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Thursday, September 27

9:00am PDT

Transform Your Business with Cultural Intelligence!
Limited Capacity seats available

You want to maximize your business's potential, but one issue that is frequently overlooked is cultural differences -- managing teams with people from different cultural backgrounds, marketing to different cultural groups, dealing with clients from different cultural backgrounds, interacting with suppliers/partners in other countries, etc.  John Lombard offers critical insights that make understanding and adapting to other cultures far easier and more effective. Learn how to improve YOUR cultural intelligence, and open up a whole new world of possibilities for you, and for your business!

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John Lombard

John Lombard is a Canadian entrepreneur who has lived/worked in China for a quarter of a century, and started three successful businesses.  His main focus has been on cultural issues, and he is now launching a new company, The Language of Culture, to give businesses a critical advantage... Read More →

Thursday September 27, 2018 9:00am - 11:30am PDT
Friday, September 28

8:00am PDT

How to Leverage Cultural Intelligence in Your Talent Search
Limited Capacity seats available

How can you use cultural intelligence (CQ) to build a diverse team and an inclusive workplace? Come join Ivana Lochhead and Ritva Nosov as they introduce you to what CQ is and examine what it looks like in our workplaces, specifically in the recruitment realm. If you are thinking about hiring global tech talent, or are already recruiting outside Canada, you will walk away from this session with a greater understanding of how cultural differences can play out in the recruitment process, and what you can do to exercise CQ when recruiting tech talent from abroad.

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Ivana Lochhead

VP of Growth, Global Skills Hub
Ivana Lochhead is a growth strategist with a data-driven and human-centered design approach to solving business challenges. As VP of Growth at Global Skills Hub, Ivana is commited to solving the tech talent shortage across Canada and building a more diverse tech community. Her greatest... Read More →
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Ritva Nosov

Ritva Nosov’s underlying career thread has been to be a bridge between people and their potential. She has had the privilege to collaborate with organizations both in Canada and globally, to set up conditions for their people to grow into their best selves, as individual contributors... Read More →

Friday September 28, 2018 8:00am - 9:30am PDT
The Profile (Thurlow) 535 Thurlow Street, Suite #100

9:00am PDT

Practical Solutions to Employee Engagement
Limited Capacity filling up

Companies invest a lot of money to stay competitive and to take care of their employees at this fast pace world; they spend enormous amount of money on employee training and growth, but they are not getting an acceptable return on their investment. Through an interactive presentation, we will illuminate some of the gaps and mismatches in employee engagement to give you some insights into what drives and motivates us.

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Samin Saadat

Principal, Jalapeno
People’s brains, behaviour and interactions with their environment never fail to impress Samin.After spending long hours in psychology labs at UBC and studying at Sauder School of Business, she entered the workforce and observed a gap between what research suggests and what companies... Read More →

Friday September 28, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am PDT
Hervana Coworking Collective
  HR & Culture, Workshop

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