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  • Live One-On-One with Michael Vaughan, Host of Rob-TV's "Bottom Line"
    Dell, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 2 Apr 2002, 458-474     Michael Dell and Michael Vaughn dialogue through a variety of topics and issues, including: the rapidly-changing nature of business; entrepreneurship; preparation for the business world from Michael's childhood; technology; standards; what will be the standard in home ownership and use; broadening the business; markets and future markets; pulling out of ...
    Dell, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 2 Apr 2002, 458-474   Michael Dell and Michael Vaughn dialogue through a variety of topics and ...
  • Setting the Agenda for a Knowledge-Based Economy
    Lortie, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 2 Nov 1989, 79-92     A discussion of Canada's ability to reap the full benefits from advances in science and technology, and what is necessary for us to reach this goal. The need to adopt new attitudes towards science, technology and technological progress; for a concerted effort that transcends our industries and public institutions. A ...
    Lortie, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 2 Nov 1989, 79-92   A discussion of Canada's ability to reap the full benefits from advances ...
  • Creating Canada's Culture of Innovation: From Cradle to Career
    Manley, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 2 Mar 2000, 303-312     Reference to two past speeches. Three issues to be addressed: Productivity, Knowledge, and Innovation. The four themes in this year's budget speaking directory to the concerns Canadians have about health care, children, innovation and tax reduction. The Canadian economy. The world economy changing rapidly. The fundamental global change from the ...
    Manley, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 2 Mar 2000, 303-312   Reference to two past speeches. Three issues to be addressed: Productivity, Knowledge, ...
  • How Technology is Changing the Way We Do Business
    McNealy, Scott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 1 Oct 2003, 42-54     Elections. Hockey. Controversy. Innovation. The commoditization of technology. Corporate governance. The Financial Accounting Standards Board. SEC. Cash accounting. Personal investor responsibility. Regulation. Law enforcement. Keeping the market economy dynamic. Using information technology. Privacy. The computer industry.
    McNealy, Scott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 1 Oct 2003, 42-54   Elections. Hockey. Controversy. Innovation. The commoditization of technology. Corporate governance. The Financial ...
  • Financial Industry Restructuring: A User's Guide
    Taylor, Allan R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Mar 1985, 377-392     Changes underway in Canada's financial system. Questions of the process of regulatory reform; will it be progress; who will benefit; government and industry involved and vocal, but what about the customer? The financial industry in Canada in a state of change. "financial services industry restructuring" and what it really means. ...
    Taylor, Allan R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Mar 1985, 377-392   Changes underway in Canada's financial system. Questions of the process of regulatory ...
  • Engineering Change: Transition to Tomorrow
    Mackay-Lassonde, Claudette, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 6 Nov 1986, 97-107     The importance of engineering to Canada's history, especially in terms of transportation: opening up railways, seaways and highways. Canadian engineering today: excelling in transportation, energy development, resource development and cold-climate and tunnel technology, telecommunications. The role of the profession and its importance to Canada's future. How engineers transform scientific discoveries. ...
    Mackay-Lassonde, Claudette, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 6 Nov 1986, 97-107   The importance of engineering to Canada's history, especially in terms of transportation: ...
  • A Scientist and the World He Lives In
    Polanyi, John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 27 Nov 1986, 149-161     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A brief personal history, including the progress of the speaker's research. The role of his graduate students. Their intellectual courage and what that means. Some discussion of the nature of research. The speaker's regret at ...
    Polanyi, John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 27 Nov 1986, 149-161   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • Trade, Technology and Tomorrow
    McGinnis, Lloyd R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 5 Mar 1987, 318-325     Two priorities as Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce: "Exports are of paramount importance to our future," and "Advanced technology is our only hope of meeting global competition." The importance of export trade to Canada. The reduction in demand for Canada's resource products. Looking elsewhere than ...
    McGinnis, Lloyd R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 5 Mar 1987, 318-325   Two priorities as Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of ...
  • Technology in the Next Century
    Bloomberg, Michael R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 1 Oct 1998, 137-149     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Comments on the year 2000 problem. Technology and how companies come and go. Fortune 500 companies then and now. Coping with rapid change and how technology exacerbates that change. Past forecasts and how accurate they ...
    Bloomberg, Michael R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 1 Oct 1998, 137-149   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • Education and Innovation: Twin Paths to Canada's Future
    Macdonald, H. Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Apr 1984, 372-386     Views on the future of Canada. Importance of education and innovation to Canada's future. The information revolution and its impact on Canada. Significance of knowledge skills and research and development. Maximizing the potential of human resources. Problems with cutting university budgets. Suggestions for broader education; upgrading in competence of knowledge ...
    Macdonald, H. Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Apr 1984, 372-386   Views on the future of Canada. Importance of education and innovation to ...
  • Technology and the Competitive Challenge
    Wright, Dr. Douglas T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Nov 1985, 160-173     Critical times for Canada as we are being challenged to develop new ways of doing things, to develop and adopt new technologies, to be far more innovative than we have ever been before. The challenge to develop a whole new economic framework to meet the threat of much more intensive ...
    Wright, Dr. Douglas T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Nov 1985, 160-173   Critical times for Canada as we are being challenged to develop new ...
  • Science and the Aerospace Industry
    Jones, Thomas V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 14 Jan 1965, 163-172     The broad trend of scientific effort and the aerospace industry's interest in it. A technology industry dependent to a great extent on an informed understanding of how technical effort can best be applied. The primary concern five years ago, and now. The need for each satellite to serve some specific ...
    Jones, Thomas V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 14 Jan 1965, 163-172   The broad trend of scientific effort and the aerospace industry's interest in ...
  • Technology and Tomorrow
    Anderson, Roy A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 18 Jan 1979, 179-188     The Lockheed Corporation associated with Canada as a supplier of high technology products; as a buyer of a considerable amount of goods and services; as a corporation with its services headquarters in Vancouver. A description of the association with regard to orders, and as a partnership. Observations by the speaker ...
    Anderson, Roy A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 18 Jan 1979, 179-188   The Lockheed Corporation associated with Canada as a supplier of high technology ...
  • A Revolution in Communications
    Gates, Bill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 25 Jul 1996, 47-60     How the advances in computer technology represent a revolution in communications and how this is going to reshape every business that there is today and even redefine the way we think of entertainment, the way we think of politics and perhaps most exciting how we think of education. Some miracle ...
    Gates, Bill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 25 Jul 1996, 47-60   How the advances in computer technology represent a revolution in communications and ...
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