Toronto SIGnature Event


October 26, 2017

Goodmans LLP
333 Bay Centre, Suite 3400
Toronto CAN M5H 2S7



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Morning Agenda

8:00 - Delegate Breakfast

8:45 - Live Peer2Peer/Grand Roundtable

10:00 - NETWORKING BREAK

10:15 - Thought Leadership Presentation on Mitigating Risk by Richard Corley, Partner, Goodmans LLP

11:05 - CPO Rising 2017, Tools of the Trade by SAP / Ariba and Ardent Partners

Afternoon Agenda

12:00 - NETWORKING LUNCH

12:45 - Roundtable Breakout Sessions (Each Delegate will attend 2-3 roundtable discussions)

2:00 - Thought Leadership Presentation by Lorri Rowlandson, Strategy and Innovation VP, BGIS and Kristi Ferguson VP, Business Management & Governance, Enterprise Real Estate, TD Bank Financial Group

2:50 - Executive Buy-side Panel Discussion

3:40  - Closing Discussion and Wrap-up

4:00 - Adjourn

 

Thought Leadership Presentation on Mitigating Risk by Richard Corley, Partner, Goodmans LLP

Richard Corley

Partner
Goodmans LLP

Richard Corley is a partner at Goodmans and leads the firm’s Outsourcing practice group. Combining his legal expertise with a unique background in engineering, mathematics, computer science and business, Richard's practice focuses on the intersection of law and technology.

Richard has over 25 years of experience advising clients on complex outsourcing transactions, technology M&A, joint ventures, cleantech and technology-related competition law matters.  With technology at its core, Richard's practice is focused on the growing information technology and cleantech sectors. Richard's practice complements his personal interest and involvement in energy conservation and energy alternatives.  He is currently involved with the Canadian implementation of the Third Industrial Revolution initiative, which integrates distributed renewable energy, low-energy buildings, intelligent power distribution and management, and energy storage systems.

Thought Leadership Presentation by Lorri Rowlandson, Strategy and Innovation VP, BGIS and Kristi Ferguson VP, Business Management & Governance, Enterprise Real Estate, TD Bank Financial Group

Lorri Rowlandson

Senior Vice President,
Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions

Lorri is a skilled executive with over 20 years of experience in strategic sourcing and corporate real estate.  She is a relationship driven and results oriented professional who coaches and empowers her team to deliver unprecedented results. Lorri has made a career of tackling highly complex projects with an innovative entrepreneurial spirit, consistently achieving multimillion dollar savings results.

An equally accomplished professional in Strategic Sourcing and Corporate Real Estate, Lorri is a progressive business leader whose results are measured not only in the impressive numbers she delivers but also in the dedication and commitment she offers clients. Lorri is sought after by her industry peers as a subject matter expert as it pertains to Real Estate Outsourcing, with particular specialization in transitioning complex first generation outsourcing arrangements.

She is a powerful presenter and communicator where she effectively conveys thought leadership and subject matter knowledge with an entertaining presentation style.

Previous Attendees

  • Air Canada
  • Bank of Canada
  • Bank Of Montreal Financial Group
  • Bell Canada
  • Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce
  • Canadian Tire Corporation
  • Cancer Care Ontario/Action Cancer Ontario
  • CBC Radio Canada
  • CBRE Group Inc. (User)
  • Cirque du Soleil Inc
  • CME Group Inc.
 
  • Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
  • GE Canada
  • GE Healthcare
  • HSBC Bank Canada
  • Intact Financial Corporation
  • Manulife Financial
  • Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
  • Michaels Inc.
  • Ministry of Government Services
  • Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
  • Open Text Corporation
  • RBC Financial Group
  • Rogers Communications Inc
  • RSA Insurance Group
  • Scotiabank
  • Sears Canada Inc.
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
  • TD Bank Financial Group
  • TELUS
  • Veridian Connections
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