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HR Summit Fireside Chat
November 15, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Baird Benefits Plus is pleased to invite you to an exclusive FIRESIDE CHAT
Moderated by Amanda Gordon, Vice President, Human Resources Consulting, Stratford Managers, join Jenna Sudds, Executive Director of the CIO Strategy Council, Heather Tyrie, Vice President Employee Engagement at youiTV, and Megan Paterson, Vice President Human Resources at Kinaxis for an informal Fireside Chat where they will discuss top business trends impacting local businesses today.
Jenna will open our Baird Benefit Plus HR Summit this year and set the tone with an update on the business climate in Kanata North. Jenna’s recent experience as Executive Director of the Kanata BIA has allowed her to get up close and personal with hundreds of local businesses. Her insights gained from interactions with local business leaders will be a Master Class for us all. Jenna will share her views on what is trending in Kanata North and who to watch in the upcoming quarters.
Next we do a deep dive on modernizing human resources with Heather and Megan and hear how these two professionals have refined their roots in HR to become visionary leaders behind two of Canada’s top tech companies. Listen as they share their insights with Amanda on what drives innovation when it comes to employee engagement and talent management.
Find out their views and advice on top issues facing Canadian companies today including Ottawa’s bid to become home to Amazon’s new 50,000 headquarters, the legalization of marijuana and its impact on the workplace, the war for talent and how they win it, their lessons learned in organization design with scaling businesses, and how the $15/hr minimum wage hikes will impact local business owners.