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Algoma HRPA Annual Conference

Starts: 2017-05-09 Ends: 2017-05-09

Algoma HRPA Annual Conference
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Registration: 8:00AM
Conference: 8:30AM to 4:15PM
Breakfast and Lunch is included
HRPA Algoma Chapter is hosting its ANNUAL ONE DAY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE at the Delta Waterfront - Thompson Room. With three guest speakers, the event will provide advice and opinions on a full range of human resources topics and best practices.
HRPA Members, Human Resources Professionals, Managers/Supervisors from small, medium and large business. Union Representatives, Students and partnering Algoma District Associations.
  • Earn 6.25 CPD Hours
  • Learn about the latest case law
  • Explore Conflict Resolution
  • Demystify the Art of Human Behaviour
  • Network with your peers
  • Members: $75.00 + HST
  • Non-Members: $100.00 +HST
  • Students: $50.00 + HST
Seakers / Presenters
Recent Developments in Labour Law & Arbitrations
8:45AM to 10:00AM
Specializing his practice in Municipal Law, Labour and Employment and Municipal Tax Assessments, Paul has experience with matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Paul regularly appears before the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and the Ontario Police Arbitration Commission. He brings a unique perspective and court experience to Wishart, with his background in sociology, his advocacy skills, his logic and lateral thinking.

A former volunteer Firefighter in the Algoma District, Paul is a Trainer Facilitator, certified by the office of the Ontario Fire Marshall. Paul has served two terms as a Director of the Algoma District Law Association and is a member of Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Property Tax Association
Interpersonal and Group Conflict Resolution
10:15AM to 12:15PM
Inspirational Speaker and Published Expert Author on Rich Relationships & Conflict Resolution in the Workplace, Penny has helped individuals and organizations internationally in professional development with a unique approach of interactive, relevant information about the key to success in any organization ... Strong Relationships!

Her message for positive, productive and profitable workplace relationships engages audiences to create better relationships with confrontational skills, confident conflict resolution and most importantly, taking responsibility for making relationships work.

Her credentials include a Teacher of Adults Certificate as well as an Advanced Mediation program completion at Harvard Law School, and many years of entrepreneurial experience. Her proven strategies help businesses attract and keep satisfied employees and customers, Penny's empowerment is suitable for the entire team, including staff, management, directors, unions, teachers, students and families. As an expert author on the glue that holds organizational relationships together, she delivers lasting impact.
Demystifying the Art of Human Interaction
12:15PM to 4:00PM
Sherry Barron is known as the "Business Behaviourist" because of her proven approach to affect change in morale and productivity in the organizations she helps. Sherry has taught over 20,000 people and worked with many companies across North America. Her portfolio includes essential soft skill topics such as leadership, project management, stress management, time management, conflict resolution, people management, human resources law, behavioural interviewing and train the trainer. As an experienced and successful entrepreneur, she has built and lead multi-million dollar companies. Sherry shares her tenacity, enthusiasm and business knowledge with other professionals, enabling them to do the same. Sherry is a master communicator, a body language expert, a former certified fraud examiner and private investigator as well as a recognized international keynote speaker. Sherry knows that to motivate and empower individuals and corporations she must give them the knowledge and tools in a way that is fun, useful and easy to integrate into their lives. Sherry will leave you with the excitement to stand up and stand out in today's world.