Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre
Registration and Networking
Introduction from the Chair
Welcome remarks by the chair and an introduction to the day.
Heidi Hauver, Vice President – People Experience, Shinydocs
The Brave New World of HR
Innovation and Disruption in a New Era of HR
What is the role of leadership in motivating, encouraging and enabling people to work together in new ways toward an inspirational, clear and achievable vision for a better future?
How do workplaces exemplify the core values of respect, integrity, diversity, and accountability in today’s world of hybrid working?
How will HR create the right conditions to spark innovation?
Steph Barlow, Director of People & Culture, Iversoft
The Role of Leaders in Driving Cultural Connection
Ensuring employers are connected to the organization’s culture
What is the connection between leadership, success and employee happiness?
What leads to greater connectivity and productivity?
Stefanie McNeil, Director, People & Talent, Field Effect
Stéphanie Butt Thibodeau, Chief Talent & Culture Officer, iA Financial
Jodie Martin, Director, Equity, TD & Workforce Strategy, Statistics Canada
Gerry Vreeswijk, Director, HR, Vecima Networks
Recruiting for Diversity: How to Find Top Talent Eveywhere!
With job seekers placing an increasing importance on workplace diversity how can organizations implement a recruitment strategy that truly cultivates diversity?
How can organisations be intentional recruiting for diversity?
How are diversity hiring practices aligned with organizational goals?
Tadiwa Muradzikwa, Director of Human Resources, SeedChange
Creating Respectful and Inclusive Work Environments
How can HR act as ambassadors for promoting workplace diversity, belonging and inclusion?
Lisa Beere, National HRD, Canadian Centre for Women’s Empowerment
Richard D. Sharpe, Director, DE& I &Anti-racism, Department of Justice
Karen Figuerola, Chief HR Officer, FINTRAC
Tania Lafreniere, Chief Operating Officer, National Gallery of Canada
Stacey Moreau, Director, Culture, DE&I, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada
Morning Coffee and Networking Break
Time to refuel and continue networking!
Health & Wellbeing
Organizational Wellness as a Driver for a Productivity and Engagement
How can organizations create and sustain a culture of community, compassion and care?
What a holistic approach to employee health, safety and wellbeing looks like in practice.
How to develop authentic strong collaborative leadership that will drive a culture of welling being through engagement, performance, and growth
Cindy Taylor, AVP, Human Resources, Carleton University
Supporting Employees’ Physical and Mental Well-being
Implementing a system to address employee anxiety
Empowering your line managers to implementing wellness strategies
Addressing mental health at work
Policies that help employees plan and adjust daily routines to improve well-being
Annmarie Nicholson, Director, Volunteer Services, Royal Mental Health Centre
Networking Lunch Break
It is time for lunch - and you have earned it. Time to get out the business cards and make new friends
Recruitment and Retention
Fostering an Atmosphere of Trust, Dialogue and Openness to Bring Corporate Values to Life
How are organizations turning to a people-first model to drive business success where employees and driven by purpose?
Understanding the synergy between what they organizations deliver for clients and what they deliver for their people
Uniting the organization to create a meaningful workplace experience
Tim Lambert, Chief Executive Officer, Egg Farmers of Canada
Retention and Engagement in the World of the Great Resignation
What are the systems and structures that will enable truly resilient HR functions to shape the future of work where hybrid working may be the norm?
Delivering wellbeing tools remote and in-person workers that enhance engagement and productivity
What can organizations do now to ensure people are truly resilient?
Tracy Tapp, Director of People & Culture, Canada Real Estate Association Kathryn Hancock, Chief Talent Officer, Smart & Biggar
The 21st Century Employee – Developing Strategies for a Hybrid Workforce
Developing remote workers that feel safe to speak up in a culture of trust and care
Delivering wellbeing tools and resources for remote workers that enhance engagement and productivity
What can organizations do now to ensure remote workforces are truly resilient in times of growth
Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break
Time to refuel and continue the networking!
Embedding Learning into the DNA of the Organization
As businesses seek to move faster, how important is employee and team growth?
The perception is that employees are more likely to move jobs – what can you do to encourage them to stay?
How can you foster a more inclusive working learning environment?
Ensuring employees are enabled to build skills for the future
What factors are influencing today’s learning ecosystems?
Debbie Jackson, Director, Learning and Development, Ciena
The Future of Work
How is the role of HR changing in response to the global pandemic, soaring living costs and the shortage of talent chnages n in traditional work?
Keira Torkko, Chief People Officer, Assent Compliance
Daniel Archambault, VP – People & Culture, Canadian Museum of History
Jonathan Lee, ViP – Human Resources, Evolugen
Lyne Parent-Garvey, Chief HR Officer, Hydro Ottawa
Megan Paterson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Kinaxis
Alison Rae, Human Resources Director, TechInsights
Breakout and Chair’s Closing Remarks
Top take-aways from the day!
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