Keynote Speakers


Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Engineer, Author, Broadcaster & Award-winning Social Advocate

Adam Alter

Bestselling Author & Associate Professor of Marketing and Psychology at NYU Stern School of Business

Mike Bayer

Founder & CEO of CAST Centers, New York Times Bestselling Author & Member of Dr. Phil’s Advisory Board

Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Chief Talent Scientist
Manpower Group

Terry Hickey

Chief Analytics Officer
CIBC

Brett House

VP/Deputy Chief Economist
Scotiabank

Lital Marom

Corporate Innovator & Digital Transformation Expert

Christine Porath

Professor
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business

All Speakers


A.

Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Engineer, Author, Broadcaster & Award-winning Social Advocate

Kim Ades

President & Founder
Frame of Mind Coaching and JournalEngine Software

Adam Alter

Bestselling Author & Associate Professor of Marketing and Psychology at NYU Stern School of Business

Marie Antaya

Performance Consultant
Eclectic Communications

Michael Apollo

Founder & President
Mindful Gateway

Susan Armstrong

International Speaker, Award-winning Talent Development Expert & Best-selling Author
n-gen People Performance Inc.

Jill Ash

Senior Director, Talent Development
CIBC

B.

Mike Bayer

Founder & CEO of CAST Centers, New York Times Bestselling Author & Member of Dr. Phil’s Advisory Board

Mary Ann Baynton

Program Director
Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Lauren Bernardi

Lawyer & Human Resource Advisor
Bernardi Human Resource Law

Dr. David Brown

Corporate Medical Director
CIBC

Gregg Brown

Founder
Change Ready Leadership

C.

Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Chief Talent Scientist
Manpower Group

Cathy Cobey

Technology Risk Partner
Ernst & Young

Brien Convery

DIrector, Early Talent Acquisition
RBC

John Cowan

SVP, Enterprise Payments
CIBC

D.

Stephanie Dei

National Coordinator in Canada
We Empower programme of the European Union, International Labour Organization and UN Women

Dan Demers

Director of Business Development
CannAmm Limited Partnership

Elizabeth Dove

Director, Corporate Citizenship
Volunteer Canada

Melanie Drouin

Regional Director for Quebec & Senior Consultant
Great Place to Work Canada

Chris Dyer

Performance Expert

E.

Jeff Evans

VP
Designed Learning

Nick Evans

Founder & Principal
Dialogue C

F.

Dr. Paul Fairlie

Founder and CEO
Heliosophy

Jill Farber

Executive Director
Autism Speaks Canada

Edit Farun

Accredited Mediator/Qualified Mediator
Ontario Association for Family Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario

G.

Lewis Garrad

Partner & Business Lead, People Science Consulting Practice
Mercer

Lindsay Gluck

Lawyer
Turnpenney Milne LLP

Tim Golden

U.S. Practice Director
Green and Spiegel LLP

Charlotte Goldfried

Founder & Lawyer
Goldfried Law

Ann Gomez

Productivity & Leadership Consultant, Founding President
Clear Concept Inc.

Brian Gottheil

Lawyer & Human Resource Advisor
Bernardi Human Resource Law LLP

Ruben Goulart

Lawyer & Human Resource Advisor
Bernardi Human Resource Law LLP

Evan Green

Managing Senior Partner
Green and Spiegel

Alison Grenier

Head of Culture and Research
Great Place to Work

H.

Jennifer Heath

Lawyer
Piccolo Heath LLP

Jill Hewlett

Brain Fitness Expert & Wellness Authority - Speaker, Trainer & Author
Jill Hewlett Inc.

Terry Hickey

Chief Analytics Officer
CIBC

Brett House

VP/Deputy Chief Economist
Scotiabank

Lai-King Hun

Lawyer
HUM Law Firm

I.

J.

Ravi Jain

Partner
Green and Spiegel

Deborah Jann

Vice President, Client Experience and Growth
Connective Intelligence Inc.

Sarah Jenner

Executive Director
Mindful Employer Canada

Dane Jensen

CEO
Third Factor

Kathleen Jinkerson

Practice Leader, HR & Total Rewards Solutions
The Talent Company

K.

Sarah Kirzinger

Senior Director, Digital Strategy and Innovation
CIBC

Aniko Kiss

President, Digital Forensic Expert
Digital Excellence Forensics Inc. (Dex Solutions)

Giselle Kovary

President & Co-Founder
n-gen People Performance Inc.

L.

M.

Michael Macoun

Consultant
Accompass, a division of Gallagher Benefit Services (Canada) Group Inc.

Lital Marom

Corporate Innovator & Digital Transformation Expert

Kevin McKenna

Vice President – Chief Insights Office
Great Place to Work

Dave Meslin

Professor
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business

Rachel Mitchell

Managing Ergonomist
ERGO Inc

Shannon Moldaver

Principal
Shannon Moldaver Dispute resolution INc.

David Moloney

Mutual Fund Indexer
Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce

Corinne Muccilli

Senior Associate
Baker & Company Professional Corporation

Melissa Mustafa

Lawyer
Bandhu Lakhani Campea LLP

O.

P.

Stan Peake

Founder & Executive Coach
InSite Performance Coaching LTD

Dorian Persaud

Partner
Persaud Employment Law

Joel Peterson

Associate Director of Human Resources
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, P.C.

Patrizia Piccolo

Partner & Co-Founder
Piccolo Heath LLP

Christine Porath

Professor
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business

R.

Asha Rampersad

Lawyer and Human Resource Advisor
Bernardi Human Resource Law LLP

Felix Roberge

Chief Technology Officer
D-TECK

David Robinson

President & CEO
Impact Leadership Group Inc.

S.

Tim Sackett

President
HRU Technical Resources

Saeed Sadooghi

Recruitment Evangelist
Indeed

Sari Sairanen

Director of Health, Safety and Environment
UNIFOR

Dr. Joti Samra

Principal & Founder
My Workplace Health

Javier Santos

CEO
The House of Purpose

Roy Saunderson

Chief Learning Officer
Rideau Recognition Solutions

Natasha Savoline

Lawyer and Human Resource Advisor
Bernardi Human Resource Law LLP

Debbie Shawn

Registered Social Worker & Founder
Divorce Matters – Preparing for An Organized Divorce

Krista Siedlak

Partner
Turnpenney Milne LLP

Ashu Singh

Senior Director, Enterprise Process Management
CIBC

Pete Smith

International Speaker & Coach

T.

Louise Taylor Green

CEO
Human Resources Professionals Association

Ron Tite

Master of Ceremonies

Jose Tolovi Neto

Managing Partner
Great Place to Work® Institute

Drew Tompkins

Managing Principal
Blue-Mark Management Consultant

V.

Talyaa Vardar

President
FLOW Coaching Institute

Paula Vital

Senior Government Advisor, Mindfulness Coach
Live the Present

W.

Elizabeth Williams

President
Candler Chase Inc.

Kathy Wrzos

Account Manager
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Z.

Anica Zarac

Organizational Psychologist
D-TECK