2021 Emerging Labour Force Trends

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Name: 2021 Emerging Labour Force Trends
Date: May 12, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:



Developing & Defining Saskatchewan's Workforce

Agenda
7:45 a.m.            Registration/Sign-on
8:00 a.m.            Welcome Address from the Province
                            
8:15 a.m.            Panel Discussion: The Future of Our Workforce  
                            There is no doubt that we are living through a transformation in the way we work. The pace of change has been accelerated over the past year                             shifting the skills and jobs of tomorrow. This panel discussion brings together business leaders from various sectors to explore the skills required                             for the workforce going forward, occupation demands and gaps and challenges in the current workforce to meet future demands.

                            Panelists:
                            Jordan McFarlen, Manager, Business Incubator, Conexus Credit Union
                            Debra Hauer, Manager, Labour Market Information, Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council
                            Leasa Gibbons, Executive Director, Regina’s Warehouse Business Improvement District

                            Moderator:
                            Bruce Anderson, Managing Partner, b-creative group

9:20 a.m.            Break   

9:35 a.m.            Leadership Conversations: The Workplace Going Forward
                            The pandemic has widely changed perspectives on work, flexibility, and the office, presenting an opportunity to improve work experiences and                             approaches going forward. These presentations will discuss the future of how we work, what we need and how we can work better including: the                             role of remote work, impacts on workplace culture, recruitment and retention, as well as training and incentives and benefits.
 
                            Presenters:
                            Valerie Sluth, President and CEO, Praxis Consulting Ltd.
                            Tracy Arno, CEO/Founder, Essence Recruitment Inc.
                            Q&A with both speakers – John Hopkins

10:40                  Break

10:55                  Introductory of Keynote Presentation
                             
11:00 a.m.          Keynote Speaker – Women in the Workforce: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
                           The impacts of the pandemic have been felt by virtually all employees and leaders alike. Many challenges already faced by women in the                             workforce have been intensified changing their perspectives on the future of their career. However, the changing landscape also represents                             opportunity to make the workplace more flexible and supportive of women going forward.
                            Speaker:
                            Hon. Rona Ambrose,
                            Deputy Chairwoman, TD Securities, former Leader of Canada’s Official Opposition in the House of Commons

12:00 noon        Closing Remarks


 
Event Sponsors:
  • Ministry of Trade and Export Development
Location:
Via Zoom Webinar
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Contact Information:
306-757-4648
Fees/Admission:
Complimentary!

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