Media Advisory - Evidence-Based HR Conference 2017: Combining Data, Analytics, and Experimentation to Transform Human Resources

TORONTO, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ - The use of data and analytics in organizations has seen rapid growth in recent years. In fact, recent research from The Conference Board of Canada found that more than one quarter of Canadian HR leaders placed the impact of technological change as a top organizational challenge in 2016. For many HR departments however, analytics, evidence and enabling technologies continue to be a mysterious "black box" that they are figuring out as they acknowledge the need to quickly ramp up to speed..

Human Resources experts will discuss how are using data to improve outcomes in areas like performance management, leadership development, and diversity and inclusion  at the Conference Board of Canada's Evidence-Based HR 2017 conference in Toronto on April 25-26.

When: April 25-26, 2017

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario

 Who: Speakers include:

  • Christoff Boshoff, Director, People and Culture, ATB Financial
  • Marc Delisle, Senior Analyst, Canada Revenue Agency
  • Shannon Jackson, Associate Director, Human Resources Transformation and Effectiveness Research, The Conference Board of Canada
  • Perry Monaco, Customer Success Leader, LinkedIn Corporation
  • Dr. Michael Moon, Chief Executive Officer & Principal Analyst, ExcelHRate Research & Advisory Services
  • Zev Smith, Vice-President and People Business Partner, Aviva Canada
  • Tanya van Biesen, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada

For the full schedule and times visit: 

This conference is sponsored by Benevity, Development Dimensions International (DDI) Canada, and SAP SuccessFactors.

Media Accreditation is required.

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SOURCE Conference Board of Canada

For further information: For more information or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Media Relations, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 221, E-mail: or Juline Ranger, Director of Communications, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 431, E-mail:


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