BizSkule showcases engineering leadership in business through keynote speakers and industry panelists ranging from start-up founders to global C-suite executives. Our networking-friendly events connect successful, business-savvy engineering alumni at all stages of career development.
If you are interested in volunteering as a speaker or moderator at a future BizSkule event, please contact Steve Radbourn, Alumni Engagement & Programs Officer.
Upcoming BizSkule Events
We are busy planning the next BizSkule event. Be sure to check back regularly for updates!
Past BizSkule Events
Professor Mark Fox (MIE) presents an engaging seminar on how U of T is establishing itself as a driving force for city-building and urban innovation.
The New School of Cities
May 24, 2018 | Calgary
Left to right: Professor Michael Stumm (ECE), Mehran Hydary (ElecE 1T4 + PEY), Conrad Druzeta, Kristy Duncan (IndE 8T3), Dean Cristina Amon and Eric Matusiak (MechE 9T1).
Blockchain – Decrypting the New Economy
April 19, 2018 | Toronto
Left to right: Imad Ferzli (MASc ECE 0T3, PhD 0T9), Alvin Mok (EngSci 0T3), Frank Palmay (EngSci 7T2), Professor Emeritus Joe Paradi (MIE) and Dan Rosen (ChemE MASc 9T1, PhD 9T3).
FinTech: (Don’t) Show Me the Money
November 24, 2016 in Toronto
Left to right: Professor Brendan Frey (ECE), Rami Rahim (ElecE 9T4), Dean Cristina Amon and Professor Farid N. Najm (ECE).
June 23, 2016 in California
Left to right: Dan Breitman (UTIAS MASc 7T9), Carmine D’Orsogna, Dean Cristina Amon, David Zingg (7T9 EngSci, 8T1 MASc AeroE, 8T8 PhD Aero), Claire Kennedy (ChemE 8T9) and Jay Godsall.
Next Generation Air Travel
April 30, 2014 in Toronto
Left to right: BizSkule panelists Alex Grbic (CompE 9T4, MASc 9T6, PhD 0T3), director of product marketing, Altera; Rami Rahim (ElecE 9T4), executive vice president, Platform Systems Division, Juniper Networks, Inc.; and Yuri Sagalov (EngSci 0T8 + PEY), co-founder and CEO, AeroFS.
Up in the Cloud: Engineering the Internet
February 12, 2014 in San Jose, Calif.
Left to right: Professor Parham Aarabi (EngSci 9T8), Sep Seyedi (EngSci 0T3), moderator Arshia Tabrizi (CompE 9T5) and Geordie Konrad (EngSci 1T0).
Moving @ the Speed of Mobile
October 2013 in Toronto
Left to right: BizSkule committee member Som Seif (IndE 9T9), president of Purpose Investments; panelist Steve Mirkopoulos (EngSci 7T4), president of Cinespace Studios; Dean Cristina Amon; moderator Paul Godfrey (ChemE 6T2), president of Post Media; panelist Nick Di Donato (IndE 8T1), president of Liberty Entertainment Group; and panelist Marc Boyman (IndE 7T1), president of Boyman Productions.
Big League Sports, Entertainment & Media
June 11, 2013 in Toronto
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