November 2017 Luncheon

Date: November 14, 2017
Presenter: Wes Jickling
The Presentation: Leading an Innovation Revolution
Location: Radisson Hotel Saskatoon, 405 20th Str E, Saskatoon

Note: Pay parking is available; presenter meal provided by PMI NSC

Agenda

11:30 am – 12:00 pm  Registration, networking and buffet lunch
12:00 pm – 12:05 pm Welcome, announcements and introductions
12:05 pm – 1:00 pm Presentation
1:00 pm – 1:05 pm Comments and door prizes

For the presentation and a hot buffet, a nominal $25.00 fee is charged for PMI members and $35 for non-members.


Wes JickingAbout Wes

Wes Jickling joined Innovation Saskatchewan in June 2016 as CEO. Prior to joining Innovation Saskatchewan, Jickling held senior roles in corporate, government and international organizations. Most recently, Jickling was Director, Marketing and Corporate Services at global potash exporter Canpotex since October 2014. He worked in the Saskatchewan provincial government from 2009 to 2014 including as Associate Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, with responsibility for the Saskatchewan government’s federal-provincial relations, trade policy, international relations, protocol, and francophone affairs. Jickling also worked for five years internationally with the United Nations, with postings in Brazil, Swaziland, Ukraine and Sudan. Jickling holds a Master of International Relations degree from Aalborg University (Denmark) and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Calgary (Canada). He was co-captain of the University of Calgary men’s basketball team. Jickling was born and raised in Estevan, Saskatchewan. He and his wife Shelley have three young children.

Presentation Overview

Wes Jickling, the CEO of Innovation Saskatchewan, shares his strategies for shifting the focus of the government agency from traditional industries to research and technology startups.

PMI Talent TriangleLearning Objective

The audience will learn about market awareness and conditions, as well as guiding strategic change in an organization.

PMI Talent Triangle Skill

TBD
Please refer to www.pmi.org

Questions regarding the program should be addressed to:
Rama Periasamy, Director of Programs
Phone: 306-881-6298
Email Rama




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