Fall Fun

Four months into new job as Director of the John Molson Executive MBA program. Lots of challenges and fun. New program is going well, check it out: www.concordia.ca/nextemba.  Our collaboration with Scent Air to develop an ambient scent that promotes wakefulness and learning was a success and resulted in some interesting media coverage and the Champion of the class of 2014-2016, Mr. Andrew Molson, has been actively and generously supporting the program.

Attending Tune In To YES8 Thursday Oct. 30. Feels strange to attend as a regular guest after serving as chair of the event and VP of this great organization. Check out, tickets still available: www.tuneintoyes.com  YES helps over 4,500 young people find jobs each year and helps entrepreneur launch their business.

Going to the conference Rethink-Food in November in California, it’s co-sponsored by Google, MIT Media Lab and the Culinary Institute of America. Should be very interesting.

Getting ready for the Journées annuelles de santé publique in Québec City Nov. 24-26. Giving a talk on the design of grocery stores on Nov. 26.