It’s starting to smell like spring !

Recently got back from San Francisco to prepare our May trip with the first year Executive MBA students. We’ll be visiting Singularity University, SAP’s Co-Innovation Centre, the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Centre, the “other CIA” in Napa Valley, and much more !

On April 16, the John Molson Executive MBA program will officially celebrate its 30th anniversary. It’s the very first such program in Quebec, very proud to be associated with it. Have you ever wondered if an Executive MBA is right for you?

On April 21st, I’ll be presenting at the Ateliers de l’honnête volupté at UQAM.

On April 22, we’re hosting Mr. Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, CEO of VIA Rail, who will talk about the future of passenger rail in Canada and the need for proactive leadership. It’s free to attend but you must register here.

On April 29, the Luc Beauregard Centre of Excellence in Communications Research will be hosting Adam Schlesinger, Vice President (Digital Strategy) and Chief Data Officer at the National Bank for a lunchtime talk titled “Dialogue in the digital age” where he’ll put forth a bold visionvision ambitiously blending data usage, client experience, and corporate reputation management with the stated objective of bringing people closer together. It’s $45 to attend and that includes lunch. Register here.

On May 11, I’ll be presenting a paper at ACFAS as part of a day-long colloquium on ice cider.

Then May 14 to 21, it’s off to California with our EMBA students !  Follow us on Twitter @EMBADirector for pictures and updates.