The Change Leadership Toronto 2017

Responding to Change & Innovation Better and Faster

The Change Leadership Conference Toronto. May 31st, 2017

Not Just another Leadership Event, it's the Change Leadership EXPERIENCE!

Change has never been as dynamic as it is today. One of the biggest challenges facing organizations is the increasing need to keep abreast and ahead of the rapid pace of change. Leaders at all levels are constantly being confronted by changes in the area of technology, digital trends, customer expectations, data management, disruptive innovation etc. Alongside these changes are regulatory controls, and an ever-changing political environment.

With these rapid changes come the responsibility for leaders to successfully lead their teams and to create a culture that is able to respond to change better and faster. As a Leader, Manager, Team Leader or Business Owner, it is often your responsibility to set the pace, and keep abreast of industry and market trends in order to respond to change quickly, and help your team navigate through these transitions.

There are tried and proven methods that can help you respond to change better and faster, thereby leading you to successful outcomes and higher returns on investment. At this Change Leadership event, our expert speakers and panel will share the change leadership tools, strategies and innovative practices that participants can adopt to successfully lead change and innovation in today’s fast-paced business environment.

Why You Should Attend?

Get insider tips, strategies and knowledge to lead change and innovation in today’s INCREDIBLY fast-paced business environment.

It’s about the HOW. Going far beyond the WHAT & WHY!

If you want to INCREASE YOUR INFLUENCE, and be able to successfully LEAD CHANGE within your team, organization or business sector, this is the event for you!

  • Create a culture of change and increase your influence

  • Learn how to respond to change better and faster

  • Hear real-life case studies on leading change and innovation

  • Better harness your teams in leading and managing resistance to change

  • Increase ROIs from change initiatives in your organization

  • Strategies and insights to stay ahead in a competitive market

Join us to hear from world Renowned Leadership and Innovation Experts, and our Expert Panel right here in Toronto!

  • Presentation and Q&A with John Maxwell on Leading with Influence
  • Presentation and Q&A with Disruptive Innovation Expert Jeremy Gutsche Disruptive thinking
  • Panel of Industry Experts on Leading Change and Innovation
  • VIP Leadership Breakfast Meeting with John Maxwell on Creating a Culture of Change
  • Coffee and Tea Reception
  • Professional Networking Lunch
  • Book Signing Opportunities with Speakers
  • Great Team Building Opportunity with Group Discounts Available
  • Business Products and Services Discounts
  • Date: May 31st, 2017

  • Length: One Day

  • Audience: Leaders, Managers, Professionals, Entrepreneurs, and Organizations

  • Location : Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Canada


Laura Melnick

Change Management Practitioner

Well, I had to catch my breath after spending the day at The Change Leadership Conference Experience on May 31st! Outstanding speakers and interesting new colleagues - Participantday at #changelead17 Feeling energized and full of ideas.

Andrea Carter

What an amazing, inspiring day at the Change Leadership Conference. Great to hear from all the wonderful speakers

Change Management Institute


What a terrific line up of speakers. Each session was jam-packed with insight and information.

Dr Stephen Murphy

Ted Rogers Business School

Had a great time talking disruptive leadership & innovation at The Change Leadership Conference. Thanks for having me!

Teca Cameron - Tackie

Amazing panel! Love the insights being shared by these change leaders.

Steve Pinkus

Pinkus Consulting Inc.

This conference was brilliant. The environment and feel was perfect for the topic. The speakers each brought a uniqueness to the stage as they shared both their views and how they applied technology within their industries.

Swaroop Dogra

The focus on AI and Robotics coupled with industry leading speakers was a wake up call for CM practitioners and very timely.

This event was full of relating topics and experiences in the field of change leadership. It helped me refocus and re-energize my love for change and it's amazing ability to create growth and evolution.

Real experoencial learning. Great insights to what a successful Change Leader is.

Masterclass has done a wonderful job providing opportunities for growth and development. It provided insight and relatability in situations that can sometimes be difficult to acknowledge. The speakers provided excellent self guided experiences that made you feel welcomed and validated. These are the events that help shape the leaders of tomorrow, kudos!

Jonathan Hood

This conference was brilliant. The environment and feel was perfect for the topic. The speakers each brought a uniqueness to the stage as they shared both their views and how they applied technology within their industries.

Anne-Marie Cerasuolo

Aviva Insurance

Very thought provoking & motivational day. Change is happening so quickly yet it will never move this slowly again! Wow! A real game changer for me.

Meet Some of Our Speakers, Panelists, and Host

John is a number one New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 25 million books in 50 languages. Click Here to know more.

Jeremy is a Canadian innovation expert, entrepreneur, author, and CEO, founder and Chief Trend Hunter of Click Here to know more.

Gail is a seasoned execution executive, and has partnered with business leaders to deliver their strategies for more than 20 years. Click Here to know more.

Laura is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction Human Resource Shared Services globally, with people focus to support RBC in leading change. Click Here to know more.

Dr. Steven is an award-winning professor, an accomplished researcher and academic leader, and a strong advocate for innovation and entrepreneurship. Click Here to know more.

Helen is a Change management executive with 18 years of experience, and is responsible for the roll-out and sustainment of strategic change programs within Scotiabank. Click Here to know more.

Paul is an innovative business leader and award-winning senior executive who has achieved extraordinary success in the retail, entertainment, Internet, marketing services, and social enterprise sectors. Click Here to know more.

Yvonne is the host of the event, and an organizational change management and change leadership strategist. She has worked with a variety of clients across the globe to lead change and innovation. Click Here to know more.


Event Agenda

  • 7:30am - 8.00am

    VIP Registration, Breakfast, Networking, Pictures and Meet & Greet with John C. Maxwell
  • 8:00am – 9:00am

    Breakfast Session on 'How to Create a Culture of Change' with John C. Maxwell (VIP Passes only)
  • 8:30am - 9:30am

    Professional & General Registration, Tea/ Coffee Reception, Networking and Exhibitions
  • 9:30am - 10:00am

    Opening Remarks, and 'Disruptive Leadership – Canada 150' with Paul Alofs, President and CEO, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
  • 10:00am – 11:30am

    'How to Lead with Influence' and a Q&A session with John C. Maxwell,
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm

    Networking Lunch (VIP & Professional Passes only), Pictures and Exhibition
  • 12:30pm – 2:00pm

    'Disruptive Thinking and Innovation: How to respond Better & Faster', and Q&A Session with Jeremy Gutsche
  • 2:00pm – 2:30pm

    Tea/ Coffee Break, Exhibition
  • 2:30pm – 4:00pm

    Panel Discussion on Leading Innovation and Disruption and Q&A Session.
  • 4:00pm


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About The Change Leadership

‘The Change Leadership’ series is dedicated to driving positive change by empowering individuals, entrepreneurs and corporations as effective change leaders. We believe that everything rises and falls on leadership, and for successful change to take place, it starts with strong and effective leadership.

Change is dynamic and unending; it is foundational for success, growth and market leadership. Without change, we remain stagnant, experience financial losses, and lose our relevance in the marketplace!

For successful change to to occur, it takes strong leadership and commitment! And strong leadership requires growth and continuous learning. ‘The Change Leadership’ series meets these needs and provides a forum to help Leaders become more effective in driving results that count, and increase return on investments!

'The Change Leadership' Series is presented by OliveBlue Incorporated, a global Change Management Consultancy and a team of business experts who are skilled in crafting memorable learning and brand experiences .