renowned live event painter, JessGo, final reveal now!
· Stage
Enhancing your culture while scaling your growth
Learn more about the strategies used to engage employees at a high growth firm and the technologies they leverage to help manage the workforce.
Travis Dutka
· Stage
Bringing it all together
Closing Remarks with Patrick Kramer, CEO at BDO Canada.
Pat Kramer
· Networking
Networking
Last chance to connect with mid-market executives and owners to learn more about how their business is evolving in this new landscape.
· Stage
Musical break with Tanika Charles
Juno Award and Polaris Prize-nominated Toronto R&B/Soul singer, Tanika Charles will join us to share her soulful voice.

Speakers

David Keddy

BDO Canada, Advisory Service Line Leader

Rafi Majeed

BDO Canada, Chief Digital Officer

Brion Hendry

BDO Canada, Partner, Central Group A&A leader

Sonia Edmonds

BDO Canada, National Leader, Consulting

Michael Astone

BDO Canada, Senior Manager, Capital Advisory

Greg Lloyd

Director, Strategy & Operations, BDO Canada

Anna Giampà

Director, BDO Canada

Travis Dutka

Culture Curator, 360Insights

Malcolm Cohron

BDO US, National Leader, Digital Transformation

Michael LeBlanc

M.E. LeBlanc & Company, Founder and Host of The Voice of Retail

Stefan Teague

Cushman Wakefield, Executive Managing Director

Jameson Bouffard

BDO Canada, National Real Estate & Construction Leader

Dale Tingley

Canadian Business Growth Fund, Senior Investor

Matt Ambrose

BDO Canada, Consulting - Technology Partner

Paul Boucher

BDO Canada, Special Advisory Services Manufacturing Industry Team, Leader

Cameron Percy

BDO Canada, Director at BDO Transaction Advisory Services

Jamie Windle

Partner, BDO Canada

Mathew Wilson

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, Senior Vice President

Harry Lake

BDO Canada, National Lead of Operations, Consulting

David Linton

BDO Canada, Consulting Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Leader

Deann Young

BDO Canada, Director, People Advisory

Edward Ramsay

Partner, BDO Canada

David Patchell-Evans

Goodlife, CEO

Walter Flaat

Dentsu Data Labs, Chief Data Office

Matt Sturges

Partner, BDO Canada, Leader – Outsourcing Services

Lyn Little

BDO Canada, National Franchise Industry Leader

Chris Elliott

Restaurants Canada, Senior Economist

Sunil Sharma

Managing Director, Due Diligence Advisory Services, BDO Canada

Harry Chana

International Tax Practice Leader and Transition Tax Leader, BDO Canada

Daniel Ma

Partner, BDO Canada

Kelly Johnstone

Partner, BDO Canada

Michael Hiley

Partner, BDO Canada

Anne-Marie Henson

Partner, BDO Canada

Luke Sheen

Executive Director, Halo Health

Luk Raymond

Founder and CEO, Hockeystick

Jamie Barron

Partner, BDO Canada

Matt Harrison

National Leader for Emerging Technology at BDO Canada

Pat Kramer

CEO at BDO Canada

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