The Empire Club of Canada has welcomed Thorsten Heins for his first public address since yesterday’s BlackBerry 10 launch. The event is sold out, but you’ll be able to watch the webcast for only $25. If you’re a member of Empire Club, you can watch it for free.

Thorsten will be discussing the future of mobile computing and sharing his vision for the future of technology around the world. A great opportunity to get to know a little more about what he planning for RIM’s future.

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Don’t miss the event, you’ll be able to see the webcast here. Let us know if you’re gonna be watching! More info in the press release below.

Press Release

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – January 31, 2013) – The Empire Club of Canada is pleased to welcome Thorsten Heins, CEO, BlackBerry. Heins was named President and Chief Executive Officer at BlackBerry in January 2012. Over the past year he has undertaken an extensive program to revitalize the organization while readying for the launch of BlackBerry 10. Join The Empire Club in hearing Heins’ first public address since the launch of BlackBerry 10, when he will discuss the future of mobile computing and share his vision for the future of technology in Canada and around the world.

The sold out event will also be webcast at a cost of $25. Empire Club members can view the webcast at no charge. The webcast is available at http://pragmatic.adobeconnect.com/rim/event/event_info.html.

“For over a century, we’ve been the nation’s most important speaking platform,” says Robin Sears, Empire Club President. “With the addition of a live-web cast option, we’re excited to be able to bring this tradition into the twenty-first century and onto the desktops, tablets, and smartphones that now enable our lives.”

The Empire Club of Canada, established in 1903, is recognized as one of Canada’s oldest and largest speakers’ forums with a membership comprised of some of Canada’s most influential leaders from the professions, business, labour, education and government. Over its history it has been addressed by more than 3500 prominent Canadian and international leaders – men and women who have distinguished themselves in many fields of endeavour.