Events

Date & Time:
May 6, 2015 | 4:45 pm - 8:45 pm

Please join us on May 6, 2015 to hear Kathryn McQuade, a Transportation Executive with over 30 years of experience working for Railways across North America.

Finding the courage to "trust your own instincts" when making career decisions.

Everywhere you turn there is always someone that wants to give you career advice...blogs, websites, magazine articles, books and let's not forget friends, colleagues and family. Everyone seems to know what's best for you, but you. Often people listen to others ignoring their own intuition. Kathryn will share 2 decisions where "trusting her gut" rather than listening to others changed her career trajectory.

Kathryn McQuade is a Transportation Executive with over 30 years of experience working for Railways across North America.

Kathryn is a results focused, innovative leader in the rail industry, who has experience in a variety of financial, operational, strategic planning and technology roles including CFO, COO and CIO for Canadian Pacific Railway and Norfolk Southern. She currently serves on public and private boards of TransAlta Rewewables and Altria. Kathryn is the trustee of the Kathryn B McQuade Foundation which strives to make sustainable improvements in Women and Children's Rights, Education and Welfare.

Kathryn has graciously stepped in to replace Marcella Szel, who had to unfortunately cancel her speaking engagement.  We send Marcella and her family, all of our best wishes.

The dinner will be held at the Safari Lodge at the Calgary Zoo, 1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta. Registration for the dinner will begin at 4:45. This dinner is sponsored by: Tickets are $85. There are a limited quantity of student tickets available at $35.


Location:
Safari Lodge, Calgary Zoo, 1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 7V6
Date & Time:
May 28, 2015 | 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Van Horne Institute will be holding a conference on Economics of Electricity Generation and the Environment . The conference is to be held in Calgary on May 28, 2015. The intent of the conference is to bring together economists working on competition policy and regulatory issues in electricity markets with policy makers, market monitoring staff, and industry representatives from Alberta along with other jurisdictions.

View the program here.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available!

Date & Time:
September 18, 2015 | 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

With the current volatility in oil prices, and groups like the Alberta Council of Technologies calling for leaders to "think ahead, shrink expectations and act quickly," organizations need more talent and capacity than ever to keep pace with change and drive sustainability. That means being more in tune with the dynamics we're seeing in the 21st century and, ultimately, more responsive to increasing strategic and operational complexity.

Blazing the trail: new century, new approaches to communication is a one-day, first-of-its-kind symposium designed to engage senior practitioners, managers and executives in defining key issues around the changing role of communication as an increasingly critical component of overall organizational strategy.


Location:
University of Alberta – Calgary Centre, 120, 333— 5th Ave SW

Women In Supply Chain – ‘Distinguished Speaker Dinner Series’ featuring Trudy Fahie


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Date & Time:
October 1, 2015 | 4:30 pm

Please join us on October 1, 2015 for Trudy Fahie, President & CEO Walmart Canada Bank & EVP Financial Services.

Trudy Fahie is the president and chief executive officer of Walmart Canada Bank. In this role, she oversees the company's growing catalogue of financial services offerings. Trudy was responsible for developing the strategy for Walmart Canada to expand into the financial services space, including creating and gaining regulatory approval for Walmart Canada Bank.

Trudy began her career at Walmart Canada in 2006 as vice-president, financial services. Prior to this, she served as vice-president, financial services at American Express. Trudy's executive experience also includes 10 years with the wealth management division at CIBC. Her last role there was as president, CIBC Trust and head of global private banking where she led a global team across Canada, the Caribbean and Asia.

Prior to her time in the Financial Services industry, Trudy held various management roles in retail with Hudson's Bay.

Trudy currently sits on the Board of Directors for Walmart Canada Bank.

She is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and holds the Institute of Corporate Directors Designation.

The dinner will be held at the Safari Lodge at the Calgary Zoo, 1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta. Registration for the dinner will begin at 4:45.

This dinner is sponsored by:

Tickets are $85. There are a limited quantity of student tickets available at $35.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available! http://vanhorne.info/files/vanhorne/women-in-supply-chain-dinner-series-sponsorship-package-2015.pdf

 


Location:
Safari Lodge, Calgary Zoo, 1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 7V6

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