Join us for The Change Leadership Virtual Conference 2021
MAY 26th!


Canada’s Premier Learning and Networking Event for Executives and Professionals Responsible for Leading Change


Hear from Industry Leaders and Experts on Leading Change, Future of Work, Diversity & Inclusion, Disruption, and more!



Learn To Lead Your Organization Through The Changes and Impact of Disruptive Technologies.


Future of Work, Diversity & Inclusion, Sustainability, Socio Economic Factors, AI, and all things disruptive technologies are now at the forefront and driving the new world of work. These drivers are revolutionizing how people live and work globally, and across diverse industries.


  • 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

2021 Speakers

Darren Menabney

Lead, Global Employee Engagement, Ricoh

Dr. Wendy Cukier

Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Professor and Founder of the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University

Mohammed Chahdi

Head of Americas HR Operations Services, Dell Technologies

Nikolas Badminton FRSA

Chief Futurist,

Soula Courlas

Managing Director, Talent & Organization/Human Potential, Accenture

Carl Oxholm

Founder and CEO, Virtue Compass

Lisa Kimmel

Chair and CEO, Edelman Canada

Navroop Sahdev

Founder and CEO, The Digital Economist

Ayleen Farnood

Disruptor, The Knowledge Society

Mishaal Lakhani

Activator, The Knowledge Society

Seyone Chithrananda

Innovator, The Knowledge Society

Phil Buckley

Founder and Managing Director, Change With Confidence

Guy Pearce

Chief Digital Officer and Chief Data Officer

Jennifer Campbell

Founder, Action Impact Movement

Siriphone Maldonado

Director People Engagement, Harbinger

Strive Mazunga

Director Scotia Digital, Scotiabank & Co-Chair of Scotiabank’s Black Employee Network

Tim Morton

Founder and President, Prompta & Prompta AI®

Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta

Change Strategist and Founder, The Change Leadership

Join us on May 26th to Hear From Our Amazing Speaker Line-up!

Previous Speakers

Alex Benay

CIO, Canada And Deputy Minister, Treasury Board

Claudette McGowan

CIO, Enterprise Technology Employee Experience, BMO

Armughan Ahmad

President & Canadian Managing Partner, Digital And Technology Solutions, KPMG

Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Distinguished Expert-In-Residence, Ryerson University

Tomi Poutanen

Co-Founder Of The Vector Institute & Chief AI Officer, TD Bank

Prof. Tiff Macklem

Dean, Rotman School Of Management

John C. Maxwell

#1 Global Renowned Leadership Expert, New York Times Bestselling Author, And Speaker

Jeremy Gutsche

CEO Trendhunter, Globally Renowned Innovation Ecpert, And Author


Tickets and Passes



  • 8:30am - 9:00am

    Networking and Scavenger Hunt Begins!
  • 9:00am - 9:10am

    Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 9:10am - 9:40am

    S1 - Fireside Chat with Nikolas Badminton FRSA on Future Trends - Employees and Organizations of the Future
  • 9:40am - 10.10am

    S2 - Darren Menabney on Employee Engagement in the Pandemic & Post Pandemic Era with Q&A
  • 10:10am – 11:00am

    S3 - Mohammed Chahdi with Ayleen Farnood, Mishaal Lakhani, & Seyone Chithrananda on the New World of Work with Q&A
  • 11:00am – 11:30am

    Speed Networking - Guess Who You'll Be Matched With?
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm

    Lunch, Exhibitors, and Scavenger Hunt Continues
  • 12:30pm – 12:35pm

  • 12:35pm – 12:45pm

    The Change Leadership - When and Where?
  • 12:45pm – 1:15pm

    S4 - Soula Courlas on Human-Centered Change + Digital Transformation Case Study
  • 1:15pm - 1.45pm

    S5 - Carl Oxholm on Empathy + Emotional Intelligence in Leading Change - The Future Leader with Q&A
  • 1:45pm – 2:30pm

    S6 - Navroop Sahdev, Dr. Wendy Cukier, Lisa Kimmel, Guy Pearce on Leading Change in the Face of Disruption (Diversity & Inclusion, AI, Blockchain, Post Pandemic, Sustainability) - Panel Discussion with Q&A
  • 2.30pm - 3.10pm

    VIP Networking Lounge, and Exhibitors, and Scavenger Hunt Continues
  • 3.15pm - 4.00pm

    S7 - Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta, Siriphone Maldonado, Phil Buckley, Jennifer Campbell and Tim Morton on the Future of Change Management - Panel Discussion with Q&A
  • 4:00pm - 4:15pm

    Closing Remarks
  • 4.00pm - Clubhouse After Party!

    Join us on Clubhouse for after event discussions and more (Invitations available)

Here’s a taste of The Change Leadership Experience:



"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."
- Steve Pinkus, Pinkus Consulting Inc.

"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."
- Anne-Marie Cerasuolo, Aviva Insurance

"This is the second Change Leadership Conference I've attended and they have both been tremendously uplifting and inspiring events full of actionable ideas. Thanks the whole team, you put on a fabulous Conference."
- Martin Buckle

"A great conference that exceeded my expectations and provided new perspectives on different areas of an evolving world. The theme of the conference and topics were very apt for me at this particular point in my life's journey. Well done to the Change Leadership Team! See you again next year!!!"
- Loye Fagbemi

"My first time attending #changeleadership and I can’t wait for next year! Such high caliber guest speakers- fascinating!"
- Joanne Free-Pameli

"My first time to this event and will spread the word, I learned about current trends and met amazing people!"


About The Change Leadership


The Change Leadership envisions a future where a new type of leadership ideology thrives. One in which leaders of organizations and governments bridge emergent technology and innovation with the sustainability of employees, customers, the communities in which they do business, in the face of change, and are benevolently rewarded for doing so.

Our purpose is to foster a culture of change leaders who respond better and faster to the uncertainties stemming from disruption, innovation and technology permeating all industry sectors in a rapidly changing world.

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! Our mission is to accelerate the preparation of leaders, change agents, and organizations to respond dynamically to the rapid pace of Change and Innovation taking place around us.

'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.


Previous Attendees


Sponsors & Partners

TKS (The Knowledge Society), The Change Leadership Sponsor and Partner
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