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
 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. 
 Scaling the Wall: From HR Metrics to Evidence-Based Analytics Jane Cooper, Conference Board of Canada  
 The Civility Solution: How Civility Increases Engagement and Retention
Dr. Lewena Bayer, CEO, Civility Experts Inc. 

 12:00 - 2:00pm  Lunch Keynote
 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

Early Intervention Workplace Accommodations-Tools and Tips

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

The Art of Negotiating with Others
 Georges Lévesque
 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

Triggers Be Gone: Managing Your Peace of Mind At Work
Marianne Farag, Inner-Peace Specialist

Uncovering the Unconscious Bias - Powerful strategies to address the #metoo movement 
Catherine Schinkel, Deloitte & MaryAnn Kempe, Birchwood Automotive Group 
 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 

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
 How Do I Recruit More Indigenous Candidates? Sherman Kong, AMIK 
 How to Ignite Your Followers  Denise Ryan
 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  
 Lessons Learned from the Client’s Mental Health Disability Journey Shannon Gander, Life Work Wellness

 Using Social Ergonomics to Get Better Results Alex Osborne, Human Factors Consultant, Herman Miller

 12:00 - 12:45pm   Lunch      Main Plenary 
 12:45 - 1:00pm  Break     
 1:00 - 3:00pm  Keynote Chuck Gallagher  Main Plenary
 3:00 - 4:00pm  Breakout # 6    
 Be The Difference: Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace  Chuck Gallagther  
 Not Every Conversation You Have is Coaching!  Jody Milburn, Consultant, Summit Organizational Development  

For descriptions of each session, click here


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