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Throughout COVID-19, many businesses realized they weren’t quite ready for a digital transformation. Now is the time to reassess business models to identify new revenue streams, decrease or manage costs effectively, consider current and potentially new technology, so that businesses can transform to build resilience and reach their growth potential. 
 
Register now for BDO’s Rethink Virtual Conference, a unique and exciting event for mid-market business owners and executives from the M&D, technology, retail, real estate, and private equity sectors. You will hear business leaders, data scientists, researchers, and industry experts discuss how to leverage opportunities during these challenging times. There will be individual sessions that focus on specific industries including manufacturing, technology & life sciences, retail & consumer business and real estate & construction. Click here to learn more about the plenary and breakout sessions.

Featured Keynote Speakers 
·         Pat Kramer, CEO, BDO Canada
·         David Patchell-Evans, CEO, Goodlife
·         Walter Flaat, Chief Data Officer, Dentsu Data Labs
 
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Schedule

· Stage
BDO’s Digital Journey
Welcome remarks with Patrick Kramer, CEO at BDO Canada
· Stage
Unlocking your success through digital transformation: Learnings from the mid-market
Based on the recent BDO survey, we will uncover the success factors of a digital transformation roadmap.
· Stage
Seizing opportunity through predictive AI
Using predictive AI, watch Lixar’s data scientists show you the recovery and growth rates to plan your long-term strategy.
· Networking
Break 1: Networking
Connect with mid-market executives and owners to learn more about how their business is evolving in this new landscape.
· Expo
Break 1: Virtual Booths
Visit our virtual booths for a chance to learn how these products and services can help revolutionize your digital business challenges.
· Stage
Changing consumer behavior and your business
Shopping habits as well as online usage has changed significantly during COVID. Learn new consumer trends and how it will impact your business.
· Stage
Leading through turbulence: in conversation with David Patchell-Evans, CEO, Goodlife
Strong leadership is tested during hard times. Hear how Goodlife’s CEO pivoted and built resilience during the pandemic towards a new diversified model.
· Expo
Break 2: Virtual Booths
Visit our virtual booths for a chance to learn how these products and services can help revolutionize your digital business challenges.
· Networking
Break 2: Networking
Connect with mid-market executives and owners to learn more about how their business is evolving in this new landscape.
· Sessions
Breakout Session 1 - Real Estate & Construction
Addressing the changing landscape of real estate
· Sessions
Breakout Session 1 - Technology & Life Sciences industry
2020: Industry views on what’s next in tech and life sciences
· Sessions
Breakout Session 1 - Manufacturing & Distribution
Margin Improvement: How to navigate added costs and shrinking revenues
· Sessions
Breakout Session 1 - Retail & Consumer Business
From bricks to clicks: what’s in the mind of the consumer?
· Sessions
Breakout Session 2 - Retail & Consumer Business
Reimagining retail: How to build resilience for long-term growth
· Sessions
Breakout Session 2 - Real Estate & Construction
Construction Technology (ConTech): Enabling Innovation through Construction Technology
· Sessions
Breakout Session 2 - Manufacturing & Distribution
Invest or divest: From expanding to exiting
· Sessions
Breakout Session 2 - Technology & Life Sciences
Scalable and saleable: A panel discussion on the top priorities for tech companies
· Expo
Break 3: Virtual Booths
Visit our virtual booths for a chance to learn how these products and services can help revolutionize your digital business challenges.
· Networking
Break 3: Networking
Connect with mid-market executives and owners to learn more about how their business is evolving in this new landscape.
· Stage
Bringing it all together
Closing Remarks with Patrick Kramer, CEO at BDO Canada
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