MaKi Toronto

Business Media Conference

20 & 21 Oct, 2014

The first MaKi Media Conference in Canada was held in Toronto, bringing together the best in business and higher education coverage.

This event included editors and reporters from the leading media from Canada such as The Globe & Mail, Toronto Star, Canadian Business, CBC and National Post, and international publications such as the Financial Times, The Economist, BBC, Bloomberg, Reuters and Forbes.


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20 & 21 Oct 2014

Participating Schools

CEMS (Global Alliance)

Alberta School of Business (Canada)

Brock University - Goodman (Canada)

CEMS (Global Alliance)

Esade Business School (Spain)

IE Business School (Spain)

INSEAD (France & Singapore)

Laurentian University (Canada)

McGill University (Canada)

McGill University - Desautels (Canada)

McMaster University - DeGroote (Canada)

NYU Stern (USA)

Queen’s School of Business (Canada)

Simon Fraser University - Beedie (Canada)

UBC Sauder (Canada)

University of Ottawa - Telfer (Canada)

University of Toronto - Rotman (Canada)

Vanderbilt - Owen (USA)

W.Ontario - Ivey (Canada)

Toronto - 20 & 21 Oct, 2014

Rotman School, 105 St. Georges Street, Toronto

Monday 20 October

9:00am            Check in

9:15 - 9:30       Welcome from MaKi Conference Organizers, Kiki and Matt.

9:30 - 10:45     Canadian Media Panel I - Print Media

                       Managing Editor, Canadian Business

                       Freelancer, BBC Capital

                       Business Editor, The Toronto Star

                       Freelancer, WSJ.Money, Entrepreneur,


11:00-12:15     Best Practice Session

                      Securing coverage for faculty research


12:30 - 2:00     Lunch

                       Speakers from sponsors


2:15-3:00         Canadian Media Panel II - Broadcast & Wires

                       Anchor/Reporter, Business News Network 

                       Canada Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal

                       Bureau Chief, Reuters

                       Small Business Editor, The Globe & Mail

                       Editor, National Post


3:30 - 4:45       Canadian Media Panel III - International Bureaus

                       Toronto Bureau Chief, Bloomberg News

                       Canada Correspondent, The Economist

                       Freelancer, Financial Times & VP, newsrooms

                       Canada Correspondent, Chronicle of Higher Ed

7:00                 Dinner

Tuesday 21 October

9:00am            Check in

9:15 - 10:30     Canadian Media Panel IV - The View From Canada

                       Senior Producer, CBC Television

                       Careers Web Editor, The Globe & Mail

                       Editor-in-Chief, Marketing


11:00-11:45     MasterClass - Rotman Assoc. Prof. Sanford DeVoe,

                      Time, Money, and Happiness: How Does Putting a Price on Time

                       Affect Our Ability to Smell the Roses?"


12:00               Lunch


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