Smart Connections May 30, 2019 – Registration Open!

Smart Connections aims to help Internationally Educated Professionals in creating sustainable career paths, whether within or outside their field of expertise. It is about information sharing and time-efficient networking between local professionals and Internationally Educated Professionals.

This is a fantastic learning and networking opportunity at no cost and is open to internationally educated professionals with any background (Permanent Residents and Canadian Citizens).

Date:            Thursday, May 30th 2019

Time:            8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Program starts at 9:00 am)

Where:        Matrix Hotel10640 100 Avenue, Edmonton Alberta


Part 1: Nailing the Networking Event

Presenter Jeannie Vaage, VIP Protocol

Jeannie Vaage is a certified corporate and international protocol consultant. She is a

graduate of the Protocol School of Washington DC, the only nationally accredited

business etiquette, image and international protocol school in North America. Her

training is recognized by Fortune 500 corporations, governments, academia, and

private consultants around the world.

Part 2: The Hiring Process – Panel Discussion

The panelists will talk about the steps that event attendees should consider that will help their applications get noticed.


Jennifer Weenk – Government of Alberta

Aly Moorji – City of Edmonton

Sumira Duggal – Canadian Western Bank

Tonya Holowitski – Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA Alberta)

Violet Poon – Edmonton HR Cluster – Moderator

This 3 hour event provides vital skills about how to repackage yourself to leverage your career!


To register click here


Frequently Asked Questions:

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Parking is challenging downtown so we encourage you to use the Edmonton Public Transportation. Matrix Hotel is located only one block south of Corona Station.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, you do not need to bring your ticket.

Dress Code is business casual.

Light refreshments will be served.

We look forward to seeing you there!

If you have any questions, please contact Elena at [email protected] or 780-707-8493.