SASKATOON, Oct. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - The Conference Board of Canada, in collaboration with Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority Inc., will host the Leaders' Roundtable on Immigration in Saskatoon.
When: October 5, 2009
Who: Opening Remarks and Introductions, 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Rupen Pandya, Assistant Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Ministry of
Advanced Education, Employment and Labour
Don Hrytzak, CEO, Saskatoon Regional Economic Development
Diana MacKay, Director, Education and Learning, The Conference
Board of Canada
Findings of an upcoming Conference Board report, 9:30-10:45 a.m.
Michelle Downie, Senior Research Associate, The Conference Board
of Canada, will present the findings of Immigrant-Friendly
Businesses: Effective Practices for Attracting, and Retaining
Immigrants in Canadian Workplaces
New Initiatives Showcase, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
- Skills Passport
David Harvey, Director of Business Development and International
Partnerships, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and
- Employer Roadmap
Laura Burke, Learning Coordinator, Maytree Foundation
Lisa Danso-Coffey, Special Advisor, Foreign Credentials Referral
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
- Mentoring Programs
Sangeeta Subramanian, Project Leader, ALLIES National Mentoring
Keynote Remarks, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Rob Norris, Minister of Advanced Education, Employment and Labour
Government of Saskatchewan, will deliver the keynote remarks at
the reception and dinner
Where: William Pascoe Room, The Delta Bessborough, 601 Spadina Crescent
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