Afternoon Keynote - Kathy Kinloch

Time and Date: 1:15-2:30 PM on Saturday May 6th
Location: Pinnacle Ballroom

Kathy Kinloch, President, British Columbia Institute of Technology | Kathy Kinloch is President of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) — Canada's premier polytechnic institution — a position she has held since January 2014.

Kathy is recognized for leading organizational renewal in complex environments. Through a number of senior leadership and executive roles, she has spearheaded change initiatives in the post-secondary as well as government and health care sectors.

At BCIT, she is focusing on efforts to broaden and deepen BCIT's partnerships with business, industry and community, here in B.C., across Canada and globally.

Acknowledgements of Kathy’s accomplishments include: 2015 and 2016 Top 50 Power List, Vancouver magazine; 2015 and 2017 Most Influential Women in Business, BC Business magazine; 2016 Woman of Distinction, YWCA Metro Vancouver; and 2015 and 2016 Top 100 Public Sector Leaders, WXN ranking of Canada’s Top 100 Women, among others.

Kathy’s Board positions include Executive Committee of the Board, Business Council of BC; Canadian Business Higher Education Roundtable; Director, Polytechnics Canada; and Board member, Surrey Hospital and Outpatient Centre Foundation Board.