CMDC 2018 Conference | April 24th | A host of visionary speakers will examine today’s quest for Truth and currency of Purpose.

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CMDC 2018 Conference | April 24th | A host of visionary speakers will examine today’s quest for Truth and currency of Purpose.

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The Canadian Media Directors’ Council announces the return of its annual conference. Coined Truth & Purpose, CMDC 2018 will deliver an eclectic roster of expert speakers plus a VIP Dinner featuring Mike McAvoy, CEO The Onion. McAvoy will reveal how satire helps create constructive conversations around essential social, political, and business issues.

Ann Stewart, Co-Chair, CMDC and CEO, Wavemaker comments: “The essence of our theme this year is found in the achievements of every one of our speakers. Truth and purpose in media today is, arguably, more important than it’s ever been.”   Sheri Metcalfe, Co-Chair CMDC and President, Jungle Media elaborates: “We are bringing together the best minds in business, tech and creative to spark conversation. Most of the buzz we’re hearing now is about R. David Edelman. He’ll cover the most pressing ethical challenges facing the world today – from cyber security and privacy threats to artificial intelligence and automation.”

Featured Speakers: Lisa Kimmel, President & CEO, Edelman Canada; Angela Wang, Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group, Beijing; Kathy English, Public Editor, The Star; Nick Manning, Founder Manning Gottlieb, former CSO Ebiquity; Anita McOuat, Partner, PWC; Craig Kielburger, Co-Founder, We. Charity; Ron Lund, Association of Canadian Advertisers; Shane Cameron, Chief Innovation Officer, OMD Canada; Nola Weinstein, ‎Global Head of Culture & Experiential Twitter; Nick Dean, President & CEO, Emblem Corp; Dave Lafond, Co-Founder, No Fixed Address.

 

 

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