Join Canadian experts as we discuss the economic and social benefits of basic income, the latest developments in Canada and around the world, and common questions and misconceptions about basic income.
This event will bring together a panel of distinguished industry experts, each with a profound understanding of basic income and its potential impact on the nation. Each discussion aims shed light on the pressing topic of Basic Income and its transformative possibilities for the future of Canada.
You can expect to gain invaluable insights, as these thought leaders discuss the prospects, challenges, and policy implications surrounding this critical issue.
Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the economic landscape and its role in shaping a more equitable and prosperous Canada.
Register now and join us for an evening of insightful discussion and networking.
We look forward to seeing you there!
When: Wednesday, October 18th, 2023, at 5:00 pm
Where: Intelliware Office, 200 Adelaide W. Toronto, ON M5H 1W7
President & Managing Partner, Intelliware
Dr. Evelyn Forget
Professor of Economics & Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba
Founding Member & Chair of Basic Income Canada Network
CEO & Co-founder of C4Media Inc., Founder of UBI Works and CommonWealth.ca
Director of Media at UBI Works and CommonWealth.ca
Senior Manager at GiveDirectly
5:00 – 5:30 | Doors Open
5:30 – 5:45 | Opening Remarks
Chris Ford, President & Managing Partner, Intelliware
5:45 – 6:15 | Basic Income: An investment in quality of life and security
Dr. Evelyn Forget, Professor of Economics and Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba
6:15 – 6:20 | Lightning Round: Basic Income in Canada
Ken Yang, Director of Media at UBI Works and CommonWealth.ca
6:20 – 6:35 | Break
6:35 – 6:55 | Basic Income Debate – Evaluating Benefits and Common Misconceptions
Floyd Marinescu, CEO & Co-founder of C4Media Inc., Founder of UBI Works and CommonWealth.ca
Sheila Regehr, Founding Member & Chair of Basic Income Canada Network
6:55 – 7:00 | Q & A
7:00 – 7:15 | Closing Remarks
Chris Ford, President & Managing Partner at Intelliware & Walid Herzallah, Senior Manager at GiveDirectly
7:15 – 9:00 | Networking