• April 17, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:00 am

Venue:  

Address:
Smith School of Business, Queen's University, Simcoe Place, 200 Front Street West, 30th floor, Toronto, ON, CA, M5V 3K2

Event Phone: Louise Davey louise@ramsayinc.com

Culture may eat Strategy for breakfast, but Structure eats Culture. Safi Bahcall believes companies can change from embracing wild ideas to rigidly rejecting them, the way flowing water will suddenly change into brittle ice. He also believes those same companies can use new thinking to avoid this sclerotic fate. Bahcall’s book, Loonshots, is cliché-breaking, and he’ll (more…)


  • February 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Address:
93 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON, CA, M5S2C7

Event Phone: Louise Davey louise@ramsayinc.com

John Grisham and John Irving together on-stage in Toronto for the first time, Wednesday, February 20 In a rare Toronto appearance to celebrate the publication of his latest #1 blockbuster The Reckoning, John Grisham joins John Irving for a memorable wide-ranging conversation. Don’t miss this opportunity to see two of the world’s greatest living authors (more…)


  • February 8, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:30 am

Venue:  

Address:
Smith School of Business, Queen's University, Simcoe Place, 200 Front Street West, 30th floor, Toronto, ON, CA, M5V 3K2

Event Phone: Louise Davey Mon-Fri 9 - 5pm - 416-602-2584

Can capitalism survive America? Ask Steven Pearlstein. It didn’t take Trump flaunting the wretched excesses of our economic system for us to know capitalism is in trouble. But Pulitzer-Prize winning economics journalist Steve Pearlstein argues that our worship of unfettered markets is undermining the very values that make capitalism and democracy work. His book, Can (more…)


  • November 23, 2018
    7:30 am - 9:00 am

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Address:
91 King Street East, Main Dining Hall, Toronto, ON, CA, M5C 1G3

Event Phone: Louise Davey Mon-Fri 9 - 5pm - 416-602-2584

Phil Lind is the power behind many thrones. Now he’s talking. Phil is best known for steering the genius behind Canada’s greatest entrepreneur, Ted Rogers. But he’s also played a key role in the growth of the Blue Jays and the dominance of Sportsnet. They’re all detailed in his new memoir, Right Hand Man. So please (more…)


  • Helen Clark
    November 21, 2018
    7:30 am - 9:00 am

Venue:  

Venue Phone: +1 (416) 964-0411

Venue Website:

Address:
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, ON, CA

Event Phone: Louise Davey Mon-Fri 9 - 5pm - 416-602-2584

Helen Clark in conversation about her new book ‘Women, Equality and Power’ The new book Women, Equality, Power is a selection of Helen Clark’s speeches throughout her career of outstanding leadership. It showcases what she had to say from the time of her election to the New Zealand Parliament in 1982 to her nine years as Prime Minister and then her eight years (more…)


  • October 31, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue:  

Venue Phone: +1 (416) 964-0411

Venue Website:

Address:
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, ON, CA

Event Phone: Louise Davey Mon-Fri 9 - 5pm - 416-602-2584

Lunch with the pre-eminent investigative journalist of our time. Seymour Hersh broke the My Lai Massacre during the Vietnam War; the torture at Abu Ghraib in the Iraq War; the story of Israel’s nuclear arsenal; and countless more stories whose uncovering has changed history. Hersh’s fearless reporting has earned him fame, front-page bylines everywhere, honours (more…)


  • October 29, 2018
    7:30 am - 9:00 am

Venue:  

Address:
Smith School of Business, Queen's University, Simcoe Place, 200 Front Street West, 30th floor, Toronto, ON, CA, M5V 3K2

Event Phone: Louise Davey Mon-Fri 9 - 5pm - 416-602-2584

Are we meeting the special challenges of working in tech? Dan Lyons wrote the best-seller Disrupted, My Misadventures in the Start-Up Bubble. Today, he’s the expert on the culture of work and how it’s changing business and lives. Lyons is the first speaker in the new RamsayTalks series The Only Constant sponsored by Smith School of Business, Queen’s University, at their downtown SmithToronto (more…)


  • September 21, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue:  

Venue Phone: +1 (416) 964-0411

Venue Website:

Address:
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, ON, CA

Event Phone: Louise Davey Mon-Fri 9 - 5pm - 416-602-2584

Have lunch with one of the world’s 50 greatest leaders. Each year, Fortune ranks the Top 50 thinkers, speakers and doers in the world. One of them (ranked ahead of Oprah) is Toronto’s Kathleen McLaughlin. She’s the Chief Sustainability Officer for Walmart and the President of the Walmart Foundation, which last fiscal year donated more than $1.4 billion in (more…)


  • June 19, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue:  

Venue Phone: +1 (416) 964-0411

Venue Website:

Address:
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, ON, CA

Event Phone: Louise Davey Mon-Fri 9 - 5pm - 416-602-2584

What happens when groups of people and groups of computers work together? Malone would know. He’s the founding director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and co-director of the MIT Initiative on Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century. He thinks we’ve barely tapped the power of people working in groups – alongside computers working (more…)


  • June 6, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue:  

Address:
60 Yorkville Avenue, 6th floor, Toronto, ON, CA, M4W 0A4

Event Phone: Louise Davey Mon-Fri 9 - 5pm - 416-602-2584

One man knows not just if Donald Trump can be impeached, but how. Laurence Tribe is Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard and one of just 68 Harvard scholars since its founding in 1636 to earn its highest academic honor of “University Professor.” No one else “in American history has…simultaneously achieved Tribe’s pre-eminence….as a practitioner and….scholar (more…)