13th Annual Social Impact Summit

Friday, November 10
2:30pm-4:30pm Student Registration - Commerce, MBA, MIB Goodes Hall Atrium
5:30pm-5:45pm Arrival Agnes Etherington Art Centre
5:45pm-6:00pm Welcome & Opening Remarks
Tina Dacin, Director, Centre for Social Impact
Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost, Queen’s University
Jay Handleman, Associate Dean, Faculty , Smith School of Business
6:00pm-7:00pm Opening Keynote
Zita Cobb, Co-Founder and CEO, Shorefast Foundation 
7:00pm-8:00pm Networking Reception
Saturday, November 11
8:00am–8:30am Breakfast Goodes Hall Commons
8:30am–9:45am Plenary Session 1
Geoff Green, Founder and President, Students on Ice Foundation
Room 108
9:45am–10:00am Networking Break Goodes Hall Commons
10:00am–11:00am Plenary Session 2 
Valérie Courtois, Director, Indigenous Leadership Initiative
Room 108
11:00–11:02am Moment of Silence – Remembrance Day Goodes Hall Commons
11:02am–11:20am Networking Break Goodes Hall Commons
11:20–12:30pm Plenary Session 3 
Chef Michael Smith, Food Network Host, Nutritional Activist, Food Media Producer, Innkeeper
Chastity Smith, Co-Proprietor and Chief Interior Designer, The Inn at Bay Fortune on Prince Edward Island
Room 108
12:30am–1:30pm Lunch Goodes Hall Commons
1:30pm–3:15pm Social Entrepreneurship
  • Jean-Francois Archambault, Founder and CEO, La Tablée des Chefs
  • Tatiana Fraser, Author and Ashoka Fellow
  • Mike Morrice, Executive Director Sustainability CoLab
Moderator: Barb Steele, Executive Director, Ashoka
Goodes Room 108
Leadership
  • Jessica Lui, Founder and CEO, Global Professionals Practicum, UN Youth Ambassador and Management Consultant, Deloitte
  • Howard Schwartz, Consultant, Toronto Hydro
  • Addrianne Yiu, Management Consultant, Talent and Organization, Accenture
Moderator: Rishi Behari, Manager, Corporate Relationships, Smith School of Business
Goodes Room 118
Social Finance/Sustainability
  • Eric Bill, VP Economics, Impact Infrastructure
  • Chris Caners, General Manager, SolarShare
Moderator: Kelley Packalen, Associate Professor, Smith School of Business
Goodes Room 120
3:15pm–3:30pm Energy Break Goodes Hall Commons
3:30pm–4:45pm Impact Investing
Joel Solomon, Chairman, Renewal Funds
Goodes Room 108
Marketing Your Talent
Amanda Minuk, Co-Founder and CEO, Bmeaningful 
Bethany Smith, Career Coach, Career Advancement Centre, Smith School of Business
Goodes Room 118