CALGARY, April 13 /CNW Telbec/ - While most organizations believe
diversity is a priority, findings from the Conference Board's Report on
Diversity: Priorities, Practices and Performance in Canadian Organizations
indicate that few have turned their stated commitments into tangible action.
Best practices for creating diverse and inclusive work environments will be
discussed at the Diversity Seminar: Creating Productive, Inclusive
Environments: a Call to Action, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada,
Tuesday, April 17.
Who: Judith L. MacBride-King, Principal, MacBride-King and Associates,
will present The Why, What and How of Creating Inclusive Work
Environments, at 8:15 a.m.
Susan Williams, Assistant Deputy Minister, Workforce Supports,
Alberta Employment, Immigration and Industry, will discuss how the
Alberta Government is addressing the integration of
underrepresented groups into Alberta's workforce, at 9:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Learn from Leading Organizations - Executives
will discuss their strategies for creating more inclusive work
environments, at 10:00 a.m.
When: Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Where: The Westin Calgary, 320 4th Ave. SW
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The seminar is sponsored by Alberta Employment, Immigration and Industry.
For further information:
For further information: For media accreditation: Yvonne Squires,
Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221.,
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