April 24, 2019 | Vancouver Convention Centre

Reinventing HR in the new world of work


“This program has been approved for 6.75 hours”

“This program has been approved for 6.75 hours”

Event summary

The HR industry is going through rapid transformation unlike ever before. This year’s HR Leaders Summit will bring together industry leaders and executives to address the most top of mind challenges and trending topics of 2019. Our timely program was researched and developed with direct input from industry experts and is focused on the overarching theme of how defining the true role of HR, navigating through periods of change and recruiting and engaging talent. Topics will include:

  • What is the true role of HR?
  • Maintaining your unique company identity through periods of change
  • A focus on mental health & wellness
  • How to win the war for talent
  • How is AI going to change the workforce landscape?
  • Being at the forefront of diversity & inclusion

Featured Speakers

Lorie Corcuera
Lorie Corcuera

Co-Founder & CEO
SPARK Creations & Co. Inc.

Matt Burns
Matt Burns

Global HR Collective

Kristen Rasmussen
Kristen Rasmussen

Vice President, People and Culture

Zuleika Sgro
Zuleika Sgro

Vice President, People
Saje Natural Wellness

Karim Mamdani
Karim Mamdani

President and CEO, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences; Canadian HR Champion of the Year Award Winner, Canadian HR Awards 2017

Terrence Schmaltz
Terrence Schmaltz

SVP HR & Communications & CHRO
Westminster Savings Credit Union

Rachel Williams
Rachel Williams

Head of EID Recruiting
X - Moonshot Factory

Nahal Yousefian
Nahal Yousefian

Chief People Experience Officer
Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)

Why attend?

  • Hear innovative solutions from Canada’s top CHROs and thought leaders!
  • Gain insights from top industry professionals on key topics in in-depth keynotes and panel discussions
  • Engage with your peers through facilitated networking opportunity
  • Earn continuing professional development (CPHR) credits
  • Leave with tangible ideas to incorporate into your day to day

Who should attend?

Primary - Senior executives across multiple industries from enterprise sized organizations, small-mid and start-ups. Titles include:

  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chief People Officer
  • Chief Talent Officer
  • Vice President, Human Resources
  • Directors of HR/Talent/People/Diversity & Inclusion

Meet the leaders, get involved in the community

Contact Us

For sponsorship enquiries:

Andrew Cowan
Director Business Development
P: +1 416-644-8740 ext 232
E: [email protected]

For speaking opportunities:

Nadia Ahmed
Conference Producer
P: +1 416 644 8740 ext.277
E: [email protected]

For registration and general enquirires:

Karen Tan
Event Coordinator
P: +1 416 644 8740 ext.278
E: [email protected]