Developing & Defining Saskatchewan's Workforce
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.
, Manager, Business Incubator, Conexus Credit Union
, Manager, Labour Market Information, Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council
, Executive Director, Regina’s Warehouse Business Improvement District
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.
, President and CEO, Praxis Consulting Ltd.
, CEO/Founder, Essence Recruitment Inc.
Q&A with both speakers – John Hopkins
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.
Hon. Rona Ambrose,
Deputy Chairwoman, TD Securities, former Leader of Canada’s Official Opposition in the House of Commons
12:00 noon Closing Remarks