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Innovation Through Diversity (Sold Out)

Start
February 6, 2020 1:30 PM
End
February 6, 2020 5:30 PM
Timezone
UTC+9
Address
Embassy of Canada, Oscar Peterson Theatre, 7-3-38 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo   View map

FEW Japan is excited to share the details of our February 6th collaborative event organized with the Canadian Embassy to Japan.

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Schedule

1:30-2:00 Doors Open/Registration

2:00-2:10 Welcoming Remarks

2:10-2:40 Keynote Speech by Judi Hess, CEO of Copperleaf

2:40-3:50 Panel Discussion with Moderator Mr. Casey Wahl, founder and CEO of Wahl & Case (EQIQ). Panel comprises: 1. Ms. Judi Hess, CEO of Copperleaf™; 2. Ms. Yan Fan, co-founder and CTO of Code Chrysalis; 3. Mr. Satoshi Ishizaka, Chief Director of Third Way Forum and CEO of Asian Caesars; and 4. Dr. Jackie Steele, Founder and CEO of en-joi Diversity & Inclusion Consulting and Vice President of FEW Japan

3:50-4:10 Q&As

4:10-4:20 Concluding Remarks: Kirsten O'Connor, President of FEW Japan

4:20-5:30 Reception/Networking

Event Details

The Embassy of Canada, in collaboration with FEW Japan, would like to invite you to the symposium Innovation through Diversity focussing on how to foster creative workplace cultures in tech on February 6. The symposium will be composed of a panel discussion with representatives of Japan-based companies championing diversity and inclusive business practices, preceded by a keynote speech by Judi Hess, the CEO of Copperleaf, a Vancouver-based software company, named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies by Deloitte and one of Canada’s Most Admired™ Corporate Cultures. Judi was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner (2018 & 2019), the BC Tech ‘Person of the Year’ (2018), and won Business in Vancouver magazine’s 2019 BC CEO Award.

Thank you to our collaborators: Embassy of Canada to Japan, en-joi Diversity & Inclusion Consulting, Copperleaf, Code Chrysalis, EQIQ, Third Way Forum, Asian Caesars.

Thank you to our supporters: Keidanren Policy & Action, Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Innovation through Diversity
In Canada, we believe that diversity is a key driver of a more innovative, dynamic, and prosperous society. Some of the most successful Canadian companies today recognize that bringing together a workforce with a diverse set of experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds fosters innovation and the development of new ideas.
About Copperleaf
Copperleaf provides decision analytics to companies managing critical infrastructure. Their enterprise software solutions leverage operational and financial data to help clients make investment decisions that deliver the highest business value. Over the last five years, Copperleaf has seen its revenues grow by 494% to become one of the top 20 software companies in British Columbia, Canada. Judi will also participate in the panel discussion.
Recap
For more information about the themes discussed at this FEW event please refer to this article by keynote speaker Judi Hess, the CEO of Copperleaf.

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