Respond to Change Better and Faster

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Change is increasingly dynamic, posing significant challenges for organizations to stay ahead of rapid transformations.

Adapting to technological advancements, shifting customer and stakeholder expectations, regulatory controls, and socio-political developments calls for a fresh approach.

The Change Leadership Conference offers an engaging learning and networking experience, connecting you with peers, thought leaders, and industry partners to enhance your professional and organizational growth.



We'll be delving into "What's New, What's Changing" at this year's conference, providing you with the opportunity to obtain actionable strategies for successfully leading change.

Gain invaluable insights from industry leaders and experts as they share the latest trends and best practices on Leading Change, Disruption, AI Adoption & Ethics, DEI, Sustainability, and Workplace Disruption.

Expand your network as you connect with a diverse community of professionals, change leaders, and thought leaders.


May 31st, 2023


8:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m
In-Person: After Event Drinks + Networking


Leaders, Managers, Change Practitioners, Professionals & Change Leaders

In-Person & Virtual

MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, Toronto, Canada

Reserve your seat now!

Time is Running Out










Silvia Fraser

Director of Workplace Strategies, ModernTO, City of Toronto

Karel Vredenburg

Global VP of Client Insights and Research, & Head, IBM Canada Studios & Innovation, IBM

Zabeen Hirji

Executive Advisor Future of Work, Deloitte & Executive-in-Residence and Board Advisor

Brien Convery

Executive in Residence, University of Toronto Scarborough, Management

Dr. Dave Mayers

Chief Scientist, and HR & AI Adoption Expert. Knockri

Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta

Change Strategist & Founder, The Change Leadership

Yahya Saad

Chief Digital Officer and Technology Strategist, GlobalDWS

Monique Crichlow

Executive Director at Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society

David Donaldson

VP & Partner, Leadership Pipeline Institute TEDx Speaker & Schulich ExecEd Faculty

Gregory Roth

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Harbinger SCR Inc.

Hassaan Basit

Chief Executive Officer, Conservation Halton

Amanda Cupido

Director of Talk & Talent, Corus Entertainment

Shane Flynn

Director, Talent, Recruitment & Community, DMZ

Ashna Nirula

Innovator & Disruptor, The Knowledge Society

Pavi Dhiman

Innovator & Disruptor, The Knowledge Society

Alexander Yevchenko

Innovator & Disruptor, The Knowledge Society


Karen Sedore

Director, Organizational Development, William Osler

Andrew McCartney

Senior Director, Client Management, Inkblot



Tickets And Passes


Here’s What Attendees Had To Say:

"Great Change Leadership conference this year. Engaging speakers and panelists. Thoroughly enjoyed the speed networking portion, which was my first experience. Will attend next year!"
"One of the best conferences I ever attended! Fantastic topics, excellent speakers, awesome opportunity for global networking! Not a single moment to get bored or to be able to move away from screen as much as the conference was full of dynamics! Last but not the least, a big thank you to the organizing team that did a marvelous job throughout the day!"
"This was a fantastic event. Lots of great speakers, topics and engaging conversation. Highly recommend for inspiration on improving your Change Leadership game."
"The Change Leadership 2022 Conference was informative, collaborative, thought-provoking, and an all-around great experience. It was wonderful to spend the day with, and learn from, fellow CM practitioners!"


Will I earn credit for the educational sessions?
The sessions may be used towards maintenance of your existing accreditations with organizations such as ACMP, PMI, IIBA under Leadership category. Refer to the organization’s handbooks for instructions on how to submit the claim.
Who am I able to network with?
You will be able to network with speakers, change leaders and professionals from a broad range of industries, virtually and in-person. There will be Q&A sessions with speakers as well.

For in-person attendees, you’ll have the opportunity to network during lunch, at table activities, as well after-event drinks and networking sessions.

For those attending virtually, there are several ways you can interact with the speakers and other attendees during the conference. This includes; community area of the conference platform; speed Networking sessions; directly with attendees by clicking on their profiles (via video or chat) or chat functionality during sessions
What happens if I am not able to attend all the sessions, will they be recorded?
The sessions will be recorded and be made available if you purchase In-Person tickets or an ADD-ON: Replay Access + VIP Career Club ticket

Once purchased, you get access to our VIP Career Club on the Change Leadership Online Community for 1 year. You will be able to immediately access last year's conference, and replays for this year's conference will be made available 1-2 weeks following the event.
Is this an in-person or virtual event?
The Change Leadership Conference 2023 is a hybrid event. You can either join us virtually or in-person at MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, Toronto, Canada.
Will there be exhibition booths?
Yes, there will be an in-person and virtual exhibition areas. 

When you visit the exhibitor booths, you can interact one-on-one with the exhibitor representative, receive giveaways, and enter the passport contest to win prizes!
Who is The Change Leadership?
Change has never been as dynamic as it is today, and one of the biggest challenges facing professionals and organizations is the increasing need to keep abreast and ahead of the rapid pace of change.

Our mission is to help accelerate the preparation of leaders, change professionals, and organizations to respond dynamically to the rapid pace of Change and Disruption taking place around us.

We envision a shift in paradigm where a new type of leadership mindset thrives. One in which professionals and organizations have the agility and skills to stay abreast of emergent innovation and disruptive change, while at the same time achieving both their ROI goals, and fulfilling responsibilities to employees, customers and communities.

To learn more about us, visit our website:

Yes, I'm in for the Change Experience