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Adam Goldenberg (he/him)

Associate, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Adam Goldenberg, M.S.M., is a lawyer at McCarthy Tétrault LLP in Toronto and an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Toronto.

He advises public and private sector clients on legal risk management, as well as on the law and policy of technological disruption and transformational change. As a trial and appellate litigator, he has appeared as counsel at all levels of court, including in the Supreme Court of Canada, and previously served as Law Clerk to the Chief Justice of Canada and to the judges of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Born and raised in Vancouver, Adam holds an undergraduate degree with high honours from Harvard and a law degree from Yale. He is the Chair of Action Canada, a national public policy leadership organization, and the co-founder of Teach For Canada, which works with northern Indigenous communities to recruit, prepare, and support teachers.

He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor General of Canada in 2017.


Ethical AI: How governments can (and should) lead the way

November 7, 2018  8:30 PM – 9:00 PM
This workshop will explore how government entities may do so confidently and ethically, while creating space for private sector actors to follow suit. See more.


November 8, 2018  8:20 PM – 10:00 PM
At FWD50, we know that experimentation is key to growth and innovation. At last year’s conference, attendees told us they wanted a chance to network and discuss hot topics and specific domains. So in partnership with BlackBerry we created an entirely new, participant-driven format called Circlesquare. See more.
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