Industry and Public Talks


Joel Gehman. The Business-Society Interface: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainability, Social License to Operate, and Innovation. Centre for International Business Studies, University of Alberta, August 22, 2017.

Joel Gehman. What Does Sustainability Mean for Business? Association of Finance Professionals, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, May 24, 2017.


Panelist. Connect: Inspiring Leaders and Ideas. Alberta School of Business, October 18, 2016.

Lianne M. Lefsrud, Joel Gehman, Munira Umme. Analyzing WCB Data to Assess the Effectiveness of Education Initiatives and Financial Incentives in Reducing Future Claims Rates. Construction Owners Association of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, October 5, 2016.

Lianne M. Lefsrud, Joel Gehman, Munira Umme. The Value of Shame: Research that Supports the Concept of Shaming and the Need to Include a Rehabilitation Story. Creative Sentencing Workshop, Alberta Ministry of Justice, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, September 29, 2016.

Lianne M. Lefsrud, Joel Gehman. Risk Worth Taking? Revisiting How ‘Acceptable Risk’ Becomes Defined. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 19, 2016.

Lianne M. Lefsrud, Joel Gehman, Marnie V. Jamieson. Revisiting How Acceptable Risk and Social License to Operate Become Defined. Congreso Colombiano de Minería, Medillín, Colombia, May 24, 2016.

Joel Gehman. Finding Your Career(s): A Journey, Not a Destination. Edmonton Public School District, S. Bruce Smith School Career Day, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, May 5, 2016.

Joel Gehman, Matthew G. Grimes. Hidden Badge of Honor: How Contextual Distinctiveness Affects Category Promotion Among Certified B Corporations. HQ Raleigh, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, April 12, 2016.

Joel Gehman. From Data Availability to Information Accessibility: The WellWiki Project. Startup Edmonton, Lunchalytics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. January 27, 2016.


Joel Gehman. Going Concerns: A Perspective from the Nexus of Business, Culture, and Institutions. Open Minds Symposium, University of Alberta, November 4, 2015.

John Colton, Kenneth Corscadden, Stewart Fast, Martha Hall Findlay, Monica Gattinger, Joel Gehman, Dylan Morgan, Judith Sayers, Jennifer Winter, Adonis Yatchew. Energy Projects, Public Acceptance and Regulatory Systems in Canada: A White Paper. Canadian Network for Energy Policy Research and Analysis, Conference on Public Acceptance of Energy Projects, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. September 15, 2015.

Jean-François Soublière, Joel Gehman. Wake Makers and Wave Riders: Entrepreneurial Dynamics on a Crowdfunding Platform. Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, MacEwan University, Canada. May 28, 2015.


Joel Gehman. Perspectives on Risk. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. October 16, 2014.

Joel Gehman. CWN Water and Hydraulic Fracturing Program. Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. May 29, 2014.

Joel Gehman. Strategic Management of Unconventional Shale Development: Multiple Stakeholder Perspectives. BGP Inc. ( a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation), Beijing, China. May 19, 2014.

Joel Gehman. We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: The Folly of Conventional Thinking in an Unconventional World. Natural Resources Canada Workshop, University of Alberta, Canada. March 25, 2014.


Joel Gehman. What Kind of Problem Is Sustainability? TBC Corporation ( a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation), Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA. August 14, 2013.

Joel Gehman. What Kind of Problem Is Sustainability? Geddes Lecture, Alberta School of Business, Royal Mayfair Golf Club, April 30, 2013.