Media Advisory - Public Sector HR 2014: Performance, Productivity, and Transformation

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Budget cuts, new technologies, and a new generation of public servants have become ongoing challenges for HR leaders at all levels of government. At Public Sector HR 2014: Performance, Productivity and Transformation, The Conference Board of Canada will highlight the themes of employee wellness and high performance in the workplace.

Conference Board of Canada researchers in workplace health and wellness will be making the case for investment in employee wellness programs to reduce absenteeism and increase productivity.

When: February 5-6, 2014
   
Where: Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON
   
Who: Speakers include:
   

Ian Cullwick - Vice-President, Leadership and Human Resources Research,
The Conference Board of Canada (Wednesday - 10:45am)
   
  Louise H. Chénier - Senior Research Associate, Workplace Health and Wellness    
Research, The Conference Board of Canada (Wednesday - 1:45pm)   
   
  Karla Thorpe - Director, Workplace Health and Wellness Research
The Conference Board of Canada (Wednesday - 1:45pm)
   
  Daniel Watson - Chief Human Resources Officer, Government of Canada     
(Wednesday - 3:45pm)
   

Paula Allen - Vice-President, Research and Integrative Solutions
Morneau Shepell Ltd. (Thursday - 8:45am)

For the full schedule and times, visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/public-hr/default.aspx

Follow the Public Sector HR 2014: Performance, Productivity, and Transformation conference on Twitter with the hashtag: #CBoCHR

The event is in partnership with: Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Marketing Partner: Institute of Public Administration of Canada

SOURCE Conference Board of Canada

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For more information or media accreditation, contact:
William Logan, Communications Coordinator
Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 437. E-mail: corpcomm@conferenceboard.ca