INTRODUCING THE WORLD’S LARGEST MUSLIM LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

An immersive weekend to cultivate Muslim professional talent through world class speakers, development seminars, leadership exercises, a pitch competition, networking and more!

OCT 13-14

DOWNTOWN TORONTO, CANADA

OUR SPONSORS

The 2018 Muppies Annual Leadership Conference is underwritten by the generosity of our amazing sponsors.

BEYOND BORDERS

This year’s theme is “Beyond Borders” – connecting a community of global leaders.

Beyond Borders will challenge leaders to break traditional silos, disrupt with innovation, and cultivate a growth mindset.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • 250+ global delegates (US, UK, UAE, etc.)

  • NEW Global Innovation Pitch Competition

  • 12 breakout sessions

  • 5 keynote addresses

  • 1 professional development group exercise

  • Global Community Exhibition & Gala – an evening filled with creativity and celebration

AGENDA

8:30 AM

Opening Remarks
Featured Speaker – Lead with Values
Break Out Sessions – 4 Concurrent Sessions
Interactive Networking Break
Featured Speaker – Think Beyond Borders
Break Our Sessions x 4 Concurrent Sessions

12:00 PM

Lunch & Global Innovation Garden
Muppies President’s Address
Break Out Sessions x 4 Concurrent Sessions
Interactive Networking Break
Group Leadership Exercise
Keynote Speaker – Embracing Diversity

4:30 PM

Closing Remarks

7:00 PM

Global Community Exhibition & Gala

10:00 AM

Opening Remarks
Featured Speaker – Lead with Values

11:00 AM

Lunch & Muppies Gives Back – Group Volunteer Activity
Keynote Address – Making a Global Impact

2:00 PM

Closing Remarks

SPEAKERS

Muneeza Sheikh

Partner at Levitt LLP

Canadian media personality and star of “Muneeza in the middle”

full profile

Ali Soheil

Managing Director at BMO

Driving disruptive changes and pionering AI for BMO

full profile

Fawad Bajwa

Executive Director at Russell Reynolds

Propelling talent growth in Canada

full profile

Farzana Nayani

Founder & CEO of Manazil Management

Driving organizations to lead more effectively and “reimagine inclusion”

full profile

Hamza Khan

Managing Director at Student Life Network

Multi-award winning marketer & entrepreneur and author of Amazon bestselling book, “The Burnout Gamble”

full profile

Dr. Mehmood Khan

Vice Chairman & Chief Scientific Officer at PepsiCo

Leading sustainability initiatives and creating breakthrough innovations in food, beverages, and nutrition

full profile

Zaynah Bhanji

Student at The Woodlands High School

Digital changemaker, innovator, and machine learning developer

full profile

Dr. Haroon Ullah

Chief Strategy Officer for the US Agency for Global Media

Driving strategy in global media

full profile

Qasim Rashid

Attorney and Media Consultant

Bestselling and critically acclaimed author, and practicing attorney

full profile

Arif Virani

COO at DarwinAI

Shaping go-to-market strategies and scaling business operations

full profile

Talha Zubair

Director - Global Strategy at MetLife

Driving digital strategy and execution

full profile

The entire lineup of speakers will be announced here shortly. Stay tuned!

GLOBAL COMMUNITY EXHIBITION & GALA

Join us on the evening of October 13th from 8 PM to 11 PM and network among 250+ global attendees.

GLOBAL INNOVATION PITCH COMPETITION

Muppies is honoured to invite you to our first ever pitch competition geared at supporting new business ideas and early stage startups. This is an opportunity for you to showcase your groundbreaking thinking and pitch your business idea to a panel of world-class investors for an opportunity to win CAD $1,300 CASH to propel your business.

PAST CONFERENCES

Washington D.C. 2017

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