4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
FLAT ARMY: HOW TO BUILD A CONNECTED AND
Leaders of any ilk are struggling. Employees want to be included in
conversations and decisions, and management is stuck sorting out
how teams and organizations should actually operate in this new
flat, yet technologically social, world order. There is no easy way
to undo what years of management practice have done to us. The
process has to start with leadership. Challenge yourself. Challenge
the status quo. Push the boundaries of organizational change.
8:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
A CHANGING PARADIGM FOR LEADERSHIP:
IS HR AT THE TABLE?
Major forces are driving a new reality in the workplace. Leadership
has never been more important. But how do we find – and
develop – the best leaders? Join Rose Patten, described by U.S.
Banker Magazine as one of the 25 most powerful women in banking,
for new insights on the leaders we need now, and HR’s critical
role in developing the leaders of tomorrow at every level in the
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
WINNING TRUST: THE FRONTLINE ADVANTAGE
Winning trust through leadership attitude and behavior is the key
component in aligning and energizing your front lines. That message
comes across loud and clear in Fred Hassan’s book, Reinvent:
A Leader’s Playbook for Serial Success. Fred finds that change leadership
is less about theory and more about people rolling up their
sleeves, executing and winning together. And he should know –
Fred has a stellar record for transformations as a CEO of three
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Friday, January 24, 2014
THE GOLD MINE EFFECT
What is the reason that the world’s best middle-distance runners
grew up in the same village in Ethiopia? Why are 137 of the
world’s 500 best female golfers from South Korea? For six intense
months, Rasmus Ankersen, a writer and performance specialist,
travelled around the world to crack the secrets of such performance
hotbeds. Hear his surprising conclusions on how any business,
organization or team can adopt the high-performance secrets
of these gold mines.
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THANK YOU, VOLUNTEERS
It takes more than 250 HRPA volunteers from chapters across
Ontario to make our Annual Conference and Trade Show a
complete success. These member volunteers assist with sessions;
register delegates and speakers; help with media relations; staff
the trade show and generally act as HRPA ambassadors to the
thousands of conference delegates, speakers, exhibitors and guests
who attend HRPA’s signature annual event. To all our volunteers,
thank you for all your hard work.
Thanks also go out to our dedicated Programs Committee, responsible
for the outstanding roster of conference speakers.
2014 ANNUAL CONFERENCE PROGRAMS COMMITTEE
■■ Joanne Kane, CHRP, Chair ......Agricorp
■■ Maureen O’Leary-Pickard, CHRP ...The Performance Group
■■ Deta Constantine, CHRP ..........Real Matters Inc.
■■ Brian McDonald ..............CIBC
■■ Jennifer Roberts, CHRP ........Sofina Foods Inc.
■■ Shreyshree Raja, M.Ed., CTDP ....St. Michael’s Hospital
■■ Matylda Comella, CHRP .........Halton Group Americas
■■ Bill Williams, CTP ............The B4 Group Inc.
■■ Daria Broeckel .................Guelph Community
■■ Sean Hale ...............Right Management
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