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Eric Geddes Lectures

The Geddes Lecture Series brings together leaders from the community with Alberta's world-class researchers to inspire and promote awareness and discussion on impactful and relevant business topics. 

Upcoming LectureS

EVENT POSTPONED! Where are we headed? Making Sense of Global Markets

Financial markets around the world are responding to the ongoing pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and rising inflation. What does this mean for Alberta? AIMCo’s CEO Evan Siddall will discuss Alberta’s role within global financial markets and how he plans to lead AIMCo to ensure a bright future for our province.

This event will be held in-person on November 24, 2022 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Tickets are $35. Two-course lunch is included!

Date: Thursday, November 24

Time: 11:30 - 1 pm (doors open at 11am)

Location: Royal Glenora Club (Braemar Room) 11160 River Valley Rd NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 2G7

Tickets: $35, lunch included

REGISTER HERE


Panellists

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Evan Siddall

CEO, AIMCo

Kyle Murray
Dr. Kyle Murray, '94 BSc + '04 PhD

Dean, Alberta School of Business

 

Past Lectures

From artificial intelligence to innovations in health, the Geddes Lecture Series has covered several timely topics in business today. Check out some of our past lectures:

The Digital Transformation

The Future of Work

Artificial Intelligence: Using AI in Your Business (Podcast)

Cannabis & the Retail Market: Six Months Later (Podcast)

Building a New Economic Future for Alberta: Innovation in Health, Technology and Delivery (Video)

FAQ

What if I have to cancel due to illness?

We are happy to refund your ticket if you are unable to attend. Please contact Vi Warkentin at chapters@ualberta.ca for further information.


Will there be vegetarian options or dietary alternatives?

Please indicate any food allergies or dietary restrictions during registration. We will do our best to accommodate you.


Does the room allow for physical distancing?

The Wayne Gretzky Ballroom Salons B & C can comfortably host more than 200 guests. Attendance has been limited to 150 people and tables are limited to six guests.


Do I have to wear a mask during the event?

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces based on current public health restrictions. Guests can remove their masks once they are seated at their table and when eating and drinking.

Upcoming Lectures


Geddes Lecture on Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence: Using AI in Your Business

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Royal Alberta Museum, 9810 103 A Ave NW, Edmonton

Speakers:

  • Cory Janssen, '04 BCom
    Co-founder and CEO of AltaML Inc.
  • Anna Koop
    Senior Scientific Advisor, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute
  • Patrick Pilarski
    Canada Research Chair in Machine Intelligence for Rehabilitation, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta and Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute Fellow
  • Curtis Stange
    President and CEO, ATB

The panel discussion was moderated by Kyle Murray, Vice Dean & Professor of Marketing, University of Alberta School of Business.



Costs

Breakfast Lectures: $45 per person

Lunch Lectures: $60 per person

Event Format

  • Welcome
  • Panelist Introductions - 20 min
  • Panel Discussion - 20 min
  • Q&A - 15 min
  • Conclusion / Wrap-up

Recent Lecture Topics

Interested in what other topics the lecture series has previously covered? Check out some of our recent lectures:

Listing of Past Lectures

Contact

Sarah Kowalevsky

Assistant Dean, Development
Email: sarah.kowalevsky@ualberta.ca
Phone: 780-492-0147

 

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