InnovateWork Virtual Summit #1 Recap

Hundreds of HR pros and leaders joined online for the first InnovateWork Virtual Summit on April 29th. The event, hosted by Rob Catalano and Bill Banham, offered a variety of insightful and timely sessions to help pros through the current crisis and what the aftermath could look like.

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Rob Catalano Introduces the April 29th webinar

The InnovateWork Speakers:

  1. Alysha Campbell, HR Business Partner, Canada, Index Exchange who presented a topic called Building Trust In The Midst of Uncertainty – Anchoring Your Employee Engagement Strategy on the 8 Pillars of Trust
  2. Michael Mousseau, Ph.D., National Wellbeing & Engagement Consultant at Gallagher. Mike offered a talk called Post lockdown: What to expect
  3. Jane Watson, Senior Director, People Partners, Klick who spoke about HR Innovation During a Pandemic: How Not to Waste a Crisis
  4. Katrina Moss, Learning Acceleration Lead at Shopify. Katrina presented a talk on Nurturing a Learning Culture Through Growth Mindset
Alysha Campbell
Alysha Campbell, HR passion series speaker at InnovateWork Online

The InnovateWork Panel

The expert panel discussed COVID-19’s impact on the mental wellbeing of employees. The session was moderated by Charles Boyer, the Conference Board of Canada. Panelists were:

  1. Shairoz Moledina, Senior Manager, Employee Relations, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  2. Mario Baril, Ombudsman, Mental Health & Employee Well-Being, Innovation, Science and Economic Development – Government of Canada
  3. Bill Howatt, Chief of Research, Workforce Productivity, Conference Board of Canada
Dr. Bill Howatt
Bill Howatt, Chief of Research, Workforce Productivity, Conference Board of Canada discusses the impact the pandemic may have on our mental health over 2020 and 2021

Bill Banham, co-founder of InnovateWork said “We were thrilled to see so many people join us from over a dozen countries for our first virtual event. Times are tough but we’re determined to provide helpful content to the InnovateWork community. Thanks so much to our amazing speakers and panelists for their time and insights.” 

Bill Banham
Bill Banham wraps up the first InnovateWork online session

There will be several more online events over May and June focused on audiences in North America, Australia, and the UK. Register for the next event, on May 13, here.

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