Network, learn, and explore with Canadian leaders through conferences, courses, and workshops. We bring thought leaders together in topics that matter to Canadians.

Upcoming Events

The Future Skills Centre

The Future Skills Centre (FSC) will help Canadians prepare for and transition to new jobs and a changing labour market…

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Public Sector Leadership 2020

Inspiring public sector organizations to think differently, act inclusively, and work effectively to lead change in an uncertain climate.

February 3–4 | Ottawa

Taking the Stage®

For women leaders—take the leadership stage and speak with confidence, assertiveness, and influential leadership presence.

February 11–12 | Toronto

Mental Health Workshop

Charting Progress: Navigating psychological safety in the workplace

Workplaces across Canada have built a business case for workplace mental health, only to meet challenges when it comes to making it a reality. It’s time to make workplace mental health a priority. Join the Charting Progress workshop and learn how to move from “best evidence” to “actionable strategy”

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Strategic Foresight Training Workshop

Apply plausible scenarios for the future and using that knowledge to help you make decisions today.

May 26–28 | Ottawa

Coaching for Everyday Impact

Drive better performance from yourself and others by developing a coach approach to leadership.

March 24 | Ottawa

People Leadership Fundamentals

A program designed for new, emerging, or aspiring leaders who are striving to become more effective people leaders.

March 25–26 | Toronto

Communication for the Senior Leader ®

Learn the fundamentals of communicating as a senior leader.

March 30–31 | Toronto

Nordic Innovation Study Tour

The 2020 Nordic Innovation Study Tour is a chance for senior Canadian executives to learn about the innovation ecosystems of Denmark and Norway. By joining us on this study tour, you will engage in a unique and dynamic forum for examining groundbreaking developments in innovation.

April 20–24 | Denmark and Norway

Value-Based Healthcare Canada: Second Annual Summit

Health decision-makers and stakeholders worldwide are turning to value-based health care (or VBHC) to counteract the effects of rapidly increasing costs. VBHC seeks to improve long-term patient outcomes and make health systems more sustainable by putting patient interests at the core of health decision-making.

April 23 | Toronto

Leadership Development Program

Essential leadership training for leaders at the mid to senior levels of an organization.

April 27–May 1 | Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Technology Shift: Adopting AI and Robotics

This conference sheds light on key emerging technologies, and showcases how Canadian businesses can put them into action. These technologies hold the potential to disrupt business models across major sectors of the Canadian economy. Learn how to assess, adopt and implement technologies, and get ahead of the mainstream.

May 11 | Toronto

Canadian Immigration Summit 2020

Canada’s unemployment rate hit a record low in May 2019 because of strong job creation and an elevated retirement rate. In some parts of the country, supply is already constrained. Learn why immigration needs to be part of the solution.

May 13–14 | Ottawa

The Next Recession Conference

The current global economic landscape is dominated by uncertainty—Brexit, a trade war between the U.S. and China, and sovereign debt concerns in Greece and Italy are only the beginning. At the same time, budget deficits and low interest rates are limiting Canada’s responsiveness to future economic downturns.

June 17, 2020 | Toronto, ON

Better Workplace Conference 2020

Dive into topics that are key to building a better workplace. Connect with industry leaders to share experiences, learn practical tools, and reinvigorate your efforts to make your workplace somewhere your employees want to be.

November 9–10 | Quebec City

Indigenous STEM pathways 2020 and beyond

Indigenous youth are the fastest-growing population segment in Canada and are graduating from post-secondary institutions in greater numbers than ever before. They offer Canadian employers a vibrant and expanding labour pool. But in STEM fields, they are still not being trained and employed in proportion to their numbers.

Fall 2020 | Waterloo


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HRPA Qualifications

Select events qualify toward the Human Resources Professionals Association’s Continued Professional Development (CPD) requirement. Look for the CPD logo on applicable conference, workshop, and webinar pages.