McGill alumnus and Explorance CEO Samer Saab will be the keynote speaker at the 7th Annual John D. Thompson Entrepreneurial Development Seminar. The seminar is focused on inspiring engineering students to think like entrepreneurs. The event will be held on January 21, 2020, at the McGill Engine Centre. Following the keynote, a pitch competition will be held where six teams present their ideas or solutions in an elevator pitch format before a panel of judges from the business and technical community. Teams will compete for the top prize of $500 cash.