Presentations available from the 2010 Annual Tourism HR Forum
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Great Leadership: Soaring to New Heights

Ferio Pugliese- Executive Vice-President, People and Culture, WestJet

Using Technology for Recruitment & Retention

Margaret Doyle, Internship and Industry Relations Coordinator, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Royal Roads University
David Francis, Academic Director, Virtual Campus, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST)
Albert Jame, Creative Director, zu

Foreign Workers – Clarifying the Processes

Nigel Thomson, Chair of the Board and Member, Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants
Olga Millns, People & Culture Manager, Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel
Jim Werschler, President of BOTL Holdings Ltd.

Innovation and Productivity

Michael Bloom, Vice-President, Organizational Effectiveness and Learning, Conference Board of Canada

Bottom Line Benefits of Being an Employer of Choice

Daniel Chiasson, General Manager, Deux Rivières Resort
Matt Knights, General Manager, Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort

Diversity and Creating a Cohesive Workplace: Attracting and Retaining Internationally Trained Workers

Charlyn Greenfield, Director, Human Resources, Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort

Walter Kohli, General Manager, Poets Cove Resort & Spa/Marina

Stephen Sidloski, Regional Manager – Manitoba/Northwest Ontario – A & W Food Services of Canada Inc.

Karen Link, Director, Critical LINK Management Group

Partnering for Success: Aboriginal Inclusion

Nahanni Born, Museum Administrator, Huronia Museum

Adam Morrison, Director, Project Development, OTEC

Jennifer St. Germain, Director, Education and Training, Metis Nation of Ontario

Recruiting Exceptional People is Just a Click Away

Jesse Hirsh- Broadcaster, Researcher and Internet Guru

Performance That Rocks

Jim Knight- Senior Director of Training, Hard Rock International
Performance that Rocks - Handout