Stratford Managers’ Amanda Gordon, VP Human Resources Consulting, will moderate the Baird Benefits Plus HR Summit fireside chat with Jenna Sudds, Executive Director of the CIO Strategy Council, Heather Tyrie, Vice President Employee Engagement at You.i TV, and Megan Paterson, Vice President Human Resources at Kinaxis on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at The Marshes Golf Club in Kanata.
The panel will focus on trends impacting local businesses today, featuring Jenna’s insights gained from interactions with local business leaders in her recent role as Executive Director of the Kanata BIA. They will then discuss modernizing Human Resources (HR) with Heather and Megan and hear how these two professionals have refined their professional roots to become visionary leaders behind two of Canada’s top tech companies. Listen as they share their thoughts with Amanda on what drives innovation when it comes to employee engagement and talent management.
They will also discuss top issues facing Canadian companies today including Ottawa’s bid to become home to Amazon’s new 50,000 headquarters, the legalization of marijuana and its impact on the workplace, the war for talent and how they win it, their lessons learned in organization design with scaling businesses, and how the $15/hr minimum wage hikes will impact local business owners.