Events

The Burnie Group hosts and participates in several events throughout the year focused on new and emerging technologies providing expert insights and the opportunity to meet and answer your questions.

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Food for Thought: The Automation Journey- Driving value through a COE

What is the role of a Center of Excellence (CoE)? Should you consider a centralized model, or would a federated model be best? How are you handling change management? Training? Implementation? Consistency?

#EDGETalks – Artificial Intelligence in Operations

This EDGEtalks speaker series focused on the growing role that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have on the way that businesses manage their operations. It will endeavour to separate the recent AI hype from reality and provide an understanding of the ways that AI will help businesses better serve customers while operating more efficiently.

#EDGETalks: Executing on the Blockchain Hype

An event looking about the pragmatic application of blockchain technology to business. Hosted on January 15th 2018 at the MaRS Discovery District auditorium in Tornoto Canada. Sponsored by the Burnie Group. Keynote by Dan Tapscott followed by a panel discussion.

Past Events

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Doug Heintzman, Speaker
Event: Analytics By Design 2019 Conference
Date: Friday, July 19, 2019

Event Description:
ABD is back for its 2nd year! Join us @ TIFF Bell Lightbox on July 19, 2019 and be a part of Toronto’s most intimate and exciting analytics conference.

For more information and to register

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Doug Heintzman, Panelist
Event: Brace for Change: How Cloud and Emerging Technologies are Going to Change Your Business
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Event Description:
Emerging Technologies: How to Prepare for Tomorrow
As competitive pressures and disruptive tools push organizations into the future, it can seem overwhelming to decide which of the latest and greatest technologies will help your business solve its problems. Our panel will offer advice on evaluating opportunities and prepare your team for implementation.

For more information and to register

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Doug Heintzman, Panelist
Event: Blockchain to LIVE: How Toronto is Paving the Road to Decentralization
Date: Monday, April 22, 2019

Event Description:
On the first night of the Toronto Blockchain Week, two Toronto blockchain leaders, Northern Block and Mavennet, are presenting to you why the right time to invest in blockchain businesses is now together with 10+ industry experts.

PRESS RELEASE: The Burnie Group hosts #EDGETalks: Artificial Intelligence in Operations: Where Can AI Fit in My Organization?

TORONTO, October 30, 2018 — The Burnie Group is pleased to announce #EDGETalks: Artificial Intelligence in Operations: Where Can AI Fit in My Organization? Featuring a keynote address by Mike Rhodin, former SVP at IBM and founder of IBM’s Watson Group. Mr. Rhodin’s 33-year career at IBM was infused with a passion for helping clients […]

#EDGETalks: Actively Engaged – Leadership and Innovation in Building Employee Engagement

This post is based on a panel discussion held on June 4, 2018. The 90-minute session focused on panellists’ experiences shaping culture and fostering engagement in their companies. Moderated by Darshan Jain, Head Technology and Operations of The Burnie Group, Norman Bacal, author and former managing partner, Heenan Blaikie LLP delivered the keynote and the […]

PRESS RELEASE: The Burnie Group hosts #EDGETalks: Actively Engaged – Leadership and Innovation in Building Employee Engagement

TORONTO, May 28, 2018 — The Burnie Group is pleased to announce #EDGETalks: Actively Engaged – Leadership and Innovation in Building Employee Engagement. Featuring a keynote address by Norman Bacal, who, in his best-selling novel, Breakdown: The Inside Story of the Rise and Fall of Heenan Blaikie, recounts the cautionary tale of the perils of ignoring a firm’s culture and […]

EDGEtalks: Executing on the Blockchain hype

On January 15th, 2018, The Burnie Group hosted EDGEtalks: Executing on the Blockchain hype, the potential application of blockchain technology to business practices. The keynote was delivered by Don Tapscott (CEO, Tapscott Group; Executive Chairman and Co-founder, Blockchain Research Institute; Co-author, Blockchain Revolution). A panel discussion followed, moderated by Doug Heintzman (Head of the  Blockchain […]

PRESS RELEASE: The Burnie Group hosts #EDGETalks: Executing on the Blockchain Hype

TORONTO, Jan. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Burnie Group is pleased to announce #EDGETalks: Executing on the Blockchain Hype. Featuring a keynote address by Don Tapscott, Executive Chairman, Blockchain Research Institute, and Co-author Blockchain Revolution, this event will look at the dimensions of the Blockchain disruption and the business opportunities that it will create. “This […]

Transformation with RPA: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

On November 20, 2017, The Burnie Group led a panel discussion on enabling Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in the workplace. Moderated by David Burnie, Principal and Founder of The Burnie Group, panellists discussed their reasons for automation as well as key learnings from RPA implementation projects. Panellists were Erik Kalin, VP & COO of Retail […]

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