Speaker Listing

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Ames, Kevin

  • Influencing Greatness in Workplaces Everywhere

Antaya, Marie

  • The Shift from Trainer to Performance Consultant and Why It’s Necessary

Aujla, Sandeep

  • Bring it on! Helping HR Employees Master Change Transitions in Business and in Life
  • Become a Sought-out Trusted Strategic Advisor

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Bach, Michael

  • Creating Inclusive Workplaces — From the Employer’s Perspective
  • Creating Inclusive Workplaces — From the Employee’s Perspective

Bailey, Chris

  • A Fresh New Approach to Productivity

Barker Scott, Brenda

  • Organizational Design for HR Practitioners

Bartman, Sean

  • Build Bold Bridges: Transform from Traditional Change Management to Agile Change Management and Win Fast!
  • How to Build True Enterprise Change Capability: A Practical Guide and Journey to Success

Baynton, Mary Ann

  • Creating a Plan for Resilience

Bernardi, Lauren

  • Do Employers Have a Legal Duty to Provide a Psychologically Healthy Workplace?

Blanchard, Ian

  • Your Keys to the C-Suite

Bond, Dave

  • Using Social Recognition to Nurture, Develop and Retain Talent

Brady, Cris

  • Neurodiversity: You Have No Idea of the Talent You Are Crushing

Brailey, Virginia

  • The Evolution of the Canadian Workforce

Brooks, Kevin

  • Advancing your HR Career: Insights from HR Leaders

Brown, Dr. Brené

  • Daring Leadership: The Four Pillars of Courage

Bryant, Carmen

  • Trends Shaping the Global Labour Market: What You Need to Know to Tap into Top Talent

Byrne, Brian

  • Fourth to the Fourth Power:  Leading the Way to AI + HI = Renaissance

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Catalano, Rob

  • Transforming Performance Management: 2018 Trends

Chandarana, Anuj

  • Data, Meet People

Chapman, Julian

  • Imagination Intelligence: The Final Piece of the Intelligence Puzzle
  • “Going Gig”: How to Lead and Manage the Contingent Workforce

Charbon, Lauren

  • Reciprocal Mentorship — Creative Programs and Demographic Perspectives Revisited

Charlebois, Valerie

  • Pharmacogenetics: What Plan Sponsors Need To Know

Conlinn, Carollyne

  • Coaching for Cultural Transformation

Connors, Deb

  • Ignite Positivity! Workplace Practices That Transform Culture

Cox, Arisa

  • Work Life Balance: How To Find Your Own Definition Of Perfect

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Dawley, Jeff

  • Bridging the Gap from Consultant to Executive

Defreitas, Yvone

  • Adopting the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace: Our Journey

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Ekhtiari, Hamoon

  • Future of HR: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Disruption

El-Farnawani, Ranya

  • How to Land Your Next Great Role in HR — Effectively Writing Your Resume, Improving Your Interviewing Skills and Enhancing Your LinkedIn Brand for Early Career HR Professionals

Elliott, Keith

  • Cyber Intelligence & Social Media Intelligence Gathering

Eubanks, Ben

  • Metrics: Measuring HR’s Business Impact

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Fairlie, Paul

  • Can HR Change the World?

Faull, Carol

  • Cultural Capital: Measuring and Mobilizing Organizational Culture for Competitive Advantage

Fonseca, Nancy

  • Innovation and Agility Drive Mission Critical Business Value

Fox, Dianne

  • The Voice of Business Leader on HR

French, Chris

  • Using Social Recognition to Nurture, Develop and Retain Talent

Fulford, Dean

  • Put Your Money Where Their Mouths Are

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Gabany, Christine

  • Know the Essential Duties of Your Jobs — the Why & How

Gaetz, Steven D.

  • Workplace First Aid Includes Mental Health

Gardiner, Paul

  • Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace: A Clinical Perspective of the New Guidelines from the Canadian Human Rights Commission

Gasparotto, Mark

  • Intrapreneurship: Innovation Driven by a Culture of Learning and Smart Risk-Taking

Glaser, Wendy

  • The Business Case for Pay Equity

Gottheil, Brian

  • The ESA: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

Graham, Allison

  • How to Be a Resiliency Ninja
  • Building your Army of Allies: The Evolution of Profitable Relationships

Grant, Adam

  • Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Green, Evan

  • The Next Brain Gain: Unpacking the Global Skills Strategy

Greenhalgh, Bill

  • The Intelligence Revolution — A New Age of Opportunity

Grenier, Alison

  • Great Place to Work FOR ALL: Creating a Consistent Culture of Inclusion

Grey, Dr. Ron

  • Advanced People Analytics for Driving Enhanced Business Outcomes

Grode, Esq., Jonathan

  • First Year Report Card: Trumpian Immigration Policy

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Haar, Adele

  • A Fresh Look at an Old Thorn: Performance Management

Hackshaw, Allan

  • How to Understand Data — and Not Be Misled

Hauver, Heidi

  • Working from Home: Strategies for Success for Employees & Employers

Heath, Jennifer

  • Managing Social Media Disasters

Hewlett, Jill

  • CHANGE YOUR BRAIN, Change your Results!

