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Thursday, November 8th, 2012


8:25 – 8:55 a.m.

Registration (Coffee/Tea Provided)

8:55 – 9:00 a.m.

Rick Goossen, ELO – Welcome/Overview

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Darrell Johnson, Pastor, First Baptist Church
"Opening Devotional:  God-Inspired Creativity"

9:15 – 9:55 a.m.

Don Simmonds, Chairman & CEO, Crossroads Communications, Burlington, ON
“Creating & Sustaining an Entrepreneurial Culture: Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur”

9:55 – 10:35 a.m.

Revd Dr Richard Turnbull, Director, Centre for Enterprise, Markets & Ethics, Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford, UK
"The Serpent & The Dove:  Can I be Ethical and Make Money at the Same Time?"

10:35 – 10:50 a.m. Break (Coffee/Tea Provided)
10:50 - 11:30 a.m.

Gil Scott, Founder/President, Gil Scott Sports Management  “Thirty Years Inside the NFL, CFL & NHL:  Lessons on Life & Work from a Sports Entrepreneur”

11:30 - 12:10 p.m.

Herta von Stiegel, Founder & CEO, Ariya Capital Group, London, UK
"The Mountain Within:  Leadership Lessons and Inspiration for Your Climb to the Top"

12:10 – 1:10 p.m. Lunch (Full Hot & Cold Buffet Provided)
1:10 – 1:50 p.m.

Robert Hisrich, Thunderbird Graduate School of Management, Glendale, AZ

“Entrepreneurs Beyond Borders:  Successfully Doing Business With People Who Aren't Like Me”

1:50 - 2:30 p.m.

Bob Pritchett, President/CEO, Logos Bible Software, Bellingham, WA

“Fire Someone Today:  Entrepreneurial Lessons from the Frontline"

2:30 – 3:10 p.m.

Carson Pue, Author of "Mentoring Leaders:  Wisdom for Developing Character, Calling and Competency"

"Why Would Anyone Want To Be Led By You?  A Look at the Essential Characteristics of Leaders"

3:10 – 3:25 p.m.

Break (Coffee / Tea Provided)

3:25 – 4:15 p.m.

Graham Power, Founder, The Power Group, Cape Town, South Africa
“Unashamedly Ethical:  An Entrepreneurial Quest to Challenge a Culture of Corruption"

4:15 - 4:55 p.m.

David Toycen, President & CEO, World Vision Canada, Mississauga, ON
"Entreprenerial Difference-Making:  How to Leverage Potential for Doing Good"

4:55 – 5:30 p.m.

Q & A / Close

Price: $349/person*


6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Registration / Networking Reception / Entrepreneur Expo

7:00 – 7:45 p.m.

Dinner & Introductory Remarks

Rick Goossen, ELO – Welcome

Bruce Clemenger, President, Evangelical Fellowship of Canada –

PRESENTATION of "Entrepreneurial Leader Award"

7:45 – 8:30 p.m. Coffee/Tea & Dessert Networking/Reception / Entrepreneur Expo
8:45 – 10:00 p.m.

Keynote Presentation

Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary-General, World Evangelical Alliance, New York, NY - Introduction

Michael Flaherty, President & Co-founder, Walden Media, Lexington, MA & Hollywood, CA

“The Chronicles of an Entrepreneurial Leader: From Narnia to Amazing Grace”

Price: $149/person*

Entrepreneur Expo

From 6 – 10 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom there will be 20+ display tables featuring a wide range of supporters who are either sponsors, entrepreneurs or ministry organizations that work with or support entrepreneurs.  This “Entrepreneur Expo” is an opportunity for supporters to introduce their company/organization and its services to attendees.

Price: $499 for first table; $299 for an additional table (each display table includes two chairs; tickets to the evening session are purchased separately)

Friday, November 9th, 2012

9:00 – 12:00 p.m. - INTERACTIVE SEMINAR: "Entrepreneurial Leadership:  Finding Your Calling, Making A Difference"

R. Paul Stevens, Professor Emeritus of Marketplace Theology, Regent College

Richard (Rick) J. Goossen, Chairman, Advisory Board, Entrepreneurial Leader Organization & Strategic Advisor/Relationship Manager, Covenant Group

This seminar will be feature extensive interaction and participation by attendees. Participants will have table discussions facilitated by experienced entrepreneurs. The workshop/seminar will draw upon the upcoming book by Goossen & Stevens titled Entrepreneurial Leadership: Finding Your Calling, Making A Difference (InterVarsity Press, forthcoming 2013).

Cost is $99* (Coffee/tea provided)