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November 9th, 2023

Terry O'Reilly

Keynote Speaker

Terry began his career as a copywriter at three of Toronto’s leading advertising agencies, where he won a few hundred awards for his creative work. In 1990, Terry co-founded Pirate Radio & Television with eight recording studios in Toronto and New York City, where he directed over 500 commercials a year. When Terry’s not creating advertising, he’s talking about it as the host of the award-winning CBC Radio One/Sirius Satellite/WBEZ Chicago radio show, Under The Influence, with over one million listeners a week. His podcast has been downloaded over 35 million times. In demand as a keynote speaker, Terry delivers his brand of unique marketing insights to companies and organizations in all sectors. He has been given Lifetime Achievement Awards by the advertising industry and is the author of two best-selling books. Terry is the co-founder & creative director of the Apostrophe Podcast Company. He has a wonderful wife and three lovely daughters. Who like some of this work.

JUMP THE FENCE: The Power of Counterintuitive Thinking

If you’ve ever marvelled at a brilliant solution, you’ll also marvel at the path that led to that solution. And in this pandemic era, we need smart business strategies more than ever.

Join Terry O’Reilly as he explains how different businesses solve difficult problems with counterintuitive thinking. Learn how to look at a problem with fresh eyes, how to re-define the obstacle and when to benefit from going against conventional wisdom.

Whether you’re marketing products or in the building industry, the key is to identify artificial boundaries that limit your thinking - and jump the fence.

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November 9th, 2023

Betty Mutwiri

Betty specializes is Executive/Leadership Coaching, Coach Training, Change Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence and EDI. She is privileged to coach leaders in health, education and private industry nationally and internationally. Betty is a systems thinker and a change agent, who leverages a strength-based approach to foster positive change. Her effectiveness as a leadership coach, consultant, trainer and international conference speaker is grounded in her lived experiences as a senior leader and organization effectiveness practitioner over the past two decades. Betty has notable accomplishments that have positively influenced inclusive leadership across all sectors.

Activate your Power Skills with Inclusive Leadership Skills

In today's diverse and interconnected global landscape, the importance of inclusive leadership skills cannot be overstated. This session is designed to empower participants with the essential knowledge needed to cultivate environments of inclusivity, thereby unlocking the full potential of diverse teams. Moreover, the session will enable participants to become effective champions for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), propelling these ideals forward in the systems they work in.

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November 9th, 2023

Wan How

Wan How is a career and project management coach specializing in helping project professionals advance their careers. In his project management career, Wan successfully rescued many troubled projects. Wan has over twenty years of project management experience in traditional, agile and hybrid approaches. As the leader of a Project Management Office, he led a team of project managers and business analysts to deliver corporate projects tied to the organization's business plan and strategic objectives. He has worked in the information technology, government, higher education, oil and gas, and engineering sectors.

Project Management with the Beatles. Based on the Get Back Documentary (2021) by Peter Jackson.

Step into the world of musical legends and innovative project management in this captivating presentation that draws parallels between The Beatles' iconic albums and project management methodologies. We'll take an insightful journey through "The Beatles Documentary" by Peter Jackson, dissecting how the band's creative process mirrors two distinct project management styles: Agile and Waterfall.

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