Hirsh, Jesse

  • The Future of Authority and the Rise of AI

Hosein, Hashmeen

  • Build Bold Bridges: Transform from Traditional Change Management to Agile Change Management and Win Fast!
  • How to Build True Enterprise Change Capability: A Practical Guide and Journey to Success

Hunnam-Jones, Dianne

  • It’s Time We All Work Happy™— The Secrets of the Happiest Companies and Employees

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Ingham, Jon

  • The Need for Reward Innovation

Ishak, Adrian

  • Bad Ideas on How to Terminate
  • The Arctic Blonde (Greying) Workforce

Izzo, Dr. John

  • Purpose Revolution — How Leaders Create Engagement in an Age of Social Good

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Jain, Ravi

  • Labour Market Impact Assessment: Will You Be Successful?

Jamieson, Gene

  • Indigenizing HR

Jeffrey, Gregor

  • Communicating with Influence — What your Audience Needs from You

Jenner, Sarah

  • Developing Psychologically Safe Leaders: Supporting Changed Behaviours in Our People Leaders

Jimenez, Kylie

  • Advancing your HR Career: Insights from HR Leaders

Jinkerson, Kathleen

  • Optimizing Total Rewards

Jones, Sharon

  • How Your Emotional Intelligence Will Shape Your Career

Judelman, Vanessa

  • How to Develop the Average Person into a Great Leader
  • How to Coach a Difficult Person Right Out of Your Office

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Kalimeris, Tracey

  • Employer Branding through Social Media Initiatives

Kanungo, Shawn

  • Disciplined Chaos

Kassum, Rasul

  • Mental Health in the Return to Work Landscape: Tools to Help You Navigate

Khan, Valerie

  • Create a Leadership Pipeline for the Future with a Redefined Campus Experience Today

Kranc, Benjamin

  • Canadian Corporate Immigration Issues for HR: Who Knew Canada Could Be So Cold?

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Laden, Amanda

  • The Paradigm of Shattering the “Glass Ceiling” No Longer Applies: How to Create Inclusive Strategies Relevant to Today’s Modern Workforce

Latimer, Helen

  • Networking Lessons from a Reluctant Networker
  • Does Your LinkedIn Profile Need a Makeover?

Legault, François

  • Supporting Employee Success When Mental Health is a Factor

Leong, Frank

  • How HR Can Save or Destroy Agile

Lichowit, Nicole

  • Advancing your HR Career: Insights from HR Leaders

Link, Jim

  • Engaging the Workforce of the Future: The Emergence of Generation Z

Lisi, Lorenzo

  • Marijuana Legalization: Is Your Workplace Ready?

Littler, Stephanie

  • Video Interviewing — How One-Way Video Interviews are the Greatest New Tool in the Talent Acquisition Arsenal

Lordan, Dr. Grace

  • Mind the Gender Behaviour Gap

Lulka, Silvia

  • Coaching for Cultural Transformation

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MacArthur, Amber

  • The Distraction Economy: Risks, Rewards and Remedies

MacGregor, Caitlin

  • All Talk, No Action: Making Diversity a Business Priority
  • Mind The Gap: Improving Your Culture With Data

MacKenzie, Allan

  • N-Quotient: Realizing a Productive Workplace through Lessons from Nature

Manias, Paul

  • The Voice of Business Leader on HR

Mattison, Seth

  • The Future of Work Today: Insights from the New World of Work

McFarland, Lisa

  • Microlearning: Learning Trends to Engage Your Employees

McGarry, Dan

  • Avoiding Liability: Discuss How to Protect your Organization from Costly Common Employment-Related Mistakes

McGillis, Jennifer

  • Mental Health in the Return to Work Landscape: Tools to Help You Navigate

McLaren, John

  • No Time or Resources: How to Maximize your Employee Benefits Plan

Minaudo, Joe

  • Talent Communities: Generating More Robust, Engaged and Consistent Candidate Pipelines

Mitchell, Rachel

  • Office Ergonomics: To Sit or To Stand at Work? ….That is the Question

Moore, Michelle

  • Who Will be Replaced by a Robot? What HR Professionals Need to Know

Moulin, Marjorie

  • Stress Management & Well-Being Through Laughter

Murray, Iain

  • Candidate Experience in Background Screening

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Nanji, Zaheen

  • The Resilient Leader — Tap into Your Tenacity & Create Your Legacy

Neville, Sarah

  • Executive Presence

Nigam, Shashank

  • How the Best Airlines in the World Drive Employee and Customer Engagement

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O'Reardon, Donal

  • Basic Mediation Skills for HR Managers
  • Emotional Intelligence and Conflict Management

