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November Luncheon: Innovating at the Speed of Light

Friday, November 24, 2017
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

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The global digital transformation has the potential to better individuals, organizations, and cities – or leave them in the dust.
Elyse Allan lives on the cutting edge. Join the CEO of GE Canada as she forecasts the automation of our workplaces, shares the state of global competitiveness, and pinpoints what Winnipeg’s employers and workforce must learn to thrive in the Digital Revolution.

About our Keynote


In her role as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Canada and Vice President GE, Elyse is a passionate champion for Canada’s competitiveness, advancing the country’s science and technology base and competitive fiscal policy.

She actively engages in developing and shaping public policy through industry groups, research and advocacy organizations.  Elyse serves on the Board of Directors for the C.D. Howe Institute and the Conference Board of Canada.  As well, she recently completed her Board term at the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, where she also served as Chair.  Elyse has participated on a number of federal and provincial government advisory boards focused on Canada’s competitiveness, energy strategy, economic development, transportation strategy and access to credit.   

Elyse works to advance innovation and entrepreneurism through her role on the MaRS Discovery District Board of Directors and the leadership council for Scale Up Ventures.  She has been recognized as a Top 100 Women of Influence by the Women’s Executive Network, is a YWCA 2012 Woman of Distinction (Business), and by Maclean’s and Canadian Business Magazines as one of Canada’s most influential business leaders. 

?In 2014, Elyse was appointed Member of the Order of Canada for her community engagement and achievements as an innovative business leader.

*Exclusive to Chamber members

Starting at only $730


Sponsorship benefits include:

  • 10 seats at the luncheon
  • Premium seating
  • Logo recognition on event screens
  • Table signage with your corporate logo


For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jon Goodspeed, Director of Investor Relations at 204-944-3312 or [email protected].

350 St. Mary Ave.
Winnipeg, MB

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