Conference 2018: Program



Tuesday, October 23, 2018

 Time  Event  Speaker  Location 
 7:30 - 8:30am  Registration & Continental
   Carlton Lobby 
 8:30 - 10:30am Opening Keynote
HR in the Age of Disruption: Separating Fact from Fiction
 Scott Stratten
 Main Plenary 
 10:30 - 11:00am   Health Break     Carlton Lobby 
 11:00am - 12:00pm  Breakout #1     
 Defensive? Who, me? Janet Schmidt, Janet Schmidt & Associates Ltd. 
 York 2 & 3
 Scaling the Wall: From HR Metrics to Evidence-Based Analytics Jane Cooper, Conference Board of Canada  
 Presentation Theatre
 The Civility Solution: How Civility Increases Engagement and Retention
Dr. Lewena Bayer, CEO, Civility Experts Inc. 
 York 4

 12:00 - 2:00pm  Lunch Keynote
Hire Slow, Fire Fast
 Georges Lévesque  Main Plenary
 2:00 - 3:00pm  Breakout #2     
6 Things You Think Positively Impact Employee Engagement that Don't, and the One Thing that Does

Jane Helbrecht & Brad Lutz, Acuity HR Solutions

 Presentation Theatre
Early Intervention Workplace Accommodations-Tools and Tips

 Marnie Courage, Director, OT Reg. (MB), Enabling Access

 York 4
The Art of Negotiating with Others
 Georges Lévesque  York 2 & 3
 3:00 - 3:15pm  Health Break    Carlton Lobby
 3:15 - 4:15pm  Breakout #3    
Conducting Investigations in Unionized Environments
Rob W. Olson and Scott J. Hoeppner, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
 York 2 & 3
Triggers Be Gone: Managing Your Peace of Mind At Work
Marianne Farag, Inner-Peace Specialist
 York 4
Uncovering the Unconscious Bias - Powerful strategies to address the #metoo movement 
Catherine Schinkel, Deloitte & MaryAnn Kempe, Birchwood Automotive Group 
 Presentation Theatre
 4:15 - 5:30pm Reception  
 Carlton Lobby

For descriptions of each session, click here

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

 Time  Event   Speaker   Location  
 8:00 - 8:30am  Registration & Continental
 Carlton Lobby
 8:30 - 9:30am Keynote 
 Re-Igniting Your Passion for HR
Denise Ryan   Main Plenary
 9:30 - 9:45am  Health Break  Carlton Lobby
 9:45am - 10:45am
 Breakout #4
Beyond the retweet: empowering employees in the digital age
Jill Knaggs & Kelly Thibodeau
York 2 & 3 
 How Do I Recruit More Indigenous Candidates? Sherman Kong, AMIK 
York 4 
 How to Ignite Your Followers  Denise Ryan Presentation Theatre
 10:45am - 11:00am  Health Break
   Carlton Lobby
 11:00am - 12:00pm
 Breakout #5
 2018 Human Capital Trends: The Future of HR  Lizanne Roziere, Deloitte Presentation Theatre 
 Lessons Learned from the Client’s Mental Health Disability Journey Shannon Gander, Life Work Wellness
York 2 & 3
 Using Social Ergonomics to Get Better Results Alex Osborne, Human Factors Consultant, Herman Miller
York 4
 12:00 - 12:45pm   Lunch      Main Plenary 
 12:45 - 1:00pm  Break     
 1:00 - 3:00pm Keynote
Every Choice Has a Consequence
Chuck Gallagher  Main Plenary
 3:00 - 4:00pm  Breakout # 6    
 Be The Difference: Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace  Chuck Gallagher  York 2 & 3
 Not Every Conversation You Have is Coaching!  Jody Milburn, Consultant, Summit Organizational Development Presentation Theatre

For descriptions of each session, click here


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