​COVID-19 changed the nature of work, practically overnight. But, how has this global pandemic permanently changed our work environments for the future?

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Location

ON24 Webinars

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Dates

October 27, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:30pm ET
November 10, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:30pm ET
November 24, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:30pm ET
December 8, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:30pm ET
January 5, 2021
2:00 pm – 3:30pm ET
January 19, 2021
2:00 pm – 3:30pm ET
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9 CPD Hours

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Price:

Members: FREE
Non-Members: $295+ tax

During registration, please consider the donation option. Donated funds collected through this event registration will be equally distributed between Indspire and  Black Youth Helpline, preferred charities identified by HRPA members in a recent survey.

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Human Resources professionals working in partnership with other leaders must maximize the impact of the organizations’ human capital. Today, achieving this while fostering a safe and engaging work environment is paramount to ensuring the sustainable success of every organization.

A number of changes, such as remote work, are here to stay, and HR is as critical ever. New investments, technological upgrades, and upskilling workforces will be key as we develop the digital economy.

HRPA is pleased to partner with future foHRward to present this 6-part online learning program: Designing the Future Today which will help HR professionals and organizations visualize the future of work and adapt to a changing landscape.

We will address a number of key issues including the health and safety of workers, remote work, automation, human leadership and mental health.

Join the discussion and help your organization adapt to the new normal.

  • Get the latest insights from experts
  • Learn about best practices from members of the community
  • Identify practical takeaways that you can introduce into your organization
  • Network with fellow HR professionals

Agenda

Session 1
Welcome to the new world of work

An appreciation of the dynamic, VUCA world we are part of is critical for HR professionals. This interactive session will provide participants with context around the trends impacting the world of work and the specific impact on organizations. Now is the time to act.

Speakers

Ricardo Wagner
Cindy Bush

Session 2
Building the worker ecosystem

Clarity around requisite future skills is essential for workforce planning and talent acquisition. In this session, learn to revamp talent management processes, engaging a broader worker ecosystem to meet the dynamic needs of organizations.

Speakers

To be announced

Session 3
Enabling talent to get the work done – how purpose enables leadership in the new world of work

In this session, leaders will learn how critical their role is in creating an employee experience that aligns with organizational purpose.

Speakers

To be announced

Session 4
The learning agile organization

In this session learn the importance of developing growth or a continuous learning mindset. This is vital for organizational success in this new world of work, facing continued disruption.

Speakers

To be announced

Session 5
The learning agile organization

Wellbeing has become a critical part of the employee experience in order to increase engagement and productivity within our workforce. In this session, we will explore the criticality of having a holistic approach to wellbeing by considering the physical, mental and financial elements.

Speakers

To be announced

Session 6
From ideas to action

Although discussion around concepts is fascinating; it’s important to move from concepts to adoption. In this session, you will learn how to take the skills newly acquired and put it in to practice.

Speakers

To be announced

Series Moderators

MarkEdgar_BIO
Mark Edgar

​Co-Founder, future foHRward

As Co-Founder of future foHRward, Mark’s global experience and deep industry knowledge allow him to bring a fresh perspective to the current challenges of Human Resources (HR) Leaders. Mark also runs his own consulting business, Goat Rodeo Project, focused on helping organizations and people thrive in the new world of work. Most recently he worked for RSA for over 8 years in the role of CHRO & Senior Vice President, Human Resources with overall responsibility for HR and Communications for the Canadian business. 

Previously, Mark was based in the UK as Head of Human Resources within Centrica Plc; a major energy company operating in the UK under the British Gas brand. He has also worked for BSkyB, a TV, broadband and phone company, in an HR role responsible for their operational business units and customer-facing teams. Mark is a Board member of SC Network.

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Naomi Titleman Colla

Co-Founder, future foHRward

As Co-Founder of future foHRward, Naomi brings an unmatched wealth of experience and perspective to developing leading-edge content, events, and thought leadership for HR Leaders. She is also the Founder of Collaborativity Inc., a Toronto-based consultancy focused on driving progressive talent strategy in the new world of work and a monthly contributor to the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business. She has proven success leading teams and collaborating with senior executives and Boards of Directors to develop and implement creative strategies to maximize employee engagement and, ultimately, drive business impact.

From 2010-2016, Naomi held multiple HR roles at American Express, most recently as VP and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of Amex Canada, responsible for all aspects of the end-to-end employee experience for the Canadian business. Prior to American Express, Naomi spent 10 years consulting with Financial Services Institutions, as a member of Deloitte’s Enterprise Risk Services and Human Capital practices, in New York.

Naomi holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor of commerce degree from McGill University. She’s the winner of the 2016 HR Leader of the Year award (Canadian HR Awards), the 2016 HR Professional of the Year award (National HR Awards) and was named one of HR Reporter’s 2016 Top 25 HR Professionals of the Year.

