Rotman School -- Lifelong Learning, June 7, 2002 -- Agenda

An event for alumni of the Rotman School, U. of Toronto

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7:30-8:20 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:20-8:30 am Welcome from the Dean


"Growing Communities of Human Capital", ROGER MARTIN, Dean and Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School; Author, The Responsibility Virus (Basic Books, Fall 2002) (Fleck Atrium)

9:45-10:00 am Coffee Break

10:00-11:15 am PLENARY ADDRESS

"The Rise of the Creative Class: How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life" (Basic Books, June 2002), RICHARD FLORIDA, H. John Heinz III Professor of Regional Economic Development, Heinz School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh); Author and Columnist, Information Week Magazine (Fleck Atrium)

11:15 am-12:30 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS -- your choice of:

A. "The Green Monster: Envy and Horizontal Equity in Dominance Hierarchies", MIHNEA MOLDOVEANU, Professor of Strategic Management and Director, CCMF Centre for Integrative Thinking, Rotman School; Co-Author, "Master Passions: Emotion, Narrative and the Development of Culture" (MIT Press, 2002) (Room 147)

B. "What's So New About the New Economy? Waves of Innovation and Their Effect on Strategy, Organization and Competitive Advantage", BRIAN SILVERMAN, Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School (Room 134)

C. "The War for Talent" (Harvard Business School Press, 2001), HELEN HANDFIELD-JONES, Senior Practice Expert, McKinsey & Company; Co-Author, "The War for Talent" (Room 368B)

D. "The Human Resources Challenges of the Aging Population", DOUG HYATT, Professor of Business Economics, Rotman School (Room 142)

12:30-1:45 pm Lunch


"Why the New Forces of Transparency Will Permanently Change the Way You Run Your Organization", DON TAPSCOTT, Co-Founder, Digital 4Sight; President, New Paradigm Learning Corporation; Adjunct Professor, Rotman School; Co-Author, Digital Capital (Harvard Business School Press, 2000) (Fleck Atrium)

3:00-4:00 pm Cocktails


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