14th Annual Social Impact Summit

Friday, October 12
2:30-4:30pm Student Registration Goodes Hall Atrium
5:30-5:45pm Arrival & Registration Dunning
5:45-6:00pm Welcome & Opening Remarks:
Tina Dacin, Director, Centre for Social Impact
Jay Handelman, Associate Dean, Faculty, Smith School of Business
6:00-7:00pm Opening Keynote:
Jer Thorp, Artist, Writer & Innovator in Residence, The Library of Congress
7:00-8:00pm Networking Reception Goodes Hall Atrium
Saturday, October 13
8:00am–8:30am Breakfast Dunning Hall
8:30am–9:45am Plenary Session 1
JP Gladu, President and CEO, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
Dunning Auditorium
9:45am–10:00am Networking Break Dunning Hall
10:00am–11:00am Plenary Session 2 
Joanna Griffiths, Founder and CEO, Knix and Knixteen
Dunning Auditorium
11:00–11:20am Networking Break Dunning Hall
11:20–12:30pm Plenary Session 3 
Janice McDonald, President, The Beacon Agency
Dunning Auditorium
12:30am–1:30pm Lunch Goodes Hall Commons
1:30pm–3:15pm Panel # 1: Artificial Intelligence in Society Panel:
  • Mandy Bitar, Director of Architecture and Innovation, Rangle.io
  • Neal Gilmore, Senior Director of Strategy & Innovation, Data Management, Analytics, Visualization, and Reporting, RBC Royal Bank
  • Saqib Nazir, Vice President of Risk Measurement and Funds Transfer Pricing, RBC Royal Bank
  • Stephanie Kelly, PhD Student Management Analytics, Smith School of Business, Queen’s University
Moderator: Dean McKeown, Associate Director - Administration,
Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics, Queen’s University
Goodes Hall 108
Panel # 2: Social Entrepreneurship Panel:
  • Hakeem Subair, Founder & CEO, 1 Million Teachers
  • Éva Thouvenot, Co-Founder, éphémère creative & RISE
  • Tanya Woods, CEO & Chief Impact Officer, The Kind Village Inc.
  • Ellen Hyslop, Co-Founder, The GIST News
Moderator: Kelley Packalen, Associate Professor, Smith School of Business
Goodes Room 118
Panel # 3: Social Finance Panel:
  • Syed Naqvi, Associate Director, Private Wealth Manager, High Net Worth Group, UBS
    Bank (Canada)
  • Tiffany K. Ellis, Chartered Investment Manager, Authorized Officer, Private Wealth
    Associate, Ultra High Net Worth Group, UBS Bank (Canada)
  • Evan Sequeira, Business Development Manager, Capitalize for Kids
  • Jeff Cyr, VP, Indigenous Innovation Initiative, Grand Challenges Canada
Moderator: Katherine Ross, Co-Chair, Queen’s Social Investment Initiative
Goodes Room 120
3:15pm–3:30pm Energy Break Goodes Hall Commons
3:30pm–4:45pm Workshop # 1: Mindfulness Workshop
Michael Apollo, Founder and President, A Mindful Society and Mindful Gateway
Goodes Room108
Workshop # 2: Youth Climate Lab
Ana F. González Guerrero, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Youth Climate Lab
Puninda Thind, Sustainability Manager, Bentall Kennedy
Goodes Room 118
Workshop # 3: Lifelong Leadership: Leading with Resilience & Impact
Rishi Behari, Manager, Corporate Relationships, The Career Advancement Centre, Smith School of Business, Queen’s University
Goodes Room 118