MarkEdgar_BIO
Mark Edgar

​Co-Founder, future foHRward

As Co-Founder of future foHRward, Mark’s global experience and deep industry knowledge allow him to bring a fresh perspective to the current challenges of Human Resources (HR) Leaders. Mark also runs his own consulting business, Goat Rodeo Project, focused on helping organizations and people thrive in the new world of work. Most recently he worked for RSA for over 8 years in the role of CHRO & Senior Vice President, Human Resources with overall responsibility for HR and Communications for the Canadian business. 

Previously, Mark was based in the UK as Head of Human Resources within Centrica Plc; a major energy company operating in the UK under the British Gas brand. He has also worked for BSkyB, a TV, broadband and phone company, in an HR role responsible for their operational business units and customer-facing teams. Mark is a Board member of SC Network.

NaomiTitlemanColla_BIO
Naomi Titleman Colla

Co-Founder, future foHRward

As Co-Founder of future foHRward, Naomi brings an unmatched wealth of experience and perspective to developing leading-edge content, events, and thought leadership for HR Leaders. She is also the Founder of Collaborativity Inc., a Toronto-based consultancy focused on driving progressive talent strategy in the new world of work and a monthly contributor to the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business. She has proven success leading teams and collaborating with senior executives and Boards of Directors to develop and implement creative strategies to maximize employee engagement and, ultimately, drive business impact.

From 2010-2016, Naomi held multiple HR roles at American Express, most recently as VP and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of Amex Canada, responsible for all aspects of the end-to-end employee experience for the Canadian business. Prior to American Express, Naomi spent 10 years consulting with Financial Services Institutions, as a member of Deloitte’s Enterprise Risk Services and Human Capital practices, in New York.

Naomi holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor of commerce degree from McGill University. She’s the winner of the 2016 HR Leader of the Year award (Canadian HR Awards), the 2016 HR Professional of the Year award (National HR Awards) and was named one of HR Reporter’s 2016 Top 25 HR Professionals of the Year.

Speakers Bios

Session 1 - Welcome to the new world of work
Ricardo
Ricardo Wagner

Accessibility Lead, Microsoft Canada

Ricardo Wagner is the Accessibility Lead for Microsoft Canada. He believes technology elevates the education, employment, and living standards for billions of people around the world, especially people with disabilities. It’s his personal mission to play a role in that transformation. He is the Microsoft’s 2019 Hackathon Grand Prize Winner, awarded as the most influential Accessibility Advocate worldwide for Microsoft in 2020, and won several recognitions including 2019 The Jim Flaherty Award for Leadership in Accessibility and Inclusion (Canada) and Microsoft’s Platinum Club in 2018.

Cindy
Cindy Bush

Chief Human Resources Officer, Cineplex

Cindy Bush joined Cineplex in 2018 with more than 20 years of experience in strategy development, talent, total rewards, and culture transformation in the UK, France, the United States and Canada.
As Chief Human Resources Officer, Cindy is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources, including talent attraction, development and succession, organization design and effectiveness, total and executive compensation and human resources governance and reporting. She also leads work on Cineplex’s culture, workspace strategy and design, and creating a meaningful employee experience.

Prior to this role, Cindy has worked in companies ranging from 30 to over 100,000 employees, at organizations such as Foresters Financial, OMERS, CIBC, Capgemini and the BBC. She volunteers with the Michael Garron Hospital Foundation on the donations committee, and is the author of “Project Managing Change,” a global best-seller in the Financial Times series.

Ricardo
Ricardo Wagner

Accessibility Lead, Microsoft Canada

Ricardo Wagner is the Accessibility Lead for Microsoft Canada. He believes technology elevates the education, employment, and living standards for billions of people around the world, especially people with disabilities. It’s his personal mission to play a role in that transformation. He is the Microsoft’s 2019 Hackathon Grand Prize Winner, awarded as the most influential Accessibility Advocate worldwide for Microsoft in 2020, and won several recognitions including 2019 The Jim Flaherty Award for Leadership in Accessibility and Inclusion (Canada) and Microsoft’s Platinum Club in 2018.

Cindy
Cindy Bush

Chief Human Resources Officer, Cineplex

Cindy Bush joined Cineplex in 2018 with more than 20 years of experience in strategy development, talent, total rewards, and culture transformation in the UK, France, the United States and Canada.
As Chief Human Resources Officer, Cindy is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources, including talent attraction, development and succession, organization design and effectiveness, total and executive compensation and human resources governance and reporting. She also leads work on Cineplex’s culture, workspace strategy and design, and creating a meaningful employee experience.

Prior to this role, Cindy has worked in companies ranging from 30 to over 100,000 employees, at organizations such as Foresters Financial, OMERS, CIBC, Capgemini and the BBC. She volunteers with the Michael Garron Hospital Foundation on the donations committee, and is the author of “Project Managing Change,” a global best-seller in the Financial Times series.