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The Walrus Talks Disruption Ottawa 2018

  • Canadian Museum of Nature 240 McLeod Street Ottawa, ON, K2P 1A1 Canada (map)

Concordia Presents

The Walrus Talks Disruption

Seven speakers for seven minutes each on the rapidly-changing landscapes of technology, learning, research, identity, and more.


  • Guylaine Beaudry, vice-provost of Digital Strategy and University Librarian, Concordia University

  • Lisa Campbell, CEO, Lifford Cannabis Solutions

  • Nyla Innuksuk, founder and CEO, Mixtape VR

  • Kamran Khan, founder and CEO, BlueDot Inc.

  • Fenwick McKelvey, assistant professor, Communication Studies, Concordia University

  • Saadia Muzaffar, tech entrepreneur and author

  • Maxime St-Pierre, executive director and Head of Digital, CBC/Radio-Canada

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

6:30 p.m. Doors Open
7 p.m. The Walrus Talks
Join us for a catered reception following the event to continue the conversation.

Canadian Museum of Nature

240 McLeod St.
Ottawa, ON

The Walrus Talks is a national series of events produced by The Walrus. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, business leaders, and more.

To learn more about The Walrus Talks series, read our FAQs here or email

If you require special accommodation in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Blair Elliott at or (416) 971-5004, ext. 245.

Earlier Event: November 7
Secret Sessions YYC