TORONTO, Dec. 3 /CNW/ - Diversity and inclusiveness are essential for businesses to succeed in the midst of demographic and social change. Senior business leaders discuss how to foster diverse, high-performing organizations at Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum: Translating Diversity into Business Advantage, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada.
|When:||December 6 - 7, 2010|
|Who:||Deepak Chopra, President, Pitney Bowes Canada Ltd., will discuss his organization's proven diversity strategies in the opening keynote address, Business Strength Through Diversity, at 8:30 a.m., Monday|
|Michelle Downie, Senior Research Associate, Education, Health and Immigration Programs, The Conference Board of Canada, will describe how immigrants can help boost Canada's innovation performance [http://www.conferenceboard.ca/documents.aspx?did=3825], at 9:15 a.m., Monday|
|Adwoa K. Buahene, Managing Partner, and Giselle Kovary, Managing Partner, n-gen People Performance Inc., will explore how organizations can tap into the values, expectations, and behaviours of four different generations—Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y, at 8:45 a.m., Tuesday|
|Where:||Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, 525 Bay St.|
For more information, visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/10-0165/default.aspx
The conference is sponsored by Royal Bank of Canada, Pitney Bowes Canada Ltd., Diversity! in the Workplace, Zero Footprint and Bullfrog Power.
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