AGENDA

 

8:00am – 9:30am | Registration & Networking

9:30am – 10:00am | Welcome Address

Surranna Sandy, CEO, Skills for Change

10:00am – 11:00am | Keynote Address

Kelvin Tran, Senior Vice President & Chief Auditor, TD Bank Group

11:00am – 12:00pm |  Panel Discussion: Why turning policy into practise matters

Moderator:
Wendy Cukier, Founder & Director, Diversity Institute, Ryerson University

Panelists:
Lekan Olawoye, Lead Executive, Talent Development, MaRS Discovery District

Kelvin Tran, Senior Vice President & Chief Auditor, TD Bank Group
Aina-Nia Grant, Manager, City of Toronto’s Anti-Black Racism Unit

12:00pm – 12:30pm | Lunch

12:30pm – 1:15pm | Luncheon Keynote Address

Bill Morris, Managing Director & President, Accenture Canada
Making Change Happen: Accenture Canada’s Journey 

1:30pm – 2:45pm | Workshops Session I

First steps to Creating Inclusive and Supportive Workplaces
Tamara Balan, Associate Vice President, CivicAction
Leslie Domenico, Senior Project Manager, CivicAction

Beyond Pride: LGBTQ2+ Workplace Inclusion
Colin Druhan, Executive Director, Pride at Work Canada

Workshop 3: Legal Perspectives
Wade Poziomka, Human Rights and Labour Lawyer, Ross & McBride LLP

Michael Richards, Managing Partner, DLA Piper

2:45 pm – 3:00pm |  Networking Break

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm |  Workshops Session II

Exploring Decent Work for Women in Nonprofits
Pamela Uppal, Project Lead, Ontario Nonprofit Network

Engaging Top Newcomer Talent
Mark Patterson, Executive Director, Magnet & Hire Immigrants

Decolonizing Our Practice: Creating Space for Authentic Indigenous Inclusion
Lindsay Kretschmedr, Executive Director, Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Centre

4:15pm – 4:30pm | Closing