We look forward to having you join us for HRPA 2021

Keynote Speakers

Explore our amazing speaker line-up for HRPA2021!

Melissa Agnes

Crisis Management Strategist

Michael “Pinball” Clemons

Canadian Football Hall-of-Famer | General Manager
CFL’s Toronto Argonauts

Shawn Kanungo

Strategy in a World of Disruption

Tracy Moore

Host of CityLine

Alex Sheen

Founder of because I said I would

Ron Tite

Purpose-Driven Leadership and Marketing Expert

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Melissa Agnes

Crisis Management Strategist

Maura Alexandru

Vice President of Human Resources
Grafton Apparel

Rita Alma

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Strategist
Invest Ottawa

Stephanie Angelo, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CVP

Speaker/Trainer/Consultant

Shari Angle

Co-Founder, ElevatingHR
President, LOFT Consulting

Corey Atkinson

VP, Strategic Learning & Development
Customer Service Professionals Network Inc. (CSPN)

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Sherry Barron, CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner)

Career Concepts - The Professional Development Co.

Lauren Bernardi

Lawyer & Human Resource Advisor
Bernardi Human Resource Law LLP

Beverly Beuermann-King

Stress and Resiliency Expert
R 'n' B Consulting Corp - Work Smart Live Smart

Dr. Jill Birch

Founder & CEO
BirchGrove Inc.

Craig Brown

Chief Executive Officer
Agilus Work Solutions

Gregg Brown

Founder & CEO
Change Ready Leadership

Michele Bush

Co-Founder, ElevatingHR
Owner, Meglyn Consulting

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Rob Catalano

Chief Engagement Officer
WorkTango - 2020 Top Global Employee Engagement Influencer

Harish Chauhan

Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Interactive PDF Corporation

Jill Christensen

Employee Engagement Expert & Best-Selling Author
Jill Christensen International LLC

Beth Clarke

Director, Strategic Partnerships
World Education Services

Michael “Pinball” Clemons

Canadian Football Hall-of-Famer | General Manager
CFL’s Toronto Argonauts

Yoko Cooper

Human Resources Business Partner
Invest Ottawa

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Jean-Pierre Fernandes

Campus Engagement Specialist & Diversity Lead
Ryerson University Career and Co-op Centre

Maurice Fernandes

Career Education Specialist
Ryerson University Career and Co-op Centre

Dr. Suzanne Filion

Clinical Psychologist, Ph.D., C.Psych., Vice-President of hospital, CEO and President of Professional Corporation
Leader and Consultant – Critical Incident Stress Management

Karen Fleshman, Esq. she/her/hers

Founder
Racy Conversations

Martin Franchi, MFA

Co-Founder
Navigation Consulting & Training

Chantal Fraser

Founder and President
Empowered Path Inc.

Anne Fulton

MSocSci (IO Psychology first Class Honours) Dip Career Guidance and Counselling Bachelors Psychology Author: The Career Engagement Game
Founder, Fuel50

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Monica Gibbs, CHRL

Director, Recruitment and Wellness
Everest Management Network Inc

Terry Gillis, CPC, MBA, MASc

President & CEO
Ahria Consulting

Lindsay Gluck

Lawyer
Turnpenney Milne LLP

Brian Gottheil

Lawyer & Human Resource Advisor
Bernardi Human Resource Law LLP

Evan Green

Managing Partner
Green and Spiegel

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Jennifer Heath

Lawyer, Partner
Piccolo Heath LLP

Sean Hinton

Founder & CEO
SkyHive

Janet Hueglin Hartwick

Founder
Conversations@Work

Leslie Hughes

Principal
PUNCH!media

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Lisa Isaac, CHRL, CHRP

Owner & Senior HR Consultant
Lisa Isaac HR Professional Services

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Ravi Jain, B.A, LL..B., LL.M, C.S

Partner
Green & Spiegel

Pauline James

Principal
Anchor HR Services Inc.

Kathleen Jinkerson

Practice Leader, HR & Total Rewards Solutions
The Talent Company

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Shawn Kanungo

Strategy in a World of Disruption

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Avish Parashar

Motivational Improviser and Professional Speaker
Avish Parashar Productions, Inc.

Karlyn Percil

CEO of KDPM Consulting Group INC, Certified Emotional Intelligence & Neuro-Life Coach
KDPM Consulting Group INC.

Moe Poirier

Founding Partner
Shift Facilitation Inc.

Eldeen E. Pozniak BA, BSc, CEES, CHSC, CHSMSA, CRSP, FIIRSM, CMIOSH

CEO – Pozniak Safety Associates Inc. in Canada
CEO - Diggins Safety Consulting in the USA

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Asha Rampersad

Lawyer & Human Resource Advisor
Bernardi Human Resource Law LLP

Alison Renton

Lawyer & Human Resource Advisor
Bernardi Human Resources Law LLP

Matt Richardson

Founder
Digital Empowerment Project – Canada

Carla Rieger

CEO
The Artistry of Change Productions Inc.

David Robinson

President & CEO
Impact Leadership Group Inc.

Dr. Hadiya Roderique

Diversity and Inclusion Advocate | Journalist | Lawyer

Letecia Rose

Principal Consultant, Certified Diversity Facilitator 
Skill Market

Pam Ross

Culture Catalyst
Blue Rebel Works

Sherri Rossi, CHRL

Senior HR Consultant
The Employers' Choice Inc.

Stuart Rudner, LL.B

Founder
Rudner Law, Employment Lawyer and Mediator

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Natasha Savoline

Lawyer & Human Resource Advisor
Bernardi Human Resource Law LLP

Rhonda Scharf

CSP, HoF, GSF (Certified Speaking Professional, Canadian Hall of Fame, Global Speaking Fellow)
ON THE RIGHT TRACK - Training & Consulting Inc.

Alex Sheen

Founder of because I said I would

Krista Siedlak

Partner
Turnpenney Milne LLP

Sarah Snable

Owner | Certified Ergonomist
PROergonomics

David Sturt

Executive Vice President of the O.C. Tanner Institute
O.C. Tanner

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Liane Taylor, MA, CHRL, ACC

Practice Lead - Career Engagement
The Talent Company

Darrin Taylor, MTC, CCAC, CIP

National Director of Business Development
EHN Canada

Robert (Bob) Thompson, B.S. (Ind.Eng.), LL.B., MBA, MBA (Env.), LL.M. (ADR), Ontario Bar, CHRL

Professor of Human Resources, Faculty of Business, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Chair of the Board

Ron Tite

Purpose-Driven Leadership and Marketing Expert

Bonni Titgemeyer, CHRL, CEBS, SPHR, CMS

Managing Director
The Employer’s Choice Inc.

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Corina Walsh

CEO, Author, Speaker, Leadership Coach
Shift People Development Inc.

Mark Whitten

Campus Engagement Specialist, Ryerson University and Co-op Centre

Laura Williams

Entrepreneur, Lawyer, Speaker, HR Business Consultant, Workplace Investigator, Thought Leader
Founder & Principal, Williams HR Law and Williams HR Consulting

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Lily Zheng

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Consultant and Executive Coach