7th April, 2022 7:30am - 6pm
Venue The Grand Theatre 608 1 St SW

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OneTalks is back!!
MPI Calgary is pleased to once again present a full day of celebration and support of our dynamic events industry.
What better way to honour the industry than on Global Meetings Industry Day (April 7th) - a worldwide acknowledgement of the importance of events to the global economy.

About OneTalks

The Aim

Our community will be coming together for the first time in person in over 2 years. A chance to reconnect, reinvigorate, and look forward to the bright future ahead.


Sessions Tracks will feature dynamic speakers on topics including diversity and inclusion, the future of our city, supporting local, the new generation of talent, and industry trends.


Along with exciting presentations and conversations, attendees will experience our industry’s creativity and talent showcased throughout our host event space, The Grand 608 1 St SW.


Todd Hirsch
Dr. Jody Carrington
Catriona Le May Doan
Jennifer Thacker
Jason McKay
Support Local
Liana Robberecht
Paul Shumlich
Jerry Kamphuis
Jennifer Andrews
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Heather Campbell
Patricia Koyich
Roselle Gonsalves
GMID Panel
Dustin Westling
Kurby Court
Susan Cron
Niesa Silzer
Tents What's to Come - Panel
Chad Struthers
Scott Henuset
BMO Expansion
Greg Newton
Sharon Garnett
Chef Derek Dale
Kerrie Blizard
Profile Pop Up
Phil Crozier
Dorian Reeves


7:30 am

Registration Opens

8:00 am

Coffee Chat Breakfast - Members Only

9:00 am


9:20 am

GMID Panel Discussion

Real TalksPanel:
- Dustin Westling
- Kurby Court
- Susan Court

10:00 am

Todd Hirsch


10:40 am


11:00 am

Support Local

-Liana Robberecht
- Paul Schumlich
- Jerry Kamphuis
- Jennifer Andrews

12:00 pm


Profile Pop Up

12:55 pm

Welcome Back

1:05 pm

Patricia Koyich, Heather Campbell & Roselle Gonsalves

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

2:00 pm

Greg Newton

Calgary BMO Expansion

2:45 pm


3:00 pm

Catriona Le May Doan

Olympics What a ride

3:30 pm

Tents What's to Come

- Chad Struthers
- Scott Henuset

4:00 pm

Dr. Jody Carrington

Closing Keynote

4:45 pm

Cocktail Reception

Profile Pop Up

6:30 pm

OneTalks Concludes


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7th April, 2022 7:30am - 6pm
Venue The Grand Theatre 608 1 St SW

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