2017 JD/MBA Conference

Bay-Adelaide Centre

Starting & Scaling Up: Driving Growth Through Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Our 20th Annual Conference explores the unique ways that professionals working in and between business and law can rally Innovation and Growth in Canada. Look forward to exciting panel discussions hosted by Venture Capitalists, Senior Government Officials, Legal Experts, and Successful Entrepreneurs.
CPD accreditation by LSUC available for legal professionals!

Tentative Program Agenda
Registration & Breakfast (9:00AM – 10:00AM)

Opening Remarks (10:00AM – 10:20AM)

  • Lorne Sossin, Osgoode Hall Law School, Dean

Keynote Address (10:20AM – 11:20AM)

Panel Slot #1 (11:30AM – 12:20PM) Attendees choose one of:

  • The Glass Ceiling: Women in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Positions
  • Venture Capital, Public Policy & the Regulatory Environment

Lunch (12:30PM – 1:15PM)

Presentation of the Hennick Medal (1:20PM – 1:35PM)

Hennick Medal recipient: Michael Andrisani, Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, JD/MBA Class of 2016
Peter McDonald, Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School, JD/MBA Program Co-Ordinators

Alumni Guest Speaker (1:35PM – 1:50PM)
Jeff Ruby, Founder & CEO of Newtopia

Panel Slot #2: (2:00PM – 2:50PM) Attendees choose one of

  • Sustainability & Impact Investing
  • Universities, Clusters & Incubator

Panel Slot #3 (3:00PM – 3:50PM) 

  • Law and Finance: A Technological Revolution?

Closing Remarks (4:00PM – 4:15PM)

Reception (5:00PM – 8:00PM)

  • Held at 3 Brasseurs (3 Brewers) on 120 Adelaide St. West
  • Complimentary Food and Drinks will be Served
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