Friday, April 29

2022 Digital Business Survival Guide
April 29, 8pm

Amber Mac

Amber Mac is the President of AmberMac Media Inc., a content marketing agency that produces award-winning digital media for the world’s top technology, telecom, retail, and professional services firms. Amber has more than 20 years of experience working with tech and media companies, including four years at leading start-ups in San Francisco, California during the 1990s dot-com boom. Today, Amber is a well-known entrepreneur based in Toronto, Ontario, the bestselling author of two technology books, the host and producer of three award-winning podcasts, one of DMZ’s 30 inspirational women making a difference in tech, and a Bay St. Bull Woman of the Year 2021.

Saturday, April 30

BETTER: Self-awareness as the key to being a resilient and effective leader
April 30, 9:00am


Mamta Gautam, MD, MBA, FRCPC, CPDC, CCPE, CPE is an internationally renowned psychiatrist, consultant, certified coach, author and speaker. Focused on Professional Health and Well-being since 1990, she is a trailblazer in this field and is known as the “The Doctor’s Doctor”.  In the past 2 decades, she has expanded her work to include Leadership Development to better address system-level factors that impact the wellness of healthcare workers.  She has created podcasts and videos on these topics, and authored articles, book chapters, and 2 international best-selling books. She brings this knowledge and expertise to PEAK MD, through which she delivers keynote presentations and workshops, consults to healthcare organizations and coaches senior medical leaders internationally. Dr. Gautam is committed to advancing diversity in medicine, and facilitates leadership development for women in medicine.  She has developed and co-leads Momentum, a 6-day retreat for women in medicine; and recently founded The Raft, an accredited online platform for leadership development, peer support and community for women physicians. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for her innovative work to support and mentor her healthcare colleagues, and has been awarded Distinguished Fellowships in both the Canadian and American Psychiatric Associations.

7 Principles for Effective Leadership in Healthcare Environments
April 30, 10:45am

Deborah Saltman, AM, MD, PhD

Deborah Saltman, AM, MD, PhD has been honoured by HRH Queen Elizabeth II for services to women’s health and medical education. She has boards in family medicine and public health and holds visiting faculty appointments at Harvard University Medical School, USA, Imperial College London, UK and the University of Sydney, Australia. She is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications, several monographs and books on leadership and health issues and a blog: www.thethinker.co. She resides in Philadelphia, USA with her wife, Abbe.

Leveraging Mentoring for Gender Equity
April 30, 3:15pm

W. Brad Johnson, PhD

W. Brad Johnson, PhD is Professor of psychology in the Department of Leadership, Ethics and Law at the United States Naval Academy, and a Faculty Associate in the Graduate School of Education at Johns Hopkins University. A clinical psychologist, Dr. Johnson is a mentoring expert specializing in developing gender-inclusive mentoring cultures for organizations around the globe. Dr. Johnson is the author of numerous publications including 14 books, in the areas of mentoring, professional ethics, gender inclusion. Recent books include: Good Guys: How Men Can Become Better Allies for Women in the Workplace, Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women (both with David Smith) and the Elements of Mentoring 3rd Ed. (with Charles Ridley).

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