Oliver, Dr. Tim

  • An Update on Brexit
  • A Year in Review: Trump, May, Macron and Merkel

Osiel, Steven

  • The Annual Merit Increase and Performance Review Process — An Alternative to the ‘Same Old, Same Old’

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Parkin, Simon

  • How to Land Your Next Great Role in HR — Effectively Writing Your Resume, Improving Your Interviewing Skills and Enhancing Your LinkedIn Brand for Early Career HR Professionals

Patterson, Helen

  • Reciprocal Mentorship — Creative Programs and Demographic Perspectives Revisited
  • The Cost of Caregiving — Employer/Employee Perspectives Relating to Family Status and Flexibility in the Workplace

Peña, Bryan

  • The Future of Talent in the Gig Economy: Inside the New Paradigm of Work
  • Workforce Strategies in an Uncertain Time

Polson, Mark

  • Fourth to the Fourth Power:  Leading the Way to AI + HI = Renaissance

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Quinlan, Maureen

  • New and Evolving Issues in Workplace Accommodation

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Ragunathan, Sobi

  • Tools to Build a Health and Safety Culture at Your Workplace

Rampersad, Asha

  • Traumatic Mental Stress Claims Expected to Rise at WSIB: Practical Prevention Strategies

Retty, Phyllis

  • Introducing or Rewriting an Employee Benefits Plan – Steps for Implementation and Lesson Learned

Robbins, James

  • Nine Minutes on Monday

Roberts, Darcy

  • Hard Fun: LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® for Team Building & Development

Robertson, Cherie

  • Accommodating Employees with Disabilities: New Developments Every HR Professional Needs to Know

Robertson, David

  • Preparing for the Future: The 5 Investments in Talent Acquisition Every Organization Needs to Prepare for 2020!

Robinson, Mark

  • The Ego-Continuum — “Making Shitty Leaders Less Shitty”

Ross, Diane

  • Difficult Conversations — Interrupt Your Instincts
  • Speaking with Confidence Even if You Feel Nervous

Ross, Pam

  • Digital Fluency for Executives

Rudner, Stuart

  • Avoiding Liability: Discuss How to Protect your Organization from Costly Common Employment-Related Mistakes

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Sadooghi, Saeed

  • Canadian Job Market Trends: How to Leverage Labour Market Data to Recruit Top Talent

Samra, Dr. Joti

  • The Psychologically Safe Leader: A New Assessment Tool to Assess Leader Impact on the Work Environment

Saunderson, Roy

  • Real Recognition: You’ll Know It When You Feel It

Seijts, Gerard

  • Changing the Conversation on Leadership! What is Leader Character and How Can You Bring It into HR Practices?

Silverstone, Joel

  • So You Think You Can Listen

Snable, Sarah

  • Know the Essential Duties of Your Jobs — the Why & How

Strelbytsky, Natalia

  • The Annual Merit Increase and Performance Review Process — An Alternative to the ‘Same Old, Same Old’

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Tal, Benjamin

  • Taking an Outside-In Perspective: Linking Economics to HR

Taylor, Bill

  • Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways

Tolovi Neto, José

  • Resilience: The New Culture Building Block

Toney, Natasha

  • Advancing your HR Career: Insights from HR Leaders
  • The Voice of Business Leader on HR

Trommater, Dan

  • The Secret of Highly Engaged Teams: Cultivating Passion, Commitment and Action

Trudeau, Margaret

  • Changing My Mind

Turner, David

  • Marijuana in the Workplace: Exploring Significant and Emerging Issues

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Van Alstine, Steven

  • Current & Emerging Payroll Issues

Vanikiotis, Angela

  • Managing HR Operations in Dismal Times

Varma, Manu

  • Creating a Unique Take on Corporate Social Integration

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Walsh, Corina

  • The Engaged Employee Blueprint: How Companies Can Build A Thriving Workplace Culture

Watson, Jane

  • World Class Virtual Teamwork

Weiss, Dr. David

  • The Leadership Intelligence Triangle

Wetherow, Jen

  • The Future of Work — Top Trends in 2018

Williams, Laura

  • Navigating the Tough Stuff Part 1 — Social Media Misuse and Off-Duty Misconduct
  • Navigating the Tough Stuff Part 2 — Chronic Attendance Issues and Insubordination

Wilson, Brady

  • Oxygen Poker: Learn What Drives You!

Winegard, Dr. Brynn

  • A Motivated Mindset: The Brain Science of Motivation

Wright, John

  • 8 Essentials for Creating a Leadership Development Initiative

Wyllie, Heather

  • Building a Talent Driven Company From Ground Zero

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Yang, Caroline

  • Getting to the Fundamentals — How to Pay an Employee
  • Pay for Performance — How to Design and Manage a Short-Term Incentive Plan

Yip, John

  • The Voice of Business Leader on HR

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Zigelstein-Yip, Jodi

  • Building a Coaching Culture — Leaders Unite

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