Program

Achieving Excellence:
Raising the Bar In HR

Program (PDF version) 

Monday, November 14

5:00 p.m. –
7:00 p.m.

Registration and Information

6:00 p.m. –
8:00 p.m.
Opening Reception, Registration Information

Tuesday, November 15

7:00 a.m. –
5:00 p.m.
Registration and Information
7:30 a.m. –
8:30 a.m.

BREAKFAST with Exhibitors

8:30 a.m. –
8:45 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
8:45 a.m. –
10:00 a.m.

OPENING KEYNOTE: José Tolovi Neto

A Great Workplace: How to Build it, Keep it and Why it Matters

10:00 a.m. –
10:30 p.m.
NETWORKING BREAK
10:30 p.m. –
12:00 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

1. Peaks and Valleys: Solutions to Staffing Seasonal Operations

2. For Better or Worse: How Social Media is Impacting the Workplace

3. The Changing Face of the Tourism Workforce: Integrating New Canadians and Temporary Foreign Workers.

12:00 p.m. –
1:30 p.m.
LUNCH
1:30 p.m. –
3:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions (3) Repeat of morning

3:00 p.m. –
3:30 p.m.

NETWORKING BREAK

3:30 p.m. –
5:00 p.m.

Plenary Panel Session: "Employee Training: How Much is Enough?"

6:30 p.m.

"Fire in the Kitchen" DINNER - Experience an evening of exceptional island cuisine and great local entertainment at the Rodd Royalty

Please note that dress for this social event is casual.

Wednesday, November 16

7:00 a.m. –
3:00 p.m.
Registration and Information
7:30 a.m. –
8:30 a.m.

BREAKFAST with Exhibitors

8:30 a.m. –
10:00 a.m.

KEYNOTE: Glenn Squires

Planning Today for Tomorrow's HR Challenges

10:00 a.m. –
10:30 a.m.
NETWORKING BREAK
10:30 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

1.  Partnering for Success: Connecting Education and Industry

2.  Organizational Change: Is Your Talent Pool Deep Enough?

3.  Compensation: What's the Real Investment?

12:00 p.m. –
1:15 p.m.
LUNCH with Exhibitors
1:30 p.m. –
2:45 p.m.

CLOSING KEYNOTE: Randy Taylor

The Winner Within - Life Before Can't

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

*This Preliminary Program is subject to change without notice.