BLD Western Canada 2017
Educate, Organize & Engage with the B Corp Comminuty | May 17th

SCHEDULE

  May 16 B There Reception Sponsored by Silver Chef and Persephone Brewing Company.
Location: Silver Chef, 948 Homer Street, 3rd floor, Vancouver, BC Google Map

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5:30 pm Reception begins  
6:15 pm Presentations begin Speakers:
Barbara Alinker, Alinker Doug Dellverez, Silver Chef James Boettcher, Chief Idea Officer & CEO, Fiasco Gelato (Calgary)
7:30 pm Attendees leave for dinner at local restaurants together  
  May 17 Conference
Location: Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC Google Map

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9:00am Registration starts  
9:00-9:30am Coffee, refreshments and networking  
9:30am Welcome remarks Mike Rowlands, Junxion
10:00am Morning Keynote Karen Joseph, CEO, Reconciliation Canada
10:30am Panel + Q&A Moderator:
Suzanne Siemens, Co-founder and CEO, Lunapads
Panelists:
Bernie Geiss, President, Cove Continuity Advisors Kai Scott, Principal at TransFocus Consulting Michelle Reid, Sustainability Czar, Mills Office Productivity Paula Cruickshank, Senior Vice President, Financing and Consulting, BD
11:30am Break  
11:45am Morning Breakout Sessions Session 1: Dialogue
Matt McGibbon, B Corp Coordinator, Persephone Brewing Wendy Palmer, VP Marketing, Trico Homes (Calgary)
Session 2: Workshop
Kai Scott, Principal, TransFocus Consulting
Session 3: Panel/Workshop: Building an Impact Brand
Melissa Orozco, Founder + Creative Director, Yulu Public Relations Sandra Nomoto, CEO, Conscious PR Katja Macura, Senior Consultant, Junxion Sean Jimenez, Founder + CEO, Soulpepper
Session 4: Panel: Inclusion Challenge
Moderator: Sarah White, COO & Co-Founder, Fairware Panelists: Madeleine Shaw, Co-founder & Creative Director, Lunapads Darla Simpson, Engagement Specialist, SES Consulting Lauren Archibald, Marketing Manager, Ethical Bean Trevor Thomas, Lawyer, Kent Employment Law
1pm Lunch on-site SMAK Foods
1:45pm Mindfulness and Yoga Exercise Led by Bernie Geiss, President, Cove Continuity Advisors
1:50pm Best for the World Award Ceremony
 
2:15pm Best for the World Moderator: Stephanie Ryan, Sr. Associate, B Lab
Panelists: Aron Bjornson, Sr. Director, Sales & Marketing, Salt Spring Coffee Saul Brown, Chief Story Officer, Saul Good Gift Co. Amanda Ladner, Owner, SMAK Foods Nicole Bradbury, Senior Vice President, Renewal Funds
3:15pm Break  
3:30pm Afternoon Breakout  Session 1: Case study
Tom Redl, CEO, Chandos Construction (Calgary) Breakout
Session 2: Case study
Manu Varma, People Person, Traction on Demand Breakout
Session 3: Workshop
Angela Nagy, CEO, GreenStep Solutions Christine Carter, BC Sales & Marketing Manager, Bullfrog Power Breakout
Session 4: Workshop
Anusha Srijeyanathan, VP Client Success, Benevity (Calgary)
4:45pm Closing Keynote: Ian Walker, President, Left Coast Naturals
5:15pm Closing remarks Mike Rowlands, President & CEO, Junxion Strategy
5:30pm Conference ends Evening Social begins
  Evening Social On-site at the Vancity Theatre. B Corps are encouraged to invite a friend to this portion of BLD Western Canada. Tickets include appetizers and 1 drink ticket, and can be purchased separately on the Eventbrite registration page.

 



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