Events: Upcoming Event Listings

  

The following is a listing of upcoming events for the SCNETWORK.

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2017 SUMMER SOCIAL
August 22, 2017
Toronto
DATE:August 22, 2017
TIME:12:00 PM to 8:30 PM
MEMBERSHIP AREA: Toronto
VENUE: Glen Eagle Golf Club Bolton
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CREATING AN INNOVATION CULTURE
September 13, 2017
Toronto
DATE:September 13, 2017
TIME:7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
MEMBERSHIP AREA: Toronto
VENUE: The Albany Club or webcast to your home/office
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Creating a "culture of innovation" to drive rapid growth is topping many CEO priority lists. Customers expect it. Investors demand it. And our highest performing employees need it. 

But what exactly is a “culture of innovation” and does having one truly impact an organization’s ability to win in the marketplace?

CEB, now Gartner’s Research and Development Leadership Council has set off to answer these questions. Tapping into its 20-year history of advising and documenting best practice approaches from R&D teams at the world’s largest organizations, CEB, now Gartner has launched a 100-company-plus survey to better understand the measures and impacts of a culture of innovation.

In this session, Atul Dighe, research leader with CEB, now Gartner, will unveil the results of his team’s latest study. Dighe will present the drivers of creating an effective culture of innovation and most impactful steps senior leaders c... 
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ACHIEVING LONGEVITY: HOW GREAT FIRMS PROSPER THROUGH ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING
September 21, 2017
Calgary
DATE:September 21, 2017
TIME:5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
MEMBERSHIP AREA: Calgary
VENUE: Hilton Garden Inn - St.Louis Ballroom
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Starting a business is hard, but keeping an established company going can be equally challenging. In the long run, every business will need to adapt to changing market conditions, technologies, and competitive environments. In this session, Dr. Dewald explains how to manage those changes through entrepreneurial thinking.

As Jim Dewald shows, the most successful companies thrive by establishing decision-making processes that constantly engage new opportunities, enabling the firm to quickly adapt to disruptive technologies and business models. They allow for tinkering and experimentation and strive to both exploit their competitive advantage today and explore new ideas that will give them an edge tomorrow.

In this session, Dr. Dewald will provide a framework for introducing the tools and culture necessary to foster entrepreneurial thinking, as well as advice on how to overcome common obstacles to corporate entrepreneurship. Drawing on his own experi... 
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THE ROBOTS ARE COMING: HOW AI WILL CHANGE WORK
October 18, 2017
Toronto
DATE:October 18, 2017
TIME:7:30 AM to 11:00 AM
MEMBERSHIP AREA: Toronto
VENUE: The Albany Club or webcast to your home/office
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For centuries people have worried about technology disrupting work.  On the cusp of what the World Economic Forum calls the Fourth Industrial Revolution as digital, mobile and artificial intelligence technologies evolve at a dizzying pace, fear that humans will be replaced is increasing.

But, are our fears warranted?  Even as robots learn an increasing number of tasks, demand for talent is outpacing supply in many areas.  Jobs that exist today will be transformed, while jobs that don’t yet exist will occupy the next generation of workers. 

Join us to learn how technologies we already use in our everyday lives are changing the way we work.  We’ll see what’s in store for the delivery of HR services.  At the same time, we’ll explore how HR needs to reinvent itself to support organizations and workforces as we adapt to the future of work. 

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