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Disruptors & Dilemmas Speaker Series

Disruptors & Dilemmas in the next evolution of U of T Engineering’s highly successful alumni panel series, BizSkule. As U of T Engineering alumni continue to evolve and innovate, Disruptors & Dilemmas seeks to address today’s biggest issues by featuring alumni and friends, discussing innovative solutions for the future. D&D encompasses the global reach of the work being done by engineers, as well as welcome perspectives in associated industries such as business, law, healthcare, and public policy.

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November 2019

Disruptors & Dilemmas: Robotics in Healthcare

November 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bennett Jones, 3400 One First Canadian Place
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1A4 Canada
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$25.00

Join us on November 26, 2019 to the launch of U of T Engineering’s newest premiere speaker series, Disruptors & Dilemmas, kicking off with our inaugural event featuring healthcare and robotics. Disruptors & Dilemmas: Robotics in Healthcare pulls together three panelists to focus the conversation on the innovations, challenges, and overall potential which comes with the continued adoption of robotics technology into healthcare. Our panel members will provide insights on how robotics can effect medical research, healthcare practitioners, and patients…

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April 2021

Disruptors & Dilemmas presents Canada’s Digital Strategy: Growing the Economy Bit by Bit

April 21, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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LOCATION: Virtual event! Register here today Join us on Wednesday, April 21st, for a special edition of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering's Disruptors & Dilemmas speaker series, featuring alumni and faculty from U of T Engineering, the Munk School of Global Affairs, and the Rotman School of Management. Canada’s Digital Strategy: Growing the Economy Bit by Bit As the economy begins to re-emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, Disruptors & Dilemmas imagines the possibilities and implications of an increasingly…

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November 2021

Disruptors & Dilemmas: Net Zero – Not a Zero-Sum Game: Canada’s Opportunities in a Climate Positive Energy Transition

November 24, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

5:30 p.m. - Virtual event opens 5:40 p.m. - Disruptors & Dilemmas panel 6:40 p.m. - Q&A 7:00 p.m. - Event ends LOCATION: Virtual event! Register HERE today Join us on Wednesday, November 24th, for a special edition of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering's Disruptors & Dilemmas speaker series, featuring alumni and faculty from U of T Engineering, U of T Arts & Science, University of Toronto Mississauga & University of Toronto Scarborough.   Creating a climate-positive future…

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May 2022

Disruptors & Dilemmas presents: The Future of Vaccine Production: Giving Canadian Biomanufacturing a Shot in the Arm

May 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday, May 3rd for a special edition of Disruptors & Dilemmas, featuring alumni and faculty from U of T Engineering, and the University of Toronto Mississauga. The Future of Vaccine Production: Giving Canadian Biomanufacturing a Shot in the Arm The COVID-19 pandemic exposed gaps in Canada's preparedness to address great challenges in the biomanufacturing space, including domestic production of vaccines. Disruptors & Dilemmas asks a panel of multi-disciplinary experts to provide their insights on Canada's response to COVID-19, and how…

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