Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2014

FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Connecting Internationally Trained Professionals to Business

ERIEC has held an annual conference as its signature career development event for internationally trained professionals and leaders from the Edmonton business community and government with an interest in the successful integration of global talent into the workforce in the Edmonton area.

In its 4th year, ERIEC’s Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2014, formerly the Career Mentorship Symposium, is known as one of Edmonton’s premium events for internationally trained professionals, who are looking to connect with and be inspired by leaders from the Edmonton business community.

The Edmonton Global Talent Conference is a cost free, one-day event that will take place on February 27, 2014 at the Fantasyland Hotel & Conference Centre at West Edmonton Mall.

If you are an employer located in Edmonton who recruits, hires or manages Internationally Trained Professionals, join us and learn:

  • How to enhance your leadership skills through mentoring
  • How to lead diversity and inclusiveness in your workplace
  • How to integrate skilled immigrants into the Canadian workforce

If you are an internationally trained professional, from the Engineering, IT, Finance, HR or Business Administration sectors, who is currently unemployed or not working in your chosen profession, register for this conference to network with and be equipped to succeed in reaching your career goals. Join local business leaders to learn about:

  • Job search tips from the employer’s perspective
  • The criteria by which you are being measured
  • Strategies for effective networking
  • Marketplace for employer information and career opportunities
Conference Agenda
Time Title
8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
Opening Remarks by Citizenship and Immigration Canada
9:00 AM ERIEC: Creating a Culture of Mentoring within Edmonton!
9:30 AM Keynote Speaker: Barbara Dixon, Diversity ERAA Training, “Is the Canadian Workplace Ready for You and Are You Ready for IT?”
10:15 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Breakout Session for Internationally Trained Professionals:

Breakout Session for Edmonton Corporate Business Representatives:

12:00 PM Marketplace and Lunch (provided)
1:15 PM – 2:45 PM Breakout Session for Internationally Trained Professionals:

Breakout Session for Edmonton Corporate Business Representatives:

2:45 PM Coffee Break
3:00 PM Practice the Networking Skills You Have Learned Today
4:00 PM Closing Remarks, Conference Ends