Speaking & Facilitation

Threat levels: Smart cities and insecurity in the Global South – Emerging Asian Urbanisms, York Centre for Asian Research, Jan 11, 2019

Canada-Pakistan ICT Forum 2018 (MC & moderator) – The DMZ, Ryerson University, Toronto and IBM Innovation Centre, Markham – September 24 & 27, 2018

Beyond the Buzz Report Launch – Toronto (MC & panelist) – The DMZ, Ryerson University, Toronto – May 1 2018

Meet & Greet: Zakia Moulaoui, Social Enterprise Academy (Organizer & facilitator) – Studio 89, Mississauga – January 21, 2018

Benevolence Versus Change: The transformative potential of social enterprise in Ontario (with Peter Frampton)
Innovation and resistance to systemic change in the social sector (with Stephen Couchman) – Spark! Social Innovation Summit, Daniels Spectrum, Toronto – November 27, 2017

Working across generations now for the future of the nonprofit sector (Panelist) – Nonprofit Driven 2017 – Ontario Nonprofit Network, Toronto – November 8-9, 2017

Organizer of Emerging Asian Urbanisms series – York Centre for Asian Research, Toronto – October 2017-April 2018

Understanding the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Pakistan (Facilitator) – Social Innovation Lab Focus Group – Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore – June 21, 2017

Social Enterprises Across the Atlantic: Lessons from Germany & Scotland – Social Enterprise Toronto, Toronto – April 17, 2017

Toronto’s Walls of Middle-Classism – Graduate Student Research Conference – Visions, Collaborations, & Transformations – York University, Toronto – April 6-7, 2017

Global Suburbanisms: Johannesburg – Ontario Growth Secretariat, Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Toronto – March 21, 2017

Variations on Urbanism and Planning: Johannesburg perceived from a Toronto perspective – The City Seminar – CITY Institute at York University, Toronto – February 10, 2017

Land Tenure, Growth Boundaries and Housing in Toronto – at Africa’s New Suburbanisms Workshop – Wits University, Johannesburg – October 17-19, 2016

Building a Vibrant Social Enterprise Landscape: Lessons from Scotland – Webinar – Canadian CED Network – October 7, 2016

Building the Business Movement for a New Economy (Panelist) – Commonbound 2016 – New Economy Coalition, Buffalo – July 8-10, 2016

Social Enterprise: A Gateway of Opportunities for Immigrants (Facilitator) – Toronto East Quadrant Local Immigration Partnership – Ellesmere Community Centre, Scarborough – June 3, 2016

Building Networks of Local Social Enterprises – at ECONOUS2016 – The National CED Conference, Montreal – May 18-20, 2016

Embedding Social Enterprise in CommunitiesSocial Innovation Summit 2016 – Centennial College, Toronto – May 3, 2016

Organizer – Social Enterprise Toronto Conference 2016 – Communities driving social enterprise – Learning Enrichment Foundation, Toronto – March 9-10, 2016

Improving Education Quality in Pakistan: ADP in conversation with TCF (Host) – Webinar – Association for the Development of Pakistan – January 27, 2016

Social Enterprises in Ontario: Opportunities & Challenges – at the Social Finance Forum 2015 – MaRS Discovery District, Toronto – November 2015

Voices of New Economies: Opportunities for All (Panelist) – Webinar – New Economy Week 2015 – One Earth Web & Canadian CED Network – November 2015

EcoEnergyFinance and Energy in Pakistan (Host) – Webinar – Pakathon – May 2015

Social Finance and Cities – at the Social Finance Forum 2014 – MaRS Discovery District, Toronto – November 2014

Breakfast Talks: Social Finance – HUB Ottawa, Ottawa – June 2013

Social Finance and Impact Investment in Canada – McGill University, Toronto – October 2012

Changing the Conversation: Working Across Generations – at the Ontario Nonprofit Network Conference – TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto – September 2012

Introduction to Social Finance – The Second Floor, Karachi – July 2012

Organizer – Discussion Forums – Pakistan Development Fund – January 2012-May 2013