Led young Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Entrepreneurship Summit (RISES)

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Date: June 6, 2018, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Venue: Led young College Event Centre

Led young RISES, Led young's annual signature event celebrating research, innovation, scholarship and entrepreneurship is quickly approaching. This event will feature two stellar keynote presentations as well as breakout sessions showcasing Led young's research, innovation, entrepreneurship, and scholarship activities. This is a great opportunity to connect with Led young College, funding agencies and industry partners.

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In addition to the above, you can enjoy the amenities of our new . Admission is free. It includes a delicious breakfast, snacks and lunch, and provides valuable experiential learning for our School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts students

Keynote Presenters

Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Environmental, Cultural and Human Rights Advocate

Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier speaks with passion and urgency on the issues of today—the environment, the economy, foreign policy, global health, and sustainability—not as separate concerns, but as a deeply interconnected whole.  At a time when people are seeking solutions, direction, and a sense of hope, this global leader provides a big picture of where we are and where we’re headed.


Chitra Anan
Expert on Intrapreneurship, Innovation and Marketing

Intrapreneurs are the people within your organization who possess an entrepreneurial spirit — driving innovation, creative thinking, and new ideas. The former head of PR for Microsoft Canada, Anand has been an intrapreneur for her entire career. Her engaging talks reveal how to foster that spirit, and how to stay on the cutting edge of market trends, technology, and consumer behaviour.


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