Agenda

 

Day 1 (Wednesday, April 24)

8:30 AM - Registration and breakfast

9:00 AM - Choose either of the three options:

Option 1. Tech in HR: How to create a plan for HR technology in your role
Greg Pryor | Senior Vice President, People & Performance Evangelist, Workday

Option 2. Improv Workshop: How improv comedy philosophies can benefit your workplace
Tracy Shea-Porter and Ralph MacLeod | Improv coach, Yes Unlimited

Option 3. Building a culture of trust
Alison Grenier | Head of Research and Culture, Great Place to Work® Canada

10:30 AM - Networking Break

11:00 AM - Workshops resume

12:00 PM - Lunch & Learn – Choose either of the two options:

Option 1. Cannabis Legalization in Canada: How to consider its impact on your workplace (12:20 PM) 
George Avraam | Partner, Employment & Compensation Law, Baker & McKenzie LLP
&
Please Mind the (Wage) Gap: Stepping Safely Through Developments in Pay Equity and Transparency Laws (1:10 PM)
Justine Lindner | Associate, Labour & Employment Law, McCarthy Tétrault

Option 2. Teamwork behind the scenes – Cooking class with Joey Restaurant Group Chefs
Rupert Martin | VP Culinary Operations at JOEY Restaurants

2:00 PM - Choose either of the three options:

Option 1. Tech in HR: How to create a plan for HR technology in your role
Greg Pryor | Senior Vice President, People & Performance Evangelist, Workday

Option 2. Improv Workshop: How improv comedy philosophies can benefit your workplace
Tracy Shea-Porter and Ralph MacLeod | Improv coach, Yes Unlimited

Option 3. Building a culture of trust
Alison Grenier | Head of Research and Culture, Great Place to Work® Canada

3:00 PM - Networking Break

3:30 PM - Workshops resume

4:30 PM - Conference adjourns for the day

 

Day 2 (Thursday, April 25)

8:30 AM - Registration and breakfast

9:00 AM - Opening remarks and welcome
José Tolovi Neto | Managing Partner, Great Place to Work® Canada

9:30 AM - Can a conversation take your career to new heights?
Stephen R. Shea | Managing Partner, Talent, EY Canada

10:15 AM - Networking Break (sponsored by League)

10:45 AM - How to Win the War for Talent with Brilliant PR
Bianca Boyd | Vice President, Corporate Practice, Edelman Canada
Sylvia Stultz | Director, Recruitment, Edelman Canada

11:30 AM - Creating a Great Place to Work for All and by All
Stefani Raggio | Vice President - HR Operations, Hilton North America

12:15 PM - Lunch Break

1:00 PM - Welcome message from the chair

1:15 PM - Build Your Culture Through Learning & Measurement
John R. Mattox, II, Ph.D. | Principal Consultant, Explorance

2:00 PM - Principles of Success: How Mars Nurtures a Culture Where People and Business Thrive
Jeremy Daveau | General Manager, Mars Wrigley Confectionery Canada

2:45 PM - Networking Break

3:15 PM - The new role of HR – architects of Digital Transformation
Heike Neumann | Vice President, Head of Human Resources, SAP Canada

3:45 PM - Closing remarks