IASP 2023 Global Conference Agenda

Sunday, June 2, 2024
8:40 AM - 6:00 PMPre-Conference Tour Experience 
Monday, June 3, 2024
8:30 AM - 4:00 PMRegistration 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PMMasterclass: Improv Your FutureJeremy Strozer, Strozer Ltd.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PMMasterclass: Foresight Tools: Making sense of Signals and Trends impacting the FutureRobin Champ, LBL Strategies
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMBreak / Lunch on own 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMMasterclass: Strategic Foresight 101: Navigating Change for Resilient StrategiesDana Prymak, Thompson Rivers University
Heather Galbraith, The City of Calgary
Jeny Mathew-Thusoo, City of Calgary
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMMasterclass: If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. A framework and assessment to quantify and improve the effectiveness of your strategic planning process.Alan Leeds, Y-Change, Inc.
Kris Schaeffer, Kris Schaeffer & Associates
5:00 PM - 8:00 PMOpening Reception + Networking Dinner 
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
7:30 AM - 4:30 PMRegistration & Exhibitor Hall 
7:45 AM - 8:30 AMBreakfast 
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMIASP Welcome Remarks  
8:45 AM - 9:30 AMKeynote: AI-Assisted Strategy DevelopmentCirrus Shakeri, Inventurist Inc.
9:45 AM - 10:45 AMMastering Strategic Prioritization: Charting a Course Anchored in Organizational IdentityDr. John Reynolds, Leading2Grow
9:45 AM - 10:45 AMThree Tools for Future-Ready Strategic ThinkingDoug Maris, LBL Strategies
9:45 AM - 10:45 AMEvaluative thinking about strategy - What CSOs and their leaders CAN do that AI & ML CAN'TDr. Lewis Atkinson, Haines Centre for Strategic Management Limited
Babara Collins
10:45 AM - 11:15 AMBreak & Exhibitor Showcase 
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM2023 Winner of the Goodman Award for Excellence in Strategy: Accountability Matters Towards Achieving Results for Our CommunitiesMia George, The Regional Municipality of York
Veronica Ip, The Regional Municipality of York
Melloney Williamson, The Regional Municipality of York
12:15 PM - 12:30 PMBreak & Exhibitor Showcase  
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMLunch 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMKeynote: The Bifurcation of the Global System amid Cold War 2.0 between the US and the DragonBearVelina Tchakarova, FACE for A Conscious Experience e.U.
2:30 PM - 3:00 PMBreak 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMForesight & Futures Tools for Strategic Planning: A Case StudyStephanie Kusibab, Essentiam LLC
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMIntegrating long-range strategic planning with sustainability for a medical schoolDr. Tanai Charinsarn, TNI and Associates Company Limited
4:05 PM - 4:30 PMDay 1 - Closing Remarks  
5:00 PM - 8:00 PMDinner (on own)  
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
8:00 AM - 8:45 AMBreakfast  
8:00 AM - 1:30 PMRegistration & Exhibitor Hall  
8:45 AM - 9:15 AMWelcome to Calgary - Economic Development StrategyBrad Perry, Calgary Economic Development
8:45 AM - 9:15 AMDay 2 - Welcome Remarks  
9:15 AM - 9:30 AMCertification Recognition and Remarks Dean Black, RCAF Association
9:30 AM - 10:00 AMPresentation of the 2024 Goodman Award for Excellence in Strategy 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMBreak + (Final) Exhibitor Showcase  
10:45 AM - 11:45 AMCreating an Intentional CultureShannon Lechtenberg, Great River Energy
Alan Leeds, Y-Change, Inc.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AMCurrent and Future Uses of Generative AI in the Practice of Strategic ManagementRobin Champ, LBL Strategies
Stephanie Kusibab, Essentiam LLC
Mark Bills
Nick Hadjinicolaou, iLearning Solutions
10:45 AM - 11:45 PMIntestinal Fortitude - It Takes a Second Brain to Get to the FutureAllison Combs, Wolters Kluwer
11:45 AM - 12:45 PMLunch (Community Tables and Networking) 
12:45 PM - 1:30 PMKeynote: Developing Strategic ImaginationDr. Rebecca Sutherns, Sage Solutions
1:30 PM - 1:45 PMBreak  
1:45 PM - 2:45 PMThe Philosophy of (Emergent) StrategyDean Black, RCAF Association
1:45 PM - 2:45 PMMilitary Strategists in Transition: How to identify and hire military strategists to maximize the potential of your organization.Jan (Ken) Gleiman, Army Strategist Association
2:45 PM - 3:00 PMFinal Remarks