1. Importance of Training: Engaging Employees During Change
Keeping a workforce engaged during change is the most crucial element of our success. But what does it mean to keep a workforce engaged? Panelists will walk us though their efforts to train and retain their employees and share the accompanying challenges.
Geneviève Brault, Human Resources Director, Parc Safari
Mark Reynolds C.H.R.P., Vice President Human Resources, Canlan Ice Sports Corp.
Jérôme Vigneault, Human Resources Manager, Auberge Le Baluchon
2. State of the Labor Market: Forecasting the Outcome
An in-depth analysis of National Labor Market Data will give you the information necessary to prepare for a successful future. Scenarios and trends in supply-demand and compensation will be presented, as well as measuring return on investment.
Greg Hermus, Associate Director, Conference Board of Canada
3. Raising the Profile for the Events Industry
Specialists in the festival, meeting, special events, and exhibition disciplines have come together to develop a globally accepted Occupational Standard for Event Management. In this session, leaders in the events field will discuss how this initiative can strengthen your business practices and educational programs.
Nathalie Courville, General Manager, Institut de l'événement
Joyce Dogniez, CMM, Director of Global Training Practice Meeting Professionals International, Luxembourg
Michael Granek, CSEP, Academic Director – Event Management Diploma Program, The Art Institute of Vancouver
Thérèse St Onge, IFEA Canada Director, International Festivals and Events Association