May 29, 2019
HIO Employer Learning Forum Ottawa
Hire Immigrants Ottawa (HIO) is pleased to invite you to an Employer Learning Forum, Fostering Inclusive Workplaces: Winning the Competition for Talent.
63 per cent of Ottawa businesses report talent acquisition and retention as a top issue of concern. The evidence is clear that diverse, inclusive and welcoming workplaces are ones where people want to work – and stay.

Learn from HIO’s 2019 Employer Excellence Award-winning organizations as they share their experiences, strategies and tips on how to create a diverse and welcoming workplace.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Export Development Canada (EDC),
150 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 1K3
ADMISSION: FREE - Advance Registration is Mandatory by June 12

  • Natalie MacArthur, Invest Ottawa
  • Kevin Lim,  Lim Geomatics
  • Tracy Foster, Cuso International
  • Joelle Cupidon, Cuso International
  • Andrée Kaspardlov, The Ottawa Hospital

Participants can expect to:
  • Learn firsthand about strategies business leaders are implementing to attract global talent to Ottawa and workplaces;
  • Gain insights from Invest Ottawa and from HIO’s 2019 Employer Excellence Award Winners;
  • Learn practical tips for creating a welcoming workplace; and
  • Opportunities to network with other businesses and with skilled immigrants.
Hosted by EDC