Breakout Session Speakers

SESSION 1 THEME: TOOLS FOR CHANGE

THE IMPACT OF WORKPLACE CULTURE ON SAFETY AND PRODUCTIVITY: WHAT DOES BILL 30 MEAN FOR INDUSTRY?

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MODERATOR - Nicole Orr
Principal, Crein Solutions Inc.

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Christie Lavan
Leading Change Program Developer, Alberta Council of Women's Shelters

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Kimberley Burfoot
Director of Finance & Administration, Alberta Motor Transport Association

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Robert Blakely
COO of Canada’s Building
Trades Unions

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Ross Nairne
Occupational Health and Safety Policy and Program Development Alberta Labour

 

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND RETENTION: HOW TO REALLY CHANGE THE FACE OF INDUSTRY

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Erin Thorpe
Sr. Construction Manager,
CANA Construction

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j'Amey Bevin
Chair of the Alberta Apprenticeship
& Industry Training Board

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Lindsay Amundsen
Director of Workforce Development, Canada’s Building Trades Unions

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Regina Wilson Davis
Manager, Strathcona Refinery Imperial

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Tara Fong
Manager, British Columbia Industry Training Authority

 

WBF PRESENTS WORK PROUD: BUILDING LEADERSHIP FOR YOUR INCLUSION JOURNEY

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Erin Leonty
Manager, Finning International Inc.

 

SESSION 2 THEME: PAY IT FORWARD

PATHWAYS IN THE TRADES: MENTORSHIP, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT & INTERGENERATIONAL EXPERIENCES

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MODERATOR - Stevie Fuhrer
Specialist in Women in Trades and Technology (WITT)

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Jess Black
WBF Heavy Equipment Operator Alumni and Entrepreneur

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Kimberly Roy
Health & Safety Advisor, LaFarge

Lauren Sugerman
Director, Chicago Women in Trades

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Taya Burke
WITT Field Director, CAREERS: The Next Generation

 

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING WITH COMMUNITIES, INDUSTRY PARTNERS & AN INDIGENOUS WORKFORCE

Sandra Sutter
Tarpon Energy Services,  Manager, Aboriginal Partnerships

 

WBF PRESENTS WORK PROUD: TOOLS TO SUPPORT MULTI-LEVEL CHANGE: FOUNDATIONS, PRACTICE & SUSTAINABILITY

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Christina Taylor
Senior Manager of Workforce Development, Irving Oil.
Chair of BuildForce Canada

Sharon Barney
Project Manager, Respectful & Inclusive Workplace Project, a BuildForce Canada Initiative

 
 

SESSION 3 THEME: BUILDING FUTURES

BUILDING CANADA’S LABOUR MARKET: CURRENT TRENDS, PATHWAYS & FUTURE DIRECTIONS

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MODERATOR -
Sarah Watts-Rynard

CEO of Polytech

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Carla Corbett
Executive Director, Advanced Education, Government of Alberta

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Janet Lane
Director, Human Capital Centre, Canada West Foundation

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Tina Wood
Manager, New Initiatives & Business
Development, NAIT

 
 

DIVERSITY OF ECONOMIC FUTURES: ATTRACTING AND RETAINING A DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE WORKFORCE

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MODERATOR - Angela Splinter
CEO, Trucking HR Canada

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Laurie Hauer
Manager of Employment Services, Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers

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Lisa Caton
Director of Strategy & Learning,
Momentum

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Quinn Posch
Executive Director,
Pride Centre of Edmonton

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Rebecca Kragnes
Manager, Industry and Employment Partnerships, Indigenous Relations

 

WBF PRESENTS WORK PROUD: CREATING INCLUSIVE FEMALE FRIENDLY WORKSITES - LNG CANADA'S JOURNEY

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Tracey MacKinnon
Workforce Development Manager, LNG Canada

 
 

CLOSING CONVERSATION: INSPIRING CHANGE - LEADING WITH IMPACT

Margot Ross Graham
Sandbar Coaching and Consulting