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Welcome to the first edition of the Toronto Global Forum Case Competition. We aim to support business innovation that meets the challenge of Financial Sustainability across all business sectors. This year the focus will be on the Future of Transportation. Made possible by Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto Metropolitan University, BMO Financial Group, and the Toronto Global Forum,  the TGF Case Competition will be hosted virtually alongside the 16th edition of the Toronto Global Forum from October 17-19, 2022.


The winning team will have a chance to speak about their solution during the Toronto Global Forum and the chance to meet with BMO leaders for a private networking session.

Be part of the solutions to today's greatest challenges in business.

Exposure to industry professionals attending the Toronto Global Forum.

T H I S  Y E A R ‘ S  F O C U S

The focus of the Case Competition will be the Future of
Transportation, with a particular emphasis on electric vehicles
and the ensuing sustainable investing implications.
Participating universities will be asked to form teams of up to
5 students, to develop and virtually present an innovative
solution taking into consideration the questions detailed in
the Case Competition Background.


 Scott Barker

President and CEO; Grand River Energy

Cathy Macieri

VP, Business Deposits & Treasury Solutions; RBC

 Nathan Stubina

 VP, Technologies, Operations; Sherritt International Corporation

 Jeffrey Shell

Head of Alternatives, ESG and Innovation,
BMO Global Asset Management

Susan McGeachie

Head, BMO Climate Institute,
BMO Financial Group

 Ameera Dawood

Director, Business Financial Services; RBC

 Priyanka Shirsat

Engineer; Norda Stelo

 Holly Dunne

 Business Development; Manifest Climate

Marta Wisniewski

 Business Consultant; CGI Inc.

Nalini Feuilloley
Head of Responsible Investment
BMO Global Asset Management

Magali Gable
Vice President, Sustainable Finance,
BMO Financial Group


1.Registration Period
July 19, 2022 – September 18, 2022

Teams of 5 students from participating universities are invited to register for the case competition before 11:59 pm EST on September 18.

2.Team Selection
September 21, 2022

25 selected teams will be contacted with the case information.

3.Competition Deadline
September 25, 2022

Teams will submit their pitch videos by 11:59 pm EST to be considered for the competition.

4.Judging Round 1
September 26, 2022 – October 7, 2022

Judges will select and notify the 4 finalist teams.

5.Judging Round 2
October 8, 2022 – October 14, 2022

Judges will decide the winner of the case competition.

6. Winner Announcement & Interview
October 18-19, 2022

The winner of the case competition will be announced live at the Toronto Global Forum. The winning team will have a live interview with BMO leaders at the event.



How are winners determined?

Judges decide the winner based on the team's submission videos

What is the price and what are the dates of the competition?

There is no cost to register for the case competition. Please see the above Competition timeline for the relevant dates and deadlines.

Are there any instructions or guidelines to help teams prepare?

Yes, a document with instructions, rules, and guidelines will be sent out to the selected teams along with the case. SEE THE DOCUMENT HERE.

When will the teams receive the case?

Selected teams will receive the case on September 21, 2022.

How long do teams have to complete the case?

Five days. Selected teams will receive the case on September 21, 2022, and are asked to submit their videos by September 25, 2022, at 11:59 pm EST.

How many rounds of competition are there?

Three rounds. First, out of all the team applications, 25 teams will be selected to participate and submit a video. Second, out of the 25 selected teams, the judges will choose 4 finalists. Third, out of the 4 finalists, the judges will choose a winning team that will be announced live and virtually at the Toronto Global Forum on October 18, 2022. APPLY HERE

What events and programming will take place during the competition?

The case competition will take place virtually alongside the 16th edition of the Toronto Global Forum. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE TGF HERE.

Where will the case competition take place?

The competition will take place virtually.

Who is eligible to participate?

All undergrad students globally.