Global Talent Conference

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2018

The Global Talent Conference is known as one of Edmonton’s premium events for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) who are looking to connect with and be inspired by leaders from the Edmonton business community.

For the 8th year, Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) will hold its 2018 Global Talent Conference on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Fantasyland Hotel & Conference Centre at West Edmonton Mall.

Let’s Connect! Involving others on your path to success.

The Edmonton Global Talent Conference is a cost free, one-day event.

This event is open to Internationally Educated Professionals who are Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens, unemployed or underemployed, as well as to Edmonton businesses and community partners.


Conference Agenda


Time Title
8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
9:30 AM Keynote: The Myth of the Self-made Man
10:15 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM Getting People On Your Team: How To Build Trust (Part 1) Interactive workshop
12:00 PM Marketplace and Lunch
1:00 PM Immigrant Success Story
1:15 PM Getting People On Your Team (Part 2) Panel Discussion 
3:00 PM Closing Remarks, Conference Ends


Deadline for registration: February 15th, 2018. The tickets are sold out!

For more information, including future opportunities for participation as a sponsor and/or exhibitor, please contact Elena Chernaeva, Networking Program Director, at or 780-497-8866.

For the previous conferences, please click the links below: