TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada will host Diversity and Inclusion 2017: The Power of Inclusion in Toronto on December 11 and 12. This two-day event will bring together thought-leaders from across the country and the continent including, The Hon. Senator Murray Sinclair, Former Chair, Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Senator will address reconciliation and the corporate response to the calls to action within the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report.
At the event, The Conference Board's Inclusive Talent Management research team will provide a sneak peek of a comprehensive study looking at the priority of diversity and inclusion in Canadian organizations, as well as how it is managed and integrated into organizational practices.
When: December 11-12, 2017
Where: Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario
Who: Speakers include:
- The Honourable Murray Sinclair, Former Chair, Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission
- Rick Green, Writer, Founder, TotallyAdd.com and Writer, Producer, and Comedian
- Bill McFarland, CEO, Chief Inclusion Officer and Senior Partner, PwC Canada
- Laraine Kaminsky, President and CEO, Global LK
- Sheema Khan, Globe and Mail Columnist and Community Leader
- Ruth Wright, Director, Human Resources and Inclusive Talent Management Research, The Conference Board of Canada
- Patti Shugart, Managing Director and Global Head, Corporate Banking and Global Credit, RBC Capital Markets
For the full schedule and times visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/diversity/agenda.aspx
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Media accreditation is required.
This conference is sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada and PotashCorp.
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For further information: For more information or media accreditation, contact: Natasha Jamieson, Media Relations, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 307, E-mail: [email protected] or Juline Ranger, Director of Communications, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 431, E-mail: [email protected]