2021 Schedule at Glance

A mix of keynotes, panels and presentations on topics such as supplier diversity, women entrepreneurship, business strategy, sustainability and more.

TUESDAY November 9, 2021

All times in Eastern
TIMESESSIONSPEAKER
10:30 amTradeshow, Networking
Use this time to build connections and initiate conversations.
See details
11:00 amWelcome Remarks
The conference will officially begin with opening remarks and latest updates from WBE Canada Board Chair and President.
See details
Silvia Pencak
Maddy Baker
11:15 amBMO Presents: WBE Panel
Join us for an in depth discussion about sustainable businesses, their positive impacts and what the future holds as they continue to meet their goals.
See details
Addie Greco-Sanchez
Sheri Griffiths
Connie Stacey, Heidi Reimer-Epp, Meni Mancini, Paulina Leung, Whitney McWade
12:15 pmNetworking Break
12:30 pmInteractive Knowledge Pods
Learn and enhance your knowledge by attending one of our interactive knowledge pods.
See details
Amesika Baëta, Jennifer Cooke, Kim Thiara, Marcia Hunter, Michele Leduc, Shana Nodel, Tamika Walker
1:15 pmRBC Presents: C-Suite Panel
Join us for a panel conversation with C-Suite leaders of the organizations committed to diversity in their supply chains.
See details
Teresa Perri
David Boone, Kim Mason, Suzanne Trusdale, Theresa Beenken
2:00 pmNetworking Break
2:15 pmInteractive Knowledge Pods
Learn and enhance your knowledge by attending one of our interactive knowledge pods.
See details
Andrea Robinson, Carolyn Stern, Ching Chiu, Catherine Grosz, Jamie Crump, Jennifer Popowycz, Justin Talbot-Stern
3:00 pmCDW Presents: What's Next?
Join us to explore the future of Canadian economy, diversity and women entrepreneurship.
See details
Kristin Malek
Barbara Mowat, Mohammed Hussain, Phyllis Jarvis Reid
3:50 pmNetworking Break
4:00 pmSurprise Session
5:00 pmEnd of Day 1

WEDNESDAY November 10, 2021

All times in Eastern
TIMESESSIONSPEAKER
10:00 amTradeshow, Networking
See details
11:30 amTown Hall: Advancing Supplier Diversity in Canada
See details
Mike Pacholok, Silvia Pencak
11:50 amAccenture Presents: Public Sector Panel
Coming up
12:30 pmExcellence Awards
See details
1:40 pmNetworking Break
1:55 pmSocial Networking Sessions
See details
3:00 pmBDC Presents: Keynote
Get inspired and encouraged into growing your women-owned business and championing women entrepreneurs in Canada.
See details
Jennifer Ménard-Shand, Monica James
3:45 pmClosing Remarks
Coming up
Silvia Pencak
4:00 pmOpen Networking
4:30 pmEnd of 2021 Conference
4:30 pmAfter Party (Invitation Only)

Website sponsored by: