Conference Agenda

Note: This event is by invitation & RSVP onlyFor More Information contact makemore@yorku.ca or Tel. 416 736 5620

Time Event
9:30 am Registration – Come early to sign up and network over coffee
10:00 am Opening Remarks – York University IEP Bridging

  • Program Faculty Director, Art Noordeh
10:15 am Panel Discussion "Big Opportunities in New Places" Speakers include:

  • Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Corinne Pohlmann the Senior Vice-President, National Affairs and Partnerships
  • Professions North/Nord, Heejung (lois) Kahng, Employment Liaison Officer
  • Futurpreneur Canada, Scott Bowman, Senior Director Ontario
  • Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), Maureen Ford, Program Manager
11:15 am What’s Trending in Hiring – Meet with recruiters and HR professional association to gain tips on trends in your sector and succeeding in hiring processes.

  • HR – with the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA)
    Learn more about the HRPA - how to join, the chapters, mentoring and networking with other HR professionals.
  • Finance - Trends in Hiring in the Finance Sector - with Dianne Hunnam-Jones, Robert Half District President, Eastern Canada
  • IT "Talent acquisition in the Disruptive Technologies" - with Fernando Blasco, Vice President at The ADIUVO Group & AG Globe Services
12:15 pm Networking Lunch at the Underground Restaurant
1:15 pm Workshops on Building Your Career and Social Capital.  Including:

2:15 pm Employment Marketplace - Recruiters, employers and services available to talk to students about opportunities in their field.   Confirmed so far, more to come!

SunLife Financial, TD Bank, Robert Half, Professions North/Nord, The ADIUVO Group, SRA Staffing, the City of Toronto, Enterprise Toronto, DiverseCity on Board, Magnet, Civic York.

 

Funded by:

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