2015 Canadian Retail Research Seminar

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2015 Canadian Retail Research Seminar

CSCA partnered with ICSC to present the Canadian Retail Research Seminar that was held in June at Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University. This day-long conference had exciting speakers contributing to panel sessions that included:

  • Canada's Retail Leasing and Investment Market
  • What's New In Canadian Retail Leasing
  • Retail Innovation
  • Unlocking Retail Insight: Trends in Business Intelligence
  • Digital Retail: From Traffic Counts to Tracking Consumers
  • The Future for Mixed-Use Retail

Program Planning Committee

  • Tony Hernandez, Program Planning Committee Chair, CSCA, Ryerson University
  • Marco Biasiotto, Oxford Properties
  • Christopher Daniel, Ryerson University
  • Dowan Faludi, UrbanMetrics Inc.
  • Hermann Kircher, Founder - Kircher Research
  • Tony Lea, Environics Analytics
  • Keith Reading, Morguard
  • Susan Williams, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Date & Location

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015
  • Ted Rogers School of Management | Ryerson University
  • 55 Dundas Street West, 7th Floor | Toronto, Ontario

Presented by

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Program Agenda

8:00 – 8:45 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 am

Welcome Remarks

Jean Lambert
Director of Research, ICSC, Recognition of Canadian ICSC Research, Award Recipients

Steven Murphy
Dean, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson

9:00 – 9:45 am

Canada’s Retail Leasing and Investment Market 2015

John Crombie (Speaker)
Senior Vice President, Retail Leasing, Canada. Triovest

9:45 – 10:45 am

What’s New in Canadian Retail Leasing

Marco Biasiotto (Session Chair)
Oxford Properties

Glenn Featherstone (Panelist)
Retail Leasing, Morguard

Casdin Parr (Panelist)
Leasing Manager, Central Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge

Greg Shmidt (Panelist)
Director, Retail Leasing, Oxford Properties

10:45 – 11:00 am

Refreshment Break/Networking Break

11:00 am – 12:00 noon

Retail Innovation

John Williams (Speaker)
Founder, JC Williams Group

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Buffet Luncheon Served

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Unlocking Retail Insight:Trends in Business Intelligence

Olivia Duane Adams (Speaker)
Chief Customer Officer, Alteryx

1:45 – 2:45 pm

Digital Retail: From Traffic Counts to Tracking Consumers

Susan Williams (Session Chair)
The Cadillac, Fairview Corporation Limited

Stephanie Shriver-Engdahl (Panelist)
SVP Industry, pathintelligence.com

Mossab Basir (Panelist)
Founder, viainformatics.com

Adam Benson (Panelist)
Senior Director, Digital Marketing, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

2:45 – 3:00 pm

Refreshment Break/Networking Break

3:00 – 4:00 pm

The Future for Mixed-Use Retail

Christopher Daniel (Session Chair)
CSCA, Ryerson University

Hermann Kircher (Panelist)
Founder, Kircher Research

Peter Thoma (Panelist)
Partner, UrbanMetrics

Paul Campbell (Panelist)
Project Lead - Royal York Hotel, Kingsett Capital

4:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Tony Hernandez
Director, CSCA, Ryerson University