Thank you for attending the Alberta Global Talent Conference 2023! Hope you had a great learning and networking experience.
In case you missed any of the sessions, you can watch the recordings on our YouTube Channel or by clicking on the links below:
Alberta Global Talent Conference 2023: Opening
Welcome from ERIEC’s Executive Director Doug Piquette; Prayer and Blessing from Elder Patrick Daignault; Greetings from Honourable Rajan Sawhney, Alberta’s Minister of Trade, Immigration and Multiculturalism; introduction keynote speakers.
Keynote: The Immigrant Leader: From Surviving to Thriving in Canada
Midia Shikh Hassan, Riipen and Dalibor Petrovic, Deloitte, share their stories of overcoming challenges to rise to amazing roles. Hear their perspectives on how they were able to turn challenges into lessons in strength and resiliency.
Morning Session: The Immigrant Leader: Building Successes and Overcoming Challenges
Panelists: Alexandria Onyedika, Relationship Manager for Non-Profit Organizations at RBC; Nilam Poudyal, Government Services Professional; Cindy Kieu, Edmonton Police Service; Moderator Javier Vinsome, CPA.
Azumme Degun, Government Services Professional
What is Executive Presence and why is it important for your successful professional career in Canada?
Afternoon Session: The Immigrant Leader: The Path to Effective Leadership
Panelists: Madeleine Ingram, CBC/Radio-Canada; Vahid Ayan P.Eng., MBA, PhD, Project Manager, City of Edmonton; Evangeline Berube, Vice President, Strategic Accounts, Robert Half, Alberta; Moderator Violet Poon.
Sarah Tangan, ERIEC’s Career Mentorship Program Director, thanks ERIEC mentors in a brief awarding ceremony.
Alberta Global Talent Conference 2023: Closing
ERIEC’s Executive Director Doug Piquette thanks sponsors, exhibitors and participants and closes the Conference.