APEX Leadership Series – Technology and Public Policy

Date: October 19, 2021
Type: Virtual

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APEX Leadership SeriesTechnology & Public Policy

Join us for an exciting virtual APEX Public Policy Series event from 13:30-14:30 on Tuesday, October 19 entitled, Relentless Adaptation: 4 Technology Trends that Are Accelerating in 2021, featuring Amber MacArthur, award-winning author, podcast host, and strategist.

These major trends accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic and are linked to broader developments in artificial intelligence and technological transformation that all leaders need to consider. Many areas have seen disruption during the pandemic including smart speaker systems, autonomous systems, devices and robots, and remote work. Today’s leaders need to be aware of the rapid changes occurring in the technology field and their impact on people, organizational processes, and outcomes.

EVENT DETAILS

Theme: Technology & Public Policy

Date & Time: October 19, 2021, from 1:30 PM — 2:30 PM (60 min includes Q&A Session)

Topic: Relentless Adaptation: 4 Technology Trends that Are Accelerating in 2021

Audience: Federal Public Service Executives (EX-01 to EX-05)

Cost: Free

Platform: ZOOM. Available virtually -By webinar or teleconference across Canada and globally to Federal executives abroad. A meeting link will be sent once you are registered.

Opening Remarks: James Kendrick, Ph.D., APEX Executive

Speaker: Amber MacArthur

 

This session will be delivered primarily in English however participants are invited to submit their questions in the official language of their choice.

Biography Highlights

Amber Mac is a regular business host and expert for Fast Company, CNN, Bloomberg, CBS, BNN, CTV, The Marilyn Denis Show, and SiriusXM (where she co-hosts #TheFeed). Plus, in 2018, she was named one of DMZ’s 30 inspirational women making a difference in tech.

Amber has keynoted more than 400 events around the world and has moderated sessions with: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; former FBI Director James Comey; business coach Tony Robbins; famed astronaut Chris Hadfield; and many other notable leaders.

Amber Mac started her career in San Francisco and Boston during the dot-com boom. As a strategist for Razorfish and Director of Marketing for an e-procurement software company, she spent four years in the technology start-up trenches.

Amber left the start-up world to join Microsoft to build one of the first female-focused lifestyle portals. In 2006, she started her own digital agency. The company’s first client was world-renowned business coach, Tony Robbins, and now includes Microsoft, Google, GE, Paypal, Nintendo, Canada Goose, and Fast Company, and many more leading organizations.

In 2010, she wrote the national bestselling business book Power Friending (Portfolio: New York). In 2016, she co-wrote Amazon bestseller, Outsmarting Your Kids Online. Most recently, she started co-hosting a new podcast series called Marketing Disrupted.

Amber’s other podcast series ‘The AI Effect’, presented by Accenture, won the following awards: Best Marketing Communication 2020 – ACE Awards; Best Technology Series 2019 – Canadian Podcast Awards; and, Best Innovative Media Award 2019 – CMA Awards